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.

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.

St George Almanac

CountyWashington County
Standard Zip Codes84790, 84770
P.O. Box Zip Codes84771, 84791
Phone Area Codes435
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.06
Approximate Longitude-113.57

St George Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp29 to 55 F
Apr Temp46 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 103 F
Oct Temp47 to 81 F
Annual Precip8.7 inches
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp40 to 66 F
Jul Temp61 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip15 inches
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp29 to 56 F
Apr Temp41 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 100 F
Oct Temp42 to 79 F
Annual Precip9.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
La Verkin4,268$54,692
Santa Clara7,118$86,658

St George Public Schools

Coral Cliffs School
2040 W 2000 N
ZIP: 84770
(435) 652-4712
Total Enrollment 583
Diamond Valley School
1411 W Diamond Valley Dr
ZIP: 84770
(435) 574-2009
Total Enrollment 291
Dixie High
350 E 700 S
ZIP: 84770
(435) 673-4682
Total Enrollment 1138
Dixie Middle
825 S 100 E
ZIP: 84770
(435) 628-0441
Total Enrollment 794
Dixie Sun School
1795 W 1230 N
ZIP: 84770
(435) 673-8978
Total Enrollment 565
East School
453 S 600 E
ZIP: 84770
(435) 673-6191
Total Enrollment 593
Out Of State School
121 W Tabernacle, Colorado City Az
ZIP: 84770
(435) 673-3553
Total Enrollment 4
Post Hs Self-cont
121 W Tabernacle
ZIP: 84770
(435) 673-3553
Total Enrollment 45
Snow Canyon High
1385 N Lava Flow Dr
ZIP: 84770
(435) 634-1967
Total Enrollment 1138
Snow Canyon Middle
1215 N Lava Flow Dr
ZIP: 84770
(435) 674-6474
Total Enrollment 805
Success Dsu
225 South 700 East, Technology Building
ZIP: 84770
(435) 652-7830
Total Enrollment 175
Sunset School
495 N Westridge Dr
ZIP: 84770
(435) 673-5669
Total Enrollment 549
Washington County Online School
121 W Tabernacle
ZIP: 84770
(435) 986-5181
Total Enrollment 631
Washington Preschool
951 Brigham Rd
ZIP: 84770
(435) 652-4709
Total Enrollment 511
Bloomington Hills School
919 E Brigham Rd
ZIP: 84790
(435) 674-6495
Total Enrollment 535
Bloomington School
425 Man Of War Rd
ZIP: 84790
(435) 673-6266
Total Enrollment 551
Crimson View School
2835 East 2000 South
ZIP: 84790
(435) 634-7000
Total Enrollment 600
George Washington Academy
2277 S 3000 E
ZIP: 84790
(435) 673-2232
Total Enrollment 1027
Little Valley School
2330 E Horseman Park Dr (3000
ZIP: 84790
(435) 652-4771
Total Enrollment 603
Millcreek High
2410 E Riverside Dr
ZIP: 84790
(435) 628-2462
Total Enrollment 205
Panorama School
301 N 2200 E
ZIP: 84790
(435) 628-6881
Total Enrollment 430
Pine View High
2850 E 750 N
ZIP: 84790
(435) 628-5255
Total Enrollment 1076
Pine View Middle
2145 E 130 N
ZIP: 84790
(435) 628-7915
Total Enrollment 853
Sandstone School
850 N 2450 E
ZIP: 84790
(435) 674-6460
Total Enrollment 584

St George Private Schools

Abundant Life Academy
948 N 1300 W
ZIP: 84770
Total Enrollment 44
Cinnamon Hills Youth Crisis Center
770 E Saint George Blvd
ZIP: 84770
Total Enrollment 76
Red Rock Canyon School
747 E Saint George Blvd
ZIP: 84770
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 85
Westside Christian School
2299 W 2000 N
ZIP: 84770
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 17
Trinity Lutheran School
2260 Red Cliffs Dr
ZIP: 84790
Total Enrollment 34
Valor Hall
631 S 1100 E
ZIP: 84790
Total Enrollment 135
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