St. George Community
Saint George, located in the Southwest corner of Utah, is being recognized nationally and internationally as a sanctuary for visitors, residents and business. In the summer of 2008 Saint George was acknowledged by Inc. Magazine as the 2nd best city in the United States for business. In June of 2008 U.S. News and World Report called Saint George “One of 10 Great Retirement Spots for Golf Nuts.” Where to Retire Magazine, which has routinely rated Saint George as one of the great places in the U.S. to retire, has now listed Saint George as one of eight “hot spots” for retirement home values.

Sculpted red rock desert valleys holding cactus flowers and exotic looking plants are nestled below pine covered mountain peaks. The Saint George Area is surrounded by multiple state parks, nature preserves, and of course the towering monoliths and canyon walls of Zion National Park. Many other national parks, national monuments and breath taking vistas are a short drive away.

Community Service

Entrada has a long history of charitable giving and community service. The golf course has been and continues to be donated for numerous charity golf events. The Johnny Miller Native American Classic – Scholarship Fundraiser; The Southern Utah University Thor Classic – Scholarship Fundraiser; Tee off for Tuacahn – Fundraiser for the Tuacahn Foundation; Rulan D. Woodbury Jubilee Classic – Fundraiser for Dixie Regional Foundation; the BYU at Entrada Classic and the SkyWest golf tournament are all held annually at Entrada. Our members have donated countless hours of community service participating in charitable events such as the SkyWest Mini-Indy race. Our members and Club have organized and hosted multiple fundraising events raising many thousands of dollars for local charities. Beneficiaries have included: The Learning Center for Children and Families, the Children’s Justice Center and The Dove Center. 

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Health Care

The Saint George area has well-equipped facilities with physicians trained in almost all of the standard specialties. Dixie Regional Medical Center is a 245-bed hospital on two campuses in Saint George. In addition to tertiary level services like open-heart surgery and newborn intensive care, available services include the Huntsman-Intermountain Cancer Center, women’s and children’s services, the Dixie Joint Center, emergency department, acute rehabilitation, hyperbaric medicine, bariatrics, behavioral medicine, outpatient services and more. Brain and complex spinal surgeries, pediatric intensive care and some other subspecialties are planned to be added over the next decade as regional growth continues.

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Demographics

Entrada residents consider their quality of life better than almost anywhere else in the desert Southwest. Residents enjoy nature’s magnificent red rock beauty, low cost of living, highly educated young active community and not owning a snow shovel. Learn why so many are choosing Saint George as their home by visiting the Saint George Chamber of Commerce or Washington County web sites.

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Cost of living

The Saint George cost of living can’t be beat by any other southwest desert community like Phoenix, Palm Springs or Las Vegas. Compare for yourself by going to the Saint George Chamber of Commerce web site.

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Higher Education

Within 4 hours of Entrada there are seven major colleges or universities. Located in Saint George, Utah; Dixie State University a fully accredited four year college enhances the community with cultural events, demographic diversity, economic development and recreational opportunities. Other colleges and universities include Southern Utah University, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, the University of UtahWestminster CollegeBrigham Young University and Utah Valley University.

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Sporting Events

Entrada is fortunate to be in the middle of several annual major sporting events including The Huntsman World Senior Games, a world class event for seniors each year that features major events from softball to golf to bridge. The Games began with a vision of an international sports event for men and women ages 50+ and is open to all men and women meeting the age requirement. The games encourage those looking at retirement to become involved in a personal fitness program or team sport.

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The Saint George Marathon has been ranked “the fourth fastest growing marathon in the nation”. The St George Marathon’s continual growth has made it a must for great marathon runners.

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Ironman 
This striking Southwestern home of one of IRONMAN's original full-distance races, now hosts one of the season's earliest IRONMAN 70.3 races. The North American Pro Championship race is staged in and around the heart of St. George, with Zion National Park, the state's most popular national park, only a short 45-minute drive away.

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Airports

Entrada is only 10 minutes from the current Saint George Municipal Airport featuring SkyWest Airlines operating Delta Connection flights to Delta’s Salt Lake City Hub, which services the world. Entrada is within ninety minutes of the Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport.

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The new Saint George Municipal Airport is located five miles southeast of downtown Saint George (only 10 miles from Entrada) and will be five times the size of the current airport. The new airport will accommodate jet aircraft to better serve the visitors and residents of southwestern Utah well into the future. The new airport is scheduled to be completed in January 2011.

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