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Saint George, Utah
Welcome to Saint George ...
A typical abbreviation for Saint George: St. George
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Saint George has a population of 89,587 people<2> (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.<3> In other words, the elevation 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.
The telephone area code for Saint George: (435)
The ZIP codes for Saint George: 84770, 84771, 84790, 84791<4>
Websites for Saint George ...
Official Website: www.sgcity.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint George had an population of 89,587 people. This is an increase of 22.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 80.39% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint George had a population of 72,897 people (which is 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 total 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint George.
Adding Saint George to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Saint George in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Saint George elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Saint George mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint George on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Saint George ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saint George.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint George. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint George.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Saint George.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint George. Our list includes 19 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saint George.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Saint George: www.sgcity.org/
The official website for Washington County: www.washco.state.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2021