Guide to the U.S. States and Their Capitals

The United States is composed of 50 states, and each state has a capital, a state bird, and a state flower. Each state is listed below with its corresponding capital, state bird, and state flower:

Alabama
Capital: Montgomery
State Bird: Yellowhammer
State Flower: Camellia

Alaska
Capital: Juneau
State Bird: Willow Ptarmigan
State Flower: Forget Me Not

Arizona
Capital: Phoenix
State Bird: Cactus Wren
State Flower: Saguaro Cactus Blossom

Arkansas
Capital: Little Rock
State Bird: Mockingbird
State Flower: Apple Blossom

California
Capital: Sacramento
State Bird: California Valley Quail
State Flower: California Poppy

Colorado
Capital: Denver
State Bird: Lark Bunting
State Flower: White and Lavender Columbine

Connecticut
Capital: Hartford
State Bird: Robin
State Flower: Mountain Laurel

Delaware
Capital: Dover
State Bird: Blue Hen
State Flower: Peach Blossom

Florida
Capital: Tallahassee
State Bird: Mockingbird
State Flower: Orange Blossom

Georgia
Capital: Atlanta
State Bird: Brown Thrasher
State Flower: Cherokee Rose

Hawaii
Capital: Honolulu
State Bird: Nene
State Flower: Hibiscus

Idaho
Capital: Boise
State Bird: Mountain Bluebird
State Flower: Syringa

Illinois
Capital: Springfield
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Purple Violet

Indiana
Capital: Indianapolis
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Peony

Iowa
Capital: Des Moines
State Bird: Eastern Goldfinch
State Flower: Wild Prairie Rose

Kansas
Capital: Topeka
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Sunflower

Kentucky
Capital: Frankfort
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Goldenrod

Louisiana
Capital: Baton Rouge
State Bird: Eastern Brown Pelican
State Flower: Magnolia

Maine
Capital: Augusta
State Bird: Chickadee
State Flower: White Pine Cone and Tassel

Maryland
Capital: Annapolis
State Bird: Baltimore Oriole
State Flower: Black-Eyed Susan

Massachusetts
Capital: Boston
State Bird: Chickadee
State Flower: Mayflower

Michigan
Capital: Lansing
State Bird: Robin
State Flower: Apple Blossom

Minnesota
Capital: Saint Paul
State Bird: Common Loon
State Flower: Pink and White Lady Slipper

Mississippi
Capital: Jackson
State Bird: Mockingbird
State Flower: Magnolia

Missouri
Capital: Jefferson City
State Bird: Bluebird
State Flower: White Hawthorn Blossom

Montana
Capital: Helena
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Bitterroot

Nebraska
Capital: Lincoln
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Goldenrod

Nevada
Capital: Carson City
State Bird: Mountain Bluebird
State Flower: Sagebrush

New Hampshire
Capital: Concord
State Bird: Purple Finch
State Flower: Purple Lilac

New Jersey
Capital: Trenton
State Bird: Eastern Goldfinch
State Flower: Violet

New Mexico
Capital: Santa Fe
State Bird: Roadrunner
State Flower: Yucca Flower

New York
Capital: Albany
State Bird: Bluebird
State Flower: Rose

North Carolina
Capital: Raleigh
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Dogwood

North Dakota
Capital: Bismarck
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Wild Prairie Rose

Ohio
Capital: Columbus
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Scarlet Carnation

Oklahoma
Capital: Oklahoma City
State Bird: Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher
State Flower: Mistletoe

Oregon
Capital: Salem
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Oregon Grape

Pennsylvania
Capital: Harrisburg
State Bird: Ruffed Grouse
State Flower: Mountain Laurel

Rhode Island
Capital: Providence
State Bird: Rhode Island Red
State Flower: Violet

South Carolina
Capital: Columbia
State Bird: Great Carolina Wren
State Flower: Yellow Jessamine

South Dakota
Capital: Pierre
State Bird: Ring-Necked Pheasant
State Flower: Pasque Flower

Tennessee
Capital: Nashville
State Bird: Mockingbird
State Flower: Iris

Texas
Capital: Austin
State Bird: Mockingbird
State Flower: Bluebonnet

Utah
Capital: Salt Lake City
State Bird: California Seagull
State Flower: Sego Lily

Vermont
Capital: Montpelier
State Bird: Hermit Thrush
State Flower: Red Clover

Virginia
Capital: Richmond
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Dogwood

Washington
Capital: Olympia
State Bird: Willow Goldfinch
State Flower: Pink Rhododendron

West Virginia
Capital: Charleston
State Bird: Cardinal
State Flower: Rhododendron

Wisconsin
Capital: Madison
State Bird: Robin
State Flower: Wood Violet

Wyoming
Capital: Cheyenne
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Indian Paintbrush

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Written by Chris Fletcher (aka the Lease Guy). Chris is a senior account executive at Crest Capital, where he manages vendor finance programs for manufacturers and dealers of equipment, vehicles, and software. He's also an active Twitterer—check out his page if you follow financial topics and current events in the world of finance.