Where did the Mormons live before going to Salt Lake City?

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The headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) moved from New York to Ohio to Missouri to Illinois and then to Utah in 1847. At that time, most Mormons lived near Church headquarters. Now, only about 10% of Mormons live near Church headquarters.
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What did the mormons call Salt Lake City?

They called it Zion. Then when they found out, in order for Utah to become a state, that they would have to separate schools, stores, and public places from religion.

What was the living condition like in Salt Lake City for the Mormons?

When the "Mormon" (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) settlers first arrived in the Salt Lake Valley in what is now Utah, there was nothing there. The entire area wa

What was the Mormon trip to Salt Lake City?

The Mormons were settled in Nauvoo, Illinois on the banks of the Mississippi river. They were then forced to leave in 1846, essentially the then United States and travel to wh

How many Mormons live in Salt Lake City?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) only publishes membership records by state, not by city. Salt Lake City proper has a much

When did the Mormons leave for Salt Lake City?

In the winter of 1845-1846, the saints began their preparation to migrate to the West in search of a "New Zion." In the Spring of 1846, they began their large migration and ar

When did Mormons find Salt Lake City?

Well, technically, they never found Salt Lake City. They found a large empty valley and built Salt Lake City. They arrived there in July 1847.

When and why did the Mormons move to Salt Lake City?

The latter day saints, or mormons, moved to Salt Lake City because the were being persecuted in every other state. The moved to somewhere that no one else wanted to be so the

What percentage of Salt Lake City is Mormon?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the "Mormon" church) does not release membership statistics for anything smaller than a state, so we can't know fo sure. Salt L
In Utah

Is Salt Lake City where most American Mormons live?

I live in salt lake and would say it has the largest concentration of mormans as percentage of total population. But most mormans in the US live out of slc. Out of utah in fac
In Mormonism

Why do you have to be Mormon to go into the temple in salt lake city?

To enter any temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church), not just the one in Salt Lake City, you must be a faithful, practicing member of
In Mormonism

Why Mormons moved to Salt Lake City?

The Mormons moved to what is now Utah because they had been kicked out of New York, Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois due to their religious beliefs. In each of these places they f