St. George is a small community located in the southwest corner of Utah approximately 120 miles northeast of Las Vegas. It was founded in the 1860's as a cottom mission only producing enough to be self-sustaining. St. George has hot dry summers with mild mostly snowless winters. In the 1980's it was one of the fastest growing communities in the U.S. with a population of just barely 74,000.
St. George is surrounded by spectacular scenery of red rock and is the jumping off point for countless outdoor activities just a short distance away. Close by are the national parks of Zion, Capital Reef, the Grand Canyon, The Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, several state parks and the gambling communities of Mesquite and Las Vegas.
St. George is also a mecca for golf enthusiasts with it's countless golf courses and year round good weather. Expect snowbirds in the winter time. The city also is host to Dixie State University.