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Sedona, Arizona is a small city that is nestled in between Yavapai and Coconino counties in the

northern Verde Valley region and just south of Flagstaff. According to 2005 U.S. Census estimates, the population of the

city has approx. 11,500 mostly comprised of full time residents and a few part-time home owners.

Sedona's is known for the stunning grouping of red-iron sandstone formations, the healing powers of the local

Vortexes and the Red Rocks of Sedona. The formations appear to glow in brilliant orange and red when illuminated

by the rising or setting sun. The Red Rocks form a breathtaking backdrop for everything from spiritual pursuits to

the hundreds of hiking and mountain biking trails.

Sedona Schnebly, the town named for, the wife of the area's first U.S. Postmaster. She is known for her

entertaining side, often hosting people in her home as they passed through the area.


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(928) 274-2239




Sedona is located in the heart of the State of Arizona, at the entrance of the Oak Creek Canyon & Slide Rock.

About 1 1/2 hour drive north of Phoenix and 35 minutes south of Flagstaff (Interstate 17). State Highway 179 from

Cottonwood to the West and 89A South from Flagstaff are the two main highways into Sedona.

Sedona and the  Grand Canyon are major vacation destinations rivaling many of the National Parks. About 3.5 million

people visit Sedona each year. A short drive to Williams, Arizona and you can catch the Grand Canyon Train. One of the

fun things to do is wine tasting in the Verde Valley Wine Country. or Facebook Wine Page

At the foot of the Mogollon Rim and the Colorado Plateau, Sedona is completely surrounded by the Coconino

National Forest. Sedona has about 300 days of sunshine annually,  a mild climate with 4 distinct seasons. Summer

time is heaven compared to the extreme heat of Phoenix and winters a warm retreat from Flagstaff’s approx. 25 degree

colder temperatures. Fall brings a spectacular display of nature's colors, while the bright red-iron rocks touched with

snow during winter is most magical.. Spring brings in the lillys, juniper tree buds and breath-taking colored wild flowers.




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is the #1 real estate brokerage in Sedona. Out selling the next agency but 3 to 1. If want someone to show you around

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City of Sedona Services/ Contact Information


The City of Sedona is located in two counties. Coconino County and Yavapai County.

Sheriffs from both counties provide law enforcement, along with the State Police (Arizona Department of Public Safety)

and the Sedona Police Department.


City Manager: Tim Ernster: (928) 204-7127
Department Main Number: (928) 204-7127
Assistant City Manager: Alison Zelms: (928) 204-7120
Communications Manager: Ginger Wolstencroft: (928) 204-7119
Administrative Assistant: (928) 204-7198

Mailing Address all City Offices
102 Roadrunner Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336

City Clerk Randy Reed, CMC: (928) 203-5032
Department Main Number: (928) 282-3113
Facsimile: (928) 204-7105
Deputy City Clerk: (928) 203-5103
Records Clerk: (928) 203-5031

Sedona Police Department
Emergency: 911
•Communications (Dispatch): (928) 282-3100
•Department Main Number: (928) 282-3100
•Chief of Police: Ray Cota (928) 282-3102
•Police Department Administrative Assistant: (928) 204-7170
•Field Operations Commander: (928) 203-5004
•Support Services Commander: (928) 203-5006
•Animal Control Officer: (928) 203-5009
•Communications/Records Supervisor: (928) 204-7171
•Records Clerk: (928) 203-5002
•Investigations: (928) 282-3100

Sedona Police Department
100 Roadrunner Drive
Sedona, Arizona 86336
928-282-3100 (non-emergency number)
928-282-0622 (fax)

State of Arizona, Arizona Department of Public Safety (928) 779-2711

Business Information (Open a New Business, Permits, Codes, Regulations)

Yavapai County Property Tax Information


The Yavapai County Assessor’s Office is responsible for locating, identifying and appraising all assessable properties

subject to ad valorem taxes. The County Assessor is also responsible for notifying each property owner of their values,

between January 1 and March 1 of every year. This requirement is met by mailing out Notice of Value letters and cards.

If significant changes are made to the property after January 1, a property owner may receive a Notice of Change letter

or card through the mail on or before September 30th.


The Assessor's Office strives to value all properties accurately, fairly and uniformly according to Arizona State Statutes

 and Department of Revenue Guidelines. A list of all taxable properties, also known as the Tax Assessment Roll is

kept by the Assessor.


The Assessor does not set tax rates or collect taxes. The tax rates are set by the County Board of Supervisors, and

the taxes are collected by the County Treasurer's Office.


Coconino County Property Tax Information


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Average Temperature (°F)


Month Low High Rainfall
January 31 56 1.6”
February 32 59 1.6”
March 36 64 1.8”
April 42 72 1.1”
May 48 80 0.7”
June 58 92 0.4”
July 64 94 1.8”
August 63 91 2.3”
September 57 87 1.4”
October 48 78 1.2”
November 36 66 1.4”
December 32 55 1.6”
      Population          1990          2000           2010
Sedona                   7,720           10,192        11,372
Coconino County     96,591         116,320       227,348
Yavapai County       107,714        167,517       629,455

Sedona’s Economy

Tourism forms Sedona’s economic base.  The area is supported by state residents that drive to Sedona and international

visitors that fly into Phoenix International Airport and drive to Sedona (about 1 1/2 hour drive).


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Utilities & Public Services


Cable TV


NPG Cable TV

Sedona / Verde Valley (Munds Park) Office:
65 Coffee Pot Drive, Suite A  Sedona, AZ 86336  (800) 896-5701  Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Cable Vision (800) 896-5701


Arizona Public Service (928) 282-7128

Natural Gas

Unisource (928) 634-5555

Post Office

United States Post Office (928) 284-3506


Qwest (800) 244-1111


City of Sedona Wastewater (928) 204-7205
Sedona Recycles (928) 204-1185
Verde Earthworks Curbside Recycling (928) 284-3778
Sir Moves A Lot (928) 282-2150
Waste Management (trash) (928) 282-5411
Taylor Waste (928) 649-2662
Waste Disposal (Cottonwood transfer station) (928) 649-9733


Arizona Water Company (928) 282-7092
Oak Creek Water Company (928) 282-3404



City of Sedona, State of the City


There is a fairly high failure rate of small businesses, but this is primarily due to poor management or inaccurate

market studies rather than a stagnant business climate. Regardless, small businesses provide the majority of local jobs

within the community.


There are many artists in Sedona. Many are involved in forms of manufacturing, such as bronze sculpting, sold throughout

the world.  Visitor interest during the past decade has stimulated retirement  and vacation home acquisition and

construction, creating one of the more active real estate markets in the nation.  Quality of life is an important factor

to many new and growing industries or entrepreneurs who have the ability to locate anywhere. This includes the

availability of housing, quality of education, infrastructure, population, traffic, crime, climate and cultural opportunities.

Sedona rates very high in this category. The level of arts and cultural activities, quality shopping, restaurants, and

other amenities is very high for a community of this size. Traffic and other infrastructure issues however are being

addressed to maintain and enhance Sedona’s present quality of life. Other business location factors include access

to market and labor. Sedona has one of the best educated and skilled labor forces in Arizona, while it is only a 2 hour

drive to Phoenix. The business climate in Sedona is healthy. Retail sales are steady. The community is supportive of

many local businesses, but the reception of new businesses is mixed.

Sedona’s economy is generally good. With significant population growth between 1980 and 1991 the workforce grew

a little less during the same period. This would seem to indicate that the economy is not providing the jobs necessary

to support the population, but this is not really the case. Jobs are being created, but many are being filled with

individuals who live outside Sedona. Since the workforce growth has not kept up with the population growth, and

unemployment has dropped, it indicates many new residents choose not to enter the workforce. This trend is expected

to continue

The median price of a single-family home in Sedona is over twice the National average. These figures show an overall

wealth in the community and promise to remain strong Although rural, Sedona has an advantage with its excellent quality

of life; it cannot be all things to all people. It depends on surrounding communities to assist in meeting many of

the needs of its residents. By working together within the Verde Valley region, communities can avoid duplication of

efforts and ensure that the needs of the residents within the region are met.




Largest Sedona Employers


Sedona-Oak Creek School District
Sedona-Oak Creek USD #9 District Office
221 Brewer Road
Sedona, Arizona 86336
(928) 204-6828 email -

Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
2250 West Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
Phone Number: 928-203-4111
Sunterra Corporation

Ridge on Sedona Golf Resort, Sedona Springs Resort, Sedona
Summit,Villas at Poco Diablo and the Villas of Sedona
3865 West Cheyenne Ave.
North Las Vegas, NV 89032

Symbiotics Inc.

2301 W. Hwy. 89A, #107
Sedona, AZ 86336

City of Sedona
102 Roadrunner Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336

Job Line, (928) 203-5034

Enchantment Resort and Mii amo Spa
Enchantment Resort
525 Boynton Canyon Rd
Sedona, AZ 86336 (928) 282-2900
Hilton Sedona Resort and Spa
90 Ridge Trail Dr. Sedona, AZ 86351  (928) 284-4040

L’Auberge de Sedona Resort
L’Auberge de Sedona, 301 L’Auberge Lane
Sedona, Arizona 86336 (928) 282-1661

Los Abrigados Resort & Spa
270 North Highway 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336   (928) 282-1777
Pink Jeep Tours
2060 W. Hwy 89A (928) 282-5000






Sedona Red Rock High School  is a small, public high school nestled in the red rocks of Sedona. The campus

includes four main buildings where students receive instruction. The architects designed a facility that is environment

sensitive, blending in well with the surrounding scenery. Most visitors are awestruck by the beauty of the campus.

Staff, students and parents feel very fortunate to work and learn in such a positive, safe environment. Students at Red

Rock High School are very dedicated to doing well academically enhancing their opportunities for the future. They are

intelligent, involved and serious about achievement. Most students take advantage of the smaller school population by

getting involved in extracurricular activities. The faculty, strongly encourages them and supports their efforts.

The faculty is “highly qualified” and offers a rigorous curriculum for those students who want to be challenged. Also

offered is a curriculum meeting the need of the average learner as well as those with special needs. The staff is caring,

professional, and willing to go the “extra mile” to help all students succeed. Red Rock High School is a personalized,

educational establishment.


Sedona Red Rock High School
995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road
(928) 204-6700 • FAX(928) 282-5992
Principal: David D. Lykins -
Enrollment: 550

West Sedona Elementary is a K-8 elementary school. It is located at the top of Posse Grounds Rd, with breathtaking

views of many of the red rocks including Sugarloaf, Coffeepot, and many others. Sedona urban trail can be accessed at

several of our school boundary’s.  Parents are actively involved in the school as tutors, volunteer coaches, and guest

speakers and are welcome on the campus and are encouraged to participate in their child’s education.

The PTSA was recognized for the second year in a row for maintaining the largest membership in Northern Arizona.

They also received the distinguished honor of earning a National Certificate of Achievement. The West Sedona School

Improvement Team gives a voice for parents, community members, students and staff to provide vision for school



West Sedona School
570 Posse Ground Road
(928) 204-6600 • FAX (928) 282-1012
Principal: Dr. Lisa Hirsch -
Grades: K - 8th
Enrollment: 540

Big Park Community School is a K-8 school nestled among the red rock beauty in the Village of Oak Creek, home of

 the Coyotes. The school has a reputation of having a safe and orderly environment and a quality staff that is known for

their positive and caring attitudes toward all children. The staff is highly trained and willing to provide instructional

strategies to accommodate all types of learners. They strive to meet the individual needs of all students.

Parent involvement is high at Big Park either as a volunteer or as a member of the PTSA. The PTSA has done some

great things for the school community, helping it to become an outstanding facility.


Big Park Community School
25 West Saddlehorn Road
(928) 204-6500 • FAX(928) 284-9796
Principal: Steve Gardner -
Grades: K - 8th
Enrollment: 420

Sedona Charter School  (928) 204-6464
Sedona Integrated Preschool  (928) 204-6821
Sedona Montessori School  (928) 282-4772


Yavapai College offers associate degrees and certificates in more than 70 different areas of study. Transfer programs for

university-bound students, professional, technical, and career training programs are the foundation of Yavapai College.

The Del E. Webb Family Enrichment Center at the Prescott Campus houses a preschool for infants through children 5

years of age. The Division of Lifelong Learning offers non-credit courses as well as the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute,

a peer facilitated learning group for students after retirement. Workforce Development programs custom-tailor training

classes for current industry needs as well as for new industry coming into the region. Online classes, ITV classrooms,

and traditional classrooms are part of the diversity offered by Yavapai College.


Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District #9
221 Brewer Road
Sedona, Arizona 86336
Phone: 928-204-6800 • Fax: 928-282-0232

Superintendent: Mike Aylstock -
Human Resource Clerk: Chuck Budden
Preschool Teacher: Leveta Fisher -
Admin. Asst. Special Ed: Nancy Grych
Special Education Director: Susan Terry-Gage



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Sedona Real

Estate Agent

Lauren DePoe Adams

Coldwell Banker


(928) 274-2239







Medical/ Healthcare


Verde Valley Medical Center, a member of Northern Arizona Healthcare, is a full-service, nonprofit hospital with 99 acute

care beds, and 11 behavioral health beds. Four locations serve the Verde Valley and surrounding communities: Cottonwood

campus, Sedona campus, Camp Verde Health Center and Village of Oak Creek Health Center. In addition, VVMC’s

physical therapy, occupational therapy and and sports medicine division—EntireCare—has four locations, also in

Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Sedona and Village of Oak Creek.

Approximately 800 professional and support staff are employed at VVMC. The Medical Staff is comprised of close to

100 physicians representing 25 medical specialties. Licensed by the State of Arizona and certified by Medicare, VVMC

offers a wide variety of comprehensive programs in medical, diagnostic, inpatient and outpatient services.

The Heart and Vascular Center of Northern Arizona (HVCNA) is a partnership between Verde Valley Medical Center and

Flagstaff Medical Center. The HVCNA division on the Cottonwood campus is the only facility in the Verde Valley offering

on-site balloon angioplasty and stent placement, and has received national and international recognition both for its results

and its superior door-to-balloon angioplasty times.  Interventional cardiologists, supported by an extensive team

of professionals, provide around-the-clock coverage for emergency cardiac events. Other cardiovascular services at VVMC

offer a continuum of care from diagnosis through recovery and rehabilitation, including diagnostic testing, peripheral

vascular disease treatment and a cardiac health and fitness program. In 2009, VVMC received its second consecutive Gold

Award from the American Heart Association for utilizing best practices when caring for patients with heart disease.


VVMC’s Medical Imaging department offers a 64-slice CT scanner in Cottonwood and a state-of-the-art 16-slice CT in

Sedona. The American College of Radiology accredits VVMC’s ultrasound and mammography programs. Both the

Cottonwood and Sedona campuses offer digital mammography. When mammogram results indicate the need for further

study, VVMC offers minimally invasive stereotactic breast biopsy. Other Medical Imaging services include MRI, X-ray,

ultrasound, nuclear medicine, PET/CT scan and bone density testing.


Verde Valley Medical Center • Sedona Campus
3700 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona • 928) 204-3000

Verde Valley Medical Center • Cottonwood Campus
269 South Candy Lane, Cottonwood • (928) 634-2251

Sedona Urgent Care
2530 W. Hwy 89A, Bldg. A, Sedona • (928) 203-4813

Flagstaff Medical Center
1200 North Beaver St., Flagstaff • (928) 779-3366
Residents of Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek are served by numerous skilled physicians, surgeons and dentists with

many specialties represented. The community is also served by several chiropractors, eye care specialists, therapists and

a wide range of non-traditional approaches to healing.

State-Licensed, National & International Certifications Prescott (928) 771-8190 • Sedona (928) 282-7737


Adult Care Services/ Assisted Living


Adult Community Center of Sedona ACCS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to offer a community center and

recreational programs for all ages, with special emphasis on support services for elder Sedona citizens. ACCS is the only

provider of ‘Meals on Wheels’ in the Sedona and Village of Oak Creek area and has the only handicapped accessible van in

the area. Volunteers drove and delivered 9,000 meals during 2001-2002 to more than 170 older adults in the community.

Their handicapped van gives Senior Adults “door to door “service to the store, bank, and doctor during the week Monday

through Friday. The van also provides rides for the handicapped. The Telecare program provides daily reassurance telephone

calls to seniors to check on their safety and well-being. Beginning Watercolor classes in conjunction with Sedona Arts

Center are taught by capable and talented teachers from the Arts Center. Classes are also available in, Hatha Yoga,

Exercise, Bone & Balance, Tai Chi The Flow, and Beginning Computer Classes.


ACCS also has a beautiful heated swimming pool and BBQ area that is open from May to October.

Adult Community Center of Sedona
2615 Melody Lane (928) 282-2834
Sedona, AZ 86336

Home Instead Senior Care provides one-on-one non-medical assistance with those daily activities that aren’t quite as

easy for you as they once were. We employ professional staff and CAREGiversSM who are responsive to your needs and

engaged in your community. Our CAREGiversSM are compassionate, committed people who assist with everyday tasks so

you can continue to live independently in the home of your choice. A wide variety of services are available and will be

scheduled according to your own needs and preferences. Austin House, Assisted Living & Adult Day Care

Austin House is an assisted living community that offers a residential setting where tenants can enjoy companionship,

assisted independence and peace of mind, in the heart of beautiful Cottonwood, Arizona. We offer senior adults and their

families and excellent blend of service and security, amid the scenic vistas of Mingus Mountain and the mild climate of the

Verde Valley. At Austin House each tenant is treated with dignity and respect, and receives the highest standards of care

and assistance. Located 100 miles from Phoenix, almost directly in the center of Arizona, Austin House is a beautiful

facility quietly tucked near the hospital, medical services, and community centers.

Your Key to Superior Assisted Care “Proud to offer senior living assistance with the highest standards of care.”
Assisted Living & Adult day Care
195 South Willard Street
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
phone: (928) 634-4278
fax: (928) 649-3152



Golf Courses

Sedona Golf Resort
Perhaps no other golf course on earth provides a better combination of jaw-dropping splendor and exceptional

challenge than the acclaimed Sedona golf Resort. Located in the heart of the most captivating region of the Southwest,

the thrilling 6,646-yard, par- 71 course is widely considered among the world’s most unforgettable golf experiences. Winding

around the famed red rocks of Sedona, each hole provides a unique adventure. No wonder this championship course

receives a continuous four-star rating from Golf Digest.

Canyon Mesa Country Club
A jewel nestled among the red rocks. A Triple A rated executive par 3 golf course that is truly couples friendly, yet

challenging enough to get the utmost respect from a low handicap player. A great opportunity to spend a few hours of your

day playing golf, yet have enough time to go sightseeing in this beautiful area of many interests. Carts and rental equipment

are available. Public play is welcome, offering 7 day advance tee times. 500 Jacks Canyon Road (928) 284-0036

Oakcreek Country Club
Oakcreek Country Club designed by the famous father and son team of Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Robert Trent Jones Jr.

can truly be described as a work of art. The par 72, 18-hole championship golf course is nestled among the red rocks of

Sedona with views beyond compare and the golf course design a masterpiece. The fairways are classic tree lined doglegs

with fairway bunkers strategically placed in the landing areas, and the greens are all slightly elevated and surrounded with

large swirling greenside bunkers. The course is player friendly”, allowing plenty of room for error but always with an

opportunity to recover and get errant shots back into play.The golf course consists of 145 acres, including 3 lakes. Water

comes into play twice on the front nine between the #1 and #9 holes. On the back nine the water comes into play on holes

#13 and #16 and occasionally on hole #15. Recent renovations to the golf course include brand new concrete cart paths and

all the greenside bunkers rebuilt under the watchful eyes of the Robert Trent Jones Jr. design firm.

Verde Santa Fe Golf Club
Northern Arizona’s Hidden Gem. Come play the Verde Santa Fe Golf Club, a challenging course nestled between the

majestic Mingus Mountain range and the beautiful Red Rocks of Sedona. This par 71 course is situated 3,300 feet above

the Phoenix Metro area with a pleasant 4–Season climate, making it open to the public 365 days a year. Enjoy dining

at the Verde Grill - open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday nights. Call for tee-times 928-634-5454


Sedona Cultural Spots- Events- Happenings



Canyon Moon Theatre Company is northern Arizona’s only year-round professional theatre company. Housed in the

Old Marketplace, the theatre season runs from October to May. Special events ranging from poetry slams to musical

concerts to weekend workshops and classes run throughout the year. Canyon Moon is the home of laughter, music and

the unexpected.
1370 W Highway 89A, Suite 6 (928) 282-6212
Sedona, AZ 86336

Chamber Music Sedona
“Magical Music in the Red Rock’s” presents world-class chamber music concerts featuring internationally recognized

ensembles and artists in the beauty and comfort of St. John Vianney Church.
P.O. Box 153 (928) 204-2415
Sedona, AZ 86339

Red Rocks Music Festival
During September, the Red Rocks Music Festival spans 4 days and hosts a string orchestra, guest principals and

master classes. Evening concerts present a diverse repertoire that attract both music aficionados and vacationers.

The festival committee is laying the foundation for continued annual concerts and growth.
P.O. Box 34
Sedona, AZ 86339 (877) 733-7257

Sedona Jazz on the Rocks
Sedona Jazz on the Rocks preserves jazz for future generations through education and performance. Sedona Jazz on the

Rocks provides year-round music education programs throughout Arizona. It awards scholarships for students to attend

Berklee College of Music programs, and for underprivileged youth to take instrument lessons.
1487 W Hwy 89A, Suite 9 (928) 282-1985
Sedona, AZ 86336

Sedona International Film Festival & Workshop
The Sedona International Film Festival is one of the country’s most exciting. Since its inception, the Festival has featured

some of the world’s most talked about independent films. The screenings and workshops bring together top talent in the

areas of filmmaking, editing, sound design, scoring, special effects and screenwriting.

Sedona Arts Center
The Sedona Arts Center is a non-profit organization formed in 1958 as a place where artists could work and teach together

in a spirit of community. The Arts Center insures a multi-faceted and continuing impact on the community through its

year-round school, gallery, rotating exhibits and special events.
15 Art Barn Rd (928) 282-3809
Sedona, AZ 86336

Sedona Arts Festival
Founded in 1989, the Sedona Arts Festival is Sedona’s most popular fall showcase of fine art and craft featuring over 100 of

the country’s finest visual artists and craft persons, entertainment, and food vendors.
P.O. Box 2729 (928) 204-9456
Sedona, AZ 86339

Sedona Visual Artists Coalition
The Sedona Visual Artists Coalition is enjoying its 10th year with over 100 members. Their purpose is to support area

artists and the community with events of artistic expression and education through art.
251 Bear Wallow Lane
Sedona, AZ 86336 Nancy (928) 282-0776

The Sedona Arts Alliance
P.O. Box 153, Sedona 86339 • (928) 204-2415 •

Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
A Sedona landmark since the 1970’s, Tlaquepaque is a delightfully charming Arts and Crafts Village situated in the heart of

Sedona. Meaning ‘ the best of everything’, Tlaquepaque is a unique blend of architecture and nature interspersed with

intriguing one-of-a-kind shops and galleries with displays by several well known Arizona artisans. This old world Mexican

style village also features four award winning restaurants, sunny flower filled courtyards, graceful old sycamores, colorful

tiles, ornate iron gates, fountains and carillons.

Tlaquepaque hosts special events such as Fiesta del Tlaquepaque, a traditional Mexican Independence Day celebration,

and the charming old world church located within is available for wedding receptions and special events. Shopping, dining,

or just a leisurely stroll on the cobblestone walkways, Tlaquepaque’s ambiance is truly unforgettable.

Art in Public Places
Sedona is truly a “Gallery without Walls”, a home to hundreds of artists and myriads of galleries showcasing a variety of

artwork. In 1992, the Sedona City Council adopted an “Art in Public Places Program”. Integral to the program is an

ordinance requiring all municipal construction and renovation projects to allocate 1% of the capital expenditure to the

Art In Public Places Fund. The result is a community rich in art exhibited outdoors for public viewing, a stimulus to civic

pride and involvement, and enriching the lives of its citizens and visitors alike.


Artist in the Classroom
The Artist in the Classroom Project has provided quality Arts education to students in the Sedona – Oak Creek School

District since 1989. Funded by the City of Sedona Arts and Culture Commission, the program pays an hourly stipend to a

roster of local artist. The artists are interviewed each year and chosen for their artistic merit and desire and experience

working with students. The roster includes professionals from all four Arts disciplines, representing a variety of backgrounds

ranging form commercial graphic design and animation to improvisatory theatre and jazz performance. The participants

make presentations and lead activities in K-12 traditional and charter school classrooms.


Sedona Heritage Museum
The Sedona Heritage Museum is located in Jordan Historical Park at 735 Jordan Road – open daily from 11:00 a.m to

3:00  p.m. The main museum building was the farm home of Walter and Ruth Jordan. Its first room tells the stories of

Sedona pioneers, how they lived and the things they used. The core of the Jordan House is the family’s original one-room

cabin, built in 1930 and now restored with original furnishings. One room now commemorates more than 80 feature movies

made in Sedona – many during the Golden Age of westerns. Another room shows the life of the real cowboys and how

they worked. There’s an old-time laundry room, and a room for temporary exhibits. There’s also an interesting US Forest

Service exhibit provided by the Friends of the Forest. The gift shop offers items hand-made by Sedona artists and

crafts specialists. Included are silver jewelry in the museum’s apple logo design, as well as hand-painted and appliquéd

vests, pottery and paintings.



Sedona Parks & Recreation


Sedona Parks and Recreation has many community and pocket parks for the visitors and residents

of Sedona.

Near West Sedona School is Posse Grounds Park. There is a children’s park, complete with swings

and a jungle gym. There are also two softball/baseball fields and a soccer field. Two tennis courts and a basketball

court are available as well. The ramadas located throughout the park are available for parties, barbecues, and other

gatherings. To reserve a ramada, call the Parks and Recreation Office at 282-7098.


Sunset Neighborhood Park received the Governor’s Award in October of 2003, and the Keep Sedona Beautiful Award in

2000. This beautiful park is Sedona’s first designed and constructed City Neighborhood Park. The park has a basketball

court, tennis courts, picnic ramadas, a large grass multi-purpose area, the Lollipop Trailhead, a toddler

playground, as well as an amazing playground for older children.


Jordan Historical Park will take you back in time as you tour the Packing Shed and the old Jordan Home. Greyback

Pocket Park is at the corner of Dry Creek Road and Kachina Drive. Benches invite you to sit down, relax, and take in the

red rocks.

Arroyo Pinon Botanical Gardens are on the corner of 89A and Dry Creek road. The gardens are full of different species of

grasses and flowers. Take a stroll along the path and enjoy the flora and the sculptures by local artists.

Jamesen Pocket Park was Sedona’s first pocket park. It is located on the corner of 89A and Northview Drive. Jamesen’s

tranquil setting invites you to sit and enjoy the art by local artists, as well as the beauty of Sedona.

Sedona Community Pool Sedona’s Community Pool is located in West Sedona just off Posse Grounds Rd, behind West

Sedona School. This newly renovated outdoor pool has as its backdrop Coffee Pot Rock and a theatrical 360 view of

Sedona’s red rocks. Swim lessons for kids of all ages, with certified safety instructors for beginning, intermediate

and pre-competition swimmers.

• Recreational Swimming for all ages
• Lap Swimming
• A fitness oriented swim with training equipment
• Masters swimming
• Regular and Deep end Water Aerobics
For information call the Parks and Recreation
office at (928) 282-7098

Sedona Teen Center
Ideas generated from a Sedona Youth Forum in 1997 revealed a need for teens in the Verde Valley to have a place of their

town. The Friends of Garland Park, Inc, a non-profit, civic minded organization pursued the design and construction of a

teen center in Sedona. In 2001, with half of the needed funding, ground was broken on the Posse Grounds Road site. Over

the next year, the Friends of Garland Park joined forces with the City of Sedona and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern

Arizona and brought the project to completion in August 2002. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Arizona currently

manages the facility while implementing local and national programs for teens. Facilities and events offered at the Teen

Center are: Concerts – live bands, field trips, homework assistance, high speed internet access- make music CD’s, food

and drink, pool tables, ping pong, air hockey, music area, darts, movies and resources for youth jobs.


Jack Malmgren State Park is adjacent to the Teen Center – “A cool place to hang out while having fun with your friends”.

Mondays through Thursdays 3 PM – 8 PM   Fridays & Saturdays 3 PM – 11 PM   Closed Sunday

Teen Member/Parent Handbook is available 480 Posse Grounds Rd. - Sedona (928) 203-9919


United States Forest Service


Grand Canyon, Snow Bowl Snow Skiing and Hiking, Hiking Trails through the Red Rocks


Attractions Near Sedona


National Register of Historic Places. Fort Verde State Historic Park Military occupation of the Verde Valley

began in 1865 at the request of settlers who had established farms near the Verde River. These settlers had severely

disrupted the hunting and gathering economy of the Tonto-Apache and Yavapai Indians who in turn began raiding the

fields of the settlers leading to major conflicts between the army and the Indians. Between 1873 and 1875 nearly 1500

Indians from various bands were placed on an 800 sq. mile reserve near present day Cottonwood. A later move in the

cold with insufficient food to San Carlos Reservation resulted in death for many, which in turn caused an uprising

(the last major battle with Apaches in Arizona). With the cessation of raids, the fort was abandoned in 1891. A

museum was founded in 1956 and Fort Verde State Historic Park was created in 1970.The 10-acre park includes

four of the original adobe fort buildings which contain military and Indian artifacts.


Tuzigoot (Apache for “crooked water”) is the remnant of a Sinaguan village built between 1125 and 1400. It

crowns the summit of a long ridge that rises 120 feet above the Verde valley. The original pueblo was two stories

high in places and had 77 ground-floor rooms. There were few exterior doors; entry was by way of ladders through

openings in the roofs. The village began as a small cluster of rooms that were inhabited by about 50 persons for a

hundred years. In the 1200’s the population doubled and doubled again as refugee farmers, fleeing drought in

outlying areas, settled here.


Montezuma Castle Sinagua farmers began building this five-story, 20-room dwelling early in the 12th century. It stands

in a cliff recess a hundred feet about the valley. Early settlers marveled at the structure and thought mistakenly that it

was Aztecan in origin. A short distance west is Castle A, once an imposing six-story apartment with about 45 rooms,

now a badly deteriorated ruin. This dwelling was built against the base of the cliff. The creek was a reliable source of

water, and there was fertile land on the nearby terrace.

Montezuma Well Montezuma Well has all the surprise of a lake and fairly lush vegetation in the midst of desert.

The well is a limestone sink formed long ago by the collapse of an immense underground cavern. The springs that

feed it flow continuously.Both the Hohokam and Sinagua irrigated crops with its waters. Traces of their irrigation

ditches, thickly coated with lime, can be seen. The Hohokam pithouse on view was built about 1100. The Sinaguan

dwellings here vary in size from large pueblos of 55 rooms to one-room houses. Between 1125 and 1400 about

150 to 200 Sinaguans live here.





Service Clubs/ Organizations/ Community Growth


Elks Lodge - 110 Airport Road 282-4997  Elks Lodge #2291

Friends of the Forest Sedona

Garuda Aviary of Sedona

Gay Sedona

Girl Scouts-Cactus-Pine Council Sedona/Verde Valley 928-646-9536

GLBT of the Verde Valley

Keep Sedona Beautiful

Kiwanis Club of Bell Rock

National Organization for Women, Verde Valley Chapter

Oak Creek Apples - Macintosh Users Group

Red Rock Community Youth Chorale

Red Rock Crossing

Red Rock Dogs for Sedona area dog owners and their friends and supporters

Rotary Clubs of Sedona

Sedona Arts Center

Sedona Authors Association

Earth Mother Father Healing & Meditation Center 928 282-5952

Sedona Botany Group 928 282-4484

Sedona Cultural Park

Sedona Genealogy Club

Sedona Heritage Museum and Historical Society

Sedona Oak Creek Canyon Lions Club www.lions`

Sedona Party Bridge Club

Elks Lodge - 110 Airport Road 928 203-0557

Sedona Recycles

Sedona Shrine Club PO Box 1605 - Sedona, AZ 86339

Singles of Sedona Hikes,trips, breakfasts, dinners and more 928 204-1085

Soroptimist International of Sedona 25 Ranch Rd - Sedona, AZ 86336 (800) 955-2231



Verde Valley Computer Club

Verde Valley Forum for Public Affairs

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      Sedona Demographics

Population: 12,192
Elevation: 4326 feet
County: Coconino/Yavapai
City Geographic Size 18.6 square miles
Zip codes: 86336-86339-86341-86351
Median resident age: 50.5 years
Median household income: $44,042
Median house value: $435,000

Sedona Race Makeup:
White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
Hispanic (8.9%)
Other race (4.3%)
Two or more races (1.6%)
American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestries: German (21.9%), English (18.1%), Irish (10.7%), French (5.7%), Italian (4.7%), United States (4.4%).

Adults Education:
High school or higher: 90.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.2%
Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
Unemployed: 5.4%
Average Commute: 14 minutes



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