Several radio and television stations mostly from the Twin
Cities area, along with Cable TV, serve the area. Regional
newspapers include the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Star Tribune, which
are delivered daily. The Prescott
Journal covers local news. Other area papers are Pierce County
Herald, River Falls Journal, Red Wing Republican Eagle (MN), and
the Hastings Star Gazette (MN).
For information about the Prescott Area School District, vist
their website at www.prescott.k12.wi.us
For information about the Catholic Grade School in
Prescott, visit their webste at www.stjosephprescott.com
Prescott is located in Western Wisconsin's Pierce County at the
confluence of the Mississippi and St. Croix River. Prescott and
Pierce County are located in the South Eastern Portion of the
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Distance in Miles from Prescott to:
Downtown St. Paul: 21 Miles
Downtown Minneapolis: 30 Miles
Eau Claire: 76 Miles
Milwaukee: 300 Miles
Madison: 240 Miles
Chicago: 395 Miles
Hospital Service and 24-hour emergency medical services are
provided at the newly expanded Regina Medical Hospital in Hastings,
MN (6 miles) and at the River Falls Area Hospital (12 miles). The
City of Prescott's ambulance service provides emergency medical
services as well.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Commerce, the city
population is estimated to be 4,048 as of January 1, 2010.