Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, AZ

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One of Arizona's most Beautiful & Historic Destinations

Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. The city is the county seat of Yavapai County. In 1864 Prescott was designated as the capital of the Arizona Territory, replacing the temporary capital at Fort Whipple. The Territorial Capital was moved to Tucson in 1867. Prescott again became the Territorial Capital in 1877, until Phoenix became the capital in 1889. The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe reservation is located adjacent to and partially within the borders of Prescott. Prescott is in the Granite Creek watershed and contains the convergence of Miller Creek and Granite Creek on its north side.


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Neighborhood Spotlight: Prescott, AZ

Neighborhood Spotlight: Prescott, AZ

With an Old West flair and a hometown atmosphere, Prescott, Arizona, has much to offer both residents and visitors. Consistently ranked as one of the best places in America to retire,… Read more ⇢

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