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Iowa Profile

Although it is sometimes called the "Corn State," Iowa really is a breadbasket for the U.S., with 90 percent of its land devoted to farming. The main products are corn and hogs. Named for the Iowa River, which was named for the Iowa, or Ioway, Indians, Iowa joined the Union in 1846 as the 29th state. The wild rose is the state flower and the capital is Des Moines. ...Read more here: Iowa - The Corn State

Capital City:
Des Moines
Hawkeye State / Corn State
Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.
December 28, 1846 (29th)
Origin of State's Name:
From the Dakota Indian word "Ayuhwa," meaning "sleepy ones," referring to a tribe living in that area
Largest Cities:
Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo
Border States:
Illinois , Minnesota , Missouri , Nebraska , South Dakota , Wisconsin
Land Area:
55,875 sq. mi.; 23rdlargest
State Bird:
Eastern Goldfinch
State Flower:
Wild Prairie Rose (rosa pratincola)
State Tree:
Oak (quercus)
State Song:
The Song of Iowa

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    Elementary Schools

    Valley Elementary
    (563) 426-5891
    23493 Canoe Rd
    Elgin, IA 52141
    La Porte City Elementary School
    (319) 342-3033
    515 Filmore
    La Porte City, IA 50651

    Middle Schools

    Dike New Hartford Junior High School
    (319) 983-2206
    508 Beaver
    New Hartford, IA 50660
    Newell Fonda Middle Sch.
    (712) 288-4445
    3rd & Howard Sts
    Fonda, IA 50540

    High Schools

    Hartley Melvin Sanborn High School
    (712) 928-3406
    300 N 8th Ave W
    Hartley, IA 51346
    Wilton Jr Sr High School
    (563) 732-2629
    1002 Cypress St
    Wilton, IA 52778

    Sex Offender Information for Iowa

    For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

    In Iowa, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.iowasexoffender.com/ . Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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