Why live in Iron County, Utah? The quality of life!
Cedar City in Iron County, Utah is an amazing place to visit but an even better place to live. The area offers a variety of activities from breathtaking views of the outdoors to cultural diversity. In Iron County, visitors and residents alike can enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, fishing, water skiing, snow skiing, golfing, swimming, boating and mountain biking all within just 20 minutes in any direction.
Cedar City is also in close proximity to a number of national parks and innumerable other spectacular outdoor locations including Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park and Cedar Breaks National Monument. You can also get to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches and Canyonlands National Park within a few hours. Brian Head Ski Resort is just 45 minutes away from Cedar City. This magic community located in the mountains among beautiful pine trees allows winter enthusiasts to experience fresh powder or an amazing world of mountain biking in the summer.
Cedar City has its own golf course that offers a relaxing day and scenic views surrounding the course.
Dubbed “Festival City USA,” Cedar City is home to several festivals during the summer including the Tony Award-Winning Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Utah Summer Games, Cedar City Livestock and Heritage Festival, the Renaissance Festival and so many others.
And that’s not all. Cedar City has been listed as one of the best places to live in Utah and friendly to new businesses that would like to relocate.
In addition, the cost of living in Cedar City is generally 85-90 percent lower than the US average cost of living. According to the Council for Community on Economic Research, Cedar City has a lower cost of living, across the board, than many cities in the United States and major cities within Utah.
Low crime, scenic views, star-studded night skies, outstanding festivals and great outdoor recreation make Cedar City unique and a very special place to live and work — not to mention crystal-clear air quality we enjoy every day of the year.
While most of these things can’t be quantified on spreadsheets and data forms, they are a real part of life that residents enjoy every day in Cedar City and Iron County.
What are you waiting for? Start looking today at Cedar City Online for your next home or contact The Sam Dodd Team at Stratum Realty by using the form below to find a realtor who will help you buy your next dream home so you can start living a life only a few ever realize.