Jerome Arizona

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In the 1920s, Jerome was home to more than 10,000 people, working in the rich (mostly copper) mines.  As of the 2010 census, Jerome’s population was 444.

Founded in the late 19th century on Cleopatra Hill overlooking the Verde Valley, it is more than 5,000 feet (1,500 m) above sea level, located on State Route 89A between Sedona and Prescott.