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Wisconsin was the 30th state in the USA; it became a state on May 29,1848.
State Abbreviation - WI
State Capital - Madison
Largest City - Milwaukee
Area - 65,503 square miles [Wisconsin is the 23rd biggest state in the USA]
Population - 5,363,675 (as of 2000) [Wisconsin is the 18th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Wisconsinites
Major Industries - dairy products (milk, butter, cheese), farming (corn), machinery, paper manufacturing, beer, tourism
Major Rivers - Wisconsin River, Mississippi River, St. Croix River, Chippewa River
Major Lakes - Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Winnebago
Highest Point - Timms Hill - 1,952 feet (595 m) above sea level
Bordering States - Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois
Origin of the Name Wisconsin - Wisconsin is from an Indian word, but the origin is uncertain. It is perhaps an Algonquian Indian word that means "long river," a Chippewa/Ojibwa/Anishinabe word, "Ouisconsin," that means "grassy place," or "gathering of the waters."
State Nickname - Badger State
State Motto - "Forward"
State Song - On, Wisconsin!