"Our liberties we prize,  
  and our rights we will maintain"

Date Admitted:  1846 (29th) 
Capital:  Des Moines 
Largest City:  Des Moines 
Population:  2,852,423 
State Song:  "The Song of Iowa" 
State Bird:  American Goldfinch 
State Tree:  Oak 
State Flower:  Wild Prairie Rose 
Nickname:  The Hawkeye State 
                    The Corn State 
State Constitution:  Adopted in 1857 
Official State Web Page:  Iowa 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  Iowa 

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Links of Interest: 

News and Media 
   Iowa Commerce Magazine 
   Iowa Farmer Today 
   Iowan Magazine, The 
   Iowa Public Television (IPTV) 

Travel and Tourism 
   Iowa Convention and  
      Visitors Bureau Association 
   Amana Colonies 
   Northeast Iowa 
   Okoboji Online 
   Welcome, Traveler 
   Iowa Highways Page 
   Iowa Virtual Tourist 

History and Community 
   Iowa Civil War Heritage Foundation 
   State Historical Society of Iowa 
   Living History Farms 
   Iowa Prairie Network 
   Iowa's State Parks 
   Iowa Arts Council 


            Adopted in 1921 

Elected Officials  
        Terry Branstad 
        Chuck Grassley 
        Tom Harkin 
        James Leach -- 1st District  
        Jim Nussle -- 2nd District 
        Leonard Boswell -- 3rd District  
        Greg Ganske -- 4th District  
        Tom Latham -- 5th District