The Beehive State
- State Site: Official Web Site of the State of Utah
- Capital City:
- Postal: UT
- Traditional: Ut.
- Admission to Union:
- Adoption Records: Utah Adoption Records
- Ancestry / Genealogy:
- Apartments: Utah Apartments
- Area Codes: Utah Area Codes
- Biographies: Notable Utahns
- Birth Records: Birth Certificates
- Border States:
- Citizens: Utah Citizens
- Climate: Climatology For Utah
- Constitution: Utah Constitution, 45th state to enter the Union.
- County Profile: Utah Counties
- Courts: Utah Judiciary
- Current Events: Utah News
- Death Records: Death Certificates
- Department of: State Government Agencies
- Driving: Driver License Division
- Agriculture: About 3/4 of Utah's agricultural income is generated by livestock and
livestock products. Beef cattle and milk lead the way in this sector. Hogs are also an important source
of livestock income. Other products are eggs and sheep. Utah is a leading sheep state. Hay is Utah's
largest crop, grown to feed beef and dairy cattle. The wheat, barley and corn crops are also important.
Leading fruits are apples, cherries and peaches. Leading vegetables are potatoes and onions. Potted
flowers and ornamental shrubs are also part of Utah's farm economy.
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- Manufacturing: Computer and electronics products, including communication equipment,
computer microchips and scientific instruments, make up Utah's leading manufactured products list.
Ranking second is primary metals manufacturing, producing steel, aluminum and copper in the state.
Processed foods and beverages (dairy products, baked goods, meat products, snack foods) rank third.
- Services: The community, business and personal services group provides the most
valuable services industries in Utah including private health care, hotels and ski resorts, law firms,
engineering companies, software development and repair shops. Ranking second is the finance, insurance
and real estate group. Population growth has benefited the real estate sector. A large banking company
and several credit card companies have established operations in Utah. The wholesale trade (food products,
mined products, motor vehicles) and retail trade (automobile dealerships, discount stores, grocery stores,
restaurants) services group ranks third in the state. Most of Utah's services are centered in
metropolitan areas of the state.
- Mining: Petroleum and copper are the most valuable mined products of Utah followed
by natural gas. Uranium is mined when economic conditions make it profitable. Utah is the only state
that produces gilsonite, a pure form of asphalt used in dark colored printing inks and paints, oil well
drilling muds and cements, asphalt modifiers, foundry sands additives and a wide variety of chemical
products. Magnesium and natural salts are produced from the Great Salt Lake. Utah is the country's
leading producer of molybdenum and potassium salts. Other mined products include sand and gravel, clay,
gemstones, gypsum and phosphate rock.
- Genealogical Resources:
- Geographic Center: Utah Geography
- Highest Point: Kings Peak, 13,528 feet above sea level.
- Highway Markers: Utah
- Judiciary: Utah Judiciary
- Largest Cities: 10 Largest Cities
- Legislature: Utah State Legislature
- Library: Utah State Library
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- License Plates: Utah
- Lottery: Utah Lottery
- Lowest Point: Beaverdam Wash, 2,000 feet above sea level.
- Maps: Utah Maps
- Marriage: Utah Marriage Certificates
- Motor Vehicles: Division of Motor Vehicles
- Museums: Utah Museums
- National Forests:
- National Parks: National Parks in Utah
- Natural Resources: Utah's natural resources include a depth of rich mineral deposit and some mountain and valley
soils. Coal, petroleum, natural gas and uranium are prevalent in Utah along with some of the country's richest
deposits of oil shale and tar sands. Rich deposits of copper, gold, molybdenum and silver are found in the
state. The Great Salt Lake is a source of magnesium and salts. Coal and copper are official
symbols of Utah.
- Newspapers: Utah
- Nickname: for Utah
- Non-transients: Find A Grave
- Online Services: Citizen Online Services
- Origin of State's name: Utah
- Political Cartoons: PoliticalCartoons.com
- Road Side America: Utah
- Senior Citizens: Utah Senior Services
- Song: Utah, This is the Place
- State Parks: Utah State Parks
- State Quarter: Utah
- Symbols: Utah Symbols
- Tax Forms:
- Topography: State Topography Image: Utah
- Unclaimed Funds: Unclaimed Property
- Veteran Affairs: Utah Division of Veterans' Affairs
- Vital Records: Utah Vital Records
- Voting: State Elections Office
- Web Cams: Utah Webcams
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