We offer comfortable neighborhoods with affordable housing and moden infrastructure, an abundance of community parks and more than 50 places of worship. Additionally we are just ten minutes away from historic Prescott, the county seat. With all it has going for it, no wonder Prescott Valley is often ranked among the top places to live in America.
We enjoy a mild year-round climate with four distinct and equally pleasant seasons. Just an hour’s drive (and at least 15 degrees cooler!) from the metropolis of Phoenix and its deserts and lakes, and a little more than an hour from Flagstaff (and at least 15 degrees warmer!) and its snow-capped mountains and ski slopes, Prescott Valley is perfectly positioned to access most any area of the State. Historic Prescott is just 10 minutes away.
Communication. Local media outlets include Prescott Valley’s own semi-weekly newspaper, The Prescott Valley Tribune, and the monthly Lonesome Valley Newspaper. Daily newspapers include The Prescott Daily Courier and The Arizona Republic out of Phoenix.
There are twelve local radio stations, several of which feature local news and events, and offer music to suit tastes from Christian to easy listening to country to pop. Local television stations include Prescott Valley Community Access TV and KAZT in Prescott. Television coverage is provided via cable service (Cable One).
Education. There are six public elementary schools, two public middle schools and one public high school as part of the Humboldt Unified School District, and several charter and private schools also serve the areaFor those interested in higher education, Yavapai College offers associate degrees and programs in more than 75 areas of study, and maintains an education center in Prescott Valley. For information call (928) 776-2001.
Students can also pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Old Dominion University, for information call (928) 445-5231.
Northern Arizona University/Yavapai in Prescott Valley offers a three year bachelors degree and the lowest tuition rates in the state, for information call 771-6144.
Just a few miles away is the campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a world leader in aviation and aerospace education. The university offers bachelor of science degrees and a Master of Science in Safety Science. Contact (928) 777-6600.