Population: 70,000 in the city proper; 140,000 in the greater metropolitan area.
- Four season climate, but low humidity and high elevation (7,000 ft) provide mild weather conditions throughout the year.
- Landscape dominated by San Francisco Peaks and Ponderosa Pine Forests
- Major industries in tourism, education, healthcare, government and transportation. Industrial parks in and around city.
- Active arts and cultural scene –museums, art walks, world-class symphony, community theater and music festivals.
- Pulliam Airport provides multiple flights to Phoenix each day.
Camp Verde, AZ
- Located at the Geographic Center of Arizona, on Interstate 17, midway between Flagstaff and
- Mild, year-round climate that supports homegrown agriculture and an active outdoor lifestyle
- Fastest growing community in the Verde Valley (population: 70,000)
- Business friendly community with a five-mile long Qualified Opportunity Zone
- More than 300,000 visitors annually
- Known for Oak Creek Canyon and Red Rock vistas
- Has a robust arts and culture scene
- More than 400 miles of trails.
- Temperate arid climate
- Crew change point for the BNSF Railway’s Southern
- Transcom route between Los Angeles and California.
- BNSF is one of the community’s major employers.
- Attractions near or in Winslow include La Posada Hotel (a former Harvey House); the Standin’ on the Corner Park, inspired by the Eagles pop tune “Take it Easy;” Meteor Crater and the Painted Desert
- Founded as a housing community for workers on the nearby Glen Canyon Dam and their families.
- Gateway to the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell.
- Home to the Navajo Generating Station, one of the largest electrical generation units in the western United States.
- Featured in many films, from The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) to John Carter (2012)
- Historic business district features best-preserved stretch of Route 66
- Home to Grand Canyon railway, offering daily trips to the Grand Canyon (approximately one hour away).