State Nicknames Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle contains all 50 State nicknames as clues, with state names as answers.

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State Nicknames Crossword Puzzle
State Nicknames Crossword Puzzle


ALABAMA – Yellowhammer State (22A)
ALASKA – The Last Frontier (9D)
ARIZONA – The Grand Canyon State (14D)
ARKANSAS – The Natural State (40D)
CALIFORNIA – The Golden State (4D)
COLORADO – The Centennial State (2D)
CONNECTICUT – The Constitution State (34D)
DELAWARE – The First State (29D)
FLORIDA – The Sunshine State (27A)
GEORGIA – The Peach State (16A)
HAWAII – The Aloha State (45A)
IDAHO – The Gem State (42A)
ILLINOIS – Prairie State (24D)
INDIANA – The Hoosier State (17A)
IOWA – The Hawkeye State (13A)
KANSAS – The Sunflower State (43D)
KENTUCKY – The Bluegrass State (46A)
LOUISIANA – The Pelican State (8D)
MAINE – The Pine Tree State (44A)
MARYLAND – The Old Line State (20A)
MASSACHUSETTS – The Bay State (49A)
MICHIGAN – The Great Lakes State (1A)
MINNESOTA – The North Star State (26D)
MISSISSIPPI – The Magnolia State (32A)
MISSOURI – The Show Me State (38A)
MONTANA – The Treasure State (36A)
NEBRASKA – The Cornhusker State (18D)
NEVADA – The Silver State (3D)
NEW HAMPSHIRE – The Granite State (25D)
NEW JERSEY – The Garden State (31A)
NEW MEXICO – The Land of Enchantment (48A)
NEW YORK – The Empire State (21D)
NORTH CAROLINA – The Tar Heel State (10A)
NORTH DAKOTA – The Peace Garden State (35D)
OHIO – The Buckeye State (37A)
OKLAHOMA – The Sooner State (6A)
OREGON – The Beaver State (6D)
PENNSYLVANIA – The Keystone State (41A)
RHODE ISLAND – The Ocean State (7D)
SOUTH CAROLINA – The Palmetto State (15A)
SOUTH DAKOTA – Mount Rushmore State (33D)
TENNESSEE – The Volunteer State (39D)
TEXAS – The Lone Star State (47D)
UTAH – The Beehive State (5D)
VERMONT – The Green Mountain State (12D)
VIRGINIA – The Old Dominion State (11D)
WASHINGTON – The Evergreen State (19A)
WEST VIRGINIA – The Mountain State (28A)
WISCONSIN – The Badger State (30D)
WYOMING – The Equality or Cowboy State (23A)
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