Cedar City, Utah

Is a small town in Southern Utah and it is home to the Thunderbirds, which is Southern Utah University which is in town.


Cedar City is located here:

Founding and Stats

  • Founded
    • November 11, 1851
  • Incorporated
    • February 18, 1868
  • Named for
    • Juniper (Cedar) trees
  • Area
    • 35.94 SQ mi
  • Elevation
    • 5,846 ft
  • Population
    • 34,764
      • Estimate 2019
    • Time some
      • Is Mountain time
  • Founded by the Mormon Pioneers

Famous for

Cedar City is known for the gateway to some national parks.

  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Cedar Breaks National Monument
  • Utah Shakespeare Festival
  • Southern Utah University
  • Brian Head Ski Resort

Southern Utah

For being in southern Utah only a hour (60 Min) from St. George it does average a yearly total of 47.9 inches of snow and  the record low was -26 F and a record high of 105 . Normally in the winter time is about 18 F and in the summer it can get up to about 90 F. So if you like variety in weather then this is the place to go.