One of Washington County's newest towns is Apple Valley, incorporated Oct 14, 2004. Apple Valley is located in a small valley known as Little Plains about 12 miles East of Hurricane. The drive on HWY 59 is a 1,800 ft climb to 4,700 ft. The scenery is spectacular with Zion National Park in the background along with Mount Smithsonian, Canaan Mountain, and Little Creek Mesa framing the area. The temperature averages 5-10 degrees cooler than Hurricane and St. George year round.
There are approximately 300 homes in Apple Valley. New subdivision developments are currently being engineered for the area.
Water is provided by the Big Plains Water and Sewer Special Service District and billed by the Town. A smaller private water company services the Canaan area. There are several private wells that are used for irrigation. Homes are heated with propane, wood burning stoves or electricity.
The Apple Valley Fire Department is primarily a volunteer fire department. Contact the Fire Chief at 435-467-1044.
There are some in home businesses as well as a storage unit facility. Services to the area are provided by UPS, FedEx, Hurricane post office.