U.S. States and Capitals List


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See the States and Capitals List depicted on the map shown above.  Also notice state abbreviations and state borders for all fifty U.S. states.

Scroll down for a list of states, along with the name of each state's capital city.


States and Capitals List

ALABAMA - Montgomery

ALASKA - Juneau

ARIZONA - Phoenix

ARKANSAS - Little Rock

CALIFORNIA - Sacramento

COLORADO - Denver


Below: The Colorado state Capitol Building in Denver.


CONNECTICUT - Hartford

DELAWARE - Dover

FLORIDA - Tallahassee

GEORGIA - Atlanta

HAWAII - Honolulu

IDAHO - Boise

ILLINOIS - Springfield


Below: The Illinois state Capitol Building in Springfield.

INDIANA - Indianapolis

IOWA - Des Moines

KANSAS - Topeka

KENTUCKY - Frankfort

LOUISIANA - Baton Rouge


Below: The Louisiana state Capitol Building in Baton Rouge.

MAINE - Augusta

MARYLAND - Annapolis

MASSACHUSETTS - Boston

MICHIGAN - Lansing

MINNESOTA - Saint Paul

MISSISSIPPI - Jackson

MISSOURI - Jefferson City


Below: The Missouri state Capitol Building in Jefferson City.

MONTANA - Helena

NEBRASKA - Lincoln

NEVADA - Carson City

NEW HAMPSHIRE - Concord

NEW JERSEY - Trenton

NEW MEXICO - Santa Fe


Below: The New Mexico state Capitol Building in Santa Fe.

NEW YORK - Albany

NORTH CAROLINA - Raleigh

NORTH DAKOTA - Bismarck

OHIO - Columbus

OKLAHOMA - Oklahoma City


Below: The Oklahoma state Capitol Building in Oklahoma City.


OREGON - Salem

PENNSYLVANIA - Harrisburg

RHODE ISLAND - Providence

SOUTH CAROLINA - Columbia

SOUTH DAKOTA - Pierre

TENNESSEE - Nashville

TEXAS - Austin


Below: The Texas state Capitol Building in Austin.

UTAH - Salt Lake City

VERMONT - Montpelier

VIRGINIA - Richmond

WASHINGTON - Olympia

WEST VIRGINIA - Charleston

WISCONSIN - Madison

WYOMING - Cheyenne


Below: From the States and Capitals List - The Wyoming state Capitol Building in Cheyenne.


CAPITAL vs. CAPITOL:

The state CAPITAL refers to a city. The state CAPITOL refers to a building within the city where government functions take place.

The capital of the United States is Washington DC. Washington DC has been the U.S. Capital since 1800.

In the U.S. states of Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming, the state capital is ALSO the state's most populous city.

Nineteen State Capitol buildings - Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming - are officially protected as National Historic Landmarks.

For more facts about U.S. states and cities, as well as maps, calendars and other assorted free printable items, visit any of the links shown on this page.



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