Virgil Earp was a lawman there. Doc Holliday lived there for a time. Prescott was an Old West hotbed during Arizona’s territorial days. And many reminders of that time still stand.
That is one reason Prescott is #4 among True West Magazine’s 2020 Top Western Towns. San Angelo, Texas took the top spot. Prescott will be featured in the February-March 2020 issue, hitting newsstands on February 18, 2020.