Monday, July 16, 2018

July - Week 29 - Iowa - Hawkeye State

29  Iowa
Date admitted to the US – December 28, 1846
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
Fun facts
-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.

Law Schools
-Drake University Law School 
-University of Iowa College of Law

Military facts
Military bases

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