Prescott

Prescott is a city in Arizona, and the county seat of Yavapai County.

For the Canadian town near Ogdensburg NY, see Prescott (Ontario).

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Prescott (pronounced “PRES-kut”) was the first (and third) Territorial Capital before Phoenix was chosen as the final site, and is home to the world’s oldest rodeo, as well as the famous Whiskey Row. Prescott, unlike much of Arizona, has clear seasonal changes and is very temperate. Warm summers, cold winters, and a monsoon season that generally starts at the beginning of July and lasts until September. Its elevation is 5,368 feet (1,636 m), which is about the same as Denver.

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