is a city located in the southwestern part of the U.S.
state of Utah on the Utah-Arizona border, and the county seat of Washington
County, Utah. It is the principal city of and is included in the St. George
Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is 117 miles (188 km) northeast of
Las Vegas, Nevada, and 303 miles (488 km) south-southwest of Salt Lake
City on Interstate 15.
As of 2012, the US Census Bureau estimated St. George had a population of
75,561. St. George was the second fastest-growing metropolitan area in the
United States, only after Greeley, Colorado, in 2005. This trend