The world's largest silver nugget (1,840 lbs.) was found near Aspen, Colorado in 1894.
With a population of over half a million people, Baltimore City is treated more as a county in most respects under state law. Baltimore City was originally established as a municipal corporation within Baltimore County. In 1851, the city separated itself from the county and since then has functioned as an independent unit of local government.
Detroit, Michigan has more theatre seats than any other city east of the Mississippi River, outside New York City.
Volleyball was invented in Holyoke, Massachusetts, in 1895.
The longest main street in America is 33 miles long and is located in Island Park, Idaho.
Seven lakes surround Knoxville, Tennesee: Cherokee, Douglas, Ft. London, Melton Hill, Norris, Watts Bar, and Tellico.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin is home of the Mustard Museum.
Parkersburg, West Virginia makes most of the country's glass marbles.
The Girl Scouts were founded by Juliette Gordon Low in Savannah, Georgia in 1912.
According to the U.S. Census, there are 87 populated places named Springfield. This includes variants such as "Springfield Gardens" or "Springfield Crossing".
Florida's smallest cities are Weekie Wachee (population: 8) and Marineland (population: 10).
A total of 42 West Virginia cities are older than the state itself, incorporated in 1863.
Ohio County, Indiana, is Indiana's smallest county is both area and population.