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A list of all the American states. This list includes all the states in the US with the state nicknames that may not be well known. Do you know these US state nicknames- Bluegrass State, Tar Heel State, Badger State or Beehive State? If you don't, read the comments next to each name to know the nicknames of US states. This list of fifty US states & state nicknames is alphabetical and can be sorted by any column. All the nicknames for states in this country are here. Source: Information Please Database

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Alabama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Alabama 1819-12-14 - Yellowhammer State

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Alaska is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Alaska 1959-01-03 - The state is commonly called �The Last Frontier� or �Land of the Midnight Sun�

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Arizona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Arizona 1912-02-14 - Grand Canyon State

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Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Arkansas 1836-06-15 - The Natural State

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California is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
California 1850-09-09 - Golden State

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Colorado is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Colorado 1876-08-01 - Centennial State

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Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Connecticut 1788-01-09 - Constitution State (official, 1959); Nutmeg State

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Delaware is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Delaware 1787-12-07 - Diamond State; First State; Small Wonder

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Florida is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Florida 1845-03-03 - Sunshine State (1970)

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Georgia 1788-01-02 - Peach State, Empire State of the South

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Hawaii is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Hawaii 1959-08-21 - Aloha State (1959)

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Idaho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Idaho 1890-07-03 - Gem State

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Illinois is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Illinois 1818-08-26 - Prairie State

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Indiana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Indiana 1816-12-11 - Hoosier State

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Iowa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Iowa 1846-12-28 - Hawkeye State

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Kansas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Kansas 1861-01-29 - Sunflower State; Jayhawk State

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Kentucky is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Kentucky 1792-06-01 - Bluegrass State

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Louisiana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Louisiana 1812-04-30 - Pelican State

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Maine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Maine 1820-03-15 - Pine Tree State

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Maryland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Maryland 1788-04-25 - Free State; Old Line State

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Massachusetts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Massachusetts 1788-02-06 - Bay State; Old Colony State

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Michigan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Michigan 1837-01-26 - Wolverine State

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Minnesota is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Minnesota 1817-12-10 - North Star State; Gopher State; Land of 10,000 Lakes

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Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Mississippi 1817-12-10 - Magnolia State

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Missouri is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Missouri 1821-08-10 - Show-me State

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Montana is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Montana 1889-11-08 - Treasure State

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Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Nebraska 1867-03-01 - Cornhusker State (1945); Beef State

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Nevada is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Nevada 1864-10-31 - Sagebrush State; Silver State; Battle Born State

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New Hampshire is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
New Hampshire 1788-06-21 - Granite State

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New Jersey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
New Jersey 1787-12-18 - Garden State

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New Mexico is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
New Mexico 1912-01-06 - Land of Enchantment (1999)

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New York is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
New York 1788-07-26 - Empire State

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North Carolina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
North Carolina 1789-11-21 - Tar Heel State

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North Dakota is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
North Dakota 1889-11-02 - Sioux State; Flickertail State; Peace Garden State; Rough Rider State

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Ohio is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Ohio 1803-03-01 - Buckeye State

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Oklahoma is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Oklahoma 1907-11-16 - Sooner State

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Oregon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Oregon 1859-02-14 - Beaver State

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Pennsylvania is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Pennsylvania 1787-12-12 - Keystone State

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Rhode Island is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Rhode Island 1790-05-29 - The Ocean State

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South Carolina is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
South Carolina 1788-04-23 - Palmetto State

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South Dakota is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
South Dakota 1889-11-02 - Mount Rushmore State; Coyote State

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Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Tennessee 1796-06-01 - Volunteer State

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Texas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Texas 1845-12-29 - Lone Star State

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Utah is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Utah 1896-01-04 - Beehive State

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Vermont is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Vermont 1791-03-04 - Green Mountain State

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Virginia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Virginia 1788-06-25 - The Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents

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Washington is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Washington 1889-11-11 - Evergreen State

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West Virginia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
West Virginia 1863-06-20 - Mountain State

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Wisconsin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Wisconsin 1848-05-29 - Badger State

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Wyoming is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
Wyoming 1890-06-10 - Equality State