Henry T. Atkin
23rd Mayor of St. George

Mayor Atkin’s full name was Henry Thomas “Tenn” Atkin.  He served as a St. George City Councilman and a Washington County Commissioner.  He was a sheep man by trade.  During his terms as Mayor, Atkin replaced five miles of wooden water line with metal pipe.  A property tax was assessed for the purpose of developing a sewer system.  A septic tank was built and the downtown business district was serviced.  Each year more sections of town were serviced.