The four-letter states in the United States are Iowa, Utah and Ohio. Ohio has a total area of 44,824 square miles, and Iowa has a total area of 56,272 square miles. Utah is the largest of the four-letter states, with a total area of 84,899 square miles.
Ohio is located in the Midwest. It is the 34th largest state and is the seventh most populated state. The capital of Ohio is Columbus. Iowa is also in the Midwest and is the only state to have its western and eastern borders formed by rivers. Utah is the 13th largest state and is bordered by Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona and Nevada.Learn More
While Iowa does not have a state animal, the state does have a state bird, the Eastern Goldfinch. Iowa is one of five states in the United States that, as of 2014, does not have an official state animal.Full Answer >
Iowa became a state on Dec. 28, 1846. The 29th state admitted to the Union, the Hawkeye State was preceded by Texas and followed by Wisconsin.Full Answer >
The "heartland" is a term that refers to the states that constitute the American Midwest. The term generally refers to the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, but can also include the southern states close to the Mississippi river.Full Answer >
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin make up the Midwest, according to the federal government. This area of the United States lies between the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachians and is north of the Ohio River.Full Answer >