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List of U.S. state nicknames

This is a list of U.S. state nicknames:

State Nickname(s)
Alabama Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie, Yellowhammer State
Alaska The Last Frontier, Mainland State, Land of the Midnight Sun
Arizona Apache State, Grand Canyon State
Arkansas Bear State, Land of Opportunity, The Natural State
California Golden State, The Golden West, El Dorado State, The Land of Milk and Honey
Colorado Centennial State
Connecticut Constitution State, Nutmeg State
Delaware Diamond State, First State
Florida Everglade State, Sunshine State
Georgia Empire State of the South, Peach State
Hawaii Aloha State
Idaho Gem State
Illinois Prairie State, Land of Lincoln
Indiana Hoosier State
Iowa Hawkeye State, Corn State
Kansas Sunflower State, Jayhawker State
Kentucky Bluegrass State
Louisiana Pelican State, Sugar State, Creole State
Maine Pine Tree State
Maryland Old Line State, Free State
Massachusetts Bay State, Old Colony
Michigan Wolverine State, Great Lake State
Minnesota Gopher State, North Star State, Land of 10,000 Lakes
Mississippi Magnolia State
Missouri Show Me State, Bullion State, Lead State, Ozark State
Montana Treasure State, Big Sky Country
Nebraska Cornhusker State, Beef State
Nevada Silver State, Sagebrush State, Battle-Born State
New Hampshire    Granite State, Scenic State
New Jersey Garden State
New Mexico The Land of Enchantment, The Colorful State
New York Empire State
North Carolina Old North State, Tar Heel State, Turpentine State
North Dakota Sioux State, Peace Garden State, Flickertail State, Rough Rider State
Ohio Buckeye State
Oklahoma Sooner State
Oregon Beaver State
Pennsylvania Keystone State
Rhode Island Ocean State, Plantation State
South Carolina Palmetto State
South Dakota Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State
Tennessee Volunteer State
Texas Lone Star State
Utah Beehive State
Vermont Green Mountain State
Virginia Old Dominion, Mother of Presidents
Washington Evergreen State
West Virginia Mountain State
Wisconsin Badger State, America's Dairyland
Wyoming Equality State, Cowboy State

See also

External link

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