Alaska Fun Facts

Alaska flag

Date of Statehood:




January 3, 1959
Sitka Spruce
Willow Ptarmigan

Source: US Census Bureau

Alaska Facts

Find facts from A to Z here.
Source: The State of Alaska Online

Merriam Webster Atlas

This atlas page shows the Alaska state map and some quick facts. There is also a good explanation of the symbolism of the state flag.
Source: The New York Times and Merriam Webster

Quick Facts: Alaska

This concise guide comes to you from Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids.
Source: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office

Alaska A to Z: The Most Comprehensive Book of Facts and Figures Ever Compiled

Alaska A to Z is an easy-to-read guide to the people, history, culture, geography, and wildlife of the 49th state. Fun reading for visitors to Alaska and a handy reference for students. Click on this link to buy the book at

Did You Know?

This quick facts list on Alaska helps you find out the essential facts on Alaska in a hurry.
Source: Pacific Northwest Title Company

United States Census

Use the pull-down menu on the right hand side of the U.S. Census page to select your state. Get State and County statistics and demographics instantly!
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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