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Fifty United States of America

How to Research a State

Books on each state can be found by searching our catalog by keyword for the state name or state name plus “history”. You can use the same search phrase in a search engine like Google.

  • Mississippi
  • Alaska history

Children's books on individual states can be found under the call numbers j974 through j979 in the Children's Department.


  • State and County QuickFacts includes statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people. Go to:
  • United States Climate Page provides weather and climate statistics from 1961-1990 for major cities in each state.
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State Flags, Songs, & Symbols


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