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State Government Information Index

Basic information about each state and links to pages developed by libraries and other organizations providing detailed access to state government web sites. Online state encyclopedias or handbooks are included, where available.

New Mexico

New Mexico

Area: 121,589 sq.miles (rank: 5)

Capital: Santa Fe

Became a state January 6, 1912 (#47)


State government website: www.newmexico.gov

Tourism website: www.newmexico.org


Libraries and other organizations with state information pages:

New York

New York

Area: 54,556 sq.miles (rank: 27)

Capital: Albany

11th of original 13 states to ratify the Constitution: July 26, 1788


State government website: www.ny.gov

Tourism website: www.iloveny.com


Libraries and other organizations with state information pages:

North Carolina

North Carolina

Area: 53,819 sq.miles (rank: 28)

Capital: Raleigh

12th of original 13 states to ratify the Constitution: November 21, 1789


State government website: www.ncgov.com

Tourism website: www.visitnc.com


Libraries and other organizations with state information pages:

North Dakota

North Dakota

Area: 70,700 sq.miles (rank: 19)

Capital: Bismarck

Became a state November 2, 1889 (#39)


State government website: www.nd.gov

Tourism website: www.ndtourism.com


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