Washington County, Utah

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Washington County
Washington County Hall of Justice, May 1992
Washington County Hall of Justice, May 1992
Map of Utah highlighting Washington County
Location within the U.S. state of Utah
Map of the United States highlighting Utah
Utah's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°17′N 113°31′W / 37.28°N 113.52°W / 37.28; -113.52Coordinates: 37°17′N 113°31′W / 37.28°N 113.52°W / 37.28; -113.52
Country United States
State Utah
Founded1856
Named forGeorge Washington
SeatSt. George
Largest citySt. George
Area
 • Total2,430 sq mi (6,300 km2)
 • Land2,426 sq mi (6,280 km2)
 • Water3.6 sq mi (9 km2)  0.1%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total138,115
 • Estimate 
(2018)
171,700
 • Density57/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.washco.state.ut.us

Washington County is a county in the southwestern corner of Utah, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 138,115.[1] Its county seat and largest city is St. George.[2] It was named after the first President of the United States, George Washington.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 30, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.