Utah is a state in the western United States. It is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, Nevada to the west, it touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast. Of the fifty U. S. states, Utah is the 13th-largest by area, with a population over three million, the 30th-most-populous and 11th-least-densely populated. Urban development is concentrated in two areas: the Wasatch Front in the north-central part of the state, home to two-thirds of the population, Washington County in the south, with more than 160,000 residents; the territory of modern Utah was inhabited by various indigenous groups for thousands of years, including the ancient Puebloans, the Navajo, the Ute. The Spanish were the first to arrive in the mid-16th century, though the region's difficult geography and climate made it a peripheral part of New Spain and Mexico. While it was part of Mexico, many of Utah's earliest settlers were American Mormons fleeing marginalization and persecution from the United States.
Following the Mexican-American War, it became part of the Utah Territory, which included what are now Colorado and Nevada. Disputes between the dominant Mormon community and the federal government delayed Utah's admission as a state. A little more than half of all Utahns are "Mormons", identifying as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which has its world headquarters in Salt Lake City; this influences Utahn culture and daily life, though since the 1990s the state has become more religiously diverse as well as secular. The state has a diversified economy, with major sectors including transportation, information technology and research, government services, mining and a major tourist destination for outdoor recreation. In 2013, the U. S. Census Bureau estimated. St. George was the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States from 2000 to 2005. Utah has the 14th-highest median average income and the least income inequality of any U. S. state. A 2012 Gallup national survey found Utah overall to be the "best state to live in the future" based on 13 forward-looking measurements including various economic and health-related outlook metrics.
A common folk etymology is that the name Utah is derived from the name of the Ute tribe, purported to mean'people of the mountains' in the Ute language. However, no such word exists in the Utes' language, the Utes referred to themselves as Noochee; the connection of "Utah" to mountains originated as a "Mormonization" of references to mountains made by members of the Ute tribe. According to other sources, Utah is derived from the Apache name Yuttahih, which means "one, higher up" or "those that are higher up". In Spanish it was pronounced Yuta. Thousands of years before the arrival of European explorers, the Ancestral Puebloans and the Fremont people lived in what is now known as Utah, some of which spoke languages of the Uto-Aztecan group. Ancestral Pueblo peoples built their homes through excavations in mountains, the Fremont people built houses of straw before disappearing from the region around the 15th century. Another group of Native Americans, the Navajo, settled in the region around the 18th century.
In the mid-18th century, other Uto-Aztecan tribes, including the Goshute, the Paiute, the Shoshone, the Ute people settled in the region. These five groups were present; the southern Utah region was explored by the Spanish in 1540, led by Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, while looking for the legendary Cíbola. A group led by two Catholic priests—sometimes called the Domínguez–Escalante expedition—left Santa Fe in 1776, hoping to find a route to the coast of California; the expedition encountered the native residents. The Spanish made further explorations in the region but were not interested in colonizing the area because of its desert nature. In 1821, the year Mexico achieved its independence from Spain, the region became known as part of its territory of Alta California. European trappers and fur traders explored some areas of Utah in the early 19th century from Canada and the United States; the city of Provo, Utah was named for one, Étienne Provost, who visited the area in 1825. The city of Ogden, Utah was named after Peter Skene Ogden, a Canadian explorer who traded furs in the Weber Valley.
In late 1824, Jim Bridger became the first known English-speaking person to sight the Great Salt Lake. Due to the high salinity of its waters, He thought. After the discovery of the lake, hundreds of American and Canadian traders and trappers established trading posts in the region. In the 1830s, thousands of migrants traveling from the Eastern United States to the American West began to make stops in the region of the Great Salt Lake known as Lake Youta. Following the death of Joseph Smith in 1844, Brigham Young, as president of the Quorum of the Twelve, became the effective leader of the LDS Church in Nauvoo, Illinois. To address the growing conflicts between his people and their neighbors, Young agreed with Illinois Governor Thomas Ford in October 1845 that the Mormons would leave by the following year. Young and the first band of Mormon pioneers reached the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. Over the next 22 years, more
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