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Utah (People)

(Encyclopedia) Utah, Native North Americans: see Ute .

Utah

(Encyclopedia) Utah yo͞o´tä˝ [key], Rocky Mt. state of the W United States. It is bordered by Idaho and Wyoming (N), Colorado (E), Arizona (S), and Nevada (W), and touches New Mexico in the SE, at the Fo...

Utah Lake

(Encyclopedia) Utah Lake, c.145 sq mi (380 sq km), N central Utah; largest freshwater lake in the state. It drains through the Jordan River to the Great Salt Lake. Utah Lake is what remains of the prehistoric...

Utah War

(Encyclopedia) Utah War, in U.S. history, conflict between Mormons and the U.S. government. In the spring of 1857, President James Buchanan appointed a non-Mormon, Alfred Cumming, as governor of the Utah Terr...

Utah State University

(Encyclopedia) Utah State University, mainly at Logan; coeducational; land-grant and state supported; chartered 1888, opened 1890. It publishes Utah Science, Western Historical Quarterly, and West...

Central Utah project

(Encyclopedia) Central Utah project, N central Utah; begun 1959 near Vernal, Utah, by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in conjunction with the Colorado River storage project . Water, collected from stream...

Utah, University of

(Encyclopedia) Utah, University of, at Salt Lake City; coeducational; state supported; opened 1850, chartered 1851 as Univ. of Deseret, closed 1851–67. It was empowered to give degrees in 1884 and renamed i...

Utah

Capital: Salt Lake City State abbreviation/Postal code: Utah/UT Governor: Gary Herbert, R (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: Spencer J. Cox, R (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Mike Lee, R (to…

Utah Map

Utah Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics U.S. Ma…

Census Maps of Utah

Utah: Persons per square mile, 2000 Utah: White persons, percent, 2000 Utah: Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 Utah: American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000…