According to an article in the Washington Post, Nebraska is the windiest state overall. The Plains states tend to have the most wind. The Southeastern states tend to have the least wind. Other windy states include South ... More »

As of 2014, the windiest cities in the United States are Amarillo, Texas, with average wind speeds of 13.6 mph, Rochester, Minn., at 12.6 mph, Lubbock, Texas, at 12.4 mph and Boston, Mass., at 12.3 mph. Wichita, Kan., Fa... More »

Kansas, a U.S. state nestled in the Midwest, takes its name from the Kansa Native American tribe that lived in the area. The name's origin is a Sioux word that means "people of the south wind." The state's nicknames are ... More » Geography United States The Midwest

As of April 2015, there is no state or territory in the United States that starts with the letter "E." There is one state that begins with the letter "D," Delaware, and one that begins with the letter "F," Florida. There... More »

The state of Hawaii counts 137 islands in the Hawaiian chain, including all minor islands and islets. The eight main islands forming the center of the state’s commerce and tourism are Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, ... More » Geography United States

Maps of the United States with the name of each state listed are available at the World Atlas and Infoplease websites. The World Atlas site has a clickable map that can also be printed. By clicking on a particular state,... More » Geography United States

WI is the postal abbreviation for the U.S. state Wisconsin, which was granted entrance into the Union as the 30th state on May 29, 1848; Wis. is the non-postal abbreviation for Wisconsin. Wisconsin became a U.S. territor... More » Geography United States