Iowa is the only state name that starts with two vowels.
The name Iowa is derived from the Ioway Indians who lived in the area.
The Iowa State Fair features over 600 exhibitors and more than 50 foods on-a-stick.
I am attending a Nancy Drew convention in Iowa at the end of the month. Nancy Drew author, Mildred Wirt (the original Carolyn Keene) lived here and attended the University of Iowa in Iowa City.