Facts About Iowa



Facts About Iowa


  • Counties of Iowa: 99

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    * Adair * Adams * Allamakee * Appanoose * Audubon * Benton * Black Hawk * Boone * Bremer * Buchanan * Buena Vista * Butler * Calhoun * Carroll * Cass * Cedar * Cerro Gordo * Cherokee * Chickasaw * Clarke * Clay * Clayton * Clinton * Crawford * Dallas * Davis * Decatur * Delaware * Des Moines * Dickinson * Dubuque * Emmet * Fayette * Floyd * Franklin * Fremont * Greene * Grundy * Guthrie * Hamilton * Hancock * Hardin * Harrison * Henry * Howard * Humboldt * Ida * Iowa * Jackson * Jasper * Jefferson * Johnson * Jones * Keokuk * Kossuth * Lee * Linn * Louisa * Lucas * Lyon * Madison * Mahaska * Marion * Marshall * Mills * Mitchell * Monona * Monroe * Montgomery * Muscatine * O'Brien * Osceola * Page * Palo Alto * Plymouth * Pocahontas * Polk * Pottawattamie * Poweshiek * Ringgold * Sac * Scott * Shelby * Sioux * Story * Tama * Taylor * Union * Van Buren * Wapello * Warren * Washington * Wayne * Webster * Winnebago * Winneshiek * Woodbury * Worth * Wright *



  • State Flag:

  • State Motto: "Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain"

  • State Capital: Des Moines

  • State Abbreviation: IA

  • State Name of Residents: Iowans

  • Date State Entered the Union: December 28, 1846; became the 29th state of the United States

  • State Size: 56,276 square miles, the 26th biggest state in the United States

  • State Song: The Song of Iowa

  • State Nick Name: Hawkeye State

  • State Tree: Oak

  • State Flower: Wild rose

  • State Bird: Eastern goldfinch; known as the Wild canary

  • State Fossil: Crinoid (proposed)

  • State Official Rock: Geode

  • State Soil: Tama (unofficial)

  • State Major Rivers: Mississippi River, Des Moines River, Missouri River, Cedar River, Iowa River

  • State Major Lakes: Lake Red Rock

  • State Highest Point: Hawkeye Point in Osceola County in northwestern Iowa - 1,670 feet (509 m) above sea level

  • Bordering States: Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, Wisconsin

  • State Bordering Country: None

  • State Bordering Body of Water: None

  • State Name Origin:

  • State Largest City: Des Moines

  • State Largest Cities:
    * Des Moines * Cedar Rapids * Davenport * Sioux City * Waterloo * Iowa City * Council Bluffs * Dubuque * Ames * West Des Moines *

  • Iowa County Map






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