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Prescott Valley, Arizona

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Welcome to Prescott Valley ...

The town of Prescott Valley is located in Yavapai County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Prescott Valley: Prescott Vly. (or less commonly used: Prescott Vally. or Prescott Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Prescott Valley has a population of 46,515 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Prescott Valley.

Prescott Valley is 5,050 feet [1,539 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Prescott Valley is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Prescott Valley lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

The area code for Prescott Valley: (928)

The ZIP codes for Prescott Valley: 86312, 86314<4>

Websites for Prescott Valley ...

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Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prescott Valley had an population of 46,515 people. This is an increase of 19.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 97.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Prescott Valley had a population of 38,822 people (which is 18.4% of the total population of Yavapai County). This makes Prescott Valley the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Prescott Valley represents 0.61% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 38,822 people, the population of Prescott Valley increased 64.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,535 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Prescott Valley.

Communities near Prescott Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Prescott Valley.

  • Prescott [Yavapai County]
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    • Prescott [Yavapai County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Prescott Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,299 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prescott<6>
  • Chino Valley [Yavapai County]
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    • Chino Valley [Yavapai County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Prescott Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,375 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chino Valley<6>
  • Cottonwood [Yavapai County]
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    • Cottonwood [Yavapai County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Prescott Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,253 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood<6>
  • Clarkdale [Yavapai County]
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    • Clarkdale [Yavapai County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Prescott Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,391 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkdale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dewey - Humboldt [Yavapai County]
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      • Dewey - Humboldt [Yavapai County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Prescott Valley
      • Estimated population in 2015: 3,988 people
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    • Jerome [Yavapai County]
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      • Jerome [Yavapai County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Prescott Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 455 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jerome<6>
    • Granite Dells [Yavapai County]
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      • Granite Dells [Yavapai County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Prescott Valley
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    • Dewey [Yavapai County]
    • Humboldt [Yavapai County]
    • McCabe [Yavapai County] - Historic
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      • McCabe [Yavapai County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Prescott Valley
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for McCabe. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Prescott Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prescott Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Prescott Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Prescott Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Prescott Valley. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Prescott Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prescott Valley ...

Looking for more information about Prescott Valley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Prescott Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Prescott Valley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arizona

About Yavapai County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Prescott Valley:

The official website for Yavapai County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Yavapai, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Prescott Valley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prescott Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Prescott Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Prescott Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Prescott Valley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Prescott Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prescott Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prescott Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6097, Longitude: -112.3153    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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