December 31, 2017

Manti, Utah

What life in Manti, Utah is like, explained by people who live(d) in Manti:



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Manti Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Manti?

  • Raising my children. (Misty, 12 years)
  • The community. (Tara, 14 years)
  • Close family. (Kristy, 20 years)
  • It is quiet. (Robin, 21 years)
  • Seeing the temple, mountains and rural life. (Amy, 22 years)

Manti Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Manti?

  • Small town gossip. (Misty, 12 years)
  • It’s small. (Tara, 14 years)
  • Lack of activities. (Kristy, 20 years)
  • Local leaders throwing away money on unnecessary projects like a pool or ballpark. (Robin, 21 years)
  • The variety of stores available. (Amy, 22 years)

Manti Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Manti?

  • Playing in the mountains, shooting guns. (Misty, 12 years)
  • Watch or be in the pageant. (Tara, 14 years)
  • Mountains. (Kristy, 20 years)
  • Explore the mountains. (Robin, 21 years)
  • Ride motorcycles/4 wheelers, swimming pool. (Amy, 22 years)

Manti’s Reputation

What’s Manti known for?

  • The Mormon Temple. (Misty, 12 years)
  • The temple. (Tara, 14 years)
  • Temple, turkeys, polygamy, rattlesnakes. (Charity, 20 years)
  • Temple. (Kristy, 20 years)
  • The Mormon Miracle Pageant. (Robin, 21 years)
  • The Mormon Miracle Pageant, Manti Temple. (Amy, 22 years)

Manti Crime

What’s the crime like in Manti?

  • Drugs just like anywhere else. (Misty, 12 years)
  • Not really sure. I know there is a drug scene, but it’s not nearly as bad as many other places. There is domestic violence but I imagine it is a fairly average amount, people return purses with everything in them and call you if you leave your credit card in the parking lot. (Charity, 20 years)
  • Mild. (Kristy, 20 years)
  • You’ll get a ticket for the smallest of offenses because there isn’t much crime and law enforcement needs to have something to do. (Robin, 21 years)

Manti Advice

Any advice for people moving to Manti?

  • Don’t take others’ opinions personal. (Misty, 12 years)
  • Word travels fast. (Tara, 14 years)
  • Move to Ephraim :). (Charity, 20 years)
  • Good luck. (Robin, 21 years)

Manti Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Manti (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • All the tourists during the Mormon pageant. It’s crazy all the people that come to Manti. (Misty, 12 years)
  • Holidays are fun. Everyone usually gets involved. (Robin, 21 years)

Manti’s Future

How do you think Manti will change over the next 10 years?

  • Probably not much since the city won’t allow any major business chains in. (Misty, 12 years)
  • No, it’s the same as it was in the 80s. (Kristy, 20 years)
  • It will expand with houses from folks moving here to commute back to the Wasatch for employment. (Robin, 21 years)

Manti Facts

Any other interesting facts about Manti?

  • LDS. (Kristy, 20 years)