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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
Nickname:
Hawkeye State / Corn State
Motto:
Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.
Statehood:
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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Iowa Schools

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Elementary Schools

Stowe Elementary School
(515) 242-8435
1411 E 33rd St
Des Moines, IA 50317
Midland Elementary At Oxford Junction
(563) 826-2091
510 3rd Ave North
Oxford Junction, IA 52323

Middle Schools

Sheldon Middle School
(712) 324-4346
310 23rd Avenue
Sheldon, IA 51201
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
(563) 552-4700
1105 Althauser Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001

High Schools

Webster City High School
(515) 832-9210
1001 Lynx Avenue
Webster City, IA 50595
West Liberty High School
(319) 627-2115
310 West Maxson Ave.
West Liberty, IA 52776

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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