Washington is a city in Washington County, Utah, United States and is a part of the St. George Metropolitan Area, also known as Utah’s Dixie because the Mormon pioneers that settled the St. George area came to the area to raise cotton, which was milled at the cotton mill in Washington City. Washington City has five city council members: Councilman Bill Hudson, Councilman Mike Heaton, Councilman Roger Bundy, Councilman Thad Seegmiller, Councilman Jeff Turek. Mayor Kenneth Neilson has been mayor from 2010 to present. Washington City uses a city manager to run the day-to-day activities. The current city manager is Roger Carter.
The median income for a household in the city was $35,341, and the median income for a family was $39,003. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $20,434 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,032. About 7.5% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 1.1% of those age 65 or over.