Monday, July 5, 2010

The Nickname(s) Of The 50 States Of America

Few days ago, my husband and I were watching one of our favorite reality game show which was the "Downfall". We find it very amusing and educational as well. At one ocassion, the question was about the nicknames of the 50 States of America, and it made me think to find it out in the internet and blog about it so that I will be educate at the same time, too. Here are then, the 50 States of America and its nicknames (from the website of
Alabama- Yellowhammer State
Alaska- The Last Frontier (or)

..............Land of the Midnight Sun
Arizona – The Grand Canyon State (or) Copper State
Arkansas- The Natural State
California- The Golden State
Colorado- Centennial State
Connecticut- Constitution State
Delaware- The First State

Florida- Sunshine State
Georgia- Peach State
Hawaii- Aloha State
Idaho- Gem State
Illinois- Prairie State
Indiana- Hoosier State
Iowa- Hawkeye State
Kansas- Sunflower State
Kentucky- Bluegrass State
Louisiana- Pelican State
Maine- Pine Tree State
Maryland- Old Line State
Massachusetts- Bay State (or the) Old Colony State
Michigan- The Wolverine State (or) Great Lake State
Minnesota- North Star State
Mississippi- Magnolia State
Missouri- Show Me State
Montana- Treasure State
Nebraska- Cornhusker State
Nevada- Silver State
New Hampshire- The Granite State
New Jersey- Garden State
New Mexico- Land of Enchantment
New York- Empire State
North Carolina- Old North State
North Dakota- Peace Garden State
Ohio- Buckeye State
Oklahoma- The Sooner State
Oregon- Beaver State
Pennsylvania- Keystone State
Rhode Island- Ocean State (or) Plantation State
South Carolina- Palmetto State
South Dakota- Mount Rushmore State
Tennessee- The Volunteer State
Texas- Lone Star State
Utah- Beehive State
Vermont- Green Mountain State
Virginia- Old Dominion State
Washington- The Evergreen State
West Virginia- Mountain State
Wisconsin- Badger State
Wyoming- Equality State


Arvin U. de la Peña said...

thanks for this post..may natutunan ako..

Mari said...

I learned something today; hopefully, I'll remember all of them.

Thanks for sharing.

Cacai M. said...

Ooh this is educational! Thanks for sharing for this informative post sis Grace.. so, am in the Land of Golden State.. ;-) I wonder why it was called as that, perhaps because of golden bridge? Hemm.. (thinking).. :)

Blog Experience said...

well, this is educating, indeed..
I thought New York would be given the nick name "The Big Apple" .. and you gave the answer there.

Clara said...

I love lists like this! I knew quite a few. Hopefully I'll remember some of those I didn't know. Thanks for an interesting read.