52 USA States Free Maps

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1. 52 USA states map, The United States free maps

Alabama state map
Alabama state map

Alaska state map
Alaska state map, credit: alaska.org

Arizona state map
Arizona state map

Arkansas state map
Arkansas state map

California state map
California state map

Colorado state map
Colorado state map

Connecticut state map
Connecticut state map, credit: connecticut-map.org

Delaware state map
Delaware state map

Florida state map
Florida state map

Georgia state map
Georgia state map

Hawaii state map
Hawaii state map

Idaho state map
Idaho state map

Illinois state map
Illinois state map

Indiana state map
Indiana state map

Iowa state map
Iowa state map

Kansas state map
Kansas state map

Kentucky state map
Kentucky state map

Louisiana state map
Louisiana state map

Maine state map
Maine state map

Maryland state map
Maryland state map

Massachusetts state map
Massachusetts state map, credit: geology.com

Michigan state map

Michigan state map

Minnesota state map
Minnesota state map

Mississippi state map
Mississippi state map, credit: infoplease.com

Missouri state map
Missouri state map, credit: infoplease

Montana state map
Montana state map

Nebraska state map
Nebraska state map

Nevada state map
Nevada state map

New Hampshire state map
New Hampshire state map, credit: infoplease

New Jersey state map
New Jersey state map

New Mexico state map
New Mexico state map

New York state map
New York state map

North Carolina state map
North Carolina state map, credit: infoplease

North Dakota state map
North Dakota state map

Ohio state map
Ohio state map

Oklahoma state map
Oklahoma state map

Oregon state map
Oregon state map

Pennsylvania state map
Pennsylvania state map

Rhode Island state map
Rhode Island state map, credit: infoplease

South Carolina state map
South Carolina state map

South Dakota state map
South Dakota state map

Tennessee state map
Tennessee state map

Texas state map
Texas state map

Utah state map
Utah state map

Vermont state map
Vermont state map

Virginia state map
Virginia state map

Washington state map
Washington state map

West Virginia state map
West Virginia state map

Wisconsin state map
Wisconsin state map

Wyoming state map
Wyoming state map

2. USA states full name and abbreviations

U.S.A State Name State Abbreviations capital
Alabama AL Montgomery
Alaska AK Juneau
Arizona AZ Phoenix
Arkansas AR Little rock
California CA Sacramento
Colorado CO Denver
Connecticut CT Hartford
Delaware DE Dover
Florida FL Tallahassee
Georgia GA Atlanta
Hawaii HI Honolulu
Idaho ID Boise
Illinois IL Springfield
Indiana IN Indianapolis
Iowa IA Des Moines
Kansas KS Topeka
Kentucky KY Frankfort
Louisiana LA Baton Rouge
Maine ME Augusta
Maryland MD Annapolis
Massachusetts MA Boston
Michigan MI Lansing
Minnesota MN St. Paul
Mississippi MS Jackson
Missouri MO Jefferson City
Montana MT Helena
Nebraska NE Lincoln
Nevada NV Carson City
New hampshire NH Concord
New jersey NJ Trenton
New mexico NM Santa Fe
New York NY Albany
North Carolina NC Raleigh
North Dakota ND Bismarck
Ohio OH Columbus
Oklahoma OK Oklahoma City
Oregon OR Salem
Pennsylvania PA Harrisburg
Rhode island RI Providence
South Carolina SC Columbia
South Dakota SD Pierre
Tennessee TN Nashville
Texas TX Austin
Utah UT Salt Lake City
Vermont VT Montpelier
Virginia VA Richmond
Washington WA Olympia
West Virginia WV Charleston
Wisconsin WI Madison
Wyoming WY Cheyenne

3. USA States Distribution

Western States (22)On the West of Mississippi River
State Name State Abbreviations State Name State Abbreviations
Washington WA North Dakota ND
Oregon OR South Dakota SD
California CA Nebraska NE
Nevada NV Kansas KS
Idaho ID Oklahoma OK
Utah UT Texas TX
Arizona AZ Minnesota MN
Montana MT Iowa IA
Wyoming MY Missouri MO
Colorado CO Arkansas AR
New Mexico NM Louisiana LA
Eastern States (27) On the East of Mississippi River
State Name State Abbreviations State Name State Abbreviations
Wisconsin WI Florida FL
Illinois IL Pennsylvania PA
Tennessee TN New York NY
Mississippi MS Washington D. C. DC
Michigan MI Maryland MD
Indiana ID Delaware DE
Kentucky KY New Jersey NJ
Alabama AL Connecticut CT
Ohio OH Rhode Island RI
West Virginia WV Massachusetts MA
Virginia VA Maine ME
North Carolina NC New Hampshire NH
South Carolina SC Vermont VT
Georgia GR

4. The Meanings of State Name

ALABAMA: “thicket-clearers” , “vegetation-gatherers

AlASKA: great land, that which the seas breaks against

ARIZONA: Arimnac, hule spring

ARKANSAS: a breeze near the ground

CALIFORNIA: Califerne

COLORADO: ruddy, red

CONNETICUT: beside the long tidal river

DELAWARE: Sir Thomas West, Lord De La Warr

FRORIDA: feast flowers (Easter)

GEORGIA: In honor of George II of England.

HAWAII: Hawaii Loa, Hawaii or Hawaiki

IDAHO: gem of the mountains, Good morning

ILLINOIS: tribe of superior men

INDIANA: land of Indians

IOWA: the beatiful land, the sleepy ones

KANSAS: people of the south wind

KENTUCKY: Ken-tah-ten, land of tomorrow, or the dark or bolldy ground

LOUISIANA: In honor of Louis XIV fo France.

MAINE: Henrietta Maria, Queen fo Charles I of England, The province of Mayne in France

MARYLAND: In honor of Henrietta Maria, Queen of Charles I of England.

MASSACHUSETTS: great mountain place

MICHIGAN: great lake or big water

MINNESOTA: sky-tinted water

MISSISSIPPI: father of waters

MISSOURI: town of the Large canoes

MONTANA: Words selected from the Latin Dictionary

NEBRASKA: flat water

NEVADA: snow-capped

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Hampshire

NEW JERSEY: the Channel Isle of Jersey

NEW MEXICO: the country of Mexico

NEW YORK: In honor of the English Duke of York

NORTH CAROLINA: In honor of Charles I of England

NORTH DAKOTA: allies”or”leagued

OHIO: great river

OKLAHOMA: red people

OREGON: 1778 Jonathan Carver used, from book “Robert Rogers”

PENNSYLVANIA: For Sir William Penn, penn’s Woodland

RHODE ISLAND: the Greek Island of Rhodes

SOUTH CAROLINA: In honor of Charles I of England

SOUTH DAKOTA: As the same as north Dakota

TENNESSEE: the vines of the big bend

TEXAS: friends

UTAH: people of the mountains

VERMONT: French ‘vert mont’, green mountain

VIRGINIA: In honor of Elizabeth I,’Virgin Queen’ of England

WASHINGTON: In honor of George Washington

WEST VIRGINIA: As the same as Virginia

WISCONSIN: From Indian

WYOMING: mountains and valleys alternating

Resources of lexical items

Summary

25 state names coming from Indian: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

12 state names in honor of a person: Washington, Virginia, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, New York, Maryland, Maine, Louisiana, Georgia, Delaware, West Virginia

4 state names coming from Spanish: Colorado, Florida, Montana, Nevada

2 state names coming from French: Vermont, California

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