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The State of Utah is a western state, the 45th state admitted to the Union in 1896.  It is bordered by Idaho and Wyoming to the North, Colorado to the East, Arizona to the South and Nevada to the West.  It also touches New Mexico in the Southeast at the Four Corners area.  It's area covers approximatley 85,000 square miles including approximately 2600 miles of inland water surface.

Population:  2,645,000 and growing
Capital:  Salt Lake City
Motto:  Industry
State Bird:  Seagull
State Flower:  Sego Lily
State Tree:  Blue Spruce

Approximatley 88% of Utah's population, known as "Utahns," live in an urban concentration with Salt Lake City as the center called the Wasatch Front.  Vast areas of the state are uninhabited, making the population the sixth most urbanized in the United States.  The name "Utah" comes from the Ute Indian language meaning "people of the mountains."




Utah is known for its geological diversity raning from snowcapped mountains to river valleys to rugged, stony deserts.  It is also know for being one of the most religiously homogeneous state in the  Union with approximatley 58% of its adult inhabitants claiming membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormons or the LDS church which greatly influences Utah cultre and daily life.

 



The state is a center of transportation, information technology and research, government services and mining as well as a major tourist destination for outdoor recreation.  Utah was also the home of the 2002 winter Olympics with the many venues available for activities.




Whether you want to visit our many tourist sites, national parks and monuments, enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, view the beautiful diverse scenery or ski some of the best snow on earth, you'll love Utah and all it has to offer. 



Below you will find links to many of the popular activities available.

                           

                                 


UTAH RESOURCES

ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION UTAH ARTS

Arches National Park

Ballet West
Bryce Canyon National Park Capital Theatre
Canyonlands National Park Century Movie Theatres
Capital Reef National Park Clark Planetarium
Cedar Breaks National Monument Concerts at Brigham Young Historic Park
Children's Museum of Utah Desert Star Playhouse
Dinosaur National Monument Eccles Center
Golfing in Utah Egyptian Theatre-Park City
Grand Canyon National Park Gallivan Center
Heber Valley Railroad Hale Centre Theatre
Hogle Zoo Mega Plex Movie Theatres
Hot Air Balloon Rides Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Hovenweep National Monument Movie Tickets
Kennecott Copper Mine Murder Mystery Theatre and Dinner
Lagoon Odyssey Dance Theatre
Motorcycling in Utah Off Broadway Theatre
Mountain Biking in Utah Peery's Egyptian Theatre
Natural Bridges National Monument Pioneer Theatre Company
Ogden Nature Center Salt Lake Acting Company
Park City Alpine Slide Salt Lake Jazz Fest
Rainbow Bridge National Monument Shakespearean Festival
Raging Waters Sundance Film Festival
Red Butte Garden Symphony Ballet
Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Sites Theatre Tickets
Seven Peaks Water Resort Tuacahn Theatre
Ski Utah Utah Arts Festival
Ski Resorts in Utah Utah Festival Opera
Ski Alta Resort Utah Opera
Ski Beaver Mountain Resort Utah Symphony
Ski Brianhead Resort
Ski Brighton Resort
Ski Canyons Resort UTAH SPORTS
Ski Deer Valley Resort BYU Cougars
Ski Park City Resort Nationwide Golf Tour
Ski Power Mountain Resort Ogden Raptors
Ski Snowbasin Resort Real Salt Lake Soccer
Ski Snowbird Resort Rocky Mountain Raceway
Ski Solitude Resort Salt Lake Bees
Ski Sundance Resort Sporting Events
Snow Report Utah Blaze
Snowbird Alpine Slide Utah Grizzlies
Snowmobiling in Utah Utah Jazz
Temple Square Utah State Aggies
Thanksgiving Point Utah Utes
Timpanogos Cave Utah Valley Wolverines
Tracy Aviary Weber State Wildcats
Utah Outdoor Activities
Waterskiing in Utah
Wheeler Farm COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Zions National Park Beaver County
Box Elder County
Cache County
SCHOOL INFORMATION Carbon County
Utah Office of Education Daggett County
Utah Education Davis County
Online Education Index Duchesne County
Utah Education Jobs Emery County
Utah Education Network Garfield County
Utah Education Association Grand County
BYU University Iron County
College of Eastern Utah Juab County
Dixie State College Kane County
Salt Lake Community College Millard County
Southern Utah University Morgan County
University of Phoenix Piute County
University of Utah Rich County
Utah State University Salt Lake County
Utah Valley State College Salt Lake County Visitors Page
Weber State College San Juan County
Westminster College San Pete County
Sevier County
Summit County
Summit County Visitors Guide
Tooele County
Uintah County
Utah County
Wasatch County
Washington County
Washington County Visitors Guide
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Weber County
Weber County Visitors Guide