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UTAH State Facts and Figures

Interesting information you may or may not know!

State Facts

Full Name - State of Utah

Admitted to the Union (Rank) - January 4, 1896 (45th)

Population 2012 (Rank) - 2,855,287 (34th)

Land Area (Rank) - 482,144 square miles; 212,751 sq km (12th)

Capital - Salt Lake City

State Nicknames - Beehive State

Motto - Industry


“Utah … This Is the Place” (music by Gary Francis, words by Gary Francis and Sam Francis)

State Symbols

Flower: Sego lily

Tree: Blue spruce

Bird: California seagull

Gem: Topaz

Stone: Coal

Animal: Rocky Mountain elk

Fruit: Cherry

Fossil: Allosaurus

Cooking pot: Dutch oven

Native: Tribes:  Shoshoe, Ute, Goshute, Paiute, Navajo


Agriculture: Cattle, dairy products, hay, turkeys

Industry: Machinery, aerospace, mining, food processing, electric equipment, tourism

Weather : Utah is a land of four distinct seasons - with summer temperatures sometimes lingering into what are traditionally considered autumn months and winter snows often coming early or lingering late into spring. However, regardless of the season, Utah's climate is temperate, but you should come prepared for extremes - especially if you plan on spending time in the outdoors. Packing for your trip to Utah is dependent on the season and the area where you will be visiting. Daytime temperatures for Utah's northern metropolitan areas range from 37° F in January to 93° F in July. In Southwestern Utah, St George's temperatures are usually at least 10-15° warmer year-round.


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