Possessing a strong Mormon heritage since the area’s establishment in the late 1870s, both Snowflake and Taylor are currently part of northeast Arizona’s most rapidly growing areas. Ideally located just east of Flagstaff, Phoenix and Tucson, the two communities enjoy close proximity to big- city resources while cherishing the small-town charm of the area.
Situated in the vast White Mountains region of Arizona, Snowflake/Taylor residents and visitors are taken aback by the area’s awe-inspiring views, abundance of recreational opportunities and number of attractions. Snowflake/Taylor and surrounding towns are afforded easy access to several golf courses, a ski resort, sites of authentic petroglyphs, the popular Petrified Forest, the Painted Desert, several historical sites and much, much more.
Quaint antique and collectibles shops line the streets of the White Mountains region, as do a variety of eclectic dining establishments. Snowflake/Taylor is also home to comfortable accommodations ranging from economic hotels to serene bed and breakfasts.
Residents place a high value on education in the community. Students are served by the Snowflake United School District, and for those seeking higher education within close proximity, Northland Pioneer College’s Silver Creek Campus is situated in Snowflake/Taylor. Additional significant amenities include the Navapache Regional Medical Center in Show Low and a wealth of specialized practices, all advocating the health and well-being of northeast Arizona.
Home to the state’s only pulp and paper mill as well as a host of diverse industries, Snowflake and Taylor boast a strong, well-rounded workforce. The region has maintained a stable economy over the years and continues to prosper as it grows both economically and residentially.