|Signed into Statehood on December 28, 1846||
Capital: Des Moines
PLACES TO SEE:
Des Moines, Iowa
Named from the Sioux for Ioway, a
tribe that inhabited the area, and nicknamed The Hawkeye State. Iowa is bordered by
Minnesota to the north; South Dakota and Nebraska to the west; Wisconsin
and Illinois to
the east and Missouri to the south.
Iowa's highest peak is High Point at 13,161 feet, the 42nd highest in the United States. The lowest point is at the Junction of the Mississippi and the Des Moines rivers at 480 feet above sea level.
NOTE: I HAVE BEEN TO DES MOINES AND DAVENPORT.
Last Updated on 03/02/2008 by Floridawn Designs