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Fast Facts about Utah

Fast Facts about Utah

Utah lies in the Western region of the United States and was named after the Native American tribe ‘Ute’ which means ‘people of the mountains’. Utah is the only U.S. state whose capital is three words long. The state is part of the Four Corners and home to the Great Salt Lake – here are 15 fast facts about Utah.

Fast Facts about Utah:

  1. Capital: Salt Lake City
  2. U.S. State Abbreviation: UT
  3. Admission to Statehood: 1896
  4. # State to Enter Union: 45th
  5. Time Zone(s): Mountain
  6. Nickname: The Beehive State
  7. Largest City: Salt Lake City
  8. Number of Representatives: Four
  9. Bird: California Gull
  10. Flower: Sego Lily
  11. Professional Sports Teams:
    • NBA: Utah Jazz
    • MLS: Real Salt Lake
  12. Demonym: Utahn
  13. Border States: Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico
  14. Population (2020): 3,282,120; Rank: 30 of 50
  15. Motto/Slogan: Industry

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