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  Utah Habitat: Wasatch Front Canyons
Utah's physiogeographic region known as "Utah's Dixie" is located in the southwest corner of the state in Washington County.
The reason why the region is referred to as "Utah's Dixie" is because of the establishment of the Cotton or Southern Mission in the city of Washington in 1857.
The Montane region of Utah's Dixie is represented mainly by the Pine Valley Mountains--the highest point reaching 10,365 feet--in the northcentral portion of Washington County.
www.utahlepsociety.org /utahmojave.html   (1194 words)

 Dixie (Utah) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was first settled in the early 1860s, when farmers were sent south by Brigham Young to grow cotton, hoping to capitalize on the lack of availability of cotton due to the American Civil War.
Thus the name Dixie, to honor the attempt to grow cotton, and its association with the Dixie in the southeastern United States.
Dixie is one of the fastest-growing regions in the United States, being located on the edge of the Sunbelt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dixie_(Utah)   (269 words)

 Dixie State College of Utah |
Dixie State College of Utah emerged from the desire for learning of the Mormon pioneers who lived in the remote isolation of Utah's Dixie, a plain on the Virgin River in the heat of the Mohave Desert.
The Dixie College baseball team participated in the national finals, ranked in the top ten in the nation in 1989 and in 2000 and is often ranked in the top twenty.
Dixie College "An Academic Climate" was the slogan for the campus during Douglas Alder's tenure.
www.dixie.edu /gen/history.html   (3958 words)

Utah is one of the Four Corners states, and is bordered by: Idaho and Wyoming in the north; by Colorado in the east; at a single point by New Mexico to the southeast (at the Four Corners Monument); by Arizona in the south; and by Nevada in the west.
Utah is well-known for being a heavily Mormon state, meaning that a majority of its residents are affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or LDS Church.
Utah's Democrats publicly expressed displeasure with the selection of John Kerry after the election, whom they found to be too friendly to abortion and the labor unions, and too hostile to gay-rights and free trade for their constituents' taste.
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 Colonization of Utah
Additional settlements were made in Utah and Sanpete valleys during the fall of 1850, and in November of the same year a large group was sent to colonize the Little Salt Lake Valley in southern Utah.
All told, ninety settlements were founded in what is now Utah during the first ten years after the entry into the Salt Lake Valley in July 1847, from Wellsville and Mendon in the north to Washington and Santa Clara in the south.
During the third decade, 1868-1877, a total of ninety-three new settlements were established in Utah; important communities included Manila, in the northeastern corner of the state (1869); Kanab in southern Utah (1870); Randolph in the mountains east of Bear Lake (1870); Sandy (1870); Escalante (1875); and Price (1877).
www.onlineutah.com /colonizationhistory.shtml   (2013 words)

 deseretnews.com | Utah's Dixie is growing at 5th fastest rate in U.S.
Utah's Dixie, known for its warm desert climate and red rock scenery, continues to grow faster than any other county in Utah — and nearly every county in the nation.
Utah as a whole grew at double the national rate of 1 percent.
Utah County ranked 64th, gaining an estimated 9,624 people to grow to 443,738 — a growth rate of 2.2 percent.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,635192123,00.html   (927 words)

 Utah Geography - NETSTATE
Utah is bordered by Idaho and Wyoming on the north and by Arizona on the south.
Utah's geography is characterized by three major land areas; the Rocky Mountains, the Basin and Ridge Region, and the Colorado Plateau.
The Colorado River passes through Utah in the east with the Henry Mountains on the west banks of the river and the Abajo and La Sal mountains to the east of the river.
www.netstate.com /states/geography/ut_geography.htm   (731 words)

 kutv.com - Newcomers Say There's No Place Like Utah's Dixie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Dixie State College history professor Doug Alder, who served as college president from 1983 to 1996, recently finished writing about the county's growth from 1996 to the present to be included in a reprint of his book, ``The History of Washington County.''
Families that historically farmed land in Dixie are finding it more profitable today to sell their acres to developers, who are turning a tidy sum carving it up and serving lots to some of those newcomers.
She said moving away from big city life was a bit of a shock when she arrived in Dixie less than a year ago with her husband, Kirk, who took a job with the Dixie National Forest.
kutv.com /topstories/local_story_091201944.html   (1376 words)

 St George City | Utah.com
St George Utah is known as "Utah's Dixie" because of its temperate climate.
Dixie College, the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm and many other attractions are on the "must see" list for the region.
As a comprehensive community college, Dixie State is designed to meet the educational, technical and vocational needs of its community.
www.utah.com /stgeorge   (1139 words)

 Dixie Health Sciences
Dixie State College of Utah, a publicly supported state college with two interdependent tiers, functions as a comprehensive community college while offering a limited number of quality baccalaureate programs.
Dixie State College of Utah helps students achieve their academic, career, and life goals, including goals related to basic skills, core content knowledge, and knowledge that broadens and enriches students' lives.
A member of the Utah System of Higher Education, Dixie State College of Utah is assigned the task of providing and coordinating higher education for Washington and Kane counties.
arts.utah.gov /public_art_program/commissions/DixieHealthSciences.html   (1564 words)

 WMICentral - St. Johns' Trickey helps lead Dixie State (Utah) to national soccer championship
Dixie State, the District 'B' champion, suffocated the Young Harris attack with a stifling defense and advanced to Friday's second round of the winner's bracket with a convincing 4-0 victory over No. 7 Young Harris in the tournament's opening game.
Dixie State's last national title came in the 2000 season It fell in the finals two seasons ago and finished third in the nation last season.
Dixie State coach Linda Huddleston noticed the size of Schoolcraft and knew that the game would have to be won on the ground, with precision passing and footwork.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=10635799&BRD=2264&PAG=461&dept_id=505964&rfi=6   (893 words)

 The Lemmon Team - Area Information
Dixie College is the intellectual, cultural, and social heart of Utah's Dixie.
Dixie College Theater, Southwest Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorale, Pioneer Players, Jazz Ensemble, College Concert and Chamber Choirs, the College/Community Band and the Annual Dixie Invitational Art Show are just some of the programs where the college and community join forces in the betterment of fine art.
Dixie Regional Medical Center is a progressive, full service referral center serving the medical needs of Washington County and the tri-state area.
www.buysouthernutah.com /facts.html   (1870 words)

 Dixie National Forest - Dixie National Forest Utah
This Utah scenic byway crosses through Dixie National Forest, the largest national forest in Utah, consisting of almost two-million acres of wooded areas, ponds, lakes and mountains.
Dixie National Forest is a haven for photographers.
Dixie National Forest is in a wonderland of national parks and national monuments.
www.zionnational-park.com /dixie-national-forest.htm   (582 words)

 Religious Diversity in Utah's Dixie
The preponderance of Mormons in Dixie does not mean that other Christian denominations do not exist in Washington County.
Growth of population in the county in the last thirty years has brought Roman Catholics into Dixie, making it necessary to plan for a major expansion of church facilities.
Reverend John Mahon was called in 1987 by the Presbytery of Utah to organize a Presbyterian Church in St. George.
historytogo.utah.gov /utah_chapters/utah_today/religiousdiversityinutahsdixie.html   (1153 words)

 Dixie National Forest, Utah
Escalante - Torrey The largest section of the Dixie National Forest is in the south central part of Utah, mostly north and west of UT 12 from Tropic, through Escalante and Boulder to Torrey, though a sizeable part extends further east to the boundary of Capitol Reef National Park.
The main access into the Dixie National Forest is the section of UT 12 north of Boulder, which rises to 9,200 feet, and for several miles the pine trees are replaced by aspen groves between Alpine meadows, as the highway passes many viewpoints, campsites and side tracks.
I-15 runs beneath the very steep east face of the mountains while UT 18, the one paved route through the forest, follows the more gently sloping west side; this road passes Snow Canyon soon after St George then crosses empty, slightly desolate land for the next 40 miles, to the junction with UT 56.
www.americansouthwest.net /utah/dixie/national_forest.html   (740 words)

 Dixie State College of Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dixie State College of Utah (also Dixie College or the Dixie State; opened on September 19, 1911 under the name "St. George Stake Academy") is a college located in St.
In 1970 the school became "Dixie College", then in 2000 it become "Dixie State College of Utah" when the Utah State Legislature granted the college baccalaureate degree status.
The primary campus of Dixie State College of Utah is located in St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dixie_State_College_of_Utah   (294 words)

 Utah's Dixie Presents - Springdale Utah Motels Information
Utah's oldest and most visited national park, Springdale Utah Motels is located in southwestern Utah.
Protected within Springdale Utah Motels 229 square miles is a spectacular cliff-and-canyon landscape and wilderness full of the unexpected including Kolob Arch -the world's largest arch - with a span that measures 310 feet.
One early visitor to Springdale Utah Motels, Frederick S. Dellenbaugh, an artist who had been with John Wesley Powell on his second trip down the Grand Canyon in 1872, spent part of the summer of 1903 painting in Springdale Utah Motels.
www.utahstgeorge.com /summary/springdale-utah-motels/content.html   (374 words)

 Dixie State College | Utah.com
Dixie State College of Utah is located in the heart of Utah's Dixie, 300 miles south of Salt Lake City and 110 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
Dixie State college is a state-supported college with a two-tiered mission under the direction of the Utah State Board of Regents.
First, Dixie is a comprehensive community college designed to meet the educational, technical and vocational needs of its community.
www.utah.com /colleges/dixie.htm   (295 words)

 St. George Utah - St. George Utah Area Information
The area is often referred to as "Color Country" due to the spectacular desert colors showcased in and around Bryce and Zion National Parks, Lake Powell and the north rim of the Grand Canyon.
Dixie Regional Medical Center River Road (DRMC) became an additional DRMC campus in November of 2003 and offers several state-of-the-art medical treatments.
Whether the plan is a visit to southern Utah or a move to a more community oriented city, St. George is definitely the place to be.
www.travelwest.net /cities/stgeorge/saint-george-utah.html   (1025 words)

 Dixie State College of Utah Athletics
Rebels lose to Fort Lewis in Rotary Bowl (12/02/06) (DSC FOOTBALL) ST. GEORGE - Fort Lewis capitalized on two Dixie State mistakes to overcome an early deficit and win the Dixie Rotary Bowl 24-14 Saturday.
Rebels announce home football schedule (11/16/06) (DSC FOOTBALL) Members of Dixie State's football team had plenty of opportunity to bond this past season.
Dixie State picks up first win over Mesa State (10/07/06) (DSC FOOTBALL) ST. GEORGE - A few moments after Dixie State's football team won its first NCAA Division II game Saturday night, beating Mesa State 21-6, its...
www.dixieathletics.com /teams/football   (529 words)

 Dixie National Forest - About Us
In 1903 when the National Forest was set up in the SW Utah area, which at that time took in all of Pine Valley Mountains, Mt Charleston and the Sheep Creek range (Near Las Vegas, NV) and the Mt Logan, Mt Dellenbaugh and Mt Trumball areas of the Arizona Strip.
In the late 1930's when the Powell, Sevier, Aquarius and Dixie National Forests were all consolidated into one National Forest.
I guess there was some people especially those in the Panquitch and Escalante areas that were upset by that but as it take an act of Congress to make a name chance to a National Forest as well as a boundary change that is the name we wound up with.
www.fs.fed.us /r4/dixie/about/history.shtml   (537 words)

 Dixie Gardener: Home
Dixie Gardener is your best source for gardening information in southwestern Utah.
The Utah Cooperative Extension Service, an equal opportunity employer, provides programs and services to all persons regardless of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin or disability.
All of the text, graphics, audio, design, software, and other works are the copyrighted works of Dixie Gardener, with the exception of other organizations' logos, which are used with their permission.
www.dixiegardener.org   (323 words)

 Dixie National Forest - Welcome!
The Dixie National Forest, with headquarters in Cedar City, Utah, occupies almost two million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah.
The largest National Forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River.
Environmental Management System is intended to provide an organizational and management tool that the Fishlake and Dixie National Forest employees and contractors will apply to the environmental aspects of its land management activities, products, and services.
www.fs.fed.us /dxnf   (328 words)

 Dixie State should keep Rebel name - Hurricane Valley Journal
Dixie State College already has one search committee scouring the countryside for the institution’s next president.
The Civil War began the same year St. George was settled, which furthers the connection between Utah’s Dixie and the Dixie of the Deep South.
Someone’s brilliant idea that the pride of southern Utah, the Dixie “spirit,” should be represented led them to that mascot choice.
www.hvjournal.com /articles.php?id=1866&art_title=Dixie_State_should_keep_Rebel_name   (666 words)

 History of St. George, Utah
Located in the southwest section of Utah at an elevation of 2,880 feet above sea level, St. George has an average annual temperature of 59.9[[ring]] with summer temperatures well into the 100s and the average maximum winter temperature around 55[[ring]].
George itself was named in honor of George A. Smith, who, although he did not participate in the town's settlement, had personally selected most of the company of the pioneers of 1861.
In the 1960s the new Dixie College campus was opened in the southeast corner of the city.
www.onlineutah.com /st.georgehistory.shtml   (838 words)

 Message from the President
Dixie State has a great legacy and an enduring commitment to students.
Dixie State College of Utah is a publicly supported state college that functions as a community college and also offers baccalaureate programs in core and high demand areas.
At the time of printing this catalog, Dixie State College intends to give the courses listed herein, but reserves the right to eliminate or discontinue any of them or to add new courses.
catalog.dixie.edu /pres_message.htm   (344 words)

 State of Utah Governor Olene S. Walker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sara Draper needed an English composition class to graduate with an associate of science degree from the College of Eastern Utah (CEU), but was unable to get the class she needed through CEU.
Sara registered for the composition class at Dixie College, paid her application fee and tuition to the UECC Central Office and was advised for graduation by her personal advisor at CEU.
The colleges participating in UECC are the College of Eastern Utah, Dixie College, Salt Lake Community College, Snow College and Utah Valley State College.
www.utah.gov /governorwalker/newsrels/1998/newsrel_101998.html   (282 words)

 Utah Travel Center - Your Guide to Utah Travel, Activities, and More
We invite you to use this website to become familiar with Utah, one of the most geologically diverse places in the world.
Utah is also a place of great history and culture.
Utah is well known for great skiing and snowboarding, magnificent National Parks and for the fine character of its people.
www.utahtravelcenter.com   (109 words)

 Utah Habitat
Salt Lake and Utah Valley citizens are privileged to live in the buffer zone between these two vastly differing mountain ranges.
This region of the state, part of which includes the Utah Mojave, is termed "Utah's Dixie".
It is for their benefit that Northern Utah, generally, and the Wasatch Range, specifically, is placed under a tighter, more differentiating, magnifying glass.
www.utahlepsociety.org /habitat.html   (406 words)

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