Category: North America

Louisiana State Flag

Louisiana General Information

The state of Louisiana is located in the southern United States and lies on the Gulf of Mexico. It is a rather small state and is bordered by its neighboring states Arkansas, Mississippi and...

Maine State Flag

Maine General Information

GENERAL Maine is a US state. It is probably named after the French landscape Maine, but perhaps the name is also a short form of Mainland (mainland). According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, the postal abbreviation of the...

Maryland State Flag

Maryland General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as MD on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Maryland is a US state on the Atlantic coast, part of the Capital Region, with about 5.4 million residents on 25,316 km². Its capital since 1694 is Annapolis....

Massachusetts State Flag

Massachusetts General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as MA on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Massachusetts is a state of the United States of America and part of New England. Nickname Bay State Capital Boston Biggest town Boston Area Rank (within the US):...

Michigan State Flag

Michigan General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as MI on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Michigan is a state of the United States of America. Michigan is known as the birthplace of the automotive industry, but it also has a large tourism industry....

Minnesota General Information

Minnesota General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as MN on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Minnesota is the 32nd state of the USA and is located in the north of the country on the border with Canada. The name comes from the Dakota...

Mississippi State Flag

Mississippi General Information

The state of Mississippi is located in the southern United States and lies on an underflow of the Mississippi River. The Mississippi, or “Ol ‘Man River”, is the most important river in the entire...

Missouri State Flag

Missouri General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as MO on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, the state of Missouri was named after the Missouri River and the indigenous people of the same name belonging to the Sioux language family. Missouri means “city of...

Montana State Flag

Montana General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as MT on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Montana is a state in the northwestern United States. The name Montana is probably derived from the Spanish word “montaña” but perhaps also from the Latin “montaanus” (both...

Nebraska State Flag

Nebraska General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as NE on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Nebraska is a US state in the Midwestern United States of America. The name Nebraska comes from an Indian word meaning shallow water. The name comes from the...

Nevada State Flag

Nevada General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as NV on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Nevada is in the western United States. The state is nicknamed The Silver State. The population in 2003 was 2,241,154. The name “Nevada” comes from the Spanish adjective...

New Hampshire State Flag

New Hampshire General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as NH on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, New Hampshire is a US state in New England. New Hampshire is one of the first 13 states (admitted to the Union in 1788) and was named after...

North Dakota State Flag

North Dakota General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as ND on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, North Dakota is a US state. North Dakota is located in the north of the USA, on the Canadian border. Nickname Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State...

New Jersey State Flag

New Jersey General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as NJ on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, New Jersey is a state in the United States of America (USA). New Jersey borders New York to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware to...

New Mexico State Flag

New Mexico General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as NM on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, New Mexico is a state in the southwest of the United States. The name comes from the Spanish conquerors who used it to designate the land west and...

New York State Flag

New York General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as NY on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Nickname Empire State Capital Albany Biggest town New York City Area Rank (within the US): 27th out of...

North Carolina State Flag

North Carolina General Information

Abbreviated as NC on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, the state of North Carolina is located in the southeastern United States and lies on the Atlantic coast. The capital of North Carolina has been Raleigh since 1792. The...

Ohio State Flag

Ohio General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as OH on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Ohio is a state of the United States of America (USA) located in the northeast of the state. Nickname Buckeye State (Chestnut State) Capital Columbus Biggest town Columbus...

Oklahoma State Flag

Oklahoma General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as OK on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Oklahoma is a US state in the central southern United States, north of Texas. The word Oklahoma comes from the Choctaw language: “okla”, the human being and “humma”,...

Oregon State Flag

Oregon General Information

GENERAL Abbreviated as OR on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, Oregon is a state in the western United States on the Pacific Ocean bordering California, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada. Nickname Beaver State Capital Salem Biggest town Portland Area...