List of U.S. state nicknames
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and
territory A territory is an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, are generic names ...
nickname A nickname (also moniker) is a substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place or thing. Commonly used to express affection, a form of endearment, and sometimes amusement, it can also be used to express defamation of character, particu ...
s, including officially adopted nicknames and other traditional nicknames for the 50 U.S. states and the
District of Columbia ) , image_skyline = , image_caption = Clockwise from top left: the and on the , , , , , storefronts in , , image_flag = Flag of the District of Columbia.svg , image_seal = Seal ...
, as well as five U.S. territories.


State and territory nicknames

Official state and territory nicknames are highlighted in bold. A state nickname is not to be confused with an official
state motto State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, Un ...
.


See also

*List of U.S. state and territory mottos *List of demonyms for U.S. states *List of city nicknames in the United States *List of provincial and territorial nicknames in Canada * Lists of nicknames: nickname list articles on Wikipedia


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