Facts about the state of Utah

State Flag :

State flower :

Sego Lily

State Bird :


State Tree :

Blue Spuce


State Motto :


  • The name Utah is derived from a Native American word meaning those who dwell high up or 1 mountaintop dwellers.
  • The state's original name was Deseret, from a word in the Book of Mormon that means land of the honey bee. It in turn gave rise to Utah's nickname, the Beehive State, connoting hard work and industry.
  • Salt Lake City is Utahs State capital and largest city.
  • In Utah it is illegal to swear in front of a dead person.
  • Salt Lake City, Utah, has a law against carrying an unwrapped ukulele on the street
  • The guy who invented the video game PONG, lived in my hometown of Clearfield Utah

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