List of U.S. state dances

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This is a list of official U.S. state dances:[1]

State State dance Year &
Alabama Square Dance 1981[2]
Arkansas Square Dance
California West Coast Swing [3]
Square Dance
(official folk dance)
Colorado Square Dance
Connecticut Square Dance
Georgia Square Dance
Hawaii Hula
Idaho Square Dance
Illinois Square Dance 1990[4]
Kentucky Clogging 2006[5]
Louisiana Second line
Maryland Square Dance
Massachusetts Square Dance 1990[6][7]
Minnesota Square Dance
Mississippi Square Dance 1995[8]
Missouri Square Dance
Nebraska Square Dance
New Jersey Square Dance
(official folk dance)
New York Lindy Hop
North Carolina Clogging
(official folk dance)
Carolina Shag
(official popular dance)
North Dakota Square Dance
Ohio Charleston
Oklahoma Square Dance
Oregon Square Dance
Pennsylvania Polka {
South Carolina The Shag 1984
Square dance
(State American Folk Dance)
Richardson waltz
(State waltz)
Tennessee Square Dance
Texas Texas Two-Step
Utah Square Dance 1994[10]
Virginia Square Dance 2011[11]
Washington Square Dance 1979[12]
Wisconsin Polka 1993[13]

References[change | change source]

  1. Official State Dances,, accessed April 21, 2006.
  2. "Official American Folk Dance of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2001-07-12. Retrieved 2007-03-18.
  3. "History and Culture - State Symbols". The California State Library. State of California. 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-31.
  4. "Illinois official Dance". State Symbols. Illinois State museum.
  5. "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. 2007-03-30. Retrieved 2007-07-02.
  6. Folk dance of the Commonwealth, General Laws of Massachusetts, Chapter 2, Section 32.
  7. "State Symbols". Citizen Information Service. Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2007-03-18.
  8. Official State Dances from NETSTATE
  9. "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library. State of North Carolina. Retrieved 2008-01-26.
  10. Utah State Folk Dance - Square Dance from "Pioneer - Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  11. "Virginia Eblems And Designations". Virginia State Legislature. Retrieved 2011-01-19.
  12. "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-11.
  13. "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Retrieved 2007-07-11.