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Some Indiana State Facts

  • Indiana's Counties*
    Adams
    Allen
    Bartholomew
    Benton
    Blackford
    Boone
    Brown
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    Clark
    Clay
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    Posey
    Pulaski
    Putnam
    Randolph
    Ripley
    Rush
    St. Joseph
    Scott
    Shelby
    Spencer
    Starke
    Steuben
    Sullivan
    Switzerland
    Tippecanoe
    Tipton
    Union
    Vanderburgh
    Vermillion
    Vigo
    Wabash
    Warren
    Warrick
    Washington
    Wayne
    Wells
    White
    Whitley

    *From US Census Bureau

  • The State Flag of Indiana:
    • The flags dimensions shall be three feet fly by two feet hoist; or five feet fly by three feet hoist; or any size proportionate to either of those dimensions. The field of the flag shall be blue with nineteen stars and a flaming torch in gold or buff. Thirteen stars shall be arranged in an outer circle, representing the original thirteen states; five stars shall be arranged in a half circle below the torch and inside the outer circle of stars, representing the states admitted prior to Indiana; and the nineteenth star, appreciably larger than the others and representing Indiana shall be placed above the flame of the torch. The outer circle of stars shall be so arranged that one star shall appear directly in the middle at the top of the circle, and the word "Indiana" shall be placed in a half circle over and above the star representing Indiana and midway between it and the star in the center above it. Rays shall be shown radiating from the torch to the three stars on each side of the star in the upper center of the circle.

  • Indiana was admitted to the Union, on December 11, 1816, as the 19th State.
  • Indiana's State Motto, "The Crossroads of America", was adopted in 1937.
  • Song: "On the banks of the Wabash"
  • Nicknamed "The Hoosier State"
  • Bird: Cardinal
  • Flower: Peony
  • Tree: Tulip tree

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