Today Washington County School District provides public education for more than 18,277 students. There are 19 elementary schools, 4 middle schools and 6 high schools. The growing population of the county has prompted placing many of the elementary and middle school students on a year round educational program. Year round school consists of four track … Read More!
March 5, 2012
St. George, Utah – Monthly Climate Averages Year’s Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec High °F 78.0 53.5 60.3 68.1 77.1 86.2 95.9 102.0 99.8 93.2 80.5 64.8 54.3 Low °F 45.9 27.1 31.7 37.5 44.2 52.4 60.3 67.8 66.4 57.1 45.0 33.2 27.4 Average °F 62.0 … Read More!
Especially for Kids & Families Fiesta Fun Family Center 435-628-1818 www.fiestafuncenter.com 171 East 1160 South, St George Kids of all ages will find fun aplenty. The center offers a video arcade, batting cages, miniature golf, bumper boats, go-carts, kiddie karts, soft play and a restaurant. Johnson Farm Dinosaur Track Site 435-574-DINO (3466) www.sgcity.org/dinotrax/ 2180 E. … Read More!
The Best Western Travel Inn proudly offers 30 guest rooms each complete free high-speed internet access, 37″ LCD televisions, microwaves, refrigerators, coffee-makers, ironing board and irons, hairdryers, and free long distance access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary deluxe hot breakfast buffet.
Although settlers came to Washington County as early as 1852, St. George was settled in 1861. Mormon leader Brigham Young sent a group of pioneers to the far reaching corner of the Territory of Utah to grow cotton and wine grapes and harvest silk for export to the Civil War-torn northern states. Today the cotton … Read More!
Washington County is one of the fastest growing areas in Utah and the rest of the country. It currently ranks as the second fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States. It was ranked as the #1 fastest growing area and dubbed “Boomtown USA” in 2007 by Inc. Magazine. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, … Read More!
While no one knows for sure how St. George was named, however, two widely used theories are generally accepted by historians. It seems two influential men of the day – George A. Smith, an early Mormon Apostle and Phillip St. George Cooke – are likely to be credited. George A. Smith, a first cousin to … Read More!
February 27, 2012
Runners get a chance to run through the city known as “Utah’s Dixie” at the annual late January running of the St. George Half Marathon & 5K — the race marks its 30th anniversary in 2012 — along a race course that was newly modified last year to take runners along paved city trails that … Read More!
February 22, 2012
Welcome to the Best Western Travel Inn! Our hotel is newly remodeled and offers affordable luxury and quite comfort. Each of our thirty guest rooms have FAST high-speed Internet access, refrigerators, microwaves, pillow top mattresses, and 37 Inch Flat Screen Televisions. All guests have access to our outdoor swimming pool, and indoor Jacuzzi. Guests also receive … Read More!