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    Prescott Economy Development

    The city of Prescott, the county seat of Yavapai County, is located approximately 100 miles north of Phoenix and 130 miles south of Grand Canyon National Park. It's frequently cited as one of the Best Places to Retire in Arizona. Retirees are a significant factor in Prescott's economy, as evidenced by a median age of 42. It's well above the national average age of 37 years, according to the 2010 Census.

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    History of Prescott Valley

    Prescott Valley, a mid-size city located about 80 miles north of Phoenix, is synonymous with unspoiled beauty of nature, scenic mountains, and wide open spaces. Not many of travelers know that the early history of Prescott Valley is connected with the city’s top landmark – Grassford Hill, once an active volcano…

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    History of Prescott

    Once the capital of the Arizona territory, Prescott is rich in history enshrined in the renowned Whiskey Row and abundant historic sites. 

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    History of Cottonwood

    Nicknamed “The Heart of the Verde Valley”, Cottonwood is a city located right in the center of Arizona. As you are walking down the main street of Cottonwood, you immediately feel the history and the charm of this small town. This article will take you back to the origins of this small city in Arizona’s heart, to the time when Cottonwood was a mere settlement of just a few households…

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    History of Sedona

    A true oasis located right in the middle of Arizona desert, Sedona is a traveler’s paradise. In this area, you will find plenty of outdoor resorts, red rock formations, scenic landscapes, and fine dining. Not many of those coming to this small town right in the heart of Arizona know that the history of Sedona began many centuries ago…