USA State Nicknames

Hi all,

As I’m sure you all know the U.S. is divided in to 50 states, each of these states has its own nickname to help give new arrivals a sense of what the state represents.

For example Florida is the Sunshine state for obvious reasons…

Below is a list of all 50 state’s nicknames, do you have any favourites in there?

Alabama – Sweet Home Alabama

Alaska – The Last Frontier

Arizona – The Grand Canyon State

Arkansas – The Natural State

California – The Golden State

Colorado – The Centennial State

Connecticut – The Constitution State

Delaware – The First State

Florida – The Sunshine State

Georgia – The Peach State

Guam – Where America’s Day Begins

Hawaii – The Aloha State

Idaho – The Gem State

Illinois – The Land of Lincoln

Indiana – The Hoosier State

Iowa – The Hawkeye State

Kansas – The Sunflower State

Kentucky – The Bluegrass State

Louisiana – The Bayou State

Maine – The Pine Tree State

Maryland – The Free State

Massachusetts – The Bay State

Michigan – The Great Lakes State

Minnesota – The North Star State

Missouri – The Show Me State

Mississippi – The Magnolia State

Montana – The Big Sky State

Nebraska – The Cornhusker State

Nevada – The Silver State

New Hampshire – The Granite State

New Jersey – The Garden State

New Mexico – The Land Of Enchantment State

New York – The Empire State

North Carolina – The Tarheel State

North Dakota – The Peace Garden State

Ohio – The Buckeye State

Oklahoma – The Sooner State

Oregon – The Beaver State

Pennsylvania – The Keystone State

Rhode Island – The Ocean State

South Carolina – The Palmetto State

South Dakota – The Mount Rushmore State

Tennessee – The Volunteer State

Texas – The Lone Star State

Utah – The Beehive State

Vermont – The Green Mountain State

Virginia – The Old Dominion State

Washington DC – The Nations Capital

Washington – Washington, The State

West Virginia – The Mountain State

Wisconsin – The Badger State

Wyoming – The Cowboy State

Some crackers in there, big shout out to Washington, who obviously put a lot of thought it to their’s…

Are there any amendments that you think are need to these nicknames? For example Florida – Mickey’s House…



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