These sites will tell you the length and width of the North Star state, how it got its name, how many lakes and miles of river it has, the flavor of the state muffin, and much much more!
- Minnesota,gov: Fun facts, state symbols, economy and history
- Facts and figures: Basic geography and natural resources
- State & County QuickFacts: U.S. Census Bureau population and business statistics
- Minnesota Place Names: Stories behind the names of cities, towns, townships, lakes and streams
- Minnesota in Profile: Vital statistics
of the United States and
Boundaries, areas, geographic centers, and altitudes of the U.S.
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