Southern Utah Made the Top 20 List

Cedar City Made The List 

Size matters when choosing a city in which to launch a startup. As many veteran entrepreneurs — and failed startups — understand well, bigger is not always better. A city with a smaller population can offer a greater chance of success, depending on an entrepreneur’s type of business and personal preferences.

Every small city offers unique advantages and disadvantages to new business owners. Some benefits include lower overhead costs, stronger relationships with customers and the potential to become a big fish in a little pond. But there are plenty of drawbacks, too. For one, entrepreneurs who want to build a large professional network aren’t likely to make as many connections in a town with fewer residents. Other restrictions might include limited industry options, a less diverse customer base, and difficulty attracting and keeping top talent.

To determine the best small cities to start a business, WalletHub compared the business-friendliness of more than 1,200 small-sized cities. Our data set of 18 key metrics ranges from average growth in number of small businesses to investor access to labor costs. Read on for our findings, insight from a panel of business experts and a full description of our methodology.

Feb. 7, 2023

Inland Port Project Area in Iron County

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April 17, 2018

2018 Tour of Utah-They are coming back

Cedar City, a four-time Tour of Utah start headquarters, is a surprisingly cool mountain town that just happens to have world class cultural attractions in astonishing proximity to the southwest Utah’s famous Mighty Five© National Parks. At the end of the day, Cedar City is also known as “Festival City, USA” with a plethora of events taking place year-round from the Utah Summer Games and Tony Award winning Utah Shakespeare Festival to street festivals, top-level cycling and mountain bike events and there's even a sheep parade!

Though free from crushing traffic and frantic city pacing, Cedar City doesn’t skip on amenities. Historic Downtown is quaint with local shops and an impressive menu of “urban-esque” cuisine and southern Utah’s only winery. Southern Utah University keeps things interesting with Division I athletics, guest lectures and concerts AND they just happen to be the “Most Outdoorsy University” in the nation. Paved trails weave the perimeter of town connecting you to the great outdoors and miles of recreational paths for mountain biking, cycling, hiking and OHV riding.


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March 20, 2017

Cedar City temple open house and dedication dates announced

A Call To Sparkle Cedar City

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June 22, 2016

Utah's First Purple Heart Campus

An official ceremony will take place on June 24, 2016 at 11 a.m. on the Hunter Conference Center patio. All are welcome to attend.


Read more:Iron County Today - Southern Utah University is Utah s first Purple Heart Campus

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Dec. 11, 2015

Fodor's Travel Names Utah the Top Destination in the World to Visit in 2016

Click on the link to see of the top 25 things you need to do while in Utah, Cedar City is #7!!

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Dec. 17, 2013

Lot / Land For Sale in Cedar City North

Cedar City North Hwy 56

•  lot / land - MLS $298,000 - On Hwy 56

  -  Excellent visability from Hwy 56 makes this property a good choice for your project. Signal light entering the highway provides easy access.

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Dec. 6, 2013

Manufactured Home For Sale in Meadows Ranch

Manufactured Home For Sale in Meadows Ranch

Manufactured Home For Sale In Meadow Ranch

Great 2.63 acre lot!



• 2,046 sq. ft., 2 bath, 5 bdrm manufactured home - MLS $107,900 - 5 bedroom!!


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Dec. 4, 2013

Single Story For Sale in Canyon Ridge

Single Story For Sale in Canyon Ridge

Single Story For Sale in Canyon Ridge

•  single story - MLS $59,800

  -  Wonderful view lots overlooking Golf Course Community, Cedar City and valley beyond. Classy, upscale neighborhood.

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