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10 Interesting Iowa Facts

Saturday, March 17th 2012. | Places

Iowa fact is an interesting topic that we will discuss in this post. Iowa is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. U.S. state of Iowa is the 29th to join the EU since December 28, 1846. State the name is taken from Ioway Indian tribe’s name. The nickname for the state of Iowa is the “Hawkeye State” (Hawkeye State) derived from the name of a waveguide in the novel The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper. Iowa is the corn-producing state, so nicknamed the “Tall Corn State”. Here are 10 interesting Iowa facts.

Iowa Fact 1

Burlington's Snake Alley

Burlington’s Snake Alley

Ripley’s Believe It or Not dubbed Burlington Snake Alley the most crooked street in the world.

Iowa Fact 2

Strawberry Point is the home of the world’s largest strawberry, and only in Iowa.

Iowa Fact 3

The smallest city parks in the state is located in the middle of the road in Hiteman.

Iowa Fact 4

Scranton is home to Iowa’s oldest water tower and is still active.

Iowa Fact 5

Dubuque is the oldest city of the country.

Iowa Fact 6

Crystal Lake is home to statues of the world’s largest fish Bullhead. This is an interesting place to visit.

Iowa Fact 7

Rathbun Dam and Reservoir is the largest reservoir in the state.



Iowa Fact 8

Spirit Lake is the largest artificial glacier lake in the state throughout the U.S..

Iowa Fact 9

West Okoboji is the deepest natural lake in the state. Depth is 136 feet.

Iowa Fact 10

Imes Bridge

Imes Bridge

This is last fact on these facts about Iowa article. Imes Bridge is the oldest of Madison County’s six bridges. This is interesting Iowa fact.

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