2.Wisconsin's spelling capital is Bonduel.
3.Wisconsin gets its name from an indigenous American term that signifies the act of collecting water.
4.The first generation miners of Wisconsin used to carve out homes at the hillsides or reside at the shafts themselves. This habit resembled the Badgers. This is the reason why the state has got the pet name Badger State.
5.Gigantic glaciers had wrapped up Wisconsin's landmass at least 12,000 years back.
6.Wisconsin is among the leading producers of cheese in USA. Its dairy agriculture has been assisted a lot by helpful climatic, topographic and soil conditions.
7.A Catholic establishment and a trading post were set up by the French in 1660. It was in 1634 that Jean Nicolet, a well known voyager from France had arrived in Green Bay.
8.USA's dairy capital is Wisconsin. It is also referred to as America's Dairyland on certain occasions. It also has the highest number of dairy cows in the country - 1 and a half million. It also generates 15 percent of the milk produced in USA.
9.Wisconsin's UFO capital is Belleville.
10.The state's Turkey capital is Boscobel.
11.Majority of the visually attractive landforms at Wisconsin were created when the ice sheets that had covered the area began to give way. All this happened during the Wisconsin Glacial Stage.
12.Various fun activities and tourism are the major sectors in the economy of the northern part of the state.
13.UK gained control of Wisconsin after the French and Indian Wars came to a conclusion in 1763. Following the end of the American War of Independence in 1863 the state was claimed by America. Still UK stayed in control of the state - something that came to an end once the War of 1812 finished.
14.There are at least 21,446 water bodies in the state and almost 66.67% of these are lakes.
15.The global jump rope capital is Bloomer.
16.The global snowmobile capital is Eagle River.
17.Wisconsin is among the top manufacturers among states in USA. The industrial sector is primarily concentrated in the southeastern area.
18.The aggregate area of this state is 65,498 square miles.
19.The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the US Congress in 1854. As per this Act, people who had settled in the two states were given the choice of having slaves. However, several residents of Wisconsin opposed this move. A conference was organized so that there could be some protest against the proposed introduction of slavery in the said states. The meeting was held in Ripon and spawned the Republican Party.
20.More than 2500 musicians participate at the Summerfest. The festival is staged annually in Milwaukee, and is the biggest of its kind in USA.