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Hurricane

Hurricane /ˈhɜrɨkən/ is a city in Washington County, Utah and is a part of the St. George Metropolitan Area. Hurricane was first settled in 1896, and received its name after a whirlwind blew the top off of a buggy that Erastus Snow was riding in. Snow exclaimed, "Well, that was a Hurricane. We'll name this 'Hurricane Hill'."

Hurricane; which is pronounced 'Hur-kan" by local residents, is on the far eastern edge of Washington County, UT. The town still operates a large peach and apricot orchard for the LDS Church, and is historically known for growing; peaches, pecans, pistachio nuts as well as small farms.

All galleries listed below are shot in this city and stand here in alphabetical order.

Almost all images from these galleries are available in high resolution except for a few from years 2005 and 2006. Please contact me in case you would like to license any of the images. The private use is free for everyone.

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