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Alabama - The Heart of Dixie
Alabama has been at the center of many American battles--between white settlers and Native Americans, and in the Civil War.
Alaska - The Great Land
Alaska is the largest state in area and is the largest peninsula in the Western Hemisphere.
Alaska Relocation Guide
A guide to help you get through the process of relocating or moving to Alaska
Arizona - The Grand Canyon State
Arizona has a very dry climate and is known for its cactus plants.
Arkansas - The Land of Opportunity
Arkansas is the only state in which diamonds have been mined, although today the mine operates only as a tourist attraction.
California - The Golden State
The discovery of gold and the immigration in 1849 of thousands of "forty-niners" came in search of the precious metal.
California Relocation Guide
A guide to help you get through the process of relocating or moving to California
Colorado - The Centennial State
Called the "Centennial State," because it became the 38th state when the U.S. turned 100 in 1876.
Colorado Relocation Guide
A guide to help you get through the process of relocating or moving to Colorado
Connecticut - The Constitution State
Connecticut gets its name from an Algonquian word meaning "land on the long tidal river."
Florida - The Sunshine State
Ponce de Leon, in search of the elusive fountain of youth, was the first European to explore Florida.
Florida Relocation and Moving Guide
A guide to help you get through the process of relocating or moving to Florida
Georgia - The Peach State
Georgia, founded in 1733, is one of the original 13 states.
Idaho - The Gem State
The state's name is thought to be an Indian name, Ee-dah-hoe, which means "gem of the mountains."
Illinois - The Land of Lincoln
Illinois became the 21st state in 1818.
Indiana - The Hoosier State
The state's residents are commonly referred to as "Hoosiers" although no one seems certain just how the name originated.
Iowa - The Corn State
Named for the Iowa River, which was named for the Iowa, or Ioway, Indians, Iowa joined the Union in 1846.
Kansas - The Sunflower State
Within Kansas's borders is the magnetic center mark for all of North America.
Louisiana - The Pelican State
A strong French influence is still evident throughout the state--its capital city is named Baton Rouge, French for "red stick."
Maine - The Pine Tree State
Maine is appropriately called the "Pine Tree State," as 90 percent of its land is forest.
Maryland - The Old Line State
One of the original 13 states to join the Union (in 1788), Maryland is in the middle of the Eastern Seaboard.
Massachusetts - The Bay State
The birthplace of many of the ideals of the American Revolution, Massachusetts attracted people who believed in self-government.
Michigan - The Great Lakes State
Michigan has an unusual geography, as it consists of two land masses--the Upper Peninsula and the mitten-shaped Lower Peninsula.
Minnesota - The Land of 10,000 Lakes
Its name comes from the Dakota (Sioux) word for the Minnesota River's "sky-tinted waters."
Mississippi - The Magnolia State
Considered part of the Deep South, Mississippi, with its rich soil and many rivers, is an agricultural state.
Missouri - The Show Me State
Today, more than half the population lives in Missouri's two major cities--Kansas City and St. Louis.
Montana - The Treasure State
Montana is known as a tourist destination for those drawn to its many trout streams and wide open spaces.
Nebraska - The Cornhusker State
The Nebraska Territory was formed in 1854 at the same time as the Kansas Territory.
New Hampshire - The Granite State
A relatively small state, New Hampshire plays a major role every four years in the presidential election.
New Jersey - The Garden State
George Washington won a key Revolutionary War battle at Trenton when he crossed the Delaware River.
New Mexico - The Land of Enchantment
New Mexico was under Spanish control from the 16th century until about 1846.
New York - The Empire State
The state includes everything from skyscrapers in Manhattan to rivers, mountains, and lakes in upstate New York.
New York Relocation Guide
A guide to help you get through the process of relocating or moving to New York
North Carolina - The Tar Heel State
North Carolina joined the Union in 1789 and is the 12th of the original 13 states.
North Dakota - The Sioux State
North Dakota was one of the last areas of the frontier to be settled by non-Native Americans.
Oklahoma - The Sooner State
Oklahoma's capital is an easy one to remember -- Oklahoma City.
Oregon - The Beaver State
Spanish sailors in search of a northwest passage were the first Europeans to see what is known today as Oregon.
Pennsylvania - The Keystone State
Known as the "Keystone State," Pennsylvania is one of the original 13 colonies.
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South Carolina - The Palmetto State
South Carolina was first formed in 1729 when the Carolina colony was divided in two to form North and South Carolina.
Tennessee - The Volunteer State
Before statehood, it was known as the Territory South of the River Ohio.
Texas - The Lone Star State
Texas is the second-largest state in the Union in area, after Alaska.
Utah - The Beehive State
The golden spike completing the first transcontinental railroad line was driven at Promontory, Utah, in 1869.
Vermont - The Green Mountain State
One of the most picturesque states, Vermont has millions of visitors each year.
Washington - The Evergreen State
Although the capital is Olympia, most people live in the metropolitan areas of Seattle-Everett and Tacoma.
West Virginia - The Mountain State
With an average altitude of 1,500 feet above sea level, it's the highest of any state east of the Mississippi River.
Wisconsin - The Badger State
Wisconsin is one of the top producers of milk, cheese, and butter in the country.
Wyoming - The Equality State
The constitution of the "Equality State" was the first in the world to grant voting rights to women.
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