Cottonwood, with a population of about 12,000, is located on the Verde River at the intersections of Arizona SR 89A and SR 179, midway between Sedona and Camp Verde. The community sits at an elevation of 3,300 feet in the shadows of the Black Mountains which peak at 7,840 feet. Daily temperature high’s average from the upper 50’s in the winter to the upper 90’s in the Summer. Nightime lows average about 30 degrees cooler than the daily high. Cottonwood is the hub of the Verde Valley functioning as the thriving commercial center for the region. Retail establishments, national chains, and local companies provide services and supplies. Hospital, specialized medical facilities and professional services are available. Old Town Cottonwood with its historic main street has nearly three dozen buildings that date back to prohibition era of the 1920’s and 30’s. Spend a delightful afternoon on foot in Old Town Cottonwood and discover great restaurants, galleries, wine tasting rooms and other cool boutique shops.