Jerome is a small town with an area of about 1.9 sq. kms. and is located 5067 ft. above sea level. The city comes under the county of Yavapai. Historically, the town became quite famous due to the presence of copper and silver in the soil. The city boasts the presence of a big mining museum. Gradually, the mining activity of the town declined in the area and tourism became one of the principal economic activities of the region. Tourism helped the city in further growth of other associated industries which led to the economic development of the city. K. Lee a folk singer is a notable resident of the town.