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Geography Statistics > Capitals > Notes on current capital (most recent) by state

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Arizona Phoenix is the most populous U.S. state capital.
California The Supreme Court of California sits in San Francisco.
Colorado Denver City served as the capital of the Colorado Territory 1861-1862 and 1867-1876.
Connecticut Hartford also served as the capital 1639-1686 and 1689-1700, and as the co-capital with New Haven 1701-1875.
Georgia Atlanta is the most populous state capital by metropolitan area.
Louisiana Baton Rouge also served as the capital 1849-1862.
Maine Augusta was officially capital from 1827, but the legislature did not sit there until 1832.
Maryland Annapolis is the third longest serving capital in the United States after Santa Fe and Boston. Its capitol building is the oldest still in use.
Michigan Lansing is the only state capital that is not also the county seat of the county in which it is situated.
New Mexico Santa Fe is the longest serving capital in the United States. El Paso del Norte served as the capital of the Santa Fé de Nuevo Méjico colony-in-exile during the Pueblo Revolt of 1680-1692.
Oklahoma Oklahoma City is the shortest serving current state capital in the United States.
Oregon Salem first served as the capital in 1851, but Corvallis was briefly the capital in 1855.
Rhode Island Providence also served as the capital 1636-1686 and 1689-1776. It was one of five co-capitals 1776-1853, and one of two co-capitals 1853-1900.
Tennessee Nashville also served as the capital 1812-1818.
Vermont Montpelier is the least populous U.S. state capital.
West Virginia Charleston also served as the capital 1870-1875.

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