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What was Salt Lake City called by the Mormons?

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2011-09-13 15:53:38
2011-09-13 15:53:38

The Mormon pioneers originally named it Great Salt Lake City, but shortened it to Salt Lake City because the name was so long.

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The Mormons traveled to Utah and settled in the Salt Lake Valley. They established the city Salt Lake City.

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Salt Lake City was the city that the Mormons founded in Utah.

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The Mormons didn't move to Salt Lake City, they moved to a mostly uninhabited desert and built Salt Lake City. This was due to the persecution and violence they had faced in other cities where they attempted to settle.

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No, Brigham Young did not find Salt Lake City. He built it. He lead the Mormons from Illinois to Utah, and they built a city on shores of the great salt lake.

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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.

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Brigham Young. He is called the "Great Colonizer of the West."

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In what is now Salt Lake City, Utah.

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You are probably thinking of Salt Lake City, Utah. The headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) has been located in Salt Lake City since 1847. However, there is no city where most Mormons live. There are 14.5 million Mormons scattered around the globe, with about 35-40% of Mormons living in the United States and about 10% of Mormons living in the state of Utah. Only about 0.4% of Mormons live in Salt Lake City boundaries.

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No, it has a lake, the Great Salt Lake. That's why it's called Salt LAKE City, not Salt SEA City.

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Salt lake city is called salt lake because it is near the Great Salt Lake filled with tons of salt. I know...I've been in it!

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The town was founded by the Mormons in 1846. It was originally called Deseret, and was a small town.

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They arrived in Utah and began building Salt Lake City.

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The city was founded in 1847 as Great Salt Lake City by a group of Mormon pioneers led by their prophet, Brigham Young.

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They arrived in Utah and began building Salt Lake City.

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The Mormons went from Palmyra, NY to Kirtland, OH to Navoo, IL to Salt Lake City, UT


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