New Homestead USA
Facts and Figures
Statehood January 3, 1959 (49th state)
Nickname Great Land and The Last Frontier
Motto "North to the Future"
Bird Willow Ptarmigan
Song "Alaska's Flag"
Area 656,424 sq miles
Coastline - Shoreline 6,640 miles - 33,904 miles
Number of Counties 25
Highest Point Mt. McKinley, 20,320 ft
Lowest Point Pacific Ocean, sea level