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Encyclopedia > Yavapai County, Arizona
Yavapai County, Arizona
Map
Map of Arizona highlighting Yavapai County
Location in the state of Arizona
Map of the USA highlighting Arizona
Arizona's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1865
Seat Prescott
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

21,051 km² (8,128 mi²)
21,039 km² (8,123 mi²)
12 km² (4 mi²), 0.06%
Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

198,701
8/km² 
Website: www.co.yavapai.az.us

Yavapai County is located in the center of the U.S. state of Arizona. As of 2000 its population was 167,517. The county seat is Prescott. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_AZ.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Arizona ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Prescott Gurley Street in 1918 Prescott by night Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, USA. The population was 33,938 at the 2000 census. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Prescott Gurley Street in 1918 Prescott by night Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, USA. The population was 33,938 at the 2000 census. ...

Contents

History

Yavapai County was the one of four original Arizona Counties created by the territorial government in 1863.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 21,051 km² (8,128 mi²). 21,039 km² (8,123 mi²) of it is land and 12 km² (4 mi²) of it (0.06%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The county's topography makes a dramatic transition from the lower Sonoran Desert to the south to the heights of the Coconino Plateau to the north, and the Mogollon Rim to the east. Sonoran Desert wildlife Mountains in the Sonoran Desert 3D photograph of Saguaro National Park at dusk. ... The Coconino Plateau is found north and northwest of Flagstaff, Arizona, in the United States. ... The Mogollon Rim is a topographical and geological feature running across Arizona, extending approximately 400 miles (650 km) from northern Yavapai County eastward to the Mogollon Mountains in southwest New Mexico. ...


Adjacent Counties

☺☻♥♦♣♠•◘○ Mohave County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... La Paz County is located in the western part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Globe Area  - Total  - Water 12,421 km² (4,796 mi²) 73 km² (28 mi²) 0. ... Coconino County is located in the north central part of the state of Arizona. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 167,517 people, 70,171 households, and 46,733 families residing in the county. The population density was 8/km² (21/mi²). There were 81,730 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.89% White, 0.39% Black or African American, 1.60% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.58% from other races, and 1.95% from two or more races. 9.78% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 70,171 households out of which 23.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.00% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.40% were non-families. 26.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.79. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 21.10% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 22.40% from 25 to 44, 27.40% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $34,901, and the median income for a family was $40,910. Males had a median income of $30,738 versus $22,114 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,727. About 7.90% of families and 11.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.90% of those under age 18 and 6.70% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Ash Fork is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Bagdad is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Big Park is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Black Canyon City is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Camp Verde is a town located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Chino Valley is a town located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Clarkdale is a town located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Congress is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Cordes Lakes is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Cornville is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Cottonwood is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. ... Cottonwood-Verde Village is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Crown King Saloon Crown King is a living ghost town, located in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States, at an elevation of 6,000 feet. ... Dewey-Humboldt is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... The high street of Jerome, Arizona A stream, stained turquoise-blue, emerges from a spoil pile of copper ore Jerome is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. ... Lake Montezuma is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. ... Mayer is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Paulden is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. ... Peeples Valley is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Peoria is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Prescott Gurley Street in 1918 Prescott by night Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, USA. The population was 33,938 at the 2000 census. ... Prescott Valley is a town located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Rock Springs may refer to: Rock Springs, Wyoming Rock Springs, Wisconsin Rock Springs, New Mexico This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... View above Sedona from Schnebly Hill Rd. ... Coconino County is located in the north central part of the state of Arizona. ... Seligman is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Spring Valley is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Wilhoit is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Williamson is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Yarnell is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 645. ...

Attractions

Yavapai County is home to Arcosanti, a prototype arcology, developed by Paolo Soleri, and under construction since 1970. Arcosanti is open Monday through Sunday from 9:00 til 5:00, and holds tours from 10:00 til 4:00 on the hour, every hour. Arcosanti is in Mayer, Arizona, United States. Arcosanti is a self-contained experimental town that began construction in 1970 in central Arizona, 70 miles (110 km) north of Phoenix, at (elev. ... The Try2004 Hyperstructure or Megacity as featured on the Discovery Channels Extreme Engineering programs. ... Paolo Soleri (Born in Turin, Italy on June 21, 1919) was awarded his Ph. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Mayer is a census-designated place located in Yavapai County, Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ...

State of Arizona
Phoenix (capital)
Topics

Climate | Economy | Education | Geography | History | People | Transportation Image File history File links Flag_of_Arizona. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Nickname: Valley of the Sun Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area    - City  475. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... This is a list of articles that have something substantive to do with the state of Arizona. ... The first Native Americans arrived in Arizona between 16,000 BC and 10,000 BCE, while the history of Arizona as recorded by Europeans began when Marcos de Niza, a Franciscan, explored the area in 1539. ...

Regions

Arizona Strip | Coconino Plateau | Colorado Plateau | Grand Canyon | Kaibab Plateau | Mogollon Plateau | Mogollon Rim | Mojave Desert | Monument Valley | North Central Arizona | Northeast Arizona | Northern Arizona | Oak Creek Canyon | Phoenix Metropolitan Area | San Francisco Volcanic Field | Sonoran Desert | Southern Arizona | Verde Valley | White Mountains This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Arizona Strip is that part of the US state of Arizona lying north of the Colorado River and south of the state of Utah. ... The Coconino Plateau is found north and northwest of Flagstaff, Arizona, in the United States. ... The Colorado Plateau, also called the Colorado Plateaus Province, is a physiographic region of the Intermontane Plateaus, roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States. ... The Grand Canyon is a very colorful, steep-sided gorge, carved by the Colorado River, in the U.S. state of Arizona. ... The Kaibab Plateau is located in northern Arizona in the United States. ... The Mogollon Plateau (also Mogollon Mesa) is a pine-covered southern plateau section of the larger Colorado Plateau in east-central Arizona. ... The Mogollon Rim is a topographical and geological feature running across Arizona, extending approximately 400 miles (650 km) from northern Yavapai County eastward to the Mogollon Mountains in southwest New Mexico. ... Looking across from Emigrant Pass towards the Kingston Range in the eastern Mojave. ... Monument Valley from the valley floor. ... North Central Arizona is a geographical region of Arizona. ... Northeast Arizona, sometimes referred to by local people as The Rez, is a region of the U.S. state of Arizona commonly including Apache County and Navajo County. ... Northern Arizona is dominated by the Colorado Plateau, the southern border of which in Arizona is called the Mogollon Rim. ... Oak Creek Canyon is a 1000-2000 foot deep gorge in northern Arizona located between the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona. ... The Phoenix metropolitan area or Metro Phoenix, also referred to as the Valley of the Sun, is a metropolitan area that includes the City of Phoenix, most of the rest of Maricopa County, a large section of Pinal County, and small parts of southern Yavapai County. ... SP Crater in the field is a cinder cone with a basalt lava flow that extends for 4 miles (6 km) The San Francisco volcanic field is an area of volcanoes in northern Arizona, USA. The field covers 1800 square miles (4700 km2) the southern boundary of the Colorado Plateau. ... Sonoran Desert wildlife Mountains in the Sonoran Desert 3D photograph of Saguaro National Park at dusk. ... Southern Arizona is a region of the United States. ... Verde Valley is a valley in central Arizona in the United States of America. ... The White Mountains of Arizona are a small mountain range in the eastern part of the state, near the border with New Mexico. ...

Counties

Apache | Cochise | Coconino | Gila | Graham | Greenlee | La Paz | Maricopa | Mohave | Navajo | Pima | Pinal | Santa Cruz | Yavapai | Yuma List of the 15 counties in the U.S. state of Arizona: Arizona county map Apache County formed in 1879 from part of Yavapai County. ... Apache County is located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Bisbee Area  - Total  - Water 16,107 km² (6,219 mi²) 128 km² (49 mi²) 0. ... Coconino County is located in the north central part of the state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Globe Area  - Total  - Water 12,421 km² (4,796 mi²) 73 km² (28 mi²) 0. ... Graham County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Greenlee County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... La Paz County is located in the western part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Mohave County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed March 21, 1895 Seat Holbrook Area  - Total  - Water 25,795 km² (9,959 mi²) 16 km² (6 mi²) 0. ... Pima County is located in the south central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Pinal County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Santa Cruz County is located in the south of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Yuma County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ...

Cities

Chandler | Flagstaff | Gilbert | Glendale | Lake Havasu City | Mesa | Peoria | Phoenix | Prescott | Scottsdale | Tempe | Tucson | Yuma A list of cities in Arizona (by population*) is below. ... Chandler (Pima: Canli) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 176,582. ... Nickname: City of Seven Wonders Location in Coconino County the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona County Coconino County Mayor Joseph C. Donaldson Area    - City 63. ... Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 173,989. ... Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 218,812. ... Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 41,938. ... Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Government  - Mayor Keno Hawker Area    - City 125. ... Peoria is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ... Nickname: Valley of the Sun Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area    - City  475. ... Prescott Gurley Street in 1918 Prescott by night Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, USA. The population was 33,938 at the 2000 census. ... Scottsdale (Oodham S-vaá¹£ai Vaá¹£onÄ­) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to Phoenix. ... Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated November 29, 1894 Government  - Mayor Hugh Hallman Area  - City  39. ... Nickname: The Old Pueblo Location in Pima County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Pima Government  - Mayor Bob Walkup (R) Area  - City  195. ... Yuma Crossing and RR bridge in 1886. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Yavapai County, Arizona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (412 words)
Yavapai County is located in the center of the U.S. state of Arizona.
In the county the population is spread out with 21.10% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 22.40% from 25 to 44, 27.40% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
Yavapai County is home to Arcosanti, a prototype arcology, developed by Paolo Soleri, and under construction since 1970.
Yavapai County Arizona Real Estate and Homes For Sale (456 words)
Yavapai County, with its county seat in Prescott, encompasses a 8,125 square mile area, with a population of approximately 180,260 (U.S. Census 2002).
Yavapai County is one of the four original Arizona counties formed in September of 1864, one year after the Arizona Territory was established.
Yavapai County is once again experiencing a boom period with rapid increase in population growth.
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