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Saint George, Utah

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Welcome to Saint George ...

The city of Saint George is located in Washington County (at the time of its founding, Saint George was located in Utah Territory) and is the County Seat for Washington County.

A typical abbreviation for Saint George: St. George

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Saint George has a population of 84,405 people<1> (see below for details).

Saint George was established in 1861 and was incorporated in 1862.

The community of Saint George is 2,530 feet [771 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Saint George is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Saint George lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Saint George (for example, toward Colorado City (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Saint George is within the (435) area code.

The ZIP codes for Saint George: 84770, 84771, 84790, 84791<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint George had a population of 72,897 people (or 52.78% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Saint George the county's most populous community.

The population of Saint George represents 2.64% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 72,897 people, the population of Saint George increased 46.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 49,663 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Saint George had an population of 84,405 people. This is an increase of 15.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 69.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint George.

Communities near Saint George ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Atkinville - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   17,135   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ivins   [Map]   8,726   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
La Verkin   [Map]   4,345   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Leeds   [Map]   862   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Price City - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Saint George.

Communities Also Named Saint George ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Saint George - they are located in Alaska, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, New York, North Dakota, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint George.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint George. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint George. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint George. Our list includes 19 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Saint George:

Websites for Saint George ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint George ...

Looking for more information about Saint George? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Saint George, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint George.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Washington County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint George:

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint George.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint George - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Saint George). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint George or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint George) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint George. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint George

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint George. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0997, Longitude: -113.5770     [Map].

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