Arkansas Pole Barn Kits – Arkansas, a state situated in the southeastern region of the United States, is the nation’s largest producer of rice, broilers and turkeys. It is also amongst top three producers of cotton, pullets and aquaculture. Agriculture remains a major contributor to the state’s economy, ranking 13th in the value of products sold across the US. This is despite the fact that only about 3% of the population is employed in the agriculture sector. Currently, the state has invested heavily in the automobile parts manufacturing and tourism. Several factories for automobile parts manufacturing have opened in eastern…

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Illinois Pole Barn Kits – Illinois, situated in the Midwestern region of the U.S., is the fifth most populous state. It is often dubbed as the ‘microcosm of the entire U.S. Its name is derived from the Algonquin word referring to a ‘tribe of superior men’. The state is home to three U.S. presidents, namely Barack Obama, Ulysses Grant, and Abraham Lincoln. In fact, the state honors Lincoln through its official slogan ‘Land of Lincoln’. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is also found in Springfield, the state’s capital Ronald Reagan was also the only president born and raised…

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Indiana Pole Barn Kits – Indiana, situated in the Midwestern region of the U.S., is home to many major sports teams and athletic events, including NBA’s Indiana Pacers, Brickyard 400 Motorsports races, Indianapolis 500, WNBA’s Indiana Fever and NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. The state has a number of metropolitan areas with populations above 100,000 and a couple of smaller industrial cities and towns. Its name simply means ‘Land of the Indians’ and the a resident of the state is called ‘Hoosier’. The origin of the word is disputed, but the most widely accepted is a theory stating that it comes from…

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Wyoming Pole Barn Kits – Wyoming, situated in the western part of the U.S., is the 10th largest state by area and also the least populous with only over 60,000 population. Nearly half of the state’s land is owned by the federal government and an additional 6% is controlled by it. This translates to over 30 million acres, and the fifth largest in percentage owned by the U.S. government. Wyoming’s climate is semi-arid and continental, in general. Compared to most of the states, the climate here is drier and windier with greater temperature extremes due to its topography. Temperatures can…

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Wisconsin Pole Barn Kits – Wisconsin, a state situated in the north central region of the U.S., is commonly referred to as ‘America’s Dairyland’ being one of the nation’s largest producers of dairy products, especially cheese. Its name is derived from the Wisconsin River, the origin of which dates back in 1673 when French explorer Jacques Marquette wrote in his journal that the river is called ‘Meskousing’. Marquette is said to be the first European to have reached the river. The name has changed subsequently to Ouisconsin to Wisconsin over time. Today, Wisconsin is a premier tourist destination in the…

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West Virginia Pole Barn Kits – West Virginia, situated in the Southern part of the U.S., has the second lowest household income of all the states. The state is notable for the historical importance of coal and logging industries, as well as its scenic mountains and rolling hills. West Virginia is amongst leaders in coal production in the U.S. It is second to Wyoming. Almost 100% of electricity generated in the state is from coal-fired power plus. The surplus of electricity are sold in net interstate electricity exports. The state is also a big producer of wood and lumber due…

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Washington Pole Barn Kits – Washington, situated in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S., is commonly referred to as the State of Washington or Washington State to distinguish it from the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. It has over 7 million people, but about 60% are living in the Seattle metropolitan area, the state’s business hub. Washington is the top producer of lumber in the U.S. Its mountain ranges and temperate rainforests have abundant hemlock, larch, cedar, spruce, white pine, ponderosa pine and stands of Douglas fir. It is also leading in the production of red raspberries, lentils, peppermint oil,…

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Virginia Pole Barn Kits – Virginia, or officially called the Commonwealth of Virginia, is situated in the southeastern part of the U.S. It is often dubbed as the ‘Old Dominion’ in relation to its historical status as the first colonial possession set up in the mainland British America. It is also commonly referred to as the ‘Mother of Presidents’ as it is the birthplace of eight U.S. presidents, a number that is more than any other state. Virginia’s economy has shifted from primarily agrarian to industrial during the 1960s to 1970s. In 2002, the state became the leader in exporting…

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Vermont Pole Barn Kits – Vermont, situated in the northeastern part of the U.S., is the second least populous state next to Wyoming. Its most populous city, Burlington, is the least populous amongst cities in the U.S. In 2016, Vermont, was ranked as the safest state. It is also known as the only state with buildings not taller than 124 feet. The origin of its name is uncertain, but probably came from the French phrase ‘les Verts Monts’, which means ‘the Green Mountains’. While some argue that it is called as such because of the fact that mountains in Vermont’s…

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Utah Pole Barn Kits – Utah, situated in the western part of the U.S. has around three million population, 80% of whom reside along the Wasatch Front, centering on Salt Lake City or the state’s capital. In 2013, Utah’s population was ranked the second fastest growing of any state. In terms of wealth Utah has the 14th highest median income and the least income inequality. Utah is the only state with majority of its population belonging to a single church – The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints, or the Mormons. According to statistics, over 60% of Utahns…

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