Statistics for U.S. States by Wikipedia Descriptions #2

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The only U.S. state located in OceaniaHawaii
98%
The easternmost state in the contiguous United StatesMaine
89%
Known as the Peach StateGeorgia
80%
Three U.S. presidents have been elected while living in the state: Abraham Lincoln,
Ulysses S. Grant, and Barack Obama
Illinois
80%
Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill form the Research TriangleNorth Carolina
77%
The traditional prominence of dairy farming and cheesemaking have led
to the nickname of "cheeseheads"
Wisconsin
77%
Federal lands include two national parks - Grand Teton and YellowstoneWyoming
72%
The pronunciation with the final "s" being silent was made official by an act
of the state legislature
Arkansas
72%
Home to Sun Records, where musicians such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash,
Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison began their recording careers
Tennessee
71%
There are 11,842 lakes over 10 acres in sizeMinnesota
69%
A common misconception that it is the flattest state in the nationKansas
69%
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in the south central region of the statePennsylvania
69%
The state experiences the most tornadoes in the United States, an average of 139 a yearTexas
66%
The French founded the region's first European settlement at Old Mobile in 1702Alabama
61%
Thomas Jefferson and many of the state's early leaders favored the
Neoclassical architecture style
Virginia
55%
Adirondack Park was given state constitutional protection to remain "forever wild"New York
51%
Its license plates carry the state motto, "Live Free or Die"New Hampshire
49%
Family Guy is based in a fictional city named QuahogRhode Island
49%
Significant rivers within the state include the Cuyahoga River,
Great Miami River, and Maumee River
Ohio
41%
Its population is largely concentrated in the Willamette ValleyOregon
38%

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