The city is located in the Western USA in the mountains.
At the 1990 census, Salt Lake City had a population of 159,936. Whites constitute 87 percent of the population.
The international headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormon church, is located in the city. Searching for a "land that nobody wanted," Mormons entered the valley of the Great Salt Lake on July 24, 1847.
Salt Lake City is the seat of the University of Utah (1850) and Westminster College (1875).
Major cities near Salt lake City: