Prescott, Arkansas Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

In Prescott City, Arizona, you can find many places to enjoy your night out. The city has a rich history as a gold and silver mining town. Miners and settlers brought conflict with native tribes. A fort was built in 1879, and the town became the base for various campaigns against the natives. Prescott was the stereotypical "wild west" town during the second half of the 19th century. Several famous residents, including Doc Holliday and Virgil Earp, resided in the town, and the O.K. Corral was located here. The wooden town burned down several times during the first decade of the 20th century. Luckily, it rebuilt itself in brick. Currently, the city is a small resort town that thrives on tourism.

While there were still some established residences that reflected Victorian architecture, people started moving south and west of town, across Granite Creek. A July 14, 1900 fire destroyed four and a half blocks of downtown Prescott, destroying nearly all of the town's mercantile businesses. Although there was very little building during World War II, the city saw a surge of construction after the war, thanks to increased nationwide growth and home ownership.

Prescott is somewhat ethnically diverse, with residents reporting a number of different racial groups. While most residents are White, it is not unusual to find people with European, Asian, or Native American heritage. In fact, the largest proportion of residents with foreign ancestry are from Mexico. Some people from Germany and India, as well as Canadians, also live in Prescott. In general, the local languages are English, Spanish, and German/Yiddish.