Wisconsin State Symbols, Facts & Info
The United States of America accepted Wisconsin as the 30th state to enter the union. Below, you will find the official state symbols and interesting facts about Wisconsin.
Date of Statehood:
May 29, 1848
5,536,201 (US Census 2005 estimate)
Wisconsin ranks as one of the nation's leading agricultural states with more than 5.5 billion dollars in farm product sales per year. Known the world over as
Today Wisconsin leads the nation in the production of low horsepower gasoline engines, power cranes, shovel hoists, mining machinery, industrial controls and x-ray equipment. A wide variety of wood products come out of the state's 15 million acres of forests, including pulp logs for Wisconsin's extensive paper-making industry. For one hundred years, Wisconsin's forest and water resources have made it the top vacation destination in the Midwest, generating $6.7 billion in economic impact.
The Badger State
Wood Violet (Legislation of 1949)
Sugar Maple (Legislation of 1949)
American Robin (Legislation of 1949)
Muskellunge (Legislation of 1955)
Honey Bee (Legislation of 1977)
Galena (Legislation of 1971)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service
Greetings from America series.
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