Skull Valley: Traveling in Arizona

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Skull Valley, Arizona is not as scary as the name might sound. Skull Valley is a smaller little little town about 12 miles west of Prescott (former territorial capital). It is characterized by nice homes and ranches with acreage in a moderate temperature cooler than Phoenix.


Traveling around the state, after leaving the Granite Mountain Wildnerness in the Prescott National Forest, I arrived in Skull Valley and  I took these pictures.

Skull Valley General Store                                                         Skull Valley Arizona General Store


Skull Valley, Arizona (Wikepedia),"Skull Valley (Yavapai: Pa:qwawa Kyo) is a small, populated place, and rural, ranch community in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. It is located twelve miles west of Prescott.


There is a general store, a gas station, a cafe, an elementary school, an autoshop, a fire station, a church, and a post office. As of the 2003 census, the population in the Skull Valley Elementary School District was 525 people. Skull Valley was home to George Phippen (1915–1966), a well known western artist, co-founder and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America.


Skull Valley was so named when settlers found human remains resulting from a previous battle between Native Americans. The area's history is preserved by the Skull Valley Historical Society, which operates a free museum. Robert L. Pearson, a native of the area and retired wildlife manager, has created an online photo gallery of the area's insects."

Skull Valley Gas Station                                                                     Skull Valley Gas Station

Skull Valley Train Crossing                                 Skull Valley Train Crossing and Intersection of Old Skull Valley Road


Get out and explore Arizona. It is a lot of fun.


For more about Arizona Homes and Land for sale just ask Jeff Masich, Realtor with HomeSmart. HomeSmart is the largest real estate broker in the desert southwest. Check in here for a Free MLS Search in the Phoenix Metro area of Arizona. 


If you are looking to move to Phoenix including Scottsdale or to buy a home in Arizona or sell a home in Arizona, contact Jeffrey Masich, Associate Broker and Realtor. I would be pleased to help you and look out for your best interests while finding you the right home at the right price!


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Scottsdale, Arizona





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Ronald DiLalla
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WoW   the sky looks like Hawaii Blue...Thanks for sharing.

May 17, 2018 09:21 AM #1

The sky here in N. AZ almost always looks that blue! That's why it's so depressing every month when we have to come back to SoCal!

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