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Prescott Arizona

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Prescott ArizonaPrescott Arizona is located in what is known as the “Quad-City” area. No, we are not in Iowa. The four towns included are Prescott Valley, Dewey- Humboldt, Chino Valley and Prescott Arizona. Prescott is in the Bradshaw Mountain of Central Arizona at an elevation of 5,400 feet.

Prescott Arizona was the capital of the Arizona Territory until November 1867. At that time the capital was moved to Tucson Arizona. In 1877, the capital was moved back to Prescott Arizona and finally moved to Phoenix Arizona in February 1889.

Prescott Arizona is also steeped in western lore. Virgil Earp, Wyatt Earp’s brother, lived in Prescott in 1879. After learning of the boom in Tombstone, Virgil moved to Tombstone AZ and participated in the famous gun fight a the OK Corral.

Doc Holiday is also believed to have lived in Prescott Arizona before joining the Earp’s in Tombstone.

The Prescott Arizona metropolitan area is the third largest in Arizona behind Phoenix and Tucson. In 2022, population of Prescott AZ is just over 47,000.

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The National Association of Realtors on best places to live for baby boomers in the United States has Arizona with 2 spots. Tucson and Phoenix. To almost no ones surprise, two key factors in selecting the best places to live where a lower cost of living and sunnier weather.

For those considering Prescott Arizona for a future place to retire, you may also want to put Tucson AZ and the Northwest Tucson communities on your list of places to explore.

Prescott Arizona is 4 hours from Tucson AZ on the I 10 Freeway. The communities of north of Tucson include Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana are all a bit closer – MAP

OH, one more thing. It SNOWS in Prescott. A LOT!

About Tucson Arizona

Tucson sits in a Sonoran Desert valley that is surrounded by 5 mountain ranges. Interestingly, the trip from the 2,389-foot valley floor to the 9,157-foot Mt. Lemmon peak traverses seven of the earth’s nine life zones. To put that in perspective, that is the same as driving from Mexico to Canada.

Federal And State Parks surround the Tucson area. The Coronado National Forest, Catalina State Park, Ironwood Forest National Monument, and Saguaro National Park are a short drive away. Depending, of course, where you live in the greater Tucson Area .

The City of Tucson is home for the University of Arizona. Go Wildcats!! That means there is an endless list of things to do and activities available. The Tucson area has rich cultural heritage and an abundance of Tucson attractions. Museums, galleries, shops, and live performances are available the year around.

To give you a flavor of the many things Tucson AZ has to offer, here is our top 10 list.

About Oro Valley AZ

Oro Valley Arizona presently encompasses approximately 34 square miles. Oro Valley provides a great public parks system, notable outdoor amenities and retailing venues. The Oro Valley Hospital on Tangerine Rd services the residents of Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and Northwest Tucson AZ

To the north of Tucson is the Town Oro Valley AZ. Just north of Oro Valley, near the intersection of Hwy 79 and Oracle Road, are two Robson Resort Communities. SaddleBrooke to the south and SaddleBrooke Ranch.

These are two very popular active adult communities just north of Tucson AZ. There are other adult communities in Oro Valley AZ that provide the opportunity to meet new friends and pursue personal interests in an active retirement.

Oro Valley families are served by the Amphitheater School District. “Amphi’ is one of the statistically highest performing public school systems in Arizona. Search for an Oro Valley Homes By School.

Lots Of Places To Live In Arizona…..But

One of the great things about living in Arizona is the wide range of places to live. Many of our clients start their Arizona home search in Phoenix or Prescott Arizona and then find Tucson AZ.

Guess what, they like the Tucson area better.

If you are considering a home in Prescott Arizona or Phoenix, then also take a look at homes in the Northwest area of Tucson AZ.

Oro Valley,Dove Mountain and Marana all have active adult communities and lot of things to do. Give us a call, we can help you find that perfect place in the Northwest Tucson area.


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