State Name Capital City State Nickname Area Rank
Alabama (AL) Montgomery Yellowhammer State 52,423 sq.mi. 30
Alaska (AK) Juneau The Last Frontier 656,425 sq.mi. 01
Arizona (AZ) Phoenix The Grand Canyon State 114,006 sq.mi. 06
Arkansas (AR) Little Rock The Natural State 53,182 sq.mi. 29
California (CA) Sacramento The Golden State 163,707 sq.mi. 03
Colorado (CO) Denver The Centennial State 104,100 sq.mi. 08
Connecticut (CT) Hartford The Constitution State 5,544 sq.mi. 48
Delaware (DE) Dover The First State 2,489 sq.mi. 49
Florida (FL) Tallahassee The Sunshine State 65,758 sq.mi. 21
Georgia (GA) Atlanta The Peach State 59,441 sq.mi. 24
Hawaii (HI) Honolulu The Aloha State 10,932 sq.mi. 43
Idaho (ID)  Boise The Gem State 83,574 sq.mi. 14
Illinois (IL) Springfield The Prairie State 57,918 sq.mi. 25
Indiana (IN) Indianapolis The Hoosier State 36,420 sq.mi. 38
Iowa (IA) Des Moines The Hawkeye State 56,276 sq.mi. 26
Kansas (KS) Topeka The Sunflower State 82,282 sq.mi. 15
Kentucky (KY) Frankfort The Bluegrass State 40,411 sq.mi. 37
Louisiana (LA) Baton Rouge The Pelican State 51,843 sq.mi. 31
Maine (ME) Augusta The Pine Tree State 35,387 sq.mi. 39
Maryland (MD) Annapolis The Old Line State 12,407 sq.mi. 42
Massachusetts (MA) Boston The Bay State 10,555 sq.mi. 44
Michigan (MI) Lansing The Great Lakes State 96,810 sq.mi. 11
Minnesota (MN) St. Paul The North Star State 86,943 sq.mi. 12
Mississippi (MS) Jackson The Magnolia State 48,434 sq.mi. 32
Missouri (MO) Jefferson City The Show-Me State 69,709 sq.mi. 22
Montana (MT) Helena The Treasure State 147,046 sq.mi. 04
Nebraska (NE) Lincoln The Cornhusker State 77,358 sq.mi. 16
Nevada (NV) Carson City The Silver State 110,567 sq.mi. 07
New Hampshire (NH) Concord The Granite State 9,351 sq.mi. 46
New Jersey (NJ) Trenton The Garden State 8,722 sq.mi. 47
New Mexico (NM) Santa Fe Land Of Enchantment 121,593 sq.mi. 05
New York (NY) Albany The Empire State 54,475 sq.mi. 27
North Carolina (NC) Raleigh The Tar Heel State 53,821 sq.mi. 28
North Dakota (ND) Bismarck The Peace Garden State 70,704 sq.mi. 19
Ohio (OH) Columbus The Buckeye State 44,828 sq.mi. 34
Oklahoma (OK) Oklahoma City The Sooner State 69,903 sq.mi. 20
Oregon (OR) Salem The Beaver State 98,386 sq.mi. 09
Pennsylvania (PA) Harrisburg  The Keystone State 46,058 sq.mi. 33
Rhode Island (RI) Providence The Ocean State 1,545 sq.mi. 50
South Carolina (SC) Columbia The Palmetto State 32,007 sq.mi. 40
South Dakota (SD) Pierre The Mount Rushmore State 77,121 sq.mi. 17
Tennessee (TN) Nashville The Volunteer State 42,146 sq.mi. 36
Texas (TX) Austin The Lone Star State 268,601 sq.mi. 02
Utah (UT) Salt Lake City The Beehive State 84,904 sq.mi. 13
Vermont (VT) Montpelier The Green Mountain State 9,615 sq.mi. 45
Virginia (VA) Richmond The Old Dominion State 42,769 sq.mi. 35
Washington (WA) Olympia The Evergreen State 71,303 sq.mi. 18
West Virginia (WV) Charleston The Mountain State 24,231 sq.mi. 41
Wisconsin (WI) Madison The Badger State 65,503 sq.mi. 23
Wyoming (WY) Cheyenne The Equality State 97,818 sq.mi. 10
States do not have income tax: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming.
States do not have sale tax: Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon.