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The capital of Utah is Salt Lake City.
The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Utah: UT
For a short while in 1963, the U.S. Postal Office recommended "UTAH" as the abbreviation for Utah. Toward the end of 1963, the Post Office made the currently used "UT" the official abbreviation.
Typical abbreviation for Utah: Ut.
The pronunciation of Utah:
When the people of Utah refer to themselves: 1:
Time Zone: The state of Utah is in the Mountain Time (MST/MDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.
Nickname for Utah: "The Beehive State"
State Motto: "Industry"
State Bird: California Seagull (larus californicus)
State Tree: Blue Spruce (picea pungens)
State Flower: Sego Lily (calochortus gunnisonii)
State Song: "Utah, We Love Thee"
Statehood: Utah became the 45th state on Jan 4, 1896.
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|This page was last modified: 18 Jun 2014|
|By John Hall|