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==Understand==
  
The part of Utah known as Dixie is the southwestern corner of the state.  It bears this incongruous name (more commonly associated with the [[South (United States of America) | South]] region of the United States, far to the southeast of Utah) because early settlers were successful in practicing some of the same agriculture as in the southeastern United States.  Historically it has been sparsely populated, but the growing popularity of [[Saint George (Utah) | St. George]] as both a retirement community and a jumping-off point for outdoor recreation is increasing the population rapidly.
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The part of Utah known as Dixie is the southwestern corner of the state.  It bears this incongruous name (more commonly associated with the [[South (United States of America) | South]] region of the United States, far to the southeast of Utah) because early settlers were successful in practicing some of the same agriculture as in the southeastern United States.  Historically it has been sparsely populated, but the growing popularity of [[St. George (Utah) | St. George]] as both a retirement community and a jumping-off point for outdoor recreation is increasing the population rapidly.
  
 
==Talk==
 
==Talk==

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Dixie is a region in the state of Utah in the United States of America.

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The part of Utah known as Dixie is the southwestern corner of the state. It bears this incongruous name (more commonly associated with the South region of the United States, far to the southeast of Utah) because early settlers were successful in practicing some of the same agriculture as in the southeastern United States. Historically it has been sparsely populated, but the growing popularity of St. George as both a retirement community and a jumping-off point for outdoor recreation is increasing the population rapidly.

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