Utah. by. State Symbols. State Nickname: The Beehive State. Geography. Utah is a mountainous state that also has vast deserts…. It has the huge Great Salt Lake…. Basic Facts. Capital: Salt Lake City Year of Statehood: 1898 Population: 7, 564, 234 (1990 census)
State Nickname: The Beehive State
Utah is a mountainous state that also has vast deserts….
It has the huge Great Salt Lake…
Capital: Salt Lake CityYear of Statehood:1898Population: 7, 564, 234 (1990 census)
Ethnic Composition White:97% Black:0.8 Asian:0.6 Hispanic:1.4% Nat. Am.:0.2%
Utah has very little ethnic diversity in its population.
Major Industries: Financial Services, mining, LDS church
Major Crops/Products: Wheat alfalfa, berries, honey
Tourist Attractions:Mormon Tabernacle
Zion National Monument
Utah is in the Southwest US, surrounded by Nevada, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
Utah is a state with many different landforms. It has large desert regions, tall snow capped mountain chains and beautiful canyons in its southern region
Utah was the home of many Native American tribes such as the Ute and Navajo tribes. The state’s name comes from the Ute tribe.
It was first settled by European Americans in the 1840’s when the Mormon religion decided to move there because they needed a place to practice their religion without being discriminated against or persecuted. They decided to settle in the Salt Lake City area under the leadership of Brigham Young.
Utah is a great state! Yada yada, etc, etc
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