The States of the USA on a Map

state code population* capital largest city nickname of the state
Alabama AL 4,447,100 Montgomery Birmingham Yellowhammer State; The Cotton State; The Heart of Dixie
Alaska AK 626,932 Juneau Anchorage The Last Frontier or Land of the Midnight Sun
Arizona AZ 5,130,632 Phoenix Grand Canyon State
Arkansas AR 2,673,400 Little Rock The Natural State
California CA 33,871,648 Sacramento Los Angeles Golden State
Colorado CO 4,301,261 Denver Centennial State
Connecticut CT 3,405,565 Hartford Bridgeport Constitution State; Nutmeg State
Delaware DE 783,600 Dover Wilmington Diamond State; First State; Small Wonder
Florida FL 15,982,378 Tallahassee Jacksonville Sunshine State
Georgia GA 8,186,453 Atlanta Peach State; Empire State of the South
Hawaii HI 1,211,537 Honolulu Aloha State
Idaho ID 1,293,953 Boise Gem State
Illinois IL 12,419,293 Springfield Chicago Prairie State
Indiana IN 6,080,485 Indianapolis Hoosier State
Iowa IA 2,926,324 Des Moines Hawkeye State
Kansas KS 2,688,418 Topeka Wichita Sunflower State; Jayhawk State
Kentucky KY 4,041,769 Frankfort Lexington Bluegrass State
Louisiana LA 4,468,976 Baton Rouge New Orleans Pelican State
Maine ME 1,274,923 Augusta Portland Pine Tree State
Maryland MD 5,296,486 Annapolis Baltimore Free State; Old Line State
Massachusetts MA 6,349,097 Boston Bay State; Old Colony State
Michigan MI 9,938,444 Lansing Detroit Wolverine State; Great Lakes State
Minnesota MN 4,919,479 St. Paul Minneapolis North Star State; Gopher State; Land of 10,000 Lakes
Mississippi MS 2,844,658 Jackson Magnolia State
Missouri MO 5,595,211 Jefferson City Kansas City Show-me State
Montana MT 902,195 Helena Billings Treasure State
Nebraska NE 1,711,263 Lincoln Omaha Cornhusker State; Beef State
Nevada NV 1,998,257 Carson City Las Vegas Sagebrush State; Silver State; Battle Born State
New Hampshire NH 1,235,786 Concord Manchester Granite State
New Jersey NJ 8,414,350 Trenton Newark Garden State
New Mexico NM 1,819,046 Santa Fe Albuquerque Land of Enchantment
New York NY 18,976,457 Albany New York City Empire State
North Carolina NC 8,049,313 Raleigh Charlotte Tar Heel State
North Dakota ND 642,200 Bismarck Fargo Sioux State; Flickertail State; Peace Garden State; Rough Rider State
Ohio OH 11,353,140 Columbus Buckeye State
Oklahoma OK 3,450,654 Oklahoma City Sooner State
Oregon OR 3,421,399 Salem Portland Beaver State
Pennsylvania PA 12,281,054 Harrisburg Philadelphia Keystone State
Rhode Island RI 1,048,319 Providence The Ocean State
South Carolina SC 4,012,012 Columbia Palmetto State
South Dakota SD 754,844 Pierre Sioux Falls Mount Rushmore State; Coyote State
Tennessee TN 5,689,283 Nashville Memphis Volunteer State
Texas TX 20,851,820 Austin Houston Lone Star State
Utah UT 2,233,169 Salt Lake City Beehive State
Vermont VT 608,827 Montpelier Burlington Green Mountain State
Virginia VA 7,078,515 Richmond Virginia Beach The Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents
Washington WA 5,894,121 Olympia Seattle Evergreen State
West Virginia WV 1,808,344 Charleston Mountain State
Wisconsin WI 5,363,675 Madison Milwaukee Badger State
Wyoming WY 493,782 Cheyenne Equality State

* population from 2000

Washington DC, the capital of the United States of America, is not a federal state but a federal district.

There are 14 territories. These are:

  • American Samoa
  • Baker Island
  • Guam
  • Howland Island
  • Jarvis Island
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Kingman Reef
  • Midway Islands
  • Navassa Island
  • Northern Mariana Islandsl
  • Palmyra Atoll
  • Puerto Rico
  • Virgin Islands
  • Wake Island

Source: (table) and (map)