State Facts Post

Utah was the 45th state to enter the United States (January 4, 1896). As of 2018 Utah has a population of approximately 3,216,857, Utah ranks as the 30th most populous state in the United States. 85% percent (2018) of the population lives along the Wasatch front (Salt Lake, Davis, Utah and Weber Counties).

State Name 
The state of Utah is named after the Utes, an American Indian tribe.

Land area–84,916 sq. mi.; 66.5% is owned by the federal government.

Highest and Lowest Point
Kings Peak, 13,528 ft. (Uinta Mountains, Duchesne Co. – NE part of state)
Beaver Dam Wash, 2,350 ft. (Near St. George, Washington Co. SW part of state)

Great Salt Lake
Area 1,060,000 acres
Average elevation 4,200 ft.
Highest elevation (1986) 4,211.85 ft.
Lowest elevation (1963) 4,191 ft.

Utah Almanac gives you access to information about specific cities or locations in Utah, such as elevation, longitude/latitude, roads, zip codes, phone prefixes and related historical information.  Satellite images and other geographic information can also be obtained.