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What state was settled by the Mormons in the 1800?


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Answered 2011-02-17 00:45:26

Mormon pioneers settled many cities in the western and midwestern United States. The federal government drew the state boundaries and named the states.


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They settled in Utah. There are also alot in Idaho and California, but Utah is the main state.

They actually did the Mormons impacted the place they settled by starting a religious church.

The Mormons settled hundreds of towns and colonies, none of which were called Zodiac.

While no official state nickname is the "Mormon State", Utah is sometimes called the Mormon state because Mormons settled it and the majority of residents (60%) are practicing Mormons. While Mormons live in all states and almost all countries, about 10% of the 14.5 million Mormons worldwide live in Utah.

Many of what are now the Western United States were settled by "Mormons." You may be referring to Utah, however, which was the primary destination of the move west.

I guess this depends on when in the late 1800's you are talking about. Many of the western states where Mormons settled were not actually states until the 1890's, they were territories. Either way, the answer would be Utah by far. Mormons settled almost the entire state of Utah. Southern Idaho and Northern Arizona had very high concentrations of Church members, but the rest of those states did not. There were also Mormon colonies and congregations in Wyoming, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada, Canada, Mexico, the mid-west United States, Hawaii, New York, and Europe.

yes las Vegas was founded by Mormons.

The Mormon Pioneers.Mormons

Most of the cities and towns in modern Utah, southern Idaho, and northern Arizona were founded by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church).

There isn't really a such thing as a Mormon State... Most cities and towns in Utah were settled by Mormon pioneers and today about half of the population of Utah are practicing Mormons. About 10% of all Mormons live in Utah.

Mormons settled in Utah. that is why there are a ton a Mormons there. there also alot in Idaho They also settled in Nauvoo but the temple there was burned. The Mormons colonized an area stretching from southern Alberta, Canada to northern Mexico, and from parts of what is now Colorado and New Mexico in the East to California and Nevada in the West, including parts of what are now Arizona and Idaho, and all of what is now Utah. Today, Mormons are found in most countries, and every state of the United States.

Mormons settled about 90% of the cities in Utah. The others were mostly mining towns.

Mormons settled much of the west. Church headquarters was built in Salt Lake City, but hundreds of towns all over Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Arizona, Nevada, and California were settled by Mormons.

Mormons live in every state. The highest percentage of Mormons is in Utah, and the highest amount of Mormons in in California.

The Mormons settled much of utah.

The Mormons settled in Illinois between 1839 and 1845, when they began to leave for Utah due to persecution.

The Mormons settled in a number of cities in Utah, Idaho, California, western Canada, and Arizona

Yes, definately. There are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) in every state of the US. There are over 6 million Mormons in the United States. The state with the largest number of Mormons is Utah with 1.8 million Mormons. The state with the fewest number of Mormons is Rhode Island, with about 4,000 Mormons.

James K. Polk was president when the Mormons first settled Utah in 1847. Grover Cleveland was president in 1896 when it became a state,

The practice of polygamy by Mormons in the 1800's caused fewer single women among Mormons.

Utah! the state brigham young founded in the early 1800's. it had started out as a territory, but in the 1880's, it became a state that had banned polygamy, and against common belief, has as many Mormons as not.

Mormons traveled west in either a conestoga wagon or handcart and settled in Utah.

People of the Morman faith settled in Utah, then south into Arizona.

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