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Above: A threatening Iowa Tornado.

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This gallery features facts and photos pertaining to the state of Iowa. 

Iowa Universities

Ashford University in Clinton

Briar Cliff University in Sioux City

Buena Vista University in Storm Lake

Drake University in Des Moines

Graceland University in Independence

Grand View University in Des Moines

Iowa State University in Ames

Saint Ambrose University in Davenport

University of Dubuque in Dubuque

University of Iowa in Iowa City

University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls

Upper Iowa University in Fayette

William Penn University

Above: The pretty little city of Decorah.


Fast Facts About the State of 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. 

The state of 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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