Tag: Utah

  • Utah State Profile

    Utah State Profile

    Utah is a state in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States. On January 4, 1896, President Cleveland proclaimed Utah a state on an equal footing with the other states of the Union. Utah has been inhabited for thousands of years by various indigenous groups such as the ancient Puebloans, Navajo and Ute.…

  • What is the capital city of Utah?

    What is the capital city of Utah?

    What is the capital city of Utah? Salt Lake City The capital city of Utah is Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City was founded on the Jordan River near the Great Salt Lake and the capital building was built in 1914. Salt Lake City is in the northeast corner of the Salt Lake Valley surrounded…

  • Flag of Utah

    Flag of Utah

    Flag of Utah The flag of the State of Utah was adopted in February 2011 and consists of the seal of Utah encircled in a golden circle on a background of dark navy blue. The Seal of Utah was adopted by the state legislature on April 3, 1896. The seal was designed by artist Harry…

  • 50 Interesting Facts About Utah

    50 Interesting Facts About Utah

    Facts About Utah Utah’s nickname “Beehive State” honours its Mormons settlers. Utah covers 84,900 square miles of land and is ranked 11th largest state in the United States. Utah is the only state where every county contains at least part of a national forest. Utah is home to the largest independent film festival in the…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Riverton, Utah

    10 Interesting Facts About Riverton, Utah

    Facts About Riverton Riverton is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. Riverton became incorporated in 1946. Riverton is located in the rapidly growing southwestern corner of the Salt Lake Valley. Riverton receives an average of 15.76 inches in precipitation each…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Logan, Utah

    10 Interesting Facts About Logan, Utah

    Facts About Logan Logan hosts the annual “Cache Valley Cruise-In”, Utah’s largest automotive event, with a three-day exhibit of special cars and vehicles, concerts, and other activities. Events conclude with a car parade on Main Street. The town of Logan was founded in 1859 by settlers sent by Brigham Young to survey for the site…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Taylorsville, Utah

    10 Interesting Facts About Taylorsville, Utah

    Facts About Taylorsville Taylorsville was incorporated from the Taylorsville-Bennion CDP and portions of the Kearns metro township on July 1, 1996. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.85 square miles, all land. Settled in 1848 by Joseph and Susanna Harker, the area was named, “Over Jordan,” as…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Millcreek, Utah

    10 Interesting Facts About Millcreek, Utah

    Facts About Millcreek Millcreek was a census-designated place and township and incorporated as a city on December 28, 2016. Millcreek is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, and is part of the Salt Lake City Metropolitan Statistical Area. The first settlers of the Millcreek area in 1848 included Mary Fielding Smith and…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About South Jordan, Utah

    10 Interesting Facts About South Jordan, Utah

    Facts About South Jordan South Jordan lies between the Oquirrh Mountains to the west, West Jordan to the north, the Jordan River and Sandy to the east, Draper to the southeast, Riverton to the south, and Herriman to the southwest. South Jordan was first settled in July 1847 by the Mormon pioneers. The City of…