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US State Nicknames

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  1. Show Me State

    Missouri

    (Also Bullion State, Cave State, Gateway State, Lead State, Ozark State)

  2. Bay State

    Massachusetts

    (Also Colony State, Old Colony, The Spirit of America)

  3. Gem State

    Idaho

  4. Great Lakes State

    Michigan

    (Also Mitten State, Winter Water Wonderland, Wolverine State)

  5. Volunteer State

    Tennessee

    (Also Butternut State)

  6. Aloha State

    Hawaii

    (Also Pineapple State, Rainbow State)

  7. Magnolia State

    Mississippi

    (Also Hospitality State)

  8. Palmetto State

    South Carolina

  9. Garden State

    New Jersey

  10. North Star State

    Minnesota

    (Also Gopher State, Land of 10,000 Lakes)

  11. First State

    Delaware

    (Also Diamond State, Land of Tax-Free Shopping, Small Wonder )

  12. Old Dominion

    Virginia

    (Also Mother of Presidents)

  13. Lone Star State

    Texas

  14. Beehive State

    Utah

  15. Keystone State

    Pennsylvania

    (Also Independance State, Quaker State)

  16. Bluegrass State

    Kentucky

  17. Mount Rushmore State

    South Dakota

    (Also Coyote State, Land of Infinite Variety, Sunshine State)

  18. Grand Canyon State

    Arizona

    (Apache State, Copper State)

  19. Tar Heel State

    North Carolina

    (Also Old North State, Turpentine State)

  20. Sunshine State

    Florida

    (Also Everglade State, Orange State )

  21. Pine Tree State

    Maine

    (Also Down East, Vacationland )

  22. Peach State

    Georgia

    (Also Empire State of the South )

  23. Evergreen State

    Washington

  24. Treasure State

    Montana

    (Also Big Sky Country, The Last Best Place)

  25. Heart of Dixie

    Alabama

    (Also Cotton State, Yellowhammer state, Stars Fell on Alabama)

  26. Natural State

    Arkansas

    (Also Bear State, Land of Opportunity, Wonder State, Razorback State, What a State!)

  27. Peace Garden State

    North Dakota

    (Also Flickertail State, Rough Rider State, Sioux State)

  28. Constitution State

    Connecticut

    (Also Arsenal of the Nation, Land of Steady Habits, Nutmeg State, Provisions State)

  29. Green Mountain State

    Vermont

  30. Ocean State

    Rhode Island

    (Also Little Rhody, Plantation State)

  31. Beaver State

    Oregon

    (Also Union State)

  32. No official Nickname but also called Sooner State, Land of the Red Man

    Oklahoma

  33. Badger State

    Wisconsin

    (Also America's Dairyland, America's Bread Basket, Cheese State)

  34. Old Line State

    Maryland

    (Also Cockade State, Free State, Monumental State, Terrapin State)

  35. Golden State

    California

    (Also El Dorado State, Golden West, Grape State, Land of Milk and Honey)

  36. Crossroads of America

    Indiana

    (Also Hoosier State, Hospitality State)

  37. Granite State

    New Hampshire

    (Also Mother of Rivers, White Mountain State, Switzerland of America)

  38. Empire State

    New York

  39. Last Frontier

    Alaska

    (Also Great Land, Land of the Midnight Sun, Mainland State)

  40. No official Nickname but also called Hawkeye State, Cyclones get out of our State State, Tall Corn State, Land of the Rolling Prairie

    Iowa

  41. Mountain State

    West Virginia

    (Also Panhandle State)

  42. Equality State

    Wyoming

    (Also Cowboy State, Park State)

  43. Pelican State

    Louisiana

    (Also Bayou State, Child of the Mississippi, Creole State, Sportsman's Paradise, Sugar State )

  44. Buckeye State

    Ohio

    (Also Birthplace of Aviation, Mother of Modern Presidents)

  45. Silver State

    Nevada

    (Also Battle-Born State, Sagebrush State)

  46. The Land of Enchantment

    New Mexico

    (Also The Colorful State)

  47. Cornhusker State

    Nebraska

    (Also Beef State, Tree Planter's State)

  48. Centennial State

    Colorado

    (Also Colorful Colorado, Columbine State, Highest State, Switzerland of America)

  49. Sunflower State

    Kansas

    (Also Bleeding Kansas, Jayhawk State, Wheat State)

  50. Prairie State

    Illinois

    (Also Land of Lincoln, Inland Empire, Rainy State)