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2010-01-25 17:27:26
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Salt Lake City was started by a group of several thousand Mormon Pioneers. The man who directed much of the city planning was Brigham Young, the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) at the time.


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The Mormon Pioneers arrived and began to settle Salt Lake City in 1847.

Salt Lake City and the surrounding communities were started by Mormon pioneers who were seeking refuge and a place where they could settle and practice their religion in peace.

None. There are no 'Mormon' churches in Salt Lake City. Actually there are no 'Mormon' churches on the earth.

Salt Lake City was founded in 1847 by Mormon Pioneers.

The Mormon Trail ended in the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. They built a city, and it later became known as Salt Lake City.

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

The first Mormon pioneers arrived in Salt Lake City in 1847. Groups continued to travel the Mormon Trail to Salt Lake City until the railroad came through in 1869. After that, most traveled by train to get to Salt Lake City. After World War I, Mormon converts were encouraged to stay in their home cities or nations rather than travel to Salt Lake City.

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.

Maybe you are thinking of Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City is the location of the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (also called the "Mormon" Church).

Salt Lake City, Utah is considered the end of the Mormon trail.

The headquarters of the church is in Salt Lake City, in the State of Utah. Though the area was deeded to them by the Governor of the State, Salt Lake City is predominantly Mormon, but others religions are now well established in the city.

the Mormon trail extends from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah (and it's suburbs) have the greatest Mormon (LDS) population.

The Great Salt Lake is a lake - there are no buildings in it, because it's a lake, and people typically don't build buildings underwater. Also, Mormons (members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) do not build Cathedrals. They have two types of worship buildings - temples and meetinghouses. Maybe you are asking about the Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City is named after the Great Salt Lake but is located about 20 miles southeast of the lake. That temple is simply called the Salt Lake Temple. Most Mormon temples are named for the city they are in. There are also several cathedrals in Salt Lake City representing many different religions. Check out the "Related Links" below to see websites for the Salt Lake Temple and various cathedrals in Salt Lake City.

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

Mormon pioneers settled Salt Lake City and in fact, most of Utah... so yes.

Roughly from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City.

The first group of Mormon Pioneers arrived in what is now called Salt Lake City on July 24, 1847.

Yes. The first group of Mormon pioneers arrived in what is now called "Salt Lake City" in 1847. They established the city and surrounding communities, finally far away from the persecution they had faced in the midwest.

The Mormon Trail was approximately 1,300 miles long from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah.

yes it did though some continued. The man who discovered gold in CA was Mormon

They didn't really make a settlement on the Great Salt Lake, as there is swampy marshland surrounding the lake for several miles. The first city they settled in the area was Great Salt Lake City, later renamed Salt Lake City, which is about 20 miles from the nearest shore of the Great Salt Lake.Salt Lake City and other Mormon settlements in the area were a part of a territory the Mormons named Deseret.

The main temple at Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Salt Lake City is one of the least Mormon and most liberal areas in Utah. The percentage of practicing Mormons within Salt Lake City boundaries is probably near 20-30%, most of these tending to be college students or young professionals who tend to be more liberal in their beliefs than a typical Mormon. There are, however, a very high number of non-practicing Mormons in Salt Lake City. If you include both practicing and non-practicing Mormons, the number is probably closer to 50-60%.

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