90 percent of the population is Mormon. Washington County has become
a mecca for "snowbirds," people who come south for the winter and people
who move here from California, northern Utah, and other areas to retire
and escape the smog and traffic. There are presently three recreation
vehicle parks in Washington. Adjacent to the more industrialized St.
George, Washington City still maintains its small-town flavor.
Andrew Karl Larson, I Was Called to Dixie (1961), and Red Hills Of November
(1957); and Leonard J. Arrington, Great Basin Kingdom (1958).