List of State Capitals in the United States - US Map of Capitals

List of U.S. State Capitals - The United States of America is comprised of 50 states, each with its own capital city. This is a list of state Capitals of the USA ordered alphabetically by state.

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Map showing Capitals of 50 states of United States, and the capital city of the United States of America is Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and also known as D.C.

About State Capitals in the United States

The US States and Capitals Map showing 48 contiguous states and their capitals, it also carries inset maps of two other states – Alaska and Hawaii. One of the most populated and powerful countries in the world, the United States of America is the third largest country, with a total land area of about 3,794,066 square miles (9,833,520 km2). The United States is situated between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The nation's capital is Washington DC.

The estimated population of the United States of America (USA) is 331,449,281 according to 2020 US census, the United States is also the third most populous country in the world. Almost 79% of the entire American population lives in urban areas. The New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and Phoenix are the five most populated capital cities of the United States. While the United States is a diverse nation, the majority of Americans are descended from European immigrants, and African Americans are the largest minority group, followed by Asian Americans.

The United States is a federation of fifty states and one federal district, Washington, District of Colombia. Forty-eight of the fifty states make up the contiguous United States, and Alaska, while still part of the North American continent, is separated from the lower forty-eight by Canada. The fiftieth state, which entered the union most recently, is Hawaii, a chain of islands located in the Pacific Ocean.

The United States also possesses five major unincorporated overseas territories: Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, American Samoa, Northern Mariana, and the Islands in the Pacific.

List of U.S. State Capitals in Alphabetical Order

This is a list of capital cities of the United States with their state abbreviation code, nickname and U.S. states by date of admission to the Union are listed in alphabetical order. Washington D.C., has been the federal capital city of the United States since 1800.

List Of 50 U.S. States And Their Capitals

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State (Abbr.)CapitalState NicknameBecame a State
Alabama (AL)MontgomeryHeart of DixieDecember 14, 1819
Alaska (AK)JuneauThe Last FrontierJanuary 3, 1959
Arizona (AZ)PhoenixGrand Canyon StateFebruary 14, 1912
Arkansas (AR)Little RockThe Natural StateJune 15, 1836
California (CA)SacramentoThe Golden StateSeptember 9, 1850
Colorado (CO)DenverCentennial StateAugust 1, 1876
Connecticut (CT)HartfordConstitution StateJanuary 9, 1788
Delaware (DE)DoverThe First StateDecember 7, 1787
Florida (FL)TallahasseeSunshine StateMarch 3, 1845
Georgia (GA)AtlantaPeach StateFebruary 12, 1733
Hawaii (HI)HonoluluAloha StateAugust 21, 1959
Idaho (ID)BoiseGem StateJuly 3, 1890
Illinois (IL)SpringfieldPrairie StateDecember 3, 1818
Indiana (IN)IndianapolisHoosier StateDecember 11, 1816
Iowa (IA)Des MoinesHawkeye StateDecember 28, 1846
Kansas (KS)TopekaSunflower StateJanuary 29, 1861
Kentucky (KY)FrankfortBluegrass StateJune 1, 1792
Louisiana (LA)Baton RougePelican StateApril 30, 1812
Maine (ME)AugustaPine Tree StateMarch 15, 1820
Maryland (MD)AnnapolisOld Line StateApril 28, 1788
Massachusetts (MA)BostonThe Bay StateFebruary 6, 1788
Michigan (MI)LansingThe Great Lakes StateJanuary 26, 1837
Minnesota (MN)St. PaulNorth Star StateMay 11, 1858
Mississippi (MS)JacksonMagnolia StateDecember 10, 1817
Missouri (MO)Jefferson CityShow-Me StateAugust 10, 1821
Montana (MT)HelenaTreasure StateNovember 8, 1889
Nebraska (NE)LincolnCornhusker StateMarch 1, 1867
Nevada (NV)Carson CitySilver StateOctober 31, 1864
New Hampshire (NH)ConcordGranite StateJune 21, 1788
New Jersey (NJ)TrentonGarden StateDecember 18, 1787
New Mexico (NM)Santa FeLand of EnchantmentJanuary 6, 1912
New York (NY)AlbanyThe Empire StateJuly 26, 1788
North Carolina (NC)RaleighFirst in Flight StateNovember 21, 1789
North Dakota (ND)BismarckPeace Garden StateNovember 2, 1889
Ohio (OH)ColumbusBuckeye StateMarch 1, 1803
Oklahoma (OK)Oklahoma CitySooner StateNovember 16, 1907
Oregon (OR)SalemBeaver StateFebruary 14, 1859
Pennsylvania (PA)HarrisburgKeystone StateDecember 12, 1787
Rhode Island (RI)ProvidenceOcean StateMay 29, 1790
South Carolina (SC)ColumbiaPalmetto StateJuly 20, 1904
South Dakota (SD)PierreMount Rushmore StateNovember 2, 1889
Tennessee (TN)NashvilleVolunteer StateJune 1, 1796
Texas (TX)AustinLone Star StateDecember 29, 1845
Utah (UT)Salt Lake CityBeehive StateJanuary 4, 1896
Vermont (VT)MontpelierGreen Mountain StateMarch 4, 1791
Virginia (VA)RichmondThe Old DominionJune 25, 1788
Washington (WA)OlympiaEvergreen StateNovember 11, 1889
West Virginia (WV)CharlestonMountain StateJune 20, 1863
Wisconsin (WI)MadisonBadger StateMay 29, 1848
Wyoming (WY)CheyenneEquality StateJuly 10, 1890

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