- Capital City: Madison (pop.) 228,775 (2008 est.)
- Wisconsin Population: 5,726,398 (2012 census)
- Population: (per square mile)
- U.S. State Populations (all states)
- Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)
all u.s. currency (banknotes)
- Wisconsin Quarter The Wisconsin quarter was the
fifth quarter of 2004 and the 30th quarter released in the United States
Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.
Wisconsin was admitted into the Union on May 29, 1848 becoming
our Nation's 30th State. The Wisconsin quarter is representative of
the state's reputation of "America's Dairy Land".
The quarter's design is an agricultural theme featuring a cow,
a round of cheese and an ear of corn. The inscription on the coin
reads "Forward", the State motto.
Wisconsin produces over 350 varities of award-winning cheeses.
In addition, there are approximately 17,000 dairy farms with over one
million cows, producing an average of 17,306 gallons of milk per cow per
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- Language: English, others
- Largest Cities: (by population) Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine, Appleton
- Name: The name Wisconsin is derived from the Indian word Ouisconsin, meaning "Gathering of the Waters."
- Statehood: May 29, 1848 (30th state)