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Overview

Introduction to St. George, Utah

St. George, Utah is located 105 miles NE of North Las Vegas, Nevada (center to center) and is 107 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. It is in Washington County. The population of the city is 49,663.

St. George History

St. George was originally inhabited by the Native Americans. It was founded in 1861 as a cotton mission. The city was incorporated in 1862. It was named in honor of George A. Smith, a leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The St. George Utah Temple was completed in April 1877 and was the third temple established by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. St. George was named as the county seat for Washington County in 1863.

St. George and nearby Attractions

  • Kemp Korner Shopping Center
  • Gunlock State Park
  • Saint George Temple
  • Quail Creek State Park
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
  • Snow Canyon State Park

Things To Do In St. George

St. George provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. The Black Hill View Park, Bloomington Hills North Park, Christensen Park, Dixie Downs Park, and Hidden Valley Park are some of the local parks. History buffs should visit the St. George Art Museum, Saint George Temple, and Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum. One can shop at the Kemp Korner Shopping Center, Red Hills Shopping Plaza, and Skyline Shopping Center. The Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum is nearby.

St. George Transportation

Cedar City Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

St. George Higher Education

Dixie State College of Utah, Community College of Southern Nevada, and Southern Utah University offer courses for higher studies.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St George Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 105 miles NE of North Las Vegas, Nevada (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 84770, 84782, 84783, 84790
P.O. Box Zip Codes 84771, 84791
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.104
Longitude -113.594

St George Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST GEORGE
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 55 F
Apr Temp 46 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 103 F
Oct Temp 47 to 81 F
Annual Precip 8.7 inches
Station VEYO POWERHOUSE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 15 inches
Station LYTLE RANCH
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 56 F
Apr Temp 41 to 76 F
Jul Temp 61 to 100 F
Oct Temp 42 to 79 F
Annual Precip 9.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, St George, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bloomington (84790)

Bloomington Hills (84790)

Brookside (84782)

Dammeron (84783)

Dammeron Valley (84783)

Diamond Valley (84770)

Harrisburg Junction (84770)

Middleton (84770)

Veyo (84782)

Winchester Hills (84770)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hurricane 14,694 $50,934
Ivins 7,406 $54,601
La Verkin 4,156 $48,095
Leeds 890 $56,923
Santa Clara 6,550 $69,632
Washington 22,080 $56,927

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St George Public Libraries

Library
Washington County Public Library
50 SOUTH MAIN STREET
St George, Utah
(435) 634-5737
Library Web Site

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St George Hospitals

DIXIE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1380 EAST MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE
(435) 688-4000
Emergency Service: Yes

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St George High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PINEVIEW HIGH
750 N 2850 E
435-628-5255
Serves 1,186 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24

SNOW CANYON HIGH
1385 N LAVA FLOW DR
435-634-1967
Serves 1,177 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.7

DIXIE HIGH
350 E 700 S
435-673-4682
Serves 990 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.6

MILLCREEK HIGH
2410 E RIVERSIDE DR
435-628-2462
A Non-traditional School
Serves 202 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

FOCUS CENTER
2410 E RIVERSIDE DR
435-628-2462
A Non-traditional School
Serves 84 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21

POST HIGH SCH (SELF-CONT)
121 W TABERNACLE
435-673-3553
Serves 49 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

REACH (YIC)
2410 E RIVERSIDE DR
435-628-2462
A Non-traditional School
Serves 12 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

YOUTH CRISIS INTERVENTION CTR
251 E 200 N
435-652-8362
A Non-traditional School
Serves 7 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

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