This week we will be looking on the nicknames of the 50 states of America. Below, they are listed in a table form showing the name of the state along with its related nickname. Check and see how many you had known. I am sure you will learn at least one nickname from the 50 states given.
Note: some state has multiple nicknames so, the most common or official nickname is listed first.
Alabama Yellowhammer State; Heart of Dixie Alaska The state is commonly called “The Last Frontier”
or “Land of the Midnight Sun”
Arizona Grand Canyon State Arkansas The Natural State California Golden State Colorado Centennial State Connecticut Constitution State (official, 1959); Nutmeg State Delaware Diamond State; First State; Small Wonder Florida Sunshine State (1970) Georgia Peach State, Empire State of the South Hawaii Aloha State (1959) Idaho Gem State Illinois Prairie State Indiana Hoosier State Iowa Hawkeye State Kansas Sunflower State; Jayhawk State Kentucky Bluegrass State Louisiana Pelican State Maine Pine Tree State Maryland Free State; Old Line State Massachusetts Bay State; Old Colony State Michigan Wolverine State Minnesota North Star State; Gopher State;
Land of 10,000 Lakes
Mississippi Magnolia State Missouri Show-me State Montana Treasure State Nebraska Cornhusker State (1945); Beef State Nevada Sagebrush State; Silver State;
Battle Born State
New Hampshire Granite State New Jersey Garden State New Mexico Land of Enchantment New York Empire State North Carolina Tar Heel State North Dakota Sioux State; Flickertail State;
Peace Garden State; Rough Rider State
Ohio Buckeye State Oklahoma Sooner State Oregon Beaver State Pennsylvania Keystone State Rhode Island The Ocean State South Carolina Palmetto State South Dakota Mount Rushmore State; Coyote State Tennessee Volunteer State Texas Lone Star State Utah Beehive State Vermont Green Mountain State Virginia The Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents Washington Evergreen State West Virginia Mountain State Wisconsin Badger State Wyoming Equality State