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Territorial evolution of Utah

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Territorial evolution of Utah

The following timeline traces the territorial evolution of the U.S. State of Utah.

Timeline

  • Historical territorial claims of Spain in the present State of Utah:
  • Nueva Vizcaya, 1562–1821
  • Santa Fé de Nuevo Méjico, 1598–1821
  • Gran Cuenca, 1776–1821
  • Adams-Onís Treaty of 1819
  • Treaty of Córdoba of 1821
  • Historical territorial claims of Mexico in the present State of Utah:
  • Santa Fé de Nuevo México, 1821–1848
  • Gran Cuenca, 1821–1848
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo of 1848
  • Historical political divisions of the United States in the present State of Utah:
  • Unorganized territory created by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848–1850
  • Compromise of 1850
  • State of Deseret (extralegal), 1849–1850
  • Territory of Utah, 1850–1896
  • Utah Organic Act, September 9, 1850
  • Eastern portion of the Utah Territory is incorporated into the new Territory of Colorado, February 28, 1861
  • Western portion of the Utah Territory is incorporated into the new Territory of Nevada, March 2, 1861
  • North-eastern portion of the Utah Territory is transferred to the Territory of Nebraska, March 2, 1861
  • Western 53 miles of the Utah Territory is transferred to the Territory of Nevada, July 14, 1862
  • Another 53 miles of the Utah Territory is transferred to the State of Nevada, May 5, 1866
  • North-eastern corner of the Utah Territory is incorporated into the new Territory of Wyoming, July 25, 1868
  • Utah Enabling Act, July 16, 1894
  • Territory of Jefferson (extralegal), 1859–1861
  • State of Utah since January 4, 1896
  • References

    Territorial evolution of Utah Wikipedia


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