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Yarnell is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. The population of Yarnell was 649 at the 2010 census. Yarnell's economy is based on ranching, mining and services to travelers and retirees. Peeples Valley, three miles north, is closely linked to Yarnell.HistoryGold was discovered in Yarnell about 1865 by Charles Genung, a well-known area pioneer. The community is named for Harrison Yarnell, a later prospector, who discovered the Yarnell mine in 1873. Old U.S. Route 89, which goes through Yarnell, was paved in 1933, and for many years was the main highway from Phoenix to Wickenburg, Prescott and northern Arizona.On June 30, 2013, the Yarnell Hill Fire destroyed half of the town and killed 19 firefighters.GeographyYarnell is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.8sqmi, all of it land.AttractionsYarnell Hill, which Highway 89 descends 1,300 feet in four miles, is a popular scenic drive. There is a developed lookout point at the top - only accessible from the downhill road.The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains is a Christian religious monument which features statuary hidden in the boulders. A short trail leads visitors through the stations of the cross.Add Yarnell and other destinations to your itinerary using our United States visit planner, and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
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