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Fifty US States & State Nicknames

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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
1819-12-14
Yellowhammer State
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Alaska is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
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
1912-02-14
Grand Canyon State
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Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1836-06-15
The Natural State
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California is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1850-09-09
Golden State
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Colorado is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1876-08-01
Centennial State
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Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
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
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
1845-03-03
Sunshine State (1970)
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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
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
1959-08-21
Aloha State (1959)
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Idaho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1890-07-03
Gem State
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Illinois is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1818-08-26
Prairie State
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Indiana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1816-12-11
Hoosier State
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Iowa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1846-12-28
Hawkeye State
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Kansas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
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
1792-06-01
Bluegrass State
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Louisiana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1812-04-30
Pelican State
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Maine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1820-03-15
Pine Tree State
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Maryland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
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
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
1837-01-26
Wolverine State
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Minnesota is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
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
1817-12-10
Magnolia State
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Missouri is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Fifty US States & State Nicknames
1821-08-10
Show-me State