50 United States Quick Facts

50 United States Quick Facts

US State #1. Delaware – Capitol: Dover, joined on Dec. 7, 1787, nickname: The First State

US State #2. Pennsylvania – Capitol: Harrisburg, joined on Dec. 12, 1787, nickname: Keystone State

US State #3. New Jersey – Capitol: Trenton, joined on Dec. 18, 1787, nickname: Garden State

US State #4. Georgia – Capitol: Atlanta, joined on Jan. 2, 1788, nickname: Peach State

US State #5. Connecticut – Capitol: Hartford, joined on Jan. 9, 1788, nickname: Constitution State

US State #6. Massachusetts – Capitol: Boston, joined on Feb. 6, 1788, nickname: Bay State

US State #7. Maryland – Capitol: Annapolis, joined on Apr. 28, 1788, nickname: Old Line State

US State #8. South Carolina – Capitol: Columbia, joined on May 23, 1788, nickname: Palmetto State

US State #9. New Hampshire – Capitol: Concord, joined on June 21, 1788, nickname: Granite State

US State #10. Virginia – Capitol: Richmond, joined on June 25, 1788, nickname: The Old Dominion

US State #11. New York – Capitol: Albany, joined on July 26, 1788, nickname: Empire State

US State #12. North Carolina – Capitol: Raleigh, joined on Nov. 21, 1789, nickname: Tar Heel State

US State #13. Rhode Island – Capitol: Providence, joined on May 29, 1790, nickname: The Ocean State

US State #14. Vermont – Capitol: Montpelier, joined on Mar. 4, 1791, nickname: Green Mountain State

US State #15. Kentucky – Capitol: Frankfort, joined on June 1, 1792, nickname: Bluegrass State

US State #16. Tennessee – Capitol: Nashville, joined on June 1, 1796, nickname: Volunteer State

US State #17. Ohio – Capitol: Columbus, joined on Mar. 1, 1803, nickname: Buckeye State

US State #18. Louisiana – Capitol: Baton Rouge, joined on Apr. 30, 1812, nickname: Pelican State

US State #19. Indiana – Capitol: Indianapolis, joined on Dec. 11, 1816, nickname: Hoosier State

US State #20. Mississippi – Capitol: Jackson, joined on Dec. 10, 1817, nickname: Magnolia State

US State #21. Illinois – Capitol: Springfield, joined on Dec. 3, 1818, nickname: Prairie State

US State #22. Alabama – Capitol: Montgomery, joined on Dec. 14, 1819, nickname: Yellowhammer State

US State #23. Maine – Capitol: Augusta, joined on Mar. 15, 1820, nickname: Pine Tree State

US State #24. Missouri – Capitol: Jefferson City, joined on Aug. 10, 1821, nickname: Show-me State

US State #25. Arkansas – Capitol: Little Rock, joined on June 15, 1836, nickname: The Natural State

US State #26. Michigan – Capitol: Lansing, joined on Jan. 26, 1837, nickname: Wolverine State

US State #27. Florida – Capitol: Tallahassee, joined on Mar. 3, 1845, nickname: Sunshine State

US State #28. Texas – Capitol: Austin, joined on Dec. 29, 1845, nickname: Lone Star State

US State #29. Iowa – Capitol: Des Moines, joined on Dec. 28, 1846, nickname: Hawkeye State

US State #30. Wisconsin – Capitol: Madison, joined on May 29, 1848, nickname: Badger State

US State #31. California – Capitol: Sacramento, joined on Sept. 9, 1850, nickname: Golden State

US State #32. Minnesota – Capitol: Saint Paul, joined on May 11, 1858, nickname: North Star State

US State #33. Oregon – Capitol: Salem, joined on Feb. 14, 1859, nickname: Beaver State

US State #34. Kansas – Capitol: Topeka, joined on Jan. 29, 1861, nickname: Sunflower State

US State #35. West Virginia – Capitol: Charleston, joined on June 20, 1863, nickname: Mountain State

US State #36. Nevada – Capitol: Carson City, joined on Oct. 31, 1864, nickname: Sagebrush State

US State #37. Nebraska – Capitol: Lincoln, joined on Mar. 1, 1867, nickname: Cornhusker State

US State #38. Colorado – Capitol: Denver, joined on Aug. 1, 1876, nickname: Centennial State

US State #39. North Dakota – Capitol: Bismark, joined on Nov. 2, 1889, nickname: Sioux State

US State #40. South Dakota – Capitol: Pierre, joined on Nov. 2, 1889, nickname: Coyote State

US State #41. Montana – Capitol: Helena, joined on Nov. 8, 1889, nickname: Treasure State

US State #42. Washington – Capitol: Olympia, joined on Nov. 11, 1889, nickname: Evergreen State

US State #43. Idaho – Capitol: Boise, joined on July 3, 1890, nickname: Gem State

US State #44. Wyoming – Capitol: Cheyenne, joined on July 10, 1890, nickname: Equality State

US State #45. Utah – Capitol: Salt Lake City, joined on Jan. 4, 1896, nickname: Beehive State

US State #46. Oklahoma – Capitol: Oklahoma City, joined on Nov. 16, 1907, nickname: Sooner State

US State #47. New Mexico – Capitol: Sante Fe, joined on Jan. 6, 1912, nickname: Land of Enchantment

US State #48. Arizona – Capitol: Phoenix, joined on Feb. 14, 1912, nickname: Grand Canyon State

US State #49. Alaska – Capiol: Juneau, joined on Jan. 3, 1959, nickname: Last Frontier

US State #50. Hawaii – Capitol: Honolulu, joined on Aug. 21, 1959, nickname: Aloha State

 

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