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Washington County Resource Assessment

Washington County Resource Assessment

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.

Washington County Land Use Map

Complete Assessment - Land Use Statistics

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Washington County, Utah Resource Assessment (PDF, 1.37 MB)

Summary Assessment - Land Use Statistics

Land Use Acres
Forest 155,328
National Parks 126,720
Conservation Reserve Program 2,000
Grass/Pasture/Haylands 35,900
Orchards/Vineyards 300
Shrub/Rangeland 1,149,428
Water/Wetlands 15,533
Developed/Urban 69,120
County Total 1,553,280