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You can do whatever you want in Utah! Some things are illegal, so you might get in trouble, but you can do whatever you want.
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How did Utah get its name?

Th US State of Utah got its name fromnative tribe known as the Nuutsiu or Utes (which itself may comefrom the Apache yudah, yiuta or yuttahih, meaning 'they who arehigher up'), encountered by Spanish in the late 1500s. Utemeans'Land of the Sun' and 'Nuciu' 'Nuutsiu' or 'Noochew' as 'thepeople', in the tribe's language.. The state of Utah was named after the native American tribe the Utes who lived in the region. Utah was going to be named Deseret but was then changed to Utah.

Where did Utah get its name?

Utah got it's name from the Native American tribe living in the area-- the Utes. The word Utah in the Ute language refers to the high elevation of the area. Utah was named for it's mountains.

Does it snow in Utah?

It snows for quite a bit of the year in Utah. Usually, the first snow of the year is in late October, and the last snow of the year is in late March, although snow in April is often an occurrence. Most central and northern Utah is built right up against the mountains (I mean closer than you would imagine--we don't really have foothills, so it is valley and then you hit this huge mountain all of a sudden... a lot of cities are ON the mountain), so they tend to shade a lot of the valley from sun coming from the east that would normally melt the snow. We have had pretty mild winters the last few years--only a few major snowstorms, but usually there are quite a few per month. Snow melts off of the roads and sidewalks pretty quickly, but stays on the grass for quite a while. I hate snow, but sometimes it is nice because the temperature is almost unbearably cold during the winter on clear days and nights. The last snow this past winter was near the middle of JUNE... luckily it melted pretty quickly.

Where is Utah?

Utah is a state in the Western United States, bordering Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Colorado to the east, Arizona to the South, and Nevada to the west. It is home to the Great Salt Lake, and over 58% of its adult inhabitants are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

When was Utah founded?

If you are referring to the year that Utah became a state, it was 1896. Before that of course Indians, early settleres, and trappers all "founded" Utah.

What is Utah famous for?

Utah is famous for it's snow and great skiing, as well as Arches National Park and the Great Salt Lake. Utah is also home to the largest population of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or Mormons. The Mormon Pioneers settled the state after making a 1,300 mile-long trek from Nauvoo, Illinois (the longest trek in US history) to the Salt Lake Valley.

How did the Mormons get to Utah?

Originally, by walking there, mostly from their homes in Nauvoo, Illinois, via the Mormon Trail. Some came with wagons, some with handcarts. After the transcontinental railway opened, most travelled by train. See related links for stories about and history of the Mormon Trail.

Who discovered Utah?

Know one really discovered Utah. The Mormon pioneers moved to there particular area and they founded the city of Salt Lake City. hence know one actually ever discovered Utah.

Who is famous in Utah?

Allison Holker is a famous person from Utah, but she is famous outside of Utah as well.

Where are the mountains in Utah?

Everywhere! Pretty much the whole state is a mountain range. I don't know of anywhere in Utah where there isn't a mountain in sight.

What is a Utah seagull?

The state bird of Utah is the California Gull. In Utah they are often called Utah Seagulls because they have lived here for over 100 years and have probably never seen a real 'sea'.

Abbreviation for Utah?

Utah is abbreviated with the letters UT. All of the states in theUnited States have abbreviations. Some others include AZ forArizona, NY for New York, and FL for Florida.

Is Utah a region?

No its a state I'm adding on: No, Utah is a state. Utah is in the western part of the U.S., if that helps.

Does Utah have snakes?

yes. Utah has 31 different kinds of snakes. Only seven of the thirty one different kinds of snakes in Utah are venomous. The sidewinder and speckled rattlesnake are two of the more common poisonous snakes in that area.

Orphanages in Utah?

There are no orphanages in Utah. Children who have no parents or whose parents have abandonded them or have been deemed unfit to raise them are placed in foster care and/or put up for adoption.

What are the counties in Utah?

There are 29 counties in the U.S. State of Utah. . Beaver County . Box Elder County . Cache County . Carbon County . Daggett County . Davis County . Duchesne County . Emery County . Garfield County . Grand County . Iron County . Juab County . Kane County . Millard County . Morgan County . Piute County . Rich County . Salt Lake County . San Juan County . Sanpete County . Sevier County . Summit County . Tooele County . Uintah County . Utah County . Wasatch County . Washington County . Wayne County . Weber County

What are Utahs industries?

I lived in UT for about 4 years in the 90's, and SLC has a big Medical Manf industry, but mining, ranching, and farming are big also.. Tourism, due to the abundance of snow/BLM land, and open land are huge.

What can Utah do to recycle?

Most suburban cities in Utah offer a recycling program complete with weekly pickup, just like trash. Those who don't typically have a recycling drop-off location. If you live in a more rural area, you may have to collect the recycling and bring it to the recycling plant yourself. Ask at your city hall to see what programs they have available, and what types of materials they accept.

How do you get emancipation in Utah?

There is no statute in Utah. You'll have to wait until you are the age of majority. If you are not safe at home, contact the local social services agency to get help.

What was the prohibition in Utah?

Although National Prohibition existed in Utah, the state favored Repeal in 1933. Nevertheless, a strong temperance sentiment continues to exist in the state. Before Utah officially enacted prohibition statewide, in 1917, small towns had already adopted anti-alcohol laws. St. George passed an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sale of alcohol. Although, as St. George and other small cities, realized that completely preventing people's drinking habits was not an easy task. Less than two months into the law, a group of young men snuck a five gallon keg of wine and crept out west of the city to indulge in it. After enjoying a large amount of it, one young man, being drunk, shot one of his buddies for no apparent reason. News of this traveled fast, and soon they were in court, three of them fined and the other two acquitted from lack of evidence. Illegal sell of alcohol products was also a huge problem throughout prohibition and before. Many illegal alcohol sellers were fined and put in jail, and that was just a taste of what was to come for in because of the ratification of the law of prohibition in 1919, which instituted prohibition throughout the whole country. Now, instead of having to deal with just a few minor cities, Utah had to attend to the entire state, and prevent all manufacturing and selling of alcohol. In 1923, a Utah attorney declared that drinking in some big cities in Utah was just as bad as it was before prohibition. Overall from 1925-1932, Utah uncovered over 400 distilleries, 25,000 gallons of spirits, 8,000 gallons of liquors, 13,000 gallons of wine, and 332,000 gallons of mash. Many local authorities did their best to keep Utah dry, but to no avail. Some were corrupt. Problems of enforcement and the unpopularity of prohibition led to action for its repeal. Franklin Roosevelt kept his pledge, and the nation soon began voting on the problem. Utahns voted on November 7, 1933, for repeal of national prohibition and in the same election also repealed the state's liquor law. Utah was the thirty-sixth state to vote for repeal and thus, delivered prohibition its death blow. -Peyton Mower

Why did they call Utah Utah?

Utah is named after the Ute Native American tribe which is native to the area. The Mormon pioneers originally wanted to name the state "Deseret" (which means honeybee), but government officials decided on "Utah" instead. Utah is said to mean "the top of the mountain" in the Ute language.

Does Utah have mountains?

Not just yes, but we have some of the best and the largest mountains in north America. Just search or Google for the Wasatch front. It is amazing here. I was at 7000 feet elevation yesterday as a played frisbee golf. Yes!

Where did Utah get it name?

Utah is named for the Ute Native American tribe that is native to the area. The Mormon Pioneers originally wanted to name the state "Deseret" which means honeybee, but government officials decided to name it "Utah" instead, which means "the top of the mountain" in the Ute language.

Were is Utah located?

Utah is in the western United States. It is between Nevada (to thewest) and Colorado (to the east), and Idaho (to the north) andArizona (to the south). Wyoming also borders Utah in it's northeastcorner.

What does Utah have to do with jazz?

Are there many lakes in LA? As sports enthusiasts know, teams' locales are not forever, and when a team moves, the name often moves with it. Utah's pro basketball team originated in New Orleans, home of jazz; hence, Utah Jazz. Not willing to be NBA-less for long, New Orleans is now the home of the Hornets, which relocated from Charlotte. . The LA Lakers came from Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Lakes. And Memphis' Grizzlies packed up and moved from Vancouver. In 1958, two popular New York baseball teams, the Dodgers and the Giants, moved to California: the Brooklyn Dodgers became the LA Dodgers, and the NY Giants are the San Francisco Giants. Willie Mays was one of the players who moved with the Giants, and on September 22, 1969, hit his 600th home run for his new/old team. And long-time Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, whose birthday is September 22, 1927, made his major league debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954.

What grows in Utah?

All sorts of things! Utah has many different regions, the northern mountains have pine trees and aspen. Southern Utah has cacti and palm trees (not native, but they do grow). Central Utah has sage brush and juniper. Most trees, shrubs, and flowers will grow, although some are better than others. Utah is very dry and has a pretty short growing season, but most home garden plants can be grown if you are willing to put forth the effort. Melons, citrus, and tropical fruits are the hardest to grow, but it can be done if you have a greenhouse.

Who is the Utah senator?

As of April 2010, the two Senators from Utah are Robert "Bob" Bennet (R) and Orrin Hatch (R). Hatch is the "senior" Senator, having been first elected to the Senate in 1976. He was elected to his current term in 2006, so he will be up for re-election (or retirement) in 2012. Bob Bennet was first elected to the US Senate in 1992. He was elected to his current term in 2004 so he is up for re-election this year (2010).

Why was Utah found?

Because it is part of the American West & was explored in relation to the Western expansion Of populations and industrialization of the North American Continent by East Coast settlers. However, the American West was explored far earlier in history by the Southern expansion Of human settlers exploring the West Coast of the North American Continent from Alaska to Central & South America.

Where is a college in Utah?

The major colleges and universities in Utah include: The University of Utah (in Salt Lake City) Utah State University (in Logan) Utah Valley University (in Orem) Dixie State University (in St. George) Southern Utah University (in Cedar City) Brigham Young University (in Provo) Weber State University (in Ogden) Salt Lake Community College (campuses in Sandy, Taylorsville, Murray, and Salt Lake) College of Eastern Utah (in Price) Snow College (in Manti/Ephraim)

Why is Utah a desert?

Large parts of Utah receive less 10 inches (250 mm) ofprecipitation per year on average and this qualifies those areas asdeserts.

What is the clothing in Utah?

Well, if your a hardcore Mormon woman living with 4 other wives, you probably wear a full body dress that looks kinda like Martha Washington's nightgown, that went out of style in 1780. Let me put you straight about this multiple wives thing. This is not accepted by "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints" church, there is a group of people who started an off shoot group that still practice polygamy but it is not legal.

When and why did Utah settle?

after the lds (Mormons) people were run out of Nauvo they all walked all the way from Illinois to Utah. eventually all the lds people migrated there and soon there was enough people to make Utah a state.

Was Utah a colony?

No. Utah was formed as a state long after the American Revolution, which ended British rule and changed the 13 Colonies into the United States.

When was Utah invented?

Utah is a state. It was never invented, it was settled and then officially founded. The first settlers were Native American Indians, who have made the Utah area their home for thousands of years. Various explorers came in the early 1800's, and the first permanent white settlers in the area were Mormon pioneers, who arrived in 1847. The boundaries of Utah were redrawn several times between 1850 and 1896, when Utah officially became a state.

What is Utah plural?

Utah cannot be a plural because there is only one. If there couldbe more than one Utah, it would be Utahs. As in "We couldn't decidewhich of the Utahs was best."

What to do in Utah?

Ski Mountain bike Hike Go to concerts Skydive Snowboard Go to Park City, they have a great variety of things Bar hopping Raves 4 wheeling Hunting ...and more!

What is the population of Utah county Utah?

Population of San Juan County, Utah in 2011 is about 14,413 people. . The 2010 U. S. Census counted 516,564 people living in Utah County. It is the 2nd-most populous county in Utah.

What can you do in Utah?

There are multiple ski resorts where you can ski or snowboard in the winter. The mountains also provide an excellent environment for hiking and mountain biking. There are 5 national parks you can visit as well.

Where are bison in Utah?

The State of Utah has two Herds of Bison. One on Antelope Island and one in the Henry Mountains.

Is there a singer from Utah?

There are tons of popular singers from Utah. David Archuleta, Donny and Marie Osmond, and music groups such as Meg & Dia, The Used, Neon Trees, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

How did Utah get its shape?

Utah is a box shaped because it would be quicker for U.S congressto make utah as a state but naturally utah's geography is flat sothey made their border lines neat and straight

How did Mormon get to Utah?

The vast majority of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) in the years 1847-1910 traveled to and settled in Utah. At the time, converts to the church were expected to move to Utah if possible. They moved there any way they could afford - by foot, handcart, horse, or wagon until 1870, and typically by train after that time. Since World War 1, converts to Mormonism are encouraged to stay in their hometowns rather than move to Utah.

Is Utah real?

Yes. Utah is the 45 US state, founded on January 4, 1896. It is located in the western United STates.

What is the history in Utah?

Utah has a remarkable history. Probably the most important event in the history of Utah is the settling of the area by Mormons who moved to escape religious persecution.

Are there sharks in Utah?

Sharks are not native to Utah's bodies of water, since sharks livein the ocean and Utah isn't anywhere near the ocean. However thereare sharks in aquariums in Utah.

Who is the represenatative in Utah?

Based on the results of the 2010census, Utah has 4 Representatives in the U.S. House ofRepresentatives. Rob Bishop, Chris Stewart, Jason Chaffetz and MiaLove are Utah's representative in the U.S. House ofRepresentatives. The U.S. Senators from Utah are Orin Hatch andMike Lee.

Where is the state of Utah?

Utah is located in the RockyMountain Region of the United States. Utah is bordered by Idaho andWyoming to the north, Arizona to the south, Colorado to the east,and Nevada to the west.

What is the área of Utah?

Utah has a total area of 84,896square miles including 82,169 square miles of land. It is the 13thlargest state based on total area and the 12th largest state basedon total land area.

Is Utah a capital?

Utah is one of the 50 States in the United States, and is not acapital.