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Welcome to Iowa

Iowa is a state located in the Midwestern part of the US. In December of 1846, it became the 29th state. The state's name comes from the Ioway people, who were a Native American Siouan tribe that lived there long ago. It's nickname is officially the "Hawkeye State", although some refer to it as the "Tall Corn State".

Iowa is separated from Wisconsin and Illinois by the Mississippi River, which forms the state's eastern boundary. On the western edge of the state is the Missouri River, which separates the state from Nebraska. The North / South boundary is formed with South Dakota by Big Sioux River in the northwestern corner. Minnesota lies north of Iowa, and Missouri lies to the south. There are dozens of natural lakes in Iowa, including Spirit Lake and the Okoboji Lakes. Man made lakes in the state include Lake Red Rock, Odessa, Saylorville, MacBride, and others.

The lowest elevation point in Iowa is Keokuk at 480 feet, which is located in the southeastern part of the state. Hawkeye Point is the highest elevation point, standing at nearly 1,700 feet. Hawkeye Point is located in northwest Iowa, in a feedlot just north of Sibley. The size of the entire state is approximately 56,000 square miles.

Tallgrass prairie and Savanna are the center of Iowa's natural vegetation. Rolling plains make up the state's topography. Loess hills can be found at the western border of Iowa, and some are over a thousand feet thick. In the northeastern part of the state, near the Mississippi River, is an area of the Driftless Zone. In Iowa, this consists of unusual landscape for the state--conifer-filled valleys.

Ninety-nine counties make up Iowa, including Polk County, wherein lies the state capital of Des Moines. Native Americans first came to the area of what is now Iowa around 13,000 years ago. They were both hunters and gatherers. By the time the Europeans visited the state, Native Americans had settled in mainly as farmers. They had complex social, political, and economic systems. This transformation was gradual.

Now days in Iowa, seven of the top one thousand companies for revenue make the state their headquarters. These top companies include Rockwell Collins, Principal Financial, HNI Iowa, Casey's General Stores, and more. Many top department stores, grocery stores, and gas stations make Iowa their headquarter.

It should also be noted that the highest averages of radon concentrations in the entire country is in Iowa. This is due to all of the glaciation grounding Canadian Shield granitic rocks, and then depositing it into the soil. This gives Iowa its rich farmland. Iowa City, as well as other areas in the sate, has passed laws requiring all new homes to be built with radon resistant construction.

According to 2013 census, an estimated 3,090,000 live in Iowa. This is an increase of approximately 0.6% from the year before, and a 2.6% increase since 2000. This is the very first time that the state's population has reached the 3,000,000 mark. The state's increase is natural, and it includes a net increase of nearly 30,000 immigrants from outside the country within the last few years. The state's most densely populated area is the city of Marshall Town, which is in Marshall County.

State of Iowa

Quick Facts

14.6% of population is persons 65 years old and over.
6.4% of population is persons under 5 years old.
23.8% of population is persons under 18 years old.

Total area 56,272 sq mi.
Largest County by area is Kossuth (973 square miles).

State of Iowa Official Website
Iowa Department of Motor Vehicles Telephone: 1-800-532-1121
Iowa Department of Education Telephone: 515-281-5294

Ten largest cities by population: Dee Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo, Iowa City, Council Bluffs, Dubuque, West Des Moines and Ames.

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