US States Nicknames

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The States in the U.S. have long since adopted Nicknames for themselves and many have change throughout time, the following list is the current Nicknames for the 50 States in the United States.  Many of these nicknames you can find throughout the state but a common place to see them is on the states license plate.

Use the map below and click on any state to find it's State Nickname or use the Alphabetical states list below to find US State Nicknames.




Alabama State Info Alabama ~ Yellowhammer State

Alaska State Info Alaska ~ “The Last Frontier” or “Land of the Midnight Sun”

Arizona State Info Arizona ~ Grand Canyon State

Arkansas State Info Arkansas ~ The Natural State

California State Info California ~ Golden State

Colorado State Info Colorado ~ Centennial State

Connecticut State Info Connecticut ~ Constitution State

Delaware State Info Delaware ~ Diamond State; First State; Small Wonder

Florida State Info Florida ~ Sunshine State

Georgia State Info Georgia ~ Peach State, Empire State of the South

Hawaii State Info Hawaii ~ Aloha State

Idaho State Info Idaho ~ Gem State

Illinois State Info Illinois ~ Prairie State

Indiana State Info Indiana ~ Hoosier State

Iowa State Info Iowa ~ Hawkeye State

Kansas State Info Kansas ~ Sunflower State; Jayhawk State

Kentucky State Info Kentucky ~ Bluegrass State

Louisiana State Info Louisiana ~ Pelican State

Maine State Info Maine ~ Pine Tree State

Maryland State Info Maryland ~ Free State; Old Line State

Massachusetts State Info Massachusetts ~ Bay State; Old Colony State

Michigan State Info Michigan ~ Wolverine State

Minnesota State Info Minnesota ~ North Star State; Gopher State; Land of 10,000 Lakes

Mississippi State Info Mississippi ~ Magnolia State

Missouri State Info Missouri ~ Show-me State

Montana State Info Montana ~ Treasure State

Nebraska State Info Nebraska ~ Cornhusker State; Beef State

Nevada State Info Nevada ~ Sagebrush State; Silver State; Battle Born State

New Hampshire State Info New Hampshire ~ Granite State

New Jersey State Info New Jersey ~ Garden State

New Mexico State Info New Mexico ~ Land of Enchantment

New York State Info New York ~ Empire State

North Carolina State Info North Carolina ~ Tar Heel State

North Dakota State Info North Dakota ~ Sioux State; Flickertail State; Peace Garden State; Rough Rider State

Ohio State Info Ohio ~ Buckeye State

Oklahoma State Info Oklahoma ~ Sooner State

Oregon State Info Oregon ~ Beaver State

Pennsylvania State Info Pennsylvania ~ Keystone State

Rhode Island State Info Rhode Island ~ The Ocean State

South Carolina State Info South Carolina ~ Palmetto State

South Dakota State Info South Dakota ~ Mount Rushmore State; Coyote State

Tennessee State Info Tennessee ~ Volunteer State

Texas State Info Texas ~ Lone Star State

Utah State Info Utah ~ Beehive State

Vermont State Info Vermont ~ Green Mountain State

Virginia State Info Virginia ~ The Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents

Washington State Info Washington ~ Evergreen State

West Virginia State Info West Virginia ~ Mountain State

Wisconsin State Info Wisconsin ~ Badger State

Wyoming State Info Wyoming ~ Equality State