Monday, 14 October 2019

State of the Month – Utah




Here is the next instalment of my monthly feature going through the States of the United States in alphabetical order to check out how they got named, what their flag is like and other things of interest.  The population of Utah is a bit less than that of New Zealand.


Location – Utah is said to be Mid-Western.  It is landlocked.

Pronounciation – You + tar


Nicknames – Beehive State, the Mormon State (62% of the population)


Flag


Capital – Salt Lake City


Unusual town name – Hurricane


Flower – Sego Lily


State Tree – Quaking Aspen


Signature foods – Fry sauce, Utah scones, Funeral potatoes


Famous places to visit – Monument Valley, Salt Lake Temple, Zion National Park, Bonneville Salt Flats, Mirror Lake



Famous people from Utah - Donny & Marie Osmond, Butch Cassidy, Roseanne Barr, Stephen Covey (7 habits), John Marriott (Hotels)

Go to this Pinboard to see the States of the Month so far

1 comment:

  1. Definitely an unusual town name!
    I haven't been around much, but hopefully I will be back to posting and stopping by more often.

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