About Skull Valley, Arizona
Skull Valley is a small, unincorporated, and rural, ranch community in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. It is located twelve miles west of Prescott. There is a general store, a gas station, a cafe, an elementary school, an autoshop, a fire station, a church, and a post office . As of the 2003 census, the population in the Skull Valley Elementary School District was 525 people. Skull Valley was home to George Phippen (1915?1966), a well known western artist, co-founder and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America.The area has a rich history, which the Skull Valley Historical Society works to preserve and make available to the public through their free museum. More information on the society, museum hours, and other data on the human and natural history of the area is available on the Skull Valley website. Robert L. Pearson, a native of the area and retired wildlife manager has created an online photo gallery of the area's insects.