Jerome is a small city in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States.
Founded in the late 19th century on Mount Cleopatra, overlooking the Green Valley, the small city of Jerome is located more than 1,500m above sea level. and 100 miles north of Phoenix, along State Route 89A, between the cities of Sedona and Prescott. The city experienced its peak of prosperity in the 1920s, thanks to the copper mines located there.
Today this city is a popular day trip from Sedona, Prescott, Phoenix, or Flagstaff. There is also accommodation for those who want to spend the night. The city’s history can be appreciated at the Golden King Mine Museum and Jerome Historical Park.
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- Jerome was declared a Historic District in 1967 and a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
- During its peak, Jerome it was nicknamed ‘The Billion Dollar Copper Camp’.
- The city of Jerome has encouraged the establishment of artists, painters and musicians, with an annual festival, the First Saturday Act Walk, since 2006. Jerome is home to more than 30 galleries and other workshops run by numerous painters and artisans. of art.
- Top sights in Jerome, Arizona : Gold King Mine Ghost Town / Jerome’s Sliding Jail / Jerome State Historic Park / Mine Museum / Audrey Shaft Headframe Park.
Go next : Cottonwood , a small city in northern Arizona, in the southwestern United States. / Sedona , a town in Arizona, United States , 120 miles north of Phoenix.