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Encyclopedia > List of U.S. state capitals
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This is a list of United States state capitals: Download high resolution version (2311x1500, 1132 KB)Phoenix skyline (northern part) in 2004, looking north. ... Download high resolution version (2311x1500, 1132 KB)Phoenix skyline (northern part) in 2004, looking north. ... Download high resolution version (1000x664, 202 KB)Image released under terms of the GNU FDL. File links The following pages link to this file: California Sacramento, California List of urbanized areas in California (by population) Categories: GFDL images | NowCommons ... Download high resolution version (1000x664, 202 KB)Image released under terms of the GNU FDL. File links The following pages link to this file: California Sacramento, California List of urbanized areas in California (by population) Categories: GFDL images | NowCommons ... photo by Einar Einarsson Kvaran Denver, Colorado File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... photo by Einar Einarsson Kvaran Denver, Colorado File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 2001, by Rick Dikeman File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 2001, by Rick Dikeman File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wing and Wheel Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located in Speedway, Indiana (a separate city completely surrounded by Indianapolis) in the United States, is the second-oldest surviving automobile racing track in the world (after the Milwaukee Mile), having existed since 1909. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 386 KB)MA state house by sararech: This is the Hooker statue at the MA state house in Boston. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 386 KB)MA state house by sararech: This is the Hooker statue at the MA state house in Boston. ... Download high resolution version (1056x701, 137 KB)State Capitol, Olympia, Washington, December 12, 2004. ... Download high resolution version (1056x701, 137 KB)State Capitol, Olympia, Washington, December 12, 2004. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 135 KB) Summary Skyline of Albany, New York at sunset from aboard Amtraks Lake Shore Limited, April 7, 2004 Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Albany, New York ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 135 KB) Summary Skyline of Albany, New York at sunset from aboard Amtraks Lake Shore Limited, April 7, 2004 Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Albany, New York ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ...

State Capital
Alabama Montgomery
Alaska Juneau
Arizona Phoenix
Arkansas Little Rock
California Sacramento
Colorado Denver
Connecticut Hartford
Delaware Dover
Florida Tallahassee
Georgia Atlanta
Hawaii Honolulu
Idaho Boise
Illinois Springfield
Indiana Indianapolis
Iowa Des Moines
Kansas Topeka
Kentucky Frankfort
Louisiana Baton Rouge
Maine Augusta
Maryland Annapolis
Massachusetts Boston
Michigan Lansing
Minnesota Saint Paul
Mississippi Jackson
Missouri Jefferson City
Montana Helena
Nebraska Lincoln
Nevada Carson City
New Hampshire Concord
New Jersey Trenton
New Mexico Santa Fe
New York Albany
North Carolina Raleigh
North Dakota Bismarck
Ohio Columbus
Oklahoma Oklahoma City
Oregon Salem
Pennsylvania Harrisburg
Rhode Island Providence
South Carolina Columbia
South Dakota Pierre
Tennessee Nashville
Texas Austin
Utah Salt Lake City
Vermont Montpelier
Virginia Richmond
Washington Olympia
West Virginia Charleston
Wisconsin Madison
Wyoming Cheyenne

Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 30th 135,775 km² 306 km 531 km 3. ... Montgomery skyline from the banks of the Alabama River Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Official language(s) English Capital Juneau Largest city Anchorage Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 1st 663,267 mi² / 1 717 854 km² 808 mi / 1300 km 1,479 mi / 2380 km 13. ... Juneau redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 6th 295,254 km² 500 km 645 km 0. ... Nickname: Valley of the Sun Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 29th 137 732 km² 385 km 420 km 2. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... Nickname: City of Trees Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 8th 269 837 km² 451 km 612 km 0. ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 113 km 177 km 12. ... Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World, New Englands Rising Star Official website: www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 49th 6,452 km² 48 km 161 km 21. ... Motto: Nickname: The State Capital since 1777 Map Political Statistics Founded 1683 Incorporated 1717 Kent County Mayor Stephen R. Speed Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 58. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170 451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: http://talgov. ... Nickname: The Horizon City, Hotlanta, The Big Peach, A-Town, The ATL Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) Hawaiian and English Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43rd 28,337 km² n/a km 2,450 km 41. ... Honolulu redirects here. ... Official language(s) None Capital Boise Largest city Boise Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 14th 216,632 km² 491 km 771 km 0. ... Motto: Energy Peril Success Nickname: City of Trees Map Political Statistics Founded 1863 Incorporated 1864 Ada County Mayor David H. Bieter Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 165. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1819 Incorporated Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 156. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ... Indianapolis skyline Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ... Des Moines skyline, as seen from the Iowa State Capitol. ... Official language(s) None Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 15th 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² 211 mi; 340 km 400 mi; 645 km 0. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded December 5, 1854 Incorporated February 14, 1857 County Shawnee County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Bill Bunten Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 147. ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 37th 104,749 km² 225 km 610 km 1. ... Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky, a state of the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 31st 134,382 km² 210 km 610 km 16 29°N to 33°N 89°W to 94°W Population... Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Nickname: Red Stick Map Political Statistics Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817 Mayor Melvin Kip Holden Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 204. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 42nd 32,160 km² 145 km 400 km 21 37°53N to 39°43N 75°4W to 79°33W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 19th 5,296,486 165... Motto: Vixi Liber Et Moriar (I have lived, and I shall die, free) Nickname: Americas Sailing Capital , Naptown, San Diego East, Dogtown Map Political Statistics Founded 1649 Incorporated 1708 Anne Arundel County Mayor Ellen O. Moyer (Dem) Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 19. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 mi²; 27,360 km² 183 mi; 295 km 113 mi; 182 km 13. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: Official website: www. ... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,716 mi² 250,494 km² 239 miles 385 km 491 miles 790 km 41. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 400 km 645 km 8. ... Motto: Nickname: Location in Ramsey County, Minnesota Founded 1851 Incorporated 1854 County Ramsey County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 145. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 32nd 46,914 km² 275 km 545 km 3 30°13N to 35°N 88°7W to 91°41W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 31st 2,697,243 23. ... Jackson skyline Motto: Nickname: The Best of the New South and The Bold, New City Map Political Statistics Founded 1822 Incorporated Hinds County Mayor Frank Melton Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 276. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 21st 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² 240 mi; 385 km 300 mi; 480 km 1. ... The capitol building on a sunny day. ... Official language(s) English Capital Helena Largest city Billings Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 4th 381,156 km² 410 km 1,015 km 1 44°26 N to 49° N 104°2 W to 116°2 W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 44th 902,195 2. ... Motto: Nickname: Queen City Location of Helena in Lewis and Clark County, Montana Founded October 30, 1864 Incorporated County Lewis and Clark County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor James E. Smith Area  - Total  - Water 36. ... Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 16th 200,520 km² 340 km 690 km 0. ... Motto: Nickname: Star City Map Political Statistics Founded 18671 Incorporated 1869 Lancaster County Mayor Coleen Seng Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 195. ... Official language(s) None Capital Carson City Largest city Las Vegas Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 7th 286,367 km² 519 km 788 km 0. ... Motto: Proud of its Past. ... Official language(s) English Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 46th 24,239 km² 110 km 305 km 3. ... Location in New Hampshire Founded Incorporated 1725 1856  County Merrimack County Mayor Michael L. Donovan Area  - Total  - Water 174. ... Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded c. ... Official language(s) None, English, Spanish popularly believed to be official, but they are not. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1607 Incorporated Santa Fe County Mayor Larry A. Delgado Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 96. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1614 Incorporated 1686 Albany County Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 56. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 28th 139,509 km² 805 km 240 km 9. ... Downtown Raleigh Skyline Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 19th 183 272 km² 340 km 545 km 2. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded Incorporated Burleigh County Mayor John Warford Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 71. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... =hiddenStructure style=font-size: smaller; text-align: center; Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 20th 181,196 km² 355 km 645 km 1. ... Nickname: Capital of the New Century Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 9th 255,026 km² 420 km 580 km 2. ... State Capitol building in Salem Salem (IPA: ) is the capital of the state of Oregon in the United States of America, and county seat of Marion County. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... Downtown Harrisburg Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded c. ... Official language(s) None Capital Providence Largest city Providence Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 50th 4,005 km² 50 km 65 km 32. ... Nickname: Beehive of Industry Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 320 km 420 km 6 32°430N to 35°12N 78°030W to 83°20W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012... Official language(s) English Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 17th 199,905 km² 340 km 610 km 1. ... Motto: Nickname: Founded Incorporated 1880   County Hughes County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Dennis Eisnach Area  - Total  - Water 33. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ... Nickname: Music City Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None. ... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World, ATX Official website: www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 13th 219,887 km² 435 km 565 km 3. ... Nickname: Crossroads of the West Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43rd 24,923 km² 130 km 260 km 3. ... Vermont State House, Vermonts third on this site, built in 1859 Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... Nickname: River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 18th 184,824 km² 385 km 580 km 6. ... State Capitol and waterfront, Olympia, Washington. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 41st 62,809 km² 210 km 385 km 0. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... Wisconsin State Capitol Motto: Nickname: Mad Town Map Political Statistics Founded 1836 Incorporated 1848 Dane County Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 219. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 10th 253,554 km² 450 km 580 km 0. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1867 Incorporated County Laramie County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Jack R. Spiker Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 57. ...

Trivia

- Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals
- Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana
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This is a list of the current capitals of U.S. states, as well as a few of the former capital cities (legislature or government seat) of states, territories, colonies, or kingdoms within todays United States. ... List of capitals of subnational entities covers currently the following national entities: #A-C: Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Peoples Republic of China, Republic of China (Taiwan), Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, #D-F: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, #G-L: Germany, Hungary...

References

United States state lists

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Largest cities - Insignia - Never territories - Name etymologies - GDP  (per capita) - Population - Population density
Postal abbreviations - Time zone - Traditional abbreviation - Unemployment rate A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... The Flag of The United States of America This is a list of the states of the United States in order of their total area, land area, and water area. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... This is a list of U.S. state capitols: Gallery of selected state capitols See also List of current and former capital cities within the United States List of capitals of subnational entities Reference http://www. ... This is a list of U.S. states by date of statehood, that is, the date when each U.S. state joined the Union. ... This is a list of United States states by elevation. ... This is a list of the largest cities of U.S. states and territories by population. ... It has been suggested that United States state symbols be merged into this article or section. ... The following is a list of U.S. states that were never territories: Categories: Lists of places | U.S. historical regions and territories | U.S. states ... This is a list of the origins of the names of U.S. states: See also Canadian provincial name etymologies Lists of U.S. county name etymologies Placename etymology Categories: United States-related lists | Placename etymology | Lists of etymologies | States of the United States ... This article presents a list of U.S. states sorted by their gross state product (GSP) per capita. ... This is a list of the 50 U.S. states, ordered by population density. ... The following is a list of abbreviations used by the United States Postal Service. ... List of U.S. states by time zone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... U.S. states This is a list of traditional abbreviations for U.S. states and territorries, which were in wide use prior to the U.S. postal abbreviations. ... This is a list of the 2003 annual average unemployment rate per state. ...


 
 

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