Saturday, January 26, 2008


Capital Cheyenne
Area 97,809 sq mi
253,326 sq km
(2000 census) 493,782
Major Cities
(2000 census) Cheyenne (53,011), Casper (49,644),
Laramie (27,204), Gillette (19,646),
Rock Springs (18,708)
Major Rivers North Platte, Bighorn, Green, Powder, Snake, Yellowstone
Highest Point Gannett Peak
13,804 feet
4,207 meters
Industry mining, chemicals, lumber and wood products, printing and publishing, machinery, tourism
Agriculture beef cattle, sugar beets, sheep, hay, wheat
Minerals and Resources petroleum, coal, natural gas, soda ash, clays, helium, gypsum, portland cement, crushed stone


Capital Madison
Area 56,153 sq mi
145,436 sq km
(2000 census) 5,363,675
Major Cities
(2000 census) Milwaukee (596,974), Madison (208,054),
Green Bay (102,313), Kenosha (90,352),
Racine (81,855)
Major Rivers Mississippi, Wisconsin, St. Croix, Chippewa, Rock, Fox
Highest Point Timms Hill
1,951 feet
595 meters
Industry machinery, food processing, paper products, electrical equipment, fabricated metal products, tourism
Agriculture dairy products, beef cattle, hogs, vegetables, corn, cranberries
Minerals and Resources crushed stone, construction and industrial sand and gravel, lime