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Because the prophet of the Mormon church at the time felt that that was where God had led them.

Because it was remote and isolated, so they hoped they would be separated and protected from the rest of the US, where they had been the objects of what was later called pogroms.
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When did the Mormons settle in Salt Lake City?

  According to this article, in 1847, please read the related link below for more information.

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

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

Why did the Mormons locate in Great Salt Lake?

Because nobody else wanted to live there. There was very little useable water and even less lumber. The climate was dry, extremely hot in the summer and freezing cold in the w

What successes did the Mormons have at Salt Lake?

When the Mormon Pioneers migrated to Salt Lake City Utah, Brigham Young, the prophet received a revelation from God that he should construct a temple there...the Salt Lake Tem

Are half of the people that live in Salt Lake City Mormons?

No, in the actual city of Salt Lake City, about 30% of the population is Mormon, possibly less. Within the state of Utah as a whole, about 60% are Mormon.

Why did the Mormons come to salt lake?

To be able to practice their religion in peace.

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

How was the Mormons journey to salt lake valley?

While it depends on the season and mode of travel, it was difficult and dangerous for everyone. There were very few trading posts, and in many places the trail was so over-use

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

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

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
In Utah

Do more Mormons live in park city Utah than salt lake city?

There are more Mormons living in Salt Lake City than in ParkCity. While both cities are quite liberal by Utah standards andhave lower percentages of Mormons than the rest of n