Manti? Nephi? Iosepa? — The Mormon connection in Utah places

Almost every state in the nation has a town named Washington, Springfield or Greenville.

But how many states, other than Utah, have a place called Moroni?

When Mormon pioneers pulled their wagons here 165 years ago, they brought with them hopes for religious freedom, dreams of a model society and a young theology. In many cases, they named the places they settled in honor of their beliefs.

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