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AlabamaThe nickname for Alabama (AL) is Yellowhammer State.
AlaskaThe 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.
ArizonaThe nickname for Arizona (AZ) is The Grand Canyon State. It is also known as Copper State.
ArkansasThe nickname for Arkansas (AR) is The Natural State.
CaliforniaThe nickname for California (CA) is The Golden State.
ColoradoThe nickname for Colorado (CO) is Centennial State. It is also referred to as Colorful Colorado.
ConnecticutThe nickname for Connecticut (CT) is Constitution State. It is also called Nutmeg State, Provisions State, or Land of Steady Habits.
DelawareThe nickname for Delaware (DE) is The First State. It is also called The Diamond State, Blue Hen State, or Small Wonder.
FloridaThe nickname for Florida (FL) is Sunshine State.
GeorgiaThe nickname for Georgia (GA) is Peach State.
HawaiiThe 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.
IdahoThe nickname for Idaho (ID) is Gem State. It is also called the Gem of the Mountains.
IllinoisThe nickname for Illinois (IL) is Prairie State.
IndianaThe nickname for Indiana (IN) is Hoosier State.
IowaThe nickname for Iowa (IA) is Hawkeye State.
KansasThe nickname for Kansas (KS) is Sunflower State.
KentuckyThe nickname for Kentucky (KY) is Bluegrass State.
LouisianaThe nickname for Louisiana (LA) is Pelican State.
MaineThe 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.
MarylandThe nickname for Maryland (MD) is Old Line State.
MassachusettsThe nickname for Massachusetts (MA) is Bay State. It is also known as Old Colony State.
MichiganThe nickname for Michigan (MI) is The Wolverine State. It is also called the Great Lakes State.
MinnesotaThe nickname for Minnesota (MN) is North Star State. It is also known as Land of Ten Thousand Lakes.
MississippiThe nickname for Mississippi (MS) is Magnolia State.
MissouriThe nickname for Missouri (MO) is Show Me State.
MontanaThe nickname for Montana (MT) is Treasure State.
NebraskaThe nickname for Nebraska (NE) is Cornhusker State.
NevadaThe nickname for Nevada (NV) is Silver State. It is also known as Sage State or Sagebrush State.
New HampshireThe nickname for New Hampshire (NH) is The Granite State.
New JerseyThe nickname for New Jersey (NJ) is Garden State.
New MexicoThe nickname for New Mexico (NM) is Land of Enchantment.
New YorkThe nickname for New York (NY) is Empire State.
North CarolinaThe nickname for North Carolina (NC) is Old North State.
North DakotaThe nickname for North Dakota (ND) is Peace Garden State. It is also known as Flickertail State or Roughrider State.
OhioThe nickname for Ohio (OH) is Buckeye State.
OklahomaThe nickname for Oklahoma (OK) is The Sooner State.
OregonThe nickname for Oregon (OR) is Beaver State.
PennsylvaniaThe nickname for Pennsylvania (PA) is Keystone State.
Rhode IslandThe 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.
South CarolinaThe nickname for South Carolina (SC) is Palmetto State.
South DakotaThe nickname for South Dakota (SD) is Mount Rushmore State.
TennesseeThe 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.
TexasThe nickname for Texas (TX) is Lone Star State.
UtahThe nickname for Utah (UT) is Beehive State.
VermontThe nickname for Vermont (VT) is Green Mountain State.
VirginiaThe nickname for Virginia (VA) is Old Dominion State. It is also known as Mother State.
WashingtonThe nickname for Washington (WA) is The Evergreen State.
West VirginiaThe nickname for West Virginia (WV) is Mountain State.
WisconsinThe nickname for Wisconsion (WI) is Badger State.
WyomingThe nickname for Wyoming (WY) is Equality State. Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming.

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