George, the county seat of Washington County, is the largest of all
the towns founded during the LDS Church's Cotton Mission of 1861.
St. George, Utah is located in the southwest section of Utah at an
elevation of 2,880 feet above sea level.
St. George has an average annual temperature of 59.9° F with summer
temperatures well into the 100s and the average maximum winter temperature
around 55° F.
The average annual rainfall for St. George is 8.30 inches, and the
normal growing season is 196 days. All these factors make the St.
George area a suitable location for the early settlement. Click here
for more information about the history of St. George Utah.
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