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The largest Gothic cathedral is not in Rome or Paris, but on Amsterdam Avenue in New York City. Bibliography -69
The smallest church in the world is in Kentucky. There is room inside for three people. Bibliography -17
Only 8.5 percent of Alaskans are Eskimos.
Reno, Nevada is farther west than Los Angeles, California. Bibliography -69
Twenty-four percent of Los Angeles, California is road and parking lots for cars.
If you put all the pavement in America into one place, it would more that totally cover the state of Georgia.
We all know LA. is an abbreviation for a big city in California, but most people don't know the full name. It is, "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula." Bibliography -60
Three out of every 100 photos taken in America are snapped at Disneyland, Disney World, or Epcott Center. Bibliography -60
There is a house in Margate, New Jersey that is made in the shape of an elephant. A home in Norman, Oklahoma is shaped like a chicken. Bibliography -50
Another house, this one in Canada, is made of 18,000 discarded glass bottles. Bibliography -50
The Greek word for brotherly love is Philadelphia. Bibliography -9T
You might wonder how Modesto, California got its name. The founders of the town were unwilling to have the place named after themselves, they were modest. Bibliography -69
Tarzana, California is named after Tarzan, created by the author Edgar Rice Borroughs who lived there. Bibliography -69
The worst American city to live in, from the viewpoint of air pollution, is St. Louis, Missouri. Bibliography -9AB
The place with the highest elevation and the place with the lowest elevation in America are both in California. Mt. Whitney and Death Valley are only 100 miles apart. Bibliography -69
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