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In April 1877, the LDS Church completed the St George, Utah Temple. It is the oldest continually operating LDS temple in the world. George was the location of the 1997 United States Academic Decathlon national finals.In January 2005 a 100-year flood occurred throughout the region, due to prolonged heavy rainfall overflowing the Virgin River and Santa Clara River (Utah).The first Europeans in the area were part of the Dominguez–Escalante Expedition in 1776. George was founded as a cotton mission in 1861 under the direction of Apostle Erastus Snow.It was called Dixie by Brigham Young, who was president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.The older part of downtown has a well defined grid of broad, tree-lined avenues, with the center point of the grid at Tabernacle and Main Street in the heart of the historic district.All streets parallel to Tabernacle run east-west and streets parallel to Main run north-south.Much of the city's more exclusive, high-end neighborhoods were developed in the hills and mesas within the city to capture the scenic views.
The Beaver Dam Mountains, commonly referred to as Utah Hill, lie to the west, the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area and Pine Valley Mountains to the north, the western edge of the Colorado Plateau and Zion National Park to the east, and the Arizona Strip to the south.
Bloomington in the southwest area is a residential community centered around a golf country club, with most homes built in the mid-late 1980s.