The area is known for its scenery, golf, low crime rate, pioneer history, tourism and its hospitality.

St. George is a city located in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Utah on the Utah/Arizona border, andis the main city in the county of Washington which consequently is the main county of the eight counties of Southern Utah. 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.