The First Territorial Capital of Arizona
Chino Valley is a small high desert community located along State Highway 89 in the mountains of north central Arizona. The clear fresh air, pure water, wide-open spaces, fertile soil and gentle seasons attract people of retirement age as well as those wishing to raise families away from the congestion and crime of large cities.
Excellent health care along with award winning educational facilities are available to the community. A regional medical center and a major Veteran's Hospital along with colleges and universities are located nearby. Major shopping centers are within a short drive and Phoenix is approximately an hour and a half drive south.
Chino Valley and the surrounding area have experienced explosive growth since the town's incorporation in 1970. A 62% growth rate took place between 1990-2000. Currently residents number approximately 11,000; the greater Chino area has a population of 16,000. Chino Valley enjoys a healthy economy and offers affordable land and lots of business opportunities. The town has several small shopping centers, including a major supermarket, hardware stores, feed stores, veterinarians, and restaurants along with a variety of other services.
A variety of religious denominations are well represented in the area, along with numerous clubs and organizations. Many sports facilities and parks are located throughout the Valley, including the new community pool at the Chino Valley Recreation Center. Surrounding recreational opportunities include fishing, camping, hunting, miles of hiking and equestrian trails, along with historical landmarks and scenic drives. Three golf courses are within a short distance, as are numerous lakes and picnic areas.
Other nearby attractions include: the Grand Canyon; Historic Jerome; Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon; Montezuma's Castle; skiing at Flagstaff's Snowbowl; theatres in Prescott and Prescott Valley; rodeo at the Fairgrounds in Prescott; and horse racing at the Special Events Complex at Yavapai County Fairgrounds in Prescott Valley.
Chino Valley is a community with the resources to support your needs and desires. A warm welcome is extended to all who wish to come and enjoy the quality of life, wonderful surroundings and abundant sunshine in Chino Valley.