Utah vs Nevada - a comparison

Area rank

Utah is the 13th biggest state in the US. Nevada is the 7th biggest state in the US.

Highest natural point

Utah - Kings Peak (13,528 feet/4,123 meters) Nevada - Boundary Peak (13,147 ft/4,007 meters)

Capital city

Utah - Salt Lake City Nevada - Carson City

Largest city

Utah - Salt Lake City Nevada - Las Vegas

Utah is the state with the third highest number of National Parks in the US (after California and Alaska). There are 5 National Parks in Utah. Nevada has 2 National Parks.

Zion National Park

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Great Salt Lake, the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere is located in Utah.


Utah - 3.27 million (2020) Nevada - 3.1 million (2020)

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The famous Hoover Dam is located on the border of Nevada and Arizona.


Utah - The Beehive State Nevada - The Silver State

Became a state of the US

Utah - 4 January 1896 Nevada - 31 October 1864

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