Postal abbreviation – UT
Capital – Salt Lake City
Area – 84,896.9 [12th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 2,763,885 [33rd largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 33.6 [41st largest in the US]
Area codes – 435, 801
Zip codes – 84001 - 84791
Number of counties – 29
State nickname – The Beehive State
State motto – Industry
|State Flag of Utah|
-The world's first transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory where the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869.
-The Great Salt Lake covers 2,100 square miles, with an average depth of 13 feet. The deepest point is 34 feet.
-Because of the state's inland location, Utah's snow is unusually dry, “the world's greatest powder”. Fourteen Alpine ski resorts operate in Utah.
-Utah has the highest literacy rate in the nation.
-Brigham Young University - J Reuben Clark Law School
-University of Utah, SJ Quinney College of Law