A New Recognition of the United States of America

Fifty States
(with official state website, capital, nickname, & population):

State Capital Nickname Population (1)
Alabama Montgomery Yellowhammer state 5,039,877
Alaska Juneau The last frontier 732,673
Arizona Phoenix The grand canyon state 7,276,316
Arkansas Little Rock The natural state 3,025,891
California Sacramento The golden state 39,237,836
Colorado Denver The centennial state 5,812,069
Connecticut Hartford The constitution state 3,605,597
Delaware Dover The first state 1,003,384
Florida Tallahassee The sunshine state 21,781,128
Georgia Atlanta The peach state 10,799,566
Hawaii Honolulu The aloha state 1,441,553
Idaho Boise The gem state 1,900,923
Illinois Springfield Land of Lincoln 12,671,469
Indiana Indianapolis The hoosier state 6,805,985
Iowa Des Moines The hawkeye state 3,193,079
Kansas Topeka The sunflower state 2,934,582
Kentucky Frankfort The bluegrass state 4,509,394
Louisiana Baton Rouge The pelican state 4,624,047
Maine Augusta The pine tree state 1,372,247
Maryland Annapolis The old line state 6,165,129
Massachusetts Boston The bay state 6,984,723
Michigan Lansing The great lakes state 10,050,811
Minnesota St. Paul The north star state 5,707,390
Mississippi Jackson The magnolia state 2,949,965
Missouri Jefferson City The show me state 6,168,187
Montana Helena The treasure state 1,104,271
Nebraska Lincoln The cornhusker state 1,963,692
Nevada Carson City The silver state 3,143,991
New Hampshire  Concord The granite state 1,388,992
New Jersey Trenton The garden state 9,267,130
New Mexico Santa Fe The land of enchantment 2,115,877
New York Albany The empire state 19,835,913
North Carolina Raleigh The tar heel state 10,551,162
North Dakota Bismarck The peace garden state 774,948
Ohio Columbus The buckeye state 11,780,017
Oklahoma Oklahoma City The sooner state 3,986,639
Oregon Salem The beaver state 4,246,155
Pennsylvania Harrisburg The keystone state 12,964,056
Rhode Island Providence The ocean state 1,095,610
South Carolina Columbia The palmetto state 5,190,705
South Dakota Pierre Mount rushmore state 895,376
Tennessee Nashville The volunteer state 6,975,218
Texas Austin The lone star 29,527,941
Utah Salt Lake City The beehive state 3,337,975
Vermont Montpelier The green mountain state 645,570
Virginia Richmond The old dominion state 8,642,274
Washington Olympia The evergreen state 7,738,692
West Virginia Charleston The mountian state 1,782,959
Wisconsin Madison The badger state 5,895,908
Wyoming Cheyenne The equality or cowboy state 578,803
District of Columbia (is not a state)   670,050
(1) Source: US Census Bureau (estimates for July 2021)

Major Insular Areas
(frequently called "unincorporated territories"):

Original      New
American Samoa American Samoa
Guam Guam
Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands Virgin Islands
     Taiwan cession

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