Postal abbreviation – IA
Capital – Des Moines
Area – 56,271.55 [26th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 3,046,355 [30th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 54.5 [34th largest in the US]
Area codes – 319, 515, 563, 641, 712
Zip codes – 50001 - 52809
Number of counties – 99
State nickname – Hawkeye State
State motto – "Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain"
|State Flag of Iowa|
-Burlington's Snake Alley is the most crooked street in the world
-Kalona is the largest Amish community west of the Mississippi River.
-Quaker Oats, in Cedar Rapids, is the largest cereal company in the world.
-Herbert Hoover, the 31st president of the United States, was the first one born west of the Mississippi.
-Winnebago campers and motor homes are manufactured in Winnebago County.
-Drake University Law School
-University of Iowa College of Law