This community is located eighteen miles north of St. George on State Road 18 and lies just a few miles north of Snow Canyon State Park. The Santa Clara river passes through this community via a lava filled canyon and offers a picturesque oasis for the community and visitors. A swimming pool and rock climbing venue offer visitors a unique experience. A variety of visitor services are available in this community which is not far from Baker Reservoir and lush Pine Valley.
The name Veyo is said to come from a local girls youth group who, upon request to provide a name for the community, came up with the words "Virtue, Enterprise, Youth, and Order."