|The nickname for Alabama (AL) is Yellowhammer State.
|The nickname for Alaska (AK) is The Last Frontier. It is also known as the Land of the Midnight Sun. Alaska is the largest state in area but is the least populated. The US bought Alaska in 1867 from Russia for a little over 7 million dollars. Great deposits of oil and natural gas are today mined in Alaska.
|The nickname for Arizona (AZ) is The Grand Canyon State. It is also known as Copper State.
|The nickname for Arkansas (AR) is The Natural State.
|The nickname for California (CA) is The Golden State.
|The nickname for Colorado (CO) is Centennial State. It is also referred to as Colorful Colorado.
|The nickname for Connecticut (CT) is Constitution State. It is also called Nutmeg State, Provisions State, or Land of Steady Habits.
|The nickname for Delaware (DE) is The First State. It is also called The Diamond State, Blue Hen State, or Small Wonder.
|The nickname for Florida (FL) is Sunshine State.
|The nickname for Georgia (GA) is Peach State.
|The nickname for Hawaii (HI) is Aloha State. Hawaii consists of a group of about 130 islands in the Pacific ocean. It is about 3360 km from the continental US and is the most recent state to be enlisted (in 1959). Hawaii is known for its volcanic activity.
|The nickname for Idaho (ID) is Gem State. It is also called the Gem of the Mountains.
|The nickname for Illinois (IL) is Prairie State.
|The nickname for Indiana (IN) is Hoosier State.
|The nickname for Iowa (IA) is Hawkeye State.
|The nickname for Kansas (KS) is Sunflower State.
|The nickname for Kentucky (KY) is Bluegrass State.
|The nickname for Louisiana (LA) is Pelican State.
|The nickname for Maine (ME) is Pine Tree State. Maine is the northeastern most state of the US. It has an area of 86156 sq. km.
|The nickname for Maryland (MD) is Old Line State.
|The nickname for Massachusetts (MA) is Bay State. It is also known as Old Colony State.
|The nickname for Michigan (MI) is The Wolverine State. It is also called the Great Lakes State.
|The nickname for Minnesota (MN) is North Star State. It is also known as Land of Ten Thousand Lakes.
|The nickname for Mississippi (MS) is Magnolia State.
|The nickname for Missouri (MO) is Show Me State.
|The nickname for Montana (MT) is Treasure State.
|The nickname for Nebraska (NE) is Cornhusker State.
|The nickname for Nevada (NV) is Silver State. It is also known as Sage State or Sagebrush State.
|The nickname for New Hampshire (NH) is The Granite State.
|The nickname for New Jersey (NJ) is Garden State.
|The nickname for New Mexico (NM) is Land of Enchantment.
|The nickname for New York (NY) is Empire State.
|The nickname for North Carolina (NC) is Old North State.
|The nickname for North Dakota (ND) is Peace Garden State. It is also known as Flickertail State or Roughrider State.
|The nickname for Ohio (OH) is Buckeye State.
|The nickname for Oklahoma (OK) is The Sooner State.
|The nickname for Oregon (OR) is Beaver State.
|The nickname for Pennsylvania (PA) is Keystone State.
|The nickname for Rhode Island (RI) is Ocean State. It is also known as Plantation State. Rhode Island is the smallest state in the US with an area of 3139 sq. km.
|The nickname for South Carolina (SC) is Palmetto State,
|The nickname for South Dakota (SD) is Mount Rushmore State.
|The nickname for Tennessee (TN) is The Volunteer State. It is also known as Big Bend State, Hog and Hominy State, or The Mother of Southwestern Statesmen.
|The nickname for Texas (TX) is Lone Star State.
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|The nickname for Utah (UT) is Beehive State.
|The nickname for Vermont (VT) is Green Mountain State.
|The nickname for Virginia (VA) is Old Dominion State. It is also known as Mother State.
|The nickname for Washington (WA) is The Evergreen State.
|The nickname for West Virginia (WV) is Mountain State.
|The nickname for Wisconsion (WI) is Badger State.
|The nickname for Wyoming (WY) is Equality State. Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming.