Washington City, Utah is a city found in the central part of Washington County. It also sits in the St. George Metropolitan area and borders the city of St. George. The entire metro is currently the fastest growing in the United States thanks to cities like Washington adding more residents and population to the St. George metro.
The current population of the city is just over 26,000 residents, up from a mere 8,000 in the year 2000. The fast-growing city features quick access to a number of state and national parks.These include Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Kolob State Park and Sand Hollow State Park.
Washington City brings tourists from all over the world to access its unique nature, dozens of trails, mild weather in the Fall, Spring and Winter months. Like, St. George, Washington City experiences high temperatures of over 100 degrees most days in the summertime.
Sitting on the border between St. George and Washington is the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm. The farm is a rare site preserving a 200 million year old lake ecosystem with fossils, dinosaur footprints and more. Washington also offers residents and visitors other fun activities like Sand Hollow Reservoir, which has camping, fishing and access to off-roading trails and roads for exploring.