Why Come to Cedar City, Utah
Cedar City sits at 5,846 feet above sea level, and is the largest city in Utah's Iron County. Cedar City is located about 250 miles south of Salt Lake City and about 170 miles north of Las Vegas right along Interstate 15. The population, as of 2013, is 29,162. The population of Iron County as of 2013 is 46,780.
Currently, many manufacturing and commercial businesses call Cedar City home including, but not limited to: GAF, Genpak, WL Plastics Corporation, MSC Aerospace, Smead Manufacturing, and American Pacific Corporation. Additionally, several renewable energy companies are in the process of planning and constructing major color projects in Iron County. These facilities are a statement that Utah is a strong advocate for renewable energy, and they are investing hundreds of millions of dollars into Iron County over the next several years.
Each business brings a unique addition to Cedar City, giving the city a diverse range of goods and jobs that help our economy grow. Interstate 15 runs directly through Cedar City, allowing for the transport of goods to be easily accomplished. Additionally, the Union Pacific railroad brings an extra mode of transportation to Cedar City, and our regional airport allows for a range of aircraft to land and with it, bring tourism, goods, and business to Cedar City.
Cedar City is a great place to bring your business, it has all the amenities necessary to get your business up and running, with the small town feel that is perfect for raising a family.
Don't just take our word for it, just look at what Utah has been awarded...
- “Best Managed State in the Nation” (Pew Center)
- #1 Pollina Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business State
- “#1 Most Competitive State for Business” (Beacon Hill Institute)
- “#1 in Technology Concentration and Dynamism” (Milken Institute)
- #1 (Again) Best State for Business (Forbes)