Where can you find a list of nicknames for the 50 states in the USA?


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Lists of states' nicknames are available on 50states.com, About.com and State Symbols USA. In addition to the official nickname of each state, searchers can find the unofficial or common nickname.

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The 50states.com website offers an alphabetical list of the states on the left-hand side of the page. The center column lists the capital and last column shows the official nickname of each state. There is also a hyperlink that explains how each state got its nickname. State facts, colleges, maps, study tools and quizzes are also available on this site.

About.com lists the states in alphabetical order, showing the official nickname first, followed by the unofficial nickname. The extreme left side of the page lists additional geographic topics for review.

State Symbols USA lists the 50 states in alphabetical order, official nickname and a hyperlink that gives further information on each state. Clicking on the nickname of each state brings up a page that gives information about how the state got its nickname. That same hyperlink also offers photos and additional information about the state. The right-hand side of the page contains more hyperlinks for state symbols and icons. Along with information on state gems, insects and other state facts, viewers can see the names and photos of state flowers and birds.

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