Despite the name the area grows little corn today. Although the soil is great for growing crops many landowners here make a substantial living growing wine grapes and selling the fruit of their labor. Cornville is home to many a fine wineries and small scale farmers who sell their goods at local farmers markets and farm to table restaurants. As to the adoption of the name of “Cornville”, “At a meeting of Verde Valley pioneers, one of them said it was the intention to name it Cohnville, for a family named Cohn that lived there. When the papers came back from Washington, they had read it Cornville, so the settlers accepted the name.
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