List of U.S. state nicknames

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This is a list of U.S. state nicknames: (official state nicknames in bold)

State Nickname(s)
Alabama
  • Camellia State
  • Cotton State
  • Heart of Dixie
  • Yellowhammer State
Alaska
  • Great Land
  • Land of the Midnight Sun
  • Last Frontier
  • Mainland State
  • 49th State
  • Sourdough State
  • North Star State
  • Up Over
  • Seward's Ice Box
  • Seward's Folly
Arizona
  • Apache State
  • Copper State
  • Grand Canyon State
Arkansas
  • Bear State
  • Land of Opportunity
  • Natural State
  • Wonder State
California
  • El Dorado State
  • Golden State
  • Golden West
  • Grape State
  • Land of Milk and Honey
Colorado
  • Centennial State
  • Columbine State
  • Last Frontier
  • Last Old West State
  • Mile High State
  • Mountain State
  • Rocky Mountain State
  • Switzerland of America
Connecticut
  • Arsenal of the Nation
  • Constitution State[1]
  • Land of Steady Habits[1]
  • Nutmeg State[1]
  • Provisions State[1]
Delaware
  • Diamond State
  • First State
  • Land of Tax-Free Shopping
  • Small Wonder
District of Columbia
  • The Federal City
  • The District
Florida
  • Everglade State
  • Orange State
  • Sunshine State
Georgia
  • Empire State of the South
  • Peach State
Hawaii
  • Aloha State
  • Pineapple State
  • Rainbow State
Idaho
  • Gem State
Illinois
  • Land of Lincoln
  • Prairie State
  • Inland Empire
  • Rainy State
Indiana
  • Crossroads of America
  • Hoosier State
  • Hospitality State
Iowa
  • Hawkeye State
  • Tall Corn State
Kansas
  • Bleeding Kansas
  • Cyclone State
  • Jayhawk State
  • Sunflower State
  • Wheat State
Kentucky
  • Bluegrass State
Louisiana
  • Bayou State
  • Child of the Mississippi
  • Creole State
  • Pelican State
  • Sportsman's Paradise
  • Sugar State
Maine
  • Down East
  • Pine Tree State
  • Vacationland
Maryland
  • Cockade State
  • Free State
  • Monumental State
  • Old Line State
  • Terrapin State
Massachusetts
  • Bay State
  • Colony State
  • Old Colony
  • The Spirit of America
Michigan
  • Great Lakes State
  • Mitten State
  • Winter Water Wonderland
  • Wolverine State
Minnesota
  • Gopher State
  • Land of 10,000 Lakes
  • North Star State
Mississippi
  • Hospitality State
  • Magnolia State
Missouri
  • Bullion State
  • Cave State
  • Gateway State
  • Lead State
  • Ozark State
  • Show Me State
Montana
  • Big Sky Country
  • The Last Best Place
  • Treasure State
Nebraska
  • Beef State
  • Cornhusker State
Nevada
  • Battle-Born State
  • Sagebrush State
  • Silver State
New Hampshire
  • Granite State
  • Mother of Rivers
  • White Mountain State
  • Switzerland of America
New Jersey
  • Garden State
New Mexico
  • The Colorful State
  • The Land of Enchantment
New York
  • Empire State
North Carolina
  • Old North State
  • Tar Heel State
  • Turpentine State
North Dakota
  • Flickertail State
  • Peace Garden State
  • Rough Rider State
  • Sioux State
Ohio
  • Buckeye State
  • Mother of Modern Presidents
Oklahoma
  • Land of the Orange Man
  • Cowboy Country
  • Sooner State
Oregon
  • Beaver State
  • Union State
Pennsylvania
  • Independence State
  • Keystone State
  • Quaker State
Rhode Island
  • Little Rhody
  • Ocean State
  • Plantation State
South Carolina
  • Palmetto State
South Dakota
  • Coyote State
  • Land of Infinite Variety
  • Mount Rushmore State
  • Sunshine State
Tennessee
  • Butternut State
  • Volunteer State
Texas
  • Lone Star State
Utah
  • Beehive State
Vermont
  • Green Mountain State
Virginia
  • Mother of Presidents
  • Old Dominion
Washington
  • Evergreen State
  • State of Love and Trust
West Virginia
  • Mountain State
  • Panhandle State
Wisconsin
  • America's Dairyland
  • Badger State
  • Cheese State
Wyoming
  • Cowboy State
  • Equality State
  • Park State

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 STATE OF CONNECTICUT, Sites º Seals º Symbols; Connecticut State Register & Manual; retrieved on January 4, 2007

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