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The town of Yarnell is a mining town from the 1800's. Also known for the Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial where nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died there on June 30, 2013, while fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire.

This town is filled with ghost towns and mines. Gold was discovered in Yarnell about 1865 by Charles Genung (1839–1916), 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 (now State 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 part of Arizona.

Yarnell Hill, which Highway 89 descends 1,300 feet in four miles, is a popular scenic drive. The ghost towns of Stanton, Octave and Congress are nearby, as well as Harper's Flat being the first place on the right (east side of highway) at the top of Yarnell Hill, which also contains the old rest area for the highway that was built in 1925 and old mining buildings. The original stage road to the town of Stanton is on this property as well and still visible. A very interesting place to visit, although it is private property, the owners do allow people to drive through and take photos. Rich Hill in Weaver was the richest placer gold discovery in Arizona, discovered in 1863.

Yarnell also includes a small community known as Glen Ilah.

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