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Iowa

Iowa Facts

  • Capital City: Des Moines (pop. 209,124) (2008 est.)
  • Iowa Population: 3,074,186 (2012 est.) (30th)
  • Iowa Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

    Dollar Bill
    all u.s. currency
    (banknotes)
  • Iowa Quarter:The fourth quarter released in 2004 honors Iowa and is the 29th in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.

    Iowa was admitted into the Union on December 28, 1846 becoming our Nation's 29th State. Nicknamed the "Hawkeye State," Iowa's quarter features a one-room schoolhouse with a teacher and students planting a tree. The design is based on "Arbor Day", a painting by Grant Wood, an Iowan native.

    The coin bears the inscriptions "Foundation in Education," and "Grant Wood". Additional details

    Iowa Quarter
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo, Iowa City
  • Name: The origin of the name Iowa comes from Ioway, the French word for the Bah-kho-je Indian tribe that lived in the area.
  • Statehood: December 28, 1846 (29th state)
  • Symbols

Iowa Photographs

Statue of Liberty, State Capitol Grounds, des Moines, Iowa

Statue of Liberty in Des Moines...
by Richard Cummins
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Iowa Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Greenfield Adair 641
Corning Adams 641
Waukon Allamakee 563
Centerville Appanoose 641
Audubon Audubon 712
Vinton Benton 319
Waterloo Black Hawk 319
Boone Boone 515
Waverly Bremer 319
Independence Buchanan 319
Storm Lake Buena Vista 712
Parkersburg Butler 319
Manson Calhoun 712
Carroll Carroll 712
Atlantic Cass 712
Tipton Cedar 563
Mason City Cerro Gordo 641
Cherokee Cherokee 712
New Hampton Chickasaw 641
Osceola Clarke 641
Spencer Clay 712
Guttenberg Clayton 563
Clinton Clinton 563
Denison Crawford 712
Waukee Dallas 515
Bloomfield Davis 641
Lamoni Decatur 641
Manchester Delaware 563
Burlington Des Moines 319
Spirit Lake Dickinson 712
Dubuque Dubuque 563
Estherville Emmet 712
Oelwein Fayette 319
Charles City Floyd 641
Hampton Franklin 641
Sidney Fremont 712
Jefferson Greene 515
Grundy Center Grundy 319
Panora Guthrie 641
Webster City Hamilton 515
Garner Hancock 641
Iowa Falls Hardin 641
Missouri Valley Harrison 712
Mount Pleasant Henry 319
Cresco Howard 563
Humboldt Humboldt 515
Ida Grove Ida 712
Williamsburg Iowa 319
Maquoketa Jackson 563
Newton Jasper 641
Fairfield Jefferson 641
Iowa City Johnson 319
Anamosa Jones 319
Sigourney Keokuk 641
Algona Kossuth 515
Fort Madison Lee 319
Cedar Rapids Linn 319
Wapello Louisa 319
Chariton Lucas 641
Rock Rapids Lyon 712
Winterset Madison 515
Oskaloosa Mahaska 641
Pella Marion 641
Marshalltown Marshall 641
Glenwood Mills 712
Osage Mitchell 641
Onawa Monona 712
Albia Monroe 641
Red Oak Montgomery 712
Muscatine Muscatine 563
Sheldon Obrien 712
Sibley Osceola 712
Clarinda Page 712
Emmetsburg Palo Alto 712
Le Mars Plymouth 712
Pocahontas Pocahontas 712
Des Moines Polk 515
Council Bluffs Pottawattamie 712
Grinnell Poweshiek 641
Mount Ayr Ringgold 641
Sac City Sac 712
Davenport Scott 563
Harlan Shelby 712
Sioux Center Sioux 712
Ames Story 515
Tama Tama 641
Bedford Taylor 712
Creston Union 641
Keosauqua Van Buren 319
Ottumwa Wapello 641
Indianola Warren 515
Washington Washington 319
Corydon Wayne 641
Fort Dodge Webster 515
Forest City Winnebago 641
Decorah Winneshiek 563
Sioux City Woodbury 712
Northwood Worth 641
Eagle Grove Wright 515
This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.