Iowa Tornado and State fact & Photo Gallery

This gallery features an Iowa Tornado image, along with other facts and photos pertaining to the state of Iowa. 


  1. Ashford University in Clinton
  2. Briar Cliff University in Sioux City
  3. Buena Vista University in Storm Lake
  4. Drake University in Des Moines
  5. Graceland University in Independence
  6. Grand View University in Des Moines
  7. Iowa State University in Ames
  8. Saint Ambrose University in Davenport
  9. University of Dubuque in Dubuque
  10. University of Iowa in Iowa City
  11. University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls
  12. Upper Iowa University in Fayette
  13. William Penn University

Iowa Tornado images

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above photo credit: Willard Sharp

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other iowa images, facts, and photos

Above: The pretty little city of Decorah.


Fast Facts About Iowa:

1. Iowa's official state flower is the Wild Prairie Rose.

2. Iowa's official state tree is the Oak

3. Iowa's official state bird is the Eastern Goldfinch.

4. The ten largest cities (by population size) in the state of Iowa are

  1. Des Moines
  2. Cedar Rapids
  3. Davenport
  4. Sioux City
  5. Waterloo
  6. Iowa City
  7. Council Bluffs
  8. Ames
  9. Dubuque
  10. West Des Moines

5. The state of Iowa is struck by an average of 37 tornadoes a year.

6.  Native American Indian Tribes from Iowa include Sac & Fox, Omaha, and Meshwaki. In case you are wondering, the Ioway Indians are actually from what is now the state of Kansas.

Above: Mid Iowa farmland.


Despite being mostly farmland, the state of Iowa is home to thirteen universities, several small cities, 85 State Parks, and many protected wildlife areas. 

Iowa is divided into four geographical regions - Northwest, Northeast, Southwest and Southeast.

Below: The state Capitol building in the city of Des Moines.


Below: A farmhouse in rural Iowa.


Above: A typically quaint and curious Iowa grist mill.


Above: Vermeer Mill, a historical village in the Iowa town of Pella.


Above: The train at Potter's Mill.


Above: An aerial view of the University of Iowa campus in Ames.


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