50 Weird Facts About All 50 States of America




Here is a list of the 50 weirdest facts about all 50 states of America


  1. Alabama - It is Illegal to salt a railroad track
  2. Alaska - Cat named Honorary mayor of talkeetna, Ak
  3. Arizona - Has the most well-preserved meteor crater
  4. Arkansas - Hosts duck calling world championships
  5. California - Where fortune cookies were invented
  6. Colorado - Has almost as many ghost towns as it does live ones
  7. Connecticut - where lollipops were named
  8. Delaware - the only state with no national parks
  9. Florida - Home of the psychic capital of the world [Cassadaga]
  10. Georgia - Hosts the largest poultry convention in the world
  11. Hawaii - The only state that's rabies-free
  12. Idaho - Hosts world championship porcupine race
  13. Illinois - Official language is American, not English
  14. Indiana - First successful goldfish farm
  15. Iowa - Illegal to smooch for longer than 5 minutes
  16. Kansas - Home of the first pizza hut
  17. Kentucky - Location of the first-hand transplant
  18. Louisiana - Holds international joke-telling contest
  19. Maine - Until 2003, It produced 90% of the country's toothpicks
  20. Maryland - State cat is the calico because its color matches the state flag
  21. Massachusetts - Where packaged frozen food was invented
  22. Michigan - You are never more than 6 miles from a lake
  23. Minnesota - Their state flower can live for a century
  24. Mississippi - Where shoes were first sold in pairs
  25. Missouri - Sold the first loaf of sliced bread
  26. Montana - Humans are outnumbered by elk, deer, and antelope
  27. Nebraska - Where arbor day began
  28. Nevada - La vegas consumes more than 6000 pounds of shrimp per day
  29. New Hampshire - Where the first potato was planted in the U.S
  30. New Jersey - State with the most diners
  31. New Mexico - Where the first atom bomb was tested
  32. New York - Where packaged toilet paper was first produced
  33. North Carolina - Aka the furniture capital of the world
  34. North Dakota - Least visited state
  35. Ohio - Home of America's best bathroom contest
  36. Oklahoma - Home to more astronauts than any other state
  37. Oregon - Houses the largest collection of carousel animals
  38. Pennsylvania - Produces the most mushrooms in the U.S
  39. Rhode Island - State drink is coffee milk
  40. South Carolina - State dance is “The Shag”
  41. South Dakota -  Home of the mashed potato wrestling contest
  42. Tennessee - State capitol's architect is buried with its wall
  43. Texas - Produces most of our helium
  44. Utah - Consumes more Jell-O than anywhere else
  45. Vermont - Only state whose capital doesn't have a McDonald's
  46. Virginia - More presidents come from VA than any other state
  47. Washington - Where Father's Day began
  48. West Virginia - Shipped world's largest shipment of matches
  49. Wisconsin - Has Hamburger hall of fame
  50. Wyoming - State with the fewest people

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