Capital City: Des Moines
Population (2019): 3,155,070; Rank: 31 of 50 | Population Quick Facts
Admission to Statehood: December 28, 1846 (29th State)
State Motto: Motto of Iowa is “Our Liberties We Prize, and Our Rights We will Maintain”
State Nickname: Hawkeye State
Sports Teams: Find the best High School, College, League, and Professional sports teams of Iowa State
Origin of State Name: The word “Iowa” comes form the American Indian tribe of the same name.
Area Codes: 319, 515, 563, 641, 712
Zip Codes: Iowa Zip Codes
Famous People: Find out all the information about the famous people born in Iowa
Flag: Iowa Flag– Having three vertical stripes blue, white and red the Iowa flag resembles the flag of France. On the white stripe is a bald eagle carrying a blue streamer in its beak. The state motto “Our Liberties We Prize, and Our Rights We will Maintain” is written on the streamer. The name of the state is emblazoned in red letters. Flag adopted 1921. Get this Flag
Song: “The Song of Iowa” | Words by: S.H.M. Byers | To the music of Tanenbaum Other State Songs | Sheet Music
Area: Area: 56,276 sq.mi (145,754 sq.km.), 26th
Land: 55,875 sq.mi. (144,716 sq.km.), 23rd
Water: 401 sq.mi. (1,039 sq.km.), 44th
Largest Cities: Des Moines | Cedar Rapids | Sioux City | Waterloo | Iowa City | Council Bluffs | Ames | Dubuque | Ankeny
Highest Point: Hawkeye Point ; 1,670 feet, (509 m), 42nd tallest
Lowest Point: Iowa; 320 feet, 34th lowest
Geographic Center: Story, 5 mi northeast of Ames
Blank Outline Maps: Find printable blank map of the State of Iowa , without names, so you can quiz yourself on important locations, abbreviations, or state capital.
City Guide: Visit Iowa City Guide for a look at geography, local history, architecture, and culture.
Effigy Mounds National Monument
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail
Absolute Center: 41°57.7N / 93°23.1’W
Relative Center: Story, 5 mi northeast of Ames
Distance Between U.S. Cities
Governor: Kim Reynolds (R)
Senators: Chuck Grassley (R) Joni Ernst (R)
Constitution: Iowa’s Constitution
Government Offices Directory: Find all information here at the Iowa government offices directory
Electoral College Votes: 6 Votes
Vital Records: Find out all the information about the vital records for the state of Iowa
Agriculture: Hogs, corn, soybeans, oats, cattle, dairy products.
Industry: Food processing, machinery, electric equipment, chemical products, printing and publishing, primary metals.