Here is a fun and graphically minimalist approach to mapping cities in different states, from the Barely Maps website created by Peter Gorman. These “maps” show the largest cities in any state as stars in constellations, with the largest city as the large star, the lines demarcate a larger distance):
Here is Minnesota:
And our neighboring states of
South Dakota (I like this one):
Check out all 50 states, as well as Gorman’s other fun cartographic designs.