- Wisconsin received its name from the Wisconsin
River, the name of which is derived from the
French version of an Ojibwa term that may mean
gathering of the waters or place of the beaver.
- It is customarily known as the Badger State
because the miners who were among the first
settlers in the region lived in mine shafts or
dug their homes out of the hillside and lived
underground, as badgers do.
- Madison is the capital of Wisconsin.
- Milwaukee is the largest city.
- The Dull Men's Hall of Fame is located in Carroll, Wisconsin