George lies in the high desert at an elevation of 2,800 feet. The climate
is semi-arid with two separate rainfall seasons in the early spring and
later summer. Within 20 miles north of the city are the Pine Valley Mountains
with an elevation of 10,000 feet which offer a cool mountain retreat during
the summer months.
Within easy driving distance of the St. George area are some of the finest scenery found in nature. Some of the world-renowned parks are the Bryce and Zion National Parks, the Grand Canyon, Snow Canyon State Park and Kolob Canyons. Also close by are the recreation spots of Lake Powell and Lake Mead.
The St. George Marathon, held the first Saturday in October is the nation's 13th largest marathon and serves as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. The Huntsman World Senior Games offers athlete ages 50 and over the opportunity to compete in 17 world-class events over a two week period in October. Both events host more than 4,000 participants from all 50 states and many countries.
Heritage Bank was founded in 1917 in St George, Utah. In 1983, Heritage converted from mutual to local stock ownership. Throughout its history, Heritage has specialized in residential real estate finance.
In contrast to the giant residential lenders and mortgage brokers, Heritage still knows its customers by name and maintains its 80-year tradition of personal service by originating, approving, and servicing all of its loans. Even with assets of almost $200 million, Heritage has only one office. Its dedicated employees still consider the customers as friends and neighbors. If you appreciate personal service, superior products and competitive pricing, please give Heritage Bank a call at (435) 628-0433.
The St. George Area is known for its warm winter weather, beautiful red rock scenery and rich pioneer heritage. St. George and the surrounding area continue to be acclaimed as one of America's most desirable resort, recreation and retirement communities. Utah Banks