- Alaska is the state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work.
- Although the grizzly bear is California’s official state animal, none have been seen there since 1922.
- Montana has three times as many cows as it does people.
- The Liberty Bell was last rung on George Washington’s Birthday in 1846. It received its fatal crack a few hours later.
- US Highway 550 in Colorado became known as Million Dollar Highway because its roadbed was paved with low-grade gold ore.
- The state of Alaska is 429 times larger than the state of Rhode Island, but Rhode Island has a significantly larger population.