- Admitted to Statehood: December
- Origin of Name: Indian word meaning "One
who puts to sleep" or "Beautiful Land"
- Capital: Des Moines
- Nickname: Hawkeye State
- Motto: "Our liberties we prize,
and our rights we will maintain."
- Bird: Eastern Goldfinch
- Flower: Wild Rose
- Song: "Song Of Iowa"
- Tree: Oak
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