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Utah State is located on western side of the United States. It is the fastest growing state in the US. In size wise The Utah state has 13th rank among the 50 states. The total area of Utah is 84,889 sq mi. In population wide The Utah state has 34th rank among the 50 states. The total population is 2,736,424 as per 2008 estimation. The Utah state?s nickname is The Beehive State. Utah capital is Salt Lake City which is also the largest city in Utah. The Utah state is bordered in north by Idaho, east by Colorado west by Nevada and south by Arizona. The Utah state total boundary length is 1,226 mi. The Utah state has semi-arid to arid climate. Temperatures are favorable along the Wasatch Front where there is relatively mild winter. The Utah state wide climate is with cold temperatures in winter due to its elevation and very hot summers. The Utah state official language is English. State total forest land covers 15,676,000 acres in The Utah state total land area. The Utah state has six national forests. Only 4,683,000 acres were classed as commercial timberland. The Utah state farmland preservation movement is under way to protect valuable food-producing land from urban sprawl. Utah has headquarters for two Fortune 500 companies.

Utah Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Glen Canyon is the Utah State?s national recreational area. Dixie is the popular recreational area in Utah. The top five tourism attractions of The Utah state are Temple Square, Zion National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Center, Wasatch Mountain State Park and Lagoon Amusement Park. Utah has only one major league professional sports team, Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. Salt Lake City is also home to minor league baseball and hockey teams. Basketball is The Utah state?s most popular game at the college level. State has golden baseball league. Utah, BYU and Utah State University are the largest universities in The Utah state. They also represent in college sports.

Utah Demographics

Utah total population - 2,233,169
Utah male population - 1,119,031
Utah female population - 1,114,138
Utah white population - 1,992,975
Utah black population - 17,657
Utah American Indian and Alaska Native - 29,684
Utah Asian population - 37,108
Utah Hispanic or Latino population - 201,559

Utah School Information

Utah State is the nation?s leader in educational attainment. Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA) is providing loan programs, state need-based aid and loan forgiveness programs for higher education. In 2000 Utah had 24 degree collages. Utah has many major public institutions. Brigham Young University founded in 1875 in Utah. Approximately 15% of the minority students are made up for the enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools. Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority is helping the financial aid planning for higher education in Utah.

Utah State Symbols

Utah state Flag
Utah state Flag
Utah state Slogan
Utah state Slogan
Life Elevated
Utah state Song
Utah state Song
Utah, This is the Place
Utah state Motto
Utah state Motto
Utah state Mammal
Utah state Mammal
Rocky Mountain Elk
Utah state Fruit
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Utah state Fish
Utah state Fish
Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
Utah state Flower
Utah state Flower
Sego Lily
Utah state Insect
Utah state Insect
Honey Bee
Utah state  Dance
Utah state Dance
Square dance
Utah state  Soil
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Utah state Bird
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California Gull
Utah state Tree
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Blue Spruce
Utah state Ship
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USS Utah
Utah state Vegetable
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Spanish sweet onion
Utah state Fossil
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Utah History

Joseph Smith Jr. is the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was lynched at Carthage, Ill. in June 1844. Salt Lake City was the hub of a "far-flung commonwealth of Mormon settlements. Salt Lake City replaced Fillmore as the territorial capital in 1856. Idaho eastern Oregon and northern Utah were the home of the Northern Shoshone. American Civil War federal troops were pulled out of Utah Territory. In 1865 The Utah state Black Hawk War developed into the deadliest conflict in the territory's history. The Utah state?s first Transcontinental Railroad was completed at Promontory Summit on May 10th 1869. The Utah statehood was officially granted on January 4 1896. In early 1900s The Utah state established the national parks as Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. Utah became known for its natural beauty. The Salt Lake City won the bid for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. The early 20th century saw further growth of the mineral industry. In 1970s the Sandy was one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Southwestern Utah is booming due to its warm climate which is attractive to older people. Tourism has become a major economic factor year round with the development of Utah's ski industry.

Utah Tourist Information

Tourism is the major industry in Utah. It is the most important to The Utah state?s economy. The Utah state has many national parks. International visitors account for about 3.1% of all travel to The Utah state. Utah has national recreation areas, six national forests, numerous state parks and monuments. Utah is home for top five tourist attractions. They are Temple Square, Zion National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Center, Wasatch Mountain State Park and Lagoon Amusement Park. Temple Square is ranked as the 16th most visited tourist attraction in the United States. The top international markets are Canada, Germany, United Kingdom and France. Tourism industry supports over 130,000 jobs.

Utah Transportation

Utah is a center of transportation. Utah?s main interstate highways are I-80 and I-15. I-80 highway spans northern Utah east-to-west. It has an entrance to Nevada at Wendover. Alaska Highway is completed in 1943. Several bus companies provide access to the ski resorts in winter. The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is operated by TRAX. Utah major railroads are Burlinton Northern and Santa Fe and the Union Pacific. The Utah state?s international airport is Salt Lake City International Airport. The airport has consistently ranked first in on-time departures and had the fewest cancellations among U.S. airports. Presently the airport has non-stop services to over 100 destinations throughout the United States.

Utah Taxes

Utah State Tax Rate Range Low 5.0% High 0.0%
Utah State Tax Income Brackets Lowest flat rate - Highest flat rate
Utah State Personal Exemptions Single - Married ? Dependents
Utah State Sales Tax Rate on Food 4.65%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
Utah State Total Tax on Gasoline 24.5%, on Diesel Fuel 24.5%
Utah State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 69.5(¢ per pack)
Utah State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.41($ per gallon)
Utah State Wine Excise Tax Rate $0.00($ per gallon)

Utah Universities

Brigham Young University - 34,185 Students
AmeriTech College - 37 Students
University of Utah - 30,511 Students
Utah State University - 14,444 Students
Stevens-Henager College - 499 Students
Weber State University - 18,303 Students
Southern Utah University - 7,029 Students
College of Eastern Utah - 2,262 Students
Eagle Gate College - 302 Students
Utah State University-Continuing Education - 10,109 Students

Utah Religions

Latter Day Saint movement - 48%
Unaffiliated - 16%
Catholic - 10%
Evangelicals - 7%
Mainline Protestants - 6%
Black Protestant Churches - 1%
No Answer - 1%
Other Faiths - 1%
Buddhism - .5%
Eastern Orthodox - .5%
Hinduism - .5%
Islam - .5%
Jehovah's Witnesses - .5%
Judaism - .5%
Non denominational - .5%
Other World Religions - .5%

Utah Counties

Beaver County, Utah - Population 6,005
Box Elder County, Utah - Population 42,745
Cache County, Utah - Population 91,391
Carbon County, Utah - Population 20,422
Daggett County, Utah - Population 921
Davis County, Utah - Population 238,994
Duchesne County, Utah - Population 15,354
Emery County, Utah - Population 10,860
Garfield County, Utah - Population 4,735
Grand County, Utah - Population 8,485
Iron County, Utah - Population 33,779
Juab County, Utah - Population 8,238
Kane County, Utah - Population 6,202
Millard County, Utah - Population 12,405
Morgan County, Utah - Population 7,129
Piute County, Utah - Population 1,435
Rich County, Utah - Population 1,961
Salt Lake County, Utah - Population 898,378
San Juan County, Utah - Population 14,413
Sanpete County, Utah - Population 22,763
Sevier County, Utah - Population 18,842
Summit County, Utah - Population 29,736
Tooele County, Utah - Population 40,735
Uintah County, Utah - Population 25,224
Utah County, Utah - Population 368,536
Wasatch County, Utah - Population 15,215
Washington County, Utah - Population 90,354
Wayne County, Utah - Population 2,509
Weber County, Utah - Population 227,487

Utah State Government

Utah State Government is divided into three branches. There are executive, legislative and judicial. The Utah State?s present Governor is Gary Herbert. Governor is elected for four-year term. The Utah consists of a 29-member senate and a 75-seat house of representatives. Senators serve for four years and representatives for two years. The Utah Legislature meets each year in January for an annual forty-five day session. In 1876 The Utah state granted the full voting rights for woman. The Constitution of Utah State was established in 1895. Utah's Constitution has been amended many times since its inception. Utah has 29 counties and 236 municipal governments in 2002 estimation. The Utah state?s highest court is the Supreme Court. Their serving term is 10-year term. Supreme Court justices and district court judges are appointed by the Governor.

Utah State Economy

The Utah state economy is miscellaneous sectors. As of 2010 the Utah gross product was $114.5 billion and the Utah is a "Best States for Business" its rank was 1 in Forbes. The main income resources of Utah are agriculture, tourism, mining and manufacturing. The out sources of Utah agriculture are cattle, milk, hogs, eggs, sheep, lambs, wool, honey, hay, wheat, corn and cherries. The Utah has beautiful places and it is tourist destination. The mined outputs of the state are petroleum, copper, natural gas, uranium, chemicals, magnesium, natural salts, molybdenum, gravel, clay and potassium salts. The manufacturing outputs of Utah are raw metals, Computer and electronics devices, steel, aluminum, copper, food items. The services of Utah are community, business, finance, insurance and real estate, wholesale, retail and health care.

Utah State Parks

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument - Fritch, TX: There are no fees. Tours usually leave daily at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Amistad National Recreation Area - Del Rio, TX: There are collected the $4.00 per day per 24 hour period or $40.00 annually. Opening hours are10 p.m. and 8 a.m. Big Bend National Park - The big bend of the Rio Grande, TX: The park is open 24 hours daily, all year. Open at daily 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Big Thicket National Preserve - Beaumont, TX: There are no fees. Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Chamizal National Memorial - El Paso, TX: Park Grounds are open daily from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. El Camino Real de Los Tejas National Historic Trail - Santa Fe, NM, TX and LA: There are no user or entry fees. El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail ? NM and TX: There are no user or entry fees. Fort Davis National Historic Site - Fort Davis, TX: Park Entrance fee is $3.00 per person for visitors 16 years and older. Children 15 and under are free. Open: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Guadalupe Mountains National Park - Salt Flat, TX: The entrance fee is $5.00 per person for adults 16 years of age and older. This fee is good for 7 days. Lake Meredith National Recreation Area - Fritch, TX: There are no entrance fees. Opening hours are 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park - Johnson City, TX: There is no fee to visit. San Antonio Missions National Historical Park - San Antonio, TX: There are no charged. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.