Founded in 1864, Prescott AZ is the town where the Old West was lived. In a lot of ways that Cowboy charm still lives on. While Prescott does celebrate its rich past, it’s not stuck in it. It is considered one of the top emerging metropolitan cities in the United States. With clean air, cooler climates, and affordable living, Prescott is frequently featured on a number of “Best Places to Live” lists. It is also considered one of the best places in the U.S. to retire.
The natural beauty of Prescott is truly impressive. Set between the ponderosa pine forests of Prescott National Forest and the desert plains of Prescott Valley. The area is surrounded by 16 parks and 3 lakes. Prescott has what is classified as a Mediterranean climate, with an average annual temperature of 70 degrees F, mild winters, and warm to hot summers. With such a mild climate residents enjoy a variety of outdoor activities year round.
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The geographic center of Arizona is 55 miles southeast of Prescott.