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All About Utah

State Facts

Utah was the 45th state to join the union. It became a state on January 4, 1896.

State facts about Utah

Capital - Salt Lake City

Abbreviation - UT

Nickname - Beehive State

Motto - "Industry"

Song - Utah, We Love Thee

Bird - California Sea Gull

Flower - Sego Lily

Insect - Honey Bee

Area - approximately 84,904 square miles

Websites for studying about Utah

Utah State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Utah

Bryce Canyon National Park

Famous for its unique geology of red rock spires and horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters, Bryce offers the visitor a "Far View" from the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah.

A to Z Kids Stuff - Utah

Fun Educational Activities

The 50 States - Utah

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Utah

Mr. - Utah

Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Utah resources.

Explore the States - Utah

From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.

50 - Utah

Facts & Trivia about Utah - Utah

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Utah

Awesome America - Utah

Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Utah.

Utah Map/Quiz Printout

Utah State Quarters Coloring Pages

In 1999, the United States Mint began striking a new quarter about every ten weeks to honor one of the 50 states—that is, five new quarters every year—until the program ended. The quarters were struck in the same order as the states' birthdays.

Utah Virtual Field Trips

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