Saint George Utah
About Saint George
St. George is a city located in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Utah on the Utah/Arizona border, and the county seat of Washington County, Utah. It is the principal city of and is included in the St. George, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is 119 miles (192 km) northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, and 303 miles (488 km) south of Salt Lake City on Interstate 15.
As of the 2012, the US Census Bureau estimated St. George had a population of 75,561. From 1990, St. George became the second fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States, only after Greeley, Colorado in 2005. This trend continued through 2007, when growth slowed substantially. In 2009, the metropolitan area (defined as Washington County) had an estimated 137,473 residents.