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Whether its your first time to St. George, Utah or you've been here looking for Southern Utah real estate you've made it your home already! One thing is for sure, you can never find the time to do all the things that St. George has to offer, but let us suggest some things to get you started in learning about St. George and surrounding area:

Throughout the area there are numerous places to go hiking and see the beautiful scenery that each hike has to offer. Maybe you're here to take in a round of golf at one of the many world reknowned St. George golf courses. St. George was settled in 1861 by a group of pioneers sent by Mormon leader Brigham Young. Back then it was the Territory of Utah and St. George's main economies were growing cotton, wine grapes and harvesting silk for the Civil War needs of the Northern states. Today all those things are gone and accomplished by more modern ways, but they are remembered as our heritage and helped St. George become the great center of culture that it is today.

St. George has become one of the fastest growing Real Estate markets in the west. St George is the largest city in Washington County and is the county seat. In the early to mid 90's the area grew 50% and has since been rated as one of the best communities in the country to retire. St George has become a great place to raise a young family, and the growing number of families moving to the St George area has fueled the St. George Real Estate market for many years. For St. George demographics, real estate information, and more visit St. George, Utah.

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St. George, Utah Historical Sites

Silver Reef

Silver Reef was discovered between 1866 and 1870. However in 1874 a man named William T Barbee is credited with getting the mining going. In 1875 he had 22 claims here. In 1876 Silver Reef became an established town. Main street was over a mile long. Silver Reef had over 2000 people living here. There were hotels, 9 stores, 6 saloons, a bank, several restaurant, a hospital, 2 dance halls, 2 news papers, a china town and 3 cemeteries. In 1891 the last mine shut down, about 25 million dollars worth of ore had been taken from the mines here. Between 1891 and 1901 another $250,000 of ore was taken out of the area. The old Wells Fargo Express office is on the National Historical Register and is now a museum.


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