US States – Abbreviations, Capitals & Nicknames – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

US States – Abbreviations, Capitals & Nicknames

State Abbrv. Capital Nickname
Alabama AL Montgomery Yellowhammer State, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State
Alaska AK Juneau The Last Frontier
Arizona AZ Phoenix Grand Canyon State, Copper State
Arkansas AR Little Rock The Natural State, Land of Opportunity, The Razorback State
California CA Sacramento Golden State
Colorado CO Denver Centennial State, Colorful Colorado
Connecticut CT Hartford Constitution State, Nutmeg State
Delaware DE Dover First State, Diamond State, Blue Hen State, Small Wonder
Florida FL Tallahassee Sunshine State
Georgia GA Atlanta Peach State, Empire of the South, Goober State
Hawaii HI Honolulu Aloha State, Pineapple State
Idaho ID Boise Gem State, Spud State
Illinois IL Springfield Prairie State, Land of Lincoln
Indiana IN Indianapolis Hoosier State
Iowa IA Des Moines Hawkeye State
Kansas KS Topeka Sunflower State, Salt of the Earth
Kentucky KY Frankfort Bluegrass State
Louisiana LA Baton Rouge Pelican State, Sugar State
Maine ME Augusta Pine Tree State
Maryland MD Annapolis Old Line State, Free State
Massachusetts MA Boston Bay State, Old Colony State
Michigan MI Lansing Great Lakes State, Wolverine State
Minnesota MN St. Paul North Star State, Gopher State, Land of 10,000 Lakes, Bread and Butter State
Mississippi MS Jackson Magnolia State
Missouri MO Jefferson City Show Me State
Montana MT Helena Treasure State, Big Sky State
Nebraska NE Lincoln Cornhusker State
Nevada NV Carson City Silver State, Battle Born State, Sagebrush State
New Hampshire NH Concord Granite State
New Jersey NJ Trenton Garden State
New Mexico NM Santa Fe Land of Enchantment
New York NY Albany Empire State
North Carolina NC Raleigh Tar Heel State, Old North State
North Dakota ND Bismarck Peace Garden State, Flickertail State, Roughrider State
Ohio OH Columbus Buckeye State, Modern Mother of Presidents
Oklahoma OK Oklahoma City Sooner State
Oregon OR Salem Beaver State
Pennsylvania PA Harrisburg Keystone State, Quaker State
Rhode Island RI Providence Ocean State, Little Rhody
South Carolina SC Columbia Palmetto State
South Dakota SD Pierre Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State
Tennessee TN Nashville Volunteer State, Big Bend State
Texas TX Austin Lone Star State
Utah UT Salt Lake City Beehive State
Vermont VT Montpelier Green Mountain State
Virginia VA Richmond Old Dominion
Washington WA Olympia Evergreen State, Chinook State
West Virginia WV Charleston Mountain State
Wisconsin WI Madison Badger State
Wyoming WY Cheyenne Equality State, Cowboy State