Geography / State Claims to Fame

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Can you name the possibly unusual claims to fame for each state?

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Claim to FameState
#1 in speeding tickets
Home of the Sioux Nation
Most generous, based on charitable donations vs. income
Produces the most rice
Largest economy and the most UFO sightings per year
Produces the most commercial red meat
Highest number of suicides per capita and the lowest state and local taxes
Has the largest Gingko farm
Highest percentage of adults 65 and older who have had all of their natural teeth removed
Produces more than 90% of the domestic crawfish crop
Highest rate of gang membership
Houses the site where the largest amount of gold is stored (in the world)
Produces the most copper
#1 in beer production
Produces the most sweet potatoes
Home of the best high school in the nation
Produces the most corn
Most species of wildlife in rivers than any other state
Most ghost towns
Greatest percentage of total population of Ph.D. scientists and engineers
Has the most mountain ranges
Oldest state capitol in which a legislature still meets in its original chambers
Most man-made lakes
Houses the largest historical district
Has the oldest continuously used public building in the United States
Claim to FameState
Most usable hot springs
Contains the largest city in the country
Largest grizzly bear population in the lower 48 states
Most windy land area
Most licensed cheese makers
Highest literacy rate
Highest median household income
Highest rate of alcohol use
Highest percentage of non-religious people
Smartest state
Contains the county that contains the most horses per capita
Most expensive electricity
Has the amusement park that attracts the most visitors yearly
Lowest rate of incarceration
Highest payment from the state for installing solar panels on the roof of a house
#1 in Swiss cheese production
Most deer/automobile collisions
#1 in overall well-being of citizens
Produces the most wheat
Most public golf courses
Grows the most sunflowers
Highest use of gasoline per capita
More miles of freeway per capita than any other metro area with >1M residents
Contains the largest shopping mall
Houses the nation’s leading producer of building limestone

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