January 16, 2018

Washington, Utah

Life in Washington, Utah, explained by people who’ve lived in Washington:

*Click here to share your experience living in Washington*

*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Washington)

Washington Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Washington?

  • The community center. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • Blue skies. (Cindi, 3 years)
  • The community members. (Laura, 3 years)
  • It’s close to city things, yet still in a more rural setting. (Ada, 40 years)

Washington Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Washington?

  • Some sections of roadway are a bit rough. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • Ticket happy cops. (Cindi, 3 years)

Washington Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Washington?

  • Washington Community Center. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • Biking. (Cindi, 3 years)
  • Rec center, parks, hiking. (Laura, 3 years)
  • There are lots of walking trails close by that we enjoy. (Ada, 40 years)

Washington’s Reputation

What’s Washington known for?

  • Staheli Farms. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • Red cliffs. (Cindi, 3 years)
  • Small town feeling. (Laura, 3 years)
  • It’s called “Dog Town” by long time residents. (Ada, 40 years)

Washington Crime

What’s the crime like in Washington? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • I haven’t really experienced any crime. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • Bad if you are near new construction sites. (Cindi, 3 years)
  • Too much drug use/drug-related crime. (Laura, 3 years)
  • It’s fairly free of intense crime…still have burglaries and drug-related incidents. (Ada, 40 years)

Washington Advice

Any advice for people moving to Washington?

  • Stay south of the river to keep electric bills lower. (Cindi, 3 years)
  • Prepare to pay higher utility costs, enjoy a tight knit community. (Laura, 3 years)
  • Get to know the people! (Ada, 40 years)

Washington Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Washington (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • I got my first ticket at 60mph for taking a wide left turn. With no traffic nearby. A warning would have sufficed. (Cindi, 3 years)
  • Movie in the park 🎥. (Laura, 3 years)

Washington’s Future

How do you think Washington will change over the next 10 years?

  • I think the fields will fill in more. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • I hope it stops growing because I worry about water. (Cindi, 3 years)
  • Washington will continue to grow. Possibility of a new freeway exit. (Laura, 3 years)
  • Growth seems to be a constant. (Ada, 40 years)

Washington Facts

Any other interesting facts about Washington?

  • Everyone comes to visit me now. I didn’t know I had that many friends, or I’m just a cheap hotel? (Cindi, 3 years)
  • Not that I am aware of. (Laura, 3 years)
  • It’s where settlers camped first, being sent by Brigham Young. (Ada, 40 years)