What are facts about Iowa?

Some interesting facts about Iowa are:
  • Iowa's capital city is Des Moines.
  • Iowa's main rivers are the Mississippi River, the Missouri River, and the Des Moines River.
  • Iowa's nickame is The Hawkeye State
  • Iowa's motto is Our Liberties We Pride And Our Rights We Will Maintain.
  • The tree is the American Oak.
  • And it's bird is the Goldfinch.
  • Iowa is the 29th state on December 28, 1846.
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not has dubbed Burlington's Snake Alley the most crooked street in the world.
  • Strawberry Point is the home of the world's largest strawberry.
  • The state's smallest city park is situated in the middle of the road in Hiteman.
  • Scranton is home to Iowa's oldest water tower still in service.
  • Dubuque is the state's oldest city.
  • Crystal Lake is home to a statue of the world's largest bullhead fish.
  • Rathbun Dam and Reservoir is the largest body of water in the state.
  • Spirit Lake is the largest glacier-made lake in the state.
  • West Okoboji is the deepest natural lake in the state.
  • Its depth is 136 feet.Imes Bridge is the oldest of Madison County's six bridges.