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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

Prairie City Elementary School
(515) 994-2377
407 Jefferson
Prairie City, IA 50228
Cunningham School
(319) 433-2600
1224 Mobile St
Waterloo, IA 50703

Middle Schools

West Lyon Junior High School
(712) 753-4917
1787 182nd Street
Inwood, IA 51240
Clear Creek Amana Middle School
(319) 622-3255
3023 220th Trail
Middle Amana, IA 52307

High Schools

Dubuque Senior High School
(563) 552-5500
1800 Clarke Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001
Baxter High School
(641) 227-3103
202 E State
Baxter, IA 50028

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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