The Salt Lake Bahá'i Community began, with the earlier visits of the first American Bahá'i, Thornton Chase to Salt Lake area , the first long time Bahá'i resident, Anna Woodward Copely  as well as the arrival of The Countess Aurelia S. Bethlen, , Dutches of Hungery, who had embraced the Bahá'i Faith only a few years prior.
Since those early days, many individual Bahá'i communities, have been established.
List of Current Locations / Communities:
Cottonwood Heights, Holladay, Logan, Murray, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Sandy, West Jordan and West Valley City.
There are also Bahá'is throughout the State in communities like Bountiful, Woods Cross, Centerville, Farmington, Clearfield, Clinton, syracuse, Midvale, Taylorsville, Park City/Summit County, Provo/Orem, Moab, Cedar City, Saint George and Uintah-Ouray.
`Abdu'l-Bahá, eldest son of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith, visited Salt Lake City in 1912.