Our Region

A Snapshot of the Greater Prescott Region:

  • Fourth largest MSA in Arizona.
  • Located at the intersection of State Highways 69 and 89, or about 20 miles west of Interstate 17; and halfway between two major trans-continental interstates, I-40 and I-10.
  • Includes the Prescott National Forest, an abundance of wildlife, diverse fishing options, golf courses for all skill levels, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, and countless camping sites.
  • Home to some of Arizona's most recognizable historical sites, museums, galleries, entertainment venues, and public parks.
  • Encompasses a wide variety of unique boutiques, antique shops, specialty stores, restaurants offering their own cuisine, and local brew pubs. 
  • Boasts several highly regarded institutions of higher education - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott College, Yavapai College, and Northern Arizona University/Yavapai County campus in Prescott Valley.
  • Maintains a vital transportation network comprised of the Prescott Municipal Airport (Earnest A. Love Field), and State Highways 69, 89, 89A, and 169.
  • Location! Location! Location!
    • The Phoenix Metro Area is located 90 minutes to the south, which has Sky Harbor International Airport, Arizona State University, professional sports teams, along with world class dining, entertainment, and shopping.
    • The City of Flagstaff is located 90 minutes to the north and provides a cooler climate with majestic pines, downhill and cross country skiing and snowboarding in winter, and one of Arizona's three public universities-Northern Arizona University that also has a campus in Prescott Valley.

Partner Organizations:

Prescott Valley Economic Development Foundation

Yavapai Prescott Indian Tribe

NACOG-Northern Arizona Council of Governments

Arizona Public Service

Small Business Development Center

Arizona Commerce Authority

Arizona Association for Economic Development

USDA-Rural Development

Arizona Manufacturing Partnership

Yavapai Workforce Connection

Mountain Institute Joint Training Education District