Washington County is endowed with mild, low humidity winters with over 300 sunny days per year. St. George is consistently listed as one of the best places to live and retire in the Unites States, including “Fortune’s 4 Great Places to Retire” (2011), “HGTV’s 10 Places Where Americans are Moving” (2011), CNNMoney’s 100 Best Places to Live” (2010), “Relocate America’s Top 100 Places to Live In America” (2010), and “Forbes Magazine’s Best Small Places for Business and Careers” (2010).
St. George is located in the southwest corner of Utah just off Interstate 15. St. George, the county seat, is also the county’s largest city with over 65,000 residents. Washington County population is estimated to be over 140,000 and growing. The St. George/Washington County area is nestled in a picturesque valley surrounded by impressive sandstone cliffs. The backdrop is breathtaking with blue skies, clean air, and a friendly business environment which attracts over two million international visitors annually.
The desert climate, with an elevation of 2,760 feet, promotes year round recreation and leisure activities, which includes ten championship golf courses. Washington County is one of the fastest growing areas in Utah and is expected to remain so well into the future.
This scenic area not only provides easy access to major markets of the western United States, it has become a destination point for countless people and businesses looking for a better way of life and more fruitful atmosphere for growth and prosperity.
With our mild weather, beautiful scenic areas, a progressive business atmosphere, an educated and work-orientated workforce, plus great “quality of life” incentives, the St. George/Washington County area can fulfill your business needs. In this information age, it is possible to live in areas free from heavy traffic, crime and crowded conditions.
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