The Beehive State

Utah State Nickname

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Utah: The Beehive State

Plaque displaying the center of Utah's great seal (with the state motto: Industry), and the state nickname on the outer ring (The Beehive State); photo by Photo Dean on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

The Beehive State

The nickname for Utah is The Beehive State. The beehive is a symbol of hard work and industry.

A beehive appears on Utah's flag, state seal, the state insect is the honeybee, the beehive is the official state emblem, and Utah recognizes the Beehive Cluster as the state's astronomical symbol.

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Wooden beehive staircase post at historic Beehive House in Salt Lake City, Utah; photo by Katie the scrapbook lady on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Beehive staircase post

The beehive on Utah's state seal is a symbol of hard work and industry.

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