U.S. State Facts Midwest Region

The Gateway Arch in Saint Louis Missouri
The Gateway Arch in Saint Louis

Introduction - U.S. Midwest Region

Often referred to as American's Heartland, anyone that has ever really explored the Midwest region of the United States will tell you, there is much more to it than just agriculture and expansive farmland. Yes, you will find farms, but what you will also find is the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world, the Great Lakes. You will also find one of the most famous landmarks in America. George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln will forever live on in the Black Hills of South Dakota where their faces were carved into Mount Rushmore. Perhaps you are familiar with the Mall of America, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis or the name Tornado Alley, all of which are associated with the Midwest. On this page we have listed relevant facts about the Midwest region of the US including which states make up the Midwest. You will also find links to pages with descriptions of each Midwest state. Whether you are a kid who is doing a research project or an adult who is looking for specific information, we hope you find the information both interesting and useful.

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