Washington County, Utah

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Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. Washington County is included in the St. George, Utah, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the county's population was 90,354 and by 2009 the U.S. Census Bureau estimated it to be 137,589.[1] Its county seat and largest city is St. George, Utah[2]. The county was named for the first President of the United States, George Washington. Washington County experiences the fifth highest job-growth rate in the United States.[3]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,430 square miles (6,293 km²), of which 2,427 square miles (6,285 km²) is land and 3 square miles (8 km²) (0.13%) is water. The elevation varies from 2,178 to 10,194 feet (3,107 m) in elevation. The lowest point in the state of Utah is located in the Beaver Dam Wash in Washington County, where it (seasonally) flows out of Utah and into Arizona.

The county includes an area along the Old Spanish Trail called Mountain Meadows. Zion National Park is located in the eastern part of Washington County.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

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