All About Rhode Island
Nickname: The Ocean State
Admitted to Union: May 29, 1790
Area: 1545 square miles
Coastline: 40 miles
Highest Point: Jerimoth Hill at 812 feet above sea level
Lowest Point: Atlantic Coast
Bordering States: Connecticut and Massachusetts. Rhode Island also shares a water border with New York.
State Bird: Rhode Island Red Hen
State Flower: Violet
State Tree: Red Maple
State Song: "Rhode Island It's for Me " by Charlie Hall
Favorite Sons & Daughters:
Harry Anderson, Eddie Dowling, Nelson Eddy, Bobby Hackett, Irving R. Levine, Oliver Hazard Perry, Gilbert Stuart
13th state to sign the Constitution
Smallest State in the US
Longest official name
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