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Utah is famous for it's snow and great skiing, as well as Arches National Park and the Great Salt Lake. Utah is also home to the largest population of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or Mormons. The Mormon Pioneers settled the state after making a 1,300 mile-long trek from Nauvoo, Illinois (the longest trek in US history) to the Salt Lake Valley.
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Where is Utah?

Utah is a state in the Western United States, bordering Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Colorado to the east, Arizona to the South, and Nevada to the west. It is home to the Great Salt Lake, and over 58% of its adult inhabitants are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day S (MORE)

Who is a famous person from Utah?

Some famous actors from the state of Utah are Robert Adamson,Parley Baer, and Danny Borzage. Other famous people from Utah areHarvey Fletcher, Roseanne Barr, and Emily Dunn.

When was Utah founded?

If you are referring to the year that Utah became a state, it was 1896. Before that of course Indians, early settleres, and trappers all "founded" Utah.

How did the Mormons get to Utah?

Originally, by walking there, mostly from their homes in Nauvoo, Illinois, via the Mormon Trail. Some came with wagons, some with handcarts. After the transcontinental railway opened, most travelled by train. See related links for stories about and history of the Mormon Trail.

What are some famous people in Utah?

Adams, Maude Allred, Corbin Ashby, William Hal Actress Actor Film Director, Academy Award (B) Baer, Parley Bennion, Lowell L. Borzage, Danny Actor Author/Educator/philosopher Actor Bangerter, Norman H. Black Hawk Borzage, Frank Governor Warrior/Chief DirectorActor (MORE)

Who discovered Utah?

Know one really discovered Utah. The Mormon pioneers moved to there particular area and they founded the city of Salt Lake City. hence know one actually ever discovered Utah.

Who are some famous people from Wayne county Utah?

Allen Taylor, died Dec 5 1891 in Loa, age 77. Appointed Captain of a Hundred in the Brigham Young Company of 1848, in which he led 597 people across the plains to the Salt Lake Valley. The following year, in 1849, he led his own company of 446 people across the plains.

Were any famous people born and raised in Utah?

Check out the link below. Jon Frear was born and raised in Utah. He became a model and actor in Los Angeles, California. When he returned to Utah he bgan writing and self publishing his books. He currently writes and publishes self-help books and gives motivational seminars. He also is the host of a (MORE)

Who is famous in Utah?

Allison Holker is a famous person from Utah, but she is famous outside of Utah as well.

Where are the mountains in Utah?

Everywhere! Pretty much the whole state is a mountain range. I don't know of anywhere in Utah where there isn't a mountain in sight.

What is a Utah seagull?

The state bird of Utah is the California Gull. In Utah they are often called Utah Seagulls because they have lived here for over 100 years and have probably never seen a real 'sea'.

Abbreviation for Utah?

Utah is abbreviated with the letters UT. All of the states in theUnited States have abbreviations. Some others include AZ forArizona, NY for New York, and FL for Florida.

Is Utah a region?

No its a state I'm adding on: No, Utah is a state. Utah is in the western part of the U.S., if that helps.

Does Utah have snakes?

yes. Utah has 31 different kinds of snakes. Only seven of the thirty one different kinds of snakes in Utah are venomous. The sidewinder and speckled rattlesnake are two of the more common poisonous snakes in that area.

What Utah is famous for?

Utah is well-known for many things, such as: . Perfect winter conditions for skiing and snowboarding . High rate of employment . High rate of entrepreneurship . Some of the best healthcare options in the west . Great outdoor activities - hiking, biking, camping, boating, fishing, etc. . The S (MORE)

What is the most famous college in Utah?

Popular colleges and universities in Utah are the University of Utah, Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Community College, Utah State University, Weber State University, Utah Valley University, Snow College, Southern Utah University, and Dixie State University.

What food is Utah famous for?

Jello The U.S. Utah is known for its Fry Sauce, Scones, Jell-O, Raspberries, Pastrami Burgers, "Funeral" Potatoes, Dutch-Oven Fare, Melons, Honey, and Ice Cream.

Why did they call Utah Utah?

Utah is named after the Ute Native American tribe which is native to the area. The Mormon pioneers originally wanted to name the state "Deseret" (which means honeybee), but government officials decided on "Utah" instead. Utah is said to mean "the top of the mountain" in the Ute language.

Who is the most famous author in Utah?

There isn't just one famous writer in particular. A few famous writers in/from Utah are T. Hickman, Dan Willis, A. Wingate, N. Anderson, O.S. Card, B.H. Roberts, F.J. Cannon, Eliza Snow, O. Hatch, and Janet Kay Jensen.

What county in Utah is famous for dairy products?

Cache Valley or Cache County is famous for their great dairy products. They hold an annual dairy cow judging contest called Black and White Days in Richmond every May. There are also 2 cheese factories and many dairies in the area. Utah State University is also located there and they do a lot of res (MORE)

Are there any famous resident in Utah?

yes, the ones i know are John m. browning , Lenny walterschield and the governer Jon m. huntsman jr. from 9 year old sofia doing a learning fair on our careers,university, and state

Promontory point Utah is famous for?

Promontory Point is where the first transcontinental railroad connected. One group started building in California, the other group started building on the east coast, and they met up in Utah. That was the first time one could travel by train from coast to coast.

What is the clothing in Utah?

Well, if your a hardcore Mormon woman living with 4 other wives, you probably wear a full body dress that looks kinda like Martha Washington's nightgown, that went out of style in 1780. Let me put you straight about this multiple wives thing. This is not accepted by "The Church of Jesus Christ of (MORE)

What some famous places in Utah?

There are many, many famous places in Utah but here are some that stand out for me. . Temple in Salt Lake City . Zion National Park . Bryce Canyon . Escalante . Snow Canyon . The Salt Lake . Cedar Break Mountains All kinds of things: The Bonneville Salt Flats, where people try to s (MORE)

When and why did Utah settle?

after the lds (Mormons) people were run out of Nauvo they all walked all the way from Illinois to Utah. eventually all the lds people migrated there and soon there was enough people to make Utah a state.

Was Utah a colony?

No. Utah was formed as a state long after the American Revolution, which ended British rule and changed the 13 Colonies into the United States.

When was Utah invented?

Utah is a state. It was never invented, it was settled and then officially founded. The first settlers were Native American Indians, who have made the Utah area their home for thousands of years. Various explorers came in the early 1800's, and the first permanent white settlers in the area were Morm (MORE)

What is Utah plural?

Utah cannot be a plural because there is only one. If there couldbe more than one Utah, it would be Utahs. As in "We couldn't decidewhich of the Utahs was best."

What to do in Utah?

Ski Mountain bike Hike Go to concerts Skydive Snowboard Go to Park City, they have a great variety of things Bar hopping Raves 4 wheeling Hunting ...and more!

What is the population of Utah county Utah?

Population of San Juan County, Utah in 2011 is about 14,413 people. . The 2010 U. S. Census counted 516,564 people living in Utah County. It is the 2nd-most populous county in Utah.

What can you do in Utah?

There are multiple ski resorts where you can ski or snowboard in the winter. The mountains also provide an excellent environment for hiking and mountain biking. There are 5 national parks you can visit as well.

Where are bison in Utah?

The State of Utah has two Herds of Bison. One on Antelope Island and one in the Henry Mountains.

What is Utah famous for other than Mormons?

Utah is well known for many things. Aside from being the location of the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church), Utah has a very diverse landscape. The mountains in the north are home to some of the most popular ski resorts in the world. The red cliffs (MORE)

Is there a singer from Utah?

There are tons of popular singers from Utah. David Archuleta, Donny and Marie Osmond, and music groups such as Meg & Dia, The Used, Neon Trees, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

What you can do in Utah?

You can do whatever you want in Utah! Some things are illegal, so you might get in trouble, but you can do whatever you want.

How did Utah get its shape?

Utah is a box shaped because it would be quicker for U.S congressto make utah as a state but naturally utah's geography is flat sothey made their border lines neat and straight

How did Mormon get to Utah?

The vast majority of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) in the years 1847-1910 traveled to and settled in Utah. At the time, converts to the church were expected to move to Utah if possible. They moved there any way they could afford - by foot, handcar (MORE)

Is Utah real?

Yes. Utah is the 45 US state, founded on January 4, 1896. It is located in the western United STates.

What famous people born in Utah?

I only know 5, they are; Gary Ridgway, Loretta Young, Marie Osmond, Clyde Barrow, Jewel Kilcher, and Donny Osmond. I hope that helps.

Is Utah famous in sports?

Salt lake city is home to the Utah Jazz an NBA team in the western conference. They have been to the finals twice but have not won.

What is the history in Utah?

Utah has a remarkable history. Probably the most important event in the history of Utah is the settling of the area by Mormons who moved to escape religious persecution.

Are there sharks in Utah?

Sharks are not native to Utah's bodies of water, since sharks livein the ocean and Utah isn't anywhere near the ocean. However thereare sharks in aquariums in Utah.