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Wisconsin Profile

In 1634, Frenchman Jean Nicolet became Wisconsin's first European explorer. The French controlled the area until 1763, when it was ceded to the British. The state's name is an English version of a French adaptation of an Indian name said to mean "the place where we live." The Wisconsin Territory was formed in 1836 and was admitted into the Union as the 30th state in 1848. With the nickname "America's Dairyland," it's no surprise that Wisconsin is one of the top producers of milk, cheese, and butter in the country. In fact, the loyal fans of the Green Bay Packers football team call themselves "cheeseheads." Milwaukee, the state's largest city, helps make Wisconsin one of the largest manufacturing states in the nation. The state capital, Madison, is home to the University of Wisconsin. The flower of the "Badger State" is the wood violet and the state bird is the robin. ...Read more here: Wisconsin - The Badger State

Capital City:
Madison
Nickname:
Badger State / America's Dairyland
Motto:
Forward
Statehood:
May 29, 1848 (30th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on an Indian word "Ouisconsin" believed to mean "grassy place" in the Chippewa tongue
Largest Cities:
Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine
Border States:
Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota
Land Area:
54,314 sq.mi., 25th largest
State Bird:
Robin
State Flower:
Wood Violet (viola papilionacea)
State Tree:
Sugar Maple (acer saccharum)
State Song:
On Wisconsin

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I live in the 53204 and have so for the last 10 yrs. I am so fed up with the slumlords in this area. They let gangbangers and... more

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Wisconsin Schools

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Elementary Schools

Winskill Elementary
(608) 723-4066
861 W Maple St
Lancaster, WI 53813
Spruce Street Elementary
(608) 643-1840
701 Spruce St
Sauk City, WI 53583

Middle Schools

Savanna Oaks Middle
(608) 845-4010
5890 Lacy Rd
Fitchburg, WI 53711
Owen Withee Junior High
(715) 229-2151
832 W 3rd St
Owen, WI 54460

High Schools

New Sch For Comm Serv
(414) 273-6690
609 N 8th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Amherst High
(715) 824-5521
357 N Main St
Amherst, WI 54406

Sex Offender Information for Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://widocoffenders.org. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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