Washington County is comprised of approximately 1,553,280 acres and is in the Southwestern corner of Utah. The majority of the county is public land or urban lands. Most Federal Public Land is administered by the United States Forest Service (USFS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Parks Service (NPS). Much of the State Land is administered by the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR).
Major land uses in the county include range, alfalfa and grass hay, corn and small grains crops, fruit and nut orchards, forest production, and industrial and urban areas. Recreational uses are also common activities both on private and public lands.