Kane County is located along Utah’s southern border with Arizona. Garfield
County borders Kane on the north, Iron County borders Kane on the West and San
Jaun County borders Kane on the South East. The main Highway running through
Kane County is U.S. highway 89. The high desert landscape of Kane County belongs
to the Colorado Plateau geographical province. The waters of man-made Lake
Powell on the Colorado River form the county’s eastern border, and most of the
streams in Kane are part of the Colorado River system.
Kane County has an area of about 2,553,375 acres. Of these acres 85% is
federally owned, 10% is State owned, and 5% is privately owned. Kane County’s
population is about 6046. The density of the county is about 1.47 people per
Average Winter Temperatures: 35 degrees F; average Summer temperatures: 75
degrees F; average precipitation: 10.3 inches. The average growing season is
about 183 days. Mostly alfalfa for horses and cattle is grown.