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    Official sites of the U.S. States, their capital cities as well as travel and tourism guides, newspapers and other information like state symbols, history, etc.
     

    Alaska Mountains
    Mount McKinley, the native Athabaskan people know it as Denali, is the highest mountain in North America, with 6,194 m (20,320 ft). The mountain is located in the Alaska Mountain Range, within the Denali National Park, Alaska. Denali can be reached by Highway 3.
     
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    Maps of the 50 States

    Maps of particular U.S. states you will find listed in the respective state entry below.
     
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    Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Hawai'i | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New-Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming
     

    Alabama, AL

    The Cotton State or the Heart of Dixie

    State of Alabama FlagAlabama is located in the south eastern part of the USA, with the Gulf of Mexico forming part of its southern boundary. Alabama takes its name from an Indian tribe that was a division of the Creek Indians. It was admitted to the United States as the 22nd state in 1819.
     

    State of Alabama
    The State of Alabama's Official Web Site.

    Capital City: Montgomery
    The City of Montgomery.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Alabama
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Montgomery
    More about the state capital with a searchable map and satellite view.

    Alabama News
    The Birmingham Post-Herald
    With all the news, sports and events in Birmingham, Alabama.
    The Montgomery Independent
    Informative site just about Alabama.

    History
    Alabama Department of Archives and History
     

    Visitor Guides
    Alabama Wonder Full
    Official visitors and vacation guide by the Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel.
    Alabama State Parks
    Information on all 24 Alabama State Parks.

    Education
    Alabama College System
    System of academic college education, technical education, customized business and industry training, workforce development and adult education for all Alabamians.

    Alabama State University
    Montgomery

    Universities of Alabama System:
    Birmingham
    Huntsville
    Tuscaloosa (main campus)

    Transportation
    US Airways

    State Symbols
    Alabama Emblems, Symbols & Honors
     
     

    Alaska, AK

    The Great Land, Land of the Midnight Sun.

    State of Alaska FlagAdmitted to the Union as the 49th state in 1959, Alaska occupies the far north west peninsula of the North American continent and is bounded on the east by the Yukon of Canada, on the south by the Pacific Ocean, on the west by the Bering Sea, and on the north by the Arctic Ocean. It includes many islands, particularly the Aleutian Islands. Alaska is a native Aleutian word meaning “mainland.”
     

    State of Alaska
    The State of Alaska Online.

    Capital City: Juneau
    The Capital City Home page.

    Other Cities:
    Anchorage
    The City of Light.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Alaska
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Juneau
    Searchable map and satellite view of Juneau.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Anchorage
    Searchable map and satellite view of Anchorage.

    Alaska News
    The Anchorage Daily News
    Alaska News & Information.

    Business & Finance
    Alaska State Chamber of Commerce

    native  Native

    Alaska Native Knowledge Network
    Alaska Native Cultural Resources: Aleut/Alutiiq.
    Alaskool.org
    Online materials about Alaska Native history, education, languages and cultures.
    Aleut: People of the Aleutian Chain
    Links to history and culture of the Aleut.
    Tundra Times Newspaper Project
    The Tundra Times was the voice of Alaska Natives from 1962 to 1997.

    Visitor Guides
    Alaska
    Alaska visitors Information by the Alaska Division of Tourism.

    Alaska State Parks
    Visit Alaska State Parks and the Alaska Trails System.

    Kodiak Island, Alaska
    The Official Visitors Guide.

    Lodging
    Alaska's Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge
    Wilderness Lodge near Homer.

    Education
    Alaska Historical Collections
    Alaska State Archives
    Alaska State Library
    Alaska State Museums

    University of Alaska System
    Anchorage
    Fairbanks
    Southeast (Juneau)

    Transportation
    Airlines
    Fly Alaska
    A directory of Alaska flight operations.

    Railroad
    Alaska Railroad
    The Official Site of the Alaska Railroad.
    White Pass & Yukon Route Scenic Railway
    Located in Skagway Alaska.

    Search
    SLED - Statewide Library Electronic Doorway
    Information recourses for, about and by Alaskans.

    State Symbols
    Alaska State Symbols
     
     

    Arizona, AZ

    The Grand Canyon State

    State of Arizona FlagArizona lies in the southwestern United States, on the border with Mexico. Arizona was part of New Spain until 1821. It became the 48th state and the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the Union on 14th February 1912. The state is best known for the Grand Canyon and the Sonoran Desert landscape.
     

    State of Arizona
    Arizona @ Your Service - the official web page of the State of Arizona.

    Capital City: Phoenix
    The City of Phoenix.

    Other cities:
    Tucson
    Official website of the city in the Sonoran Desert.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Arizona
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Phoenix
    Searchable map and satellite view of Arizona's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Tucson
    Searchable map and satellite view of the city of Tucson.

    Arizona News
    azdailysun.com
    Flagstaff and Northern Arizona News.
    Arizona Daily Star
    The Arizona Daily Star Online.

    History
    The Road To Statehood
    Arizona history since 1789.


    Visitor Guides
    Arizona Guide
    The Official Site of the Arizona Office of Tourism.

    Arizona State Parks
    The official Arizona State Parks site.
    Sedona
    Sedona Tourist Guide: Experience Sedona.

    Education
    Arizona State Library

    American Indian College
    Located in the northwest section of Phoenix in the Valley of the Sun.
    Arizona State University
    University of Arizona
    University of Phoenix

    State Symbols
    The Arizona State Symbols
     
     

    Arkansas, AR

    The Natural State
    View of the Ozarks from the Buffalo National River, Arkansas
    View of the Ozarks from the Buffalo National River, Newton County, Arkansas.
    Image: Jasari

    State of Arkansas FlagArkansas is a landlocked state in the South Central region of the United States, bordering the Mississippi River. Main attractions are its national parks, wilderness areas, hot springs, and the Ozark Mountain Region.
     

    State of Arkansas
    The Official Website for eGovernment Arkansas.

    Capital City: Little Rock
    Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Arkansas
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Little Rock
    Searchable map and satellite view of Little Rock.

    Arkansas News
    Arkansas online
    The electronic edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
    Arkansas Times
    Arkansas Newspaper of Politics and Culture - Little Rock.

    History
    Arkansas History Commission & State Archives
    Preserves Arkansas history.
     

    Visitor Guides
    great site Arkansas
    Vacation in The Natural State - a travel and tourism guide of the Department of Parks and Tourism.
    Arkansas State Parks
    Arkansas State Parks vacation offers fishing, camping, hiking and history.


    Harrison, Arkansas - Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Guide to the Buffalo River and the Ozark Mountains.

    Education
    University of Arkansas System
    Gateway for the University of Arkansas System.

    State Symbols
    Arkansas' State Symbols
     

    California, CA

    The Golden State

    State of California Flag
     

    State of California
    The official California home page, an online guide through My California.

    Office of the Governor
    Official site of the Governor of California.

    Capital City: Sacramento
    City of Sacramento Home Page.

    Maps
    profile Detailed Map of California
    Reference map of the state.
    Map of the State of California (Northern)
    Map of the State of California (Southern)
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Sacramento
    Searchable map and satellite view of California's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Long Beach
    Searchable map and satellite view of the city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Los Angeles
    Searchable map and satellite view of Los Angeles.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of San Diego
    Searchable map and satellite view of San Diego.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of San Francisco
    Searchable map and satellite view of San Francisco.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of San Jose
    Searchable map and satellite view of San Jose.

    California News
    Los Angeles Times
    National and international news.
    MercuryNews.com
    San Jose Mercury News.
    The Sacramento Bee
    Regional News.
    SignOnSanDiego.com
    National and international news by the Union-Tribune.
    San Francisco Chronicle
    City, Bay Area and National news.
    San Francisco Examiner
    National and international news.

    History
    California
    Geology, topography, biogeographic and history of California.
    History and Culture of California
    Understand the historical and cultural forces that helped shape California.

    native  Native
    Native American Heritage Commission
    Government agency responsible for identifying and cataloging Native American cultural resources.
    A Short Overview of California Indian History


    Visitor Guides

    California
    California's official travel and tourism website.

    California State Parks
    Official guide to California's State Parks.

    Anaheim and Orange County
    Anaheim/Orange County Official Visitor Guide.

    Cities in California:
    Berkeley
    The official City of Berkeley Web Site.
    Cupertino
    The City of Cupertino is home of Apple Computer, Inc..
    Long Beach
    The City of Long Beach.
    Los Angeles
    City of Los Angeles.
    San Diego
    "America's Finest City".
    San Jose
    City of San Jose, "Capital of Silicon Valley".
    Sacramento
    The official on-line travel and meeting planner for Sacramento.
    San Francisco
    The official web site of the government of the City and County of San Francisco.

    Education
    California Institute of Technology
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California.
    California State University System
    California State University - CSU
    Monterey Bay.
    Stanford University
    Stanford, CA.

    University of California System
    UC Berkeley
    The University of California at Berkeley, founded 1868.
    University of California
    The University of California at Los Angeles, CA.
    University of California
    The University of California at San Diego, CA.

    State Symbols
    California State Insignia
    State flag, bird, fish, tree, mineral etc.
     

    Colorado, CO

    The Centennial State

    State of Colorado Flag
     

    State of Colorado
    The Colorado State Government.

    Capital City: Denver
    The City and County of Denver.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Colorado
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Denver
    Searchable map and satellite view of Colorado's capital.

    Colorado News
    The Denver Post
    The Denver Post online - Denver, Colorado.
    Rocky Mountain News
    Denver.
    The Pueblo Chieftain
    132nd year...and still on the job. Southern Colorado's primary source of news - Pueblo, Colorado.


    Visitor Guides
    Colorado
    Official Website of Colorado Travel.
    Colorado State Parks
    Explore Colorado State Parks.

    Denver Tourism Guide
    Denver, Colorado Attractions, Vacations & More.

    Education
    University of Colorado System
    University of Colorado at Boulder
    200 classic rural Italian-style buildings and complexes, one of America's "most architecturally successful campuses", founded in 1876.
    University of Colorado at Denver
    Downtown Denver on the Auraria Campus.

    State Symbols
    Colorado Symbols & Emblems
     
     

    Connecticut, CT

    The Constitution State

    State of Connecticut Flag
     

    CT.gov - State of Connecticut
    Online access to government of Connecticut.

    Capital City: Hartford
    Connecticut's Capital.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Connecticut
    Connecticut map.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Hartford
    Searchable map and satellite view of the city of Hartford.

    Connecticut News
    Connecticut Post
    Southwestern Connecticut's largest daily newspaper.
    CTCentral.com
    Network of Connecticut newspaper web sites.
    News-Times
    Regional news.
     

    Arts & Culture
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
    Opened in 1842, the first public art museum in the United States, featuring collections of American and European paintings, sculpture and decorative arts.

    Visitor Guides
    Connecticut
    Connecticut Tourism Home Page.
    Connecticut's State Parks and Forests
    Connecticut's parks and forests offer something for everyone.

    Education
    Connecticut State University System
    Largest public university system in Connecticut with four universities.
    University of Connecticut
    The University was founded in 1881.
    Yale University
    A leading private, independent research institution, founded in 1701 in New Haven, Connecticut.

    State Symbols
    Connecticut State Symbols
    Connecticut's emblems and symbols.
     
     

    Delaware, DE

    The First State

    State of Delaware Flag
     

    Delaware.gov
    The Official Website of the First State.

    Capital City: Dover
    Capital of the first state.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Delaware
    Reference map of the state of Delaware.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Dover
    Searchable map and satellite view of the city of Dover.

    Delaware News
    Dover Post
    Dover Post online.
    Delaware Today
    Monthly magazine.

    Visitor Guides
    Visit Delaware
    Official site of the Delaware Tourism Office.
    Delaware State Parks
    A guide to Delaware's 14 State Parks.
    Visit Dover
    Kent County Tourism, Central Delaware.

    Education
    Delaware State University
    The former State College for Colored Students, now known as Delaware State University, was established 15 May 1891.
    University of Delaware
    Delaware's largest and oldest University, founded as a small private academy in 1743.

    DE Directory
    Delaware Visitor Info.
    A Delaware directory.

    State Symbols
    Delaware Facts and Symbols
     
     

    Florida, FL

    The Sunshine State

    State of Florida Flag
     

    My Florida
    The Official portal of the State of Florida.


    Capital City: Tallahassee
    The official web site of the City of Tallahassee.


    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Florida
    Reference map of the state.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Tallahassee
    Searchable map and satellite view of the city Florida's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Jacksonville
    Searchable map and satellite view of Florida's largest city.


    Florida News
    The Miami Herald
    Internet Edition.
    Tallahassee Democrat Online
    Florida's Capital Tallahassee Democrat Online.
     

    Visitor Guides

    Florida
    Visit Florida.

    The Everglades
    The Everglades and the Ten Thousand Islands.

    Florida State Parks
    Florida state parks offer canoe ride, tubing excursion or visit to one of our state park historic sites or forts.


    Major Cities:
    Jacksonville
    Official website of the city.
    Miami
    Miami's official Website.
    Orlando
    Orlando's official Website.
    OrlandoCity.com
    Everything in Orlando.

    Education
    Florida State University
    University of Florida

    State Symbols
    State Symbols of Florida

     

    Georgia, GA

    The Peach State

    State of Georgia Flag
     

    State of Georgia
    The State of Georgia.

    georgia.org
    Official website of the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

    Capital City: Atlanta
    The Official Atlanta City Government Web Site.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Georgia
    Reference map of the US state of Georgia.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Atlanta
    Searchable map and satellite view of Georgia's capital city.

    Georgia News
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    Atlanta Constitution newspapers for the greater Atlanta area.
    Savannah Morning News
    Savannah Morning News on the Web.


    Visitor Guides

    About Georgia
    Georgia's official tourism website.

    GeorgiaInfo
    Online almanac about the state of Georgia.

    Georgia State Parks
    A Guide to Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites.

    Education
    Emory University
    Atlanta, founded in 1836.
    University System of Georgia
    Main site of the University System of Georgia.
    Columbus State University
    Public institution of higher learning located in Columbus, Georgia.
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Public research university in Atlanta, founded in 1885.

    State Symbols
    Georgia State Symbols
    Official symbols and designations of Georgia with a photograph and a brief description.
     
     

    Hawaii, HI

    The Aloha State

    State of Hawaii Flag
     

    State of Hawaii
    Hawaii State Government Home Page.

    Capital City: Honolulu
    City & County of Honolulu.

    Maps
    profile Map of the Hawaiian Islands
    Reference map of the state.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Honolulu
    Searchable map and satellite view of Hawaii's capital city.

    Hawaii News
    Honolulu Star-Bulletin
    Honolulu Star-Bulletin Online.

    Visitor Guides
    Hawaii
    The Official Tourism Website for Hawaii.

    Hawaii State Parks
    A lot to do, Hawaii's State Park System comprises 52 state parks on the 5 major islands.

    Maui Visitors Bureau
    A guide to the magical islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

    Education
    Hawaii Pacific University
    HPU's Web site..
    University of Hawaii System
    The University of Hawaii System includes 10 campuses and dozens of educational, training and research centers across the Hawaiian Islands.

    First Nations
    HAWAI`I
    The Native Hawaiian people.

    Transportation
    Airline
    Hawaiian Airlines
    Founded in the days of the amphibian Sikorsky bi-plane, now the nation's 12th largest airline.

    State Symbols
    Hawaiian State Symbols and Monuments
     
     

    Idaho, ID

    The Gem State

    State of Idaho Flag
     

    State of Idaho
    State of Idaho Home Page.

    Capital City: Boise
    The Official Web Site of Boise City Government.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Idaho
    Reference map of the state of Idaho.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Boise
    Searchable map and satellite view of Idaho's capital.

    Idaho News
    IdahoStatesman
    News, Sports, Weather and More Online - Boise, Idaho.
     

    Visitor Guides

    Idaho
    Discover Idaho - the Official Idaho Travel Guide.

    Idaho Parks & Recreation
    A guide to Idaho's 27 state parks.

    Education
    Idaho State University
    Research and teaching institution in Pocatello, Idaho.
    University of Idaho
    Idaho's oldest public university, located in the city of Moscow.

    State Symbols
    Idaho State Symbols

     

    Illinois, IL

    The Prairie State

    State of Illinois Flag
     

    State of Illinois
    Pathway to history... portal to the future.

    Capital City: Springfield
    City of Springfield Government Page.

    Major City:
    Chicago
    The City of Chicago Homepage

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Illinois
    Reference map of the state.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Springfield
    Searchable map and satellite view of Illinois' capital.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Chicago
    Searchable map and satellite view of Chicago.

    Illinois News
    Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Tribune
    Updated news, weather, sports, traffic and more.
    Illinois Times
    The Weekly Alternative Newspaper of Springfield, Illinois.
    The State Journal-Register
    Illinois State Capital newspaper providing local news.

    Arts & Culture
    Art Institute of Chicago
    One of the oldest, and largest art museums in the United States, with a prestigious collection of nearly 300,000 works of art.
    American Farm Heritage Museum
    Farm heritage museum in Greenville, IL.
    Illinois State Museum
    Museum of the natural history of Illinois.
    Illinois Association of Museums
    Association of history and science museums.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Illinois
    The official State of Illinois Tourism website.
    Illinois Parks & Recreation
    A tour of Illinois state parks, natural areas, conservation areas, recreation areas, and fish and wildlife areas.

    Education
    Northwestern University
    Private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, with campuses in Chicago, San Francisco, and Doha, Qatar.
    Southern Illinois University System
    State university system based in Carbondale.
    University of Chicago
    Private research university in Chicago, established in 1890.
    University of Illinois System
    Public university system of three universities: Urbana–Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield.

    State Symbols
    Illinois State Symbols
     

    Indiana, IN

    The Hoosier State

    State of Indiana Flag
     

    State of Indiana
    The Official Website of the State of Indiana.
    State Information Center
    Created to improve customer service to Hoosier residents.

    Capital City: Indianapolis
    The official site of Indianapolis and Marion County.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Indiana
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Indianapolis
    Searchable map and satellite view of Indianapolis.

    Indiana News
    Starnews.com
    From The Indianapolis Star, Indiana's largest newspaper.

    Visitor Guides
    Enjoy Indiana
    Indiana Tourism.
    Indiana State Parks & Reservoirs
    The official guide to Indiana State Parks.
    Amish Country
    A guide to Amish Country and the Amish Country's Heritage Trail.

    Education
    Indiana State University
    Indiana University System
    Purdue University System
    University of Notre Dame
    Founded in 1842, Notre Dame.

    State Symbols
    Indiana Emblems
    Emblems of the State of Indiana.
     
     

    Iowa, IA

    The Hawkeye State

    State of Iowa Flag
     

    State of Iowa
    Official State of Iowa Website.

    Capital City: Des Moines
    City of Des Moines

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Iowa
    Reference map of the state.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Des Moines
    Searchable map and satellite view of Iowa's capital city.

    Iowa News
    The Des Moines Register
    News & info for Des Moines and central Iowa.
    The Iowan
    Iowa magazine.

    Visitor Guides
    Iowa
    The Official Iowa Tourism Home Page.
    Iowa State Parks
    The official Iowa State Parks guide.

    Education
    Drake University
    Private, fully accredited, coeducational university in Des Moines.
    Iowa State University
    Official homepage for Iowa State University of Science and Technology.
    University of Iowa
    A major national research university located in Iowa City.

    State Symbols
    Iowa's State Symbols
     
     

    Kansas, KS

    The Sunflower State

    State of Kansas Flag
     

    State of Kansas
    Information Network of Kansas.

    Capital City: Topeka
    City of Topeka's home on the internet.

    Major Cities:
    Wichita
    Official Web Site for the City of Wichita.
    Topeka
    City of Topeka.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Kansas
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Topeka
    Searchable map and satellite view of Kansas's capital city.

    Kansas News
    Kansas City Star
    Kansas related news.
    The Topeka Capital-Journal
    Offers news and information, updated daily and as news happens.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Kansas
    A comprehensive travel and tourist information site for Kansas by Kansas Travel & Tourism.
    Recreation & Travel in Kansas
    Kansas Visitors Guide.
    Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
    Hunting, fishing, boating in Kansas' state parks.

    Education
    Emporia State University
    Bluestem Region, Emporia.
    Kansas State University
    Located in Manhattan, Kansas; K-State was founded February 16, 1863.
    University of Kansas
    KU was founded in 1864 in Lawrence, Kansas.

    State Symbols
    Kansas Symbols
     

    Kentucky, KY

    The Bluegrass State
    Mammoth Cave National Park
    Mammoth Cave in Mammoth Cave National Park in central Kentucky, the longest cave system known in the world with an underground network of more than 560 surveyed km. The Mammoth Cave National Park official website is a World Heritage Site.
    Image: Stanislav Vitebskiy

    State of Kentucky FlagThe Commonwealth of Kentucky is a landlocked state in the east south-central region of mainland USA. The Ohio River forms the natural border with Illinois, Indiana, Ohio to the north and West Virginia to the east, the Mississippi river forms the border to Missouri to the west. Kentucky's five major regions are the Cumberland Plateau in south east, the Bluegrass region the northeastern part of the state, the Pennyroyal Plateau (Pennyrile, also known as Mississippi Plateau), the Western Coal Fields and the Jackson Purchase in west, that part of Kentucky near Missouri, that was purchased from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. Originally part of Virginia, Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union in 1792.
     

    State of Kentucky
    Commonwealth of Ky. Homepage.

    Capital City:  Frankfort
    Official site of the Capital of the Commonwealth of Kentucky!

    Other cities:
    Louisville
    The Official Web Site of the City of Louisville.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Kentucky
    Reference map of the state.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Frankfort
    Searchable map and satellite view of Kentucky's capital city.

    Kentucky News
    The Courier-Journal
    The online face of The Courier-Journal, a newspaper based in Louisville, Kentucky
    Louisville Eccentric Observer
    Good satire magazine, updated every Wednesday.
     

    Visitor Guides

    Kentucky
    The Great Kentucky Getaway Guide.

    Education
    University of Kentucky
    Public co-educational university in Lexington.

    State Symbols
    State Symbols of Kentucky
     

    Louisiana, LA

    The Pelican State

    State of Louisiana Flag
     

    State of Louisiana
    INFO Louisiana.

    Capital City: Baton Rouge
    The Official Web Site of Baton Rouge.

    Other Cities:
    New Orleans
    The Official City of New Orleans Web Site.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Louisiana
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Baton Rouge
    Searchable map and satellite view of Louisiana's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of New Orleans
    Searchable map and satellite view of New Orleans.


    Louisiana News
    The Advocate
    The Advocate Online is Baton Rouge, Louisiana's daily newspaper's web site.
    New Orleans nola live
    Affiliated with The Times-Picayune, News from New Orleans.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Louisiana
    The Official Louisiana Tourism Website.
    Louisiana Department of Tourism
    Louisiana Office of Culture Recreation and Tourism.
    Louisiana State Parks
    Louisiana's Historic Sites and State Parks.
    Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries
    Wildlife and Fisheries in Louisiana.

    Education
    Southern University at New Orleans
    A historically Black University located in New Orleans.
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette University of Louisiana at Monroe

    State Symbols
    Official Louisiana State Symbols
     

    Maine, ME

    The Pine Tree State

    State of Maine Flag
     

    State of Maine
    The State of Maine Government Web Site!

    Capital City: Augusta
    The Official Website of Augusta, Maine.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Maine
    Reference map of the state.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Augusta
    Searchable map and satellite view of Maine's capital city.


    Maine News
    Kennebec Journal
    Maine's oldest newspaper -Augusta, Maine.

    Press Herald Online
    News from Portland, Maine.

    Visitor Guides
    Maine
    The Official Website of the Maine Office of Tourism.
    Maine Tourism Association

    Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
    Maine's great outdoors.

    Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife
    Fisheries & Wildlife in Maine.

    Acadia National Park
    National Park on Mount Desert Island.

    Maine Travel Vacation Directory
    A guide to Vacationland.

    Education
    UMaine
    The University of Maine, established as the Maine College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862.

    indigenous peoples  Native
    Wabanaki Confederacy


    State Symbols
    Maine Facts: State Symbols
    State Symbols, Motto, Seal, & Song.
     
     

    Maryland, MD

    The Old Line State

    State of Maryland Flag
     

    State of Maryland
    Maryland Government - The Maryland Electronic Capital.

    Capital City: Annapolis
    The City of Annapolis.

    Major City:
    Baltimore
    City of Baltimore.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Maryland
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Annapolis
    Searchable map and satellite view of Maryland's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Baltimore
    Searchable map and satellite view of Baltimore.

    Maryland News
    The Capital
    The Capital online, Annapolis.
    Sun Spot
    A service of The Baltimore Sun.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Maryland Office of Tourism
    Almost all about Maryland.

    Ocean City
    A guide to Ocean City by the Department of Tourism.

    Maryland Department of Natural Resources
    Like to participate in the black bear hunt permit lottery?

    Education
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore.

    MD Directory
    Maryland Directory
    Maryland on the net.

    State Symbols
    Maryland State Symbols
     

    Massachusetts, MA

    The (Old) Bay State

    State of Massachusetts Flag
     

    State of Massachusetts
    Official website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

    Capital City: Boston
    The Official City of Boston.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Massachusetts
    Massachusetts reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Boston
    Searchable map and satellite view of Boston.


    Massachusetts News
    The Boston Globe
    The Boston Globe online, Boston.
    Boston Herald
    Breaking news and stories for Boston, Massachusetts, New England.
    Boston Phoenix
    Comprehensive arts-and-entertainment listings.
    Cape Cod Times
    Cape Cod's Daily Newspaper.

    Visitor Guides
    Massachusetts
    Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.
    Massachusetts State Parks and Recreation
    Guide to Massachusetts' State Forests and Parks.

    Education
    Boston Latin Academy
    Boston College
    Founded in 1863.
    Boston University
    Harvard University
    The Harvard University web sites.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    Tufts University
    Medford/Somerville, founded in 1852.

    State Symbols
    Massachusetts State Symbols
    Including: State Polka Song, State Rock (not music), State Bean, State Berry and more...
     
     

    Michigan, MI

    The Wolverine State

    State of Michigan Flag
     

    State of Michigan
    Official State of Michigan Portal.

    Michigan Department of State

    Capital City: Lansing
    Michigan's capital city.
    Lansing
    Lansing visitors guide.

    Major City:
    Detroit
    The City of Detroit Official Home Page.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Michigan
    Michigan state reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Lansing
    Searchable map and satellite view of Michigan's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Detroit
    Searchable map and satellite view of the city of Detroit.

    Michigan News
    Detroit Free Press
    Michigan's news, sports, information and entertainment site.
    The Detroit News
    Detroit News Online.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Michigan
    Official guide to travel & leisure in Michigan.

    Michigan Department of Natural Resources
    A guide to Michigan's great outdoors; anterless deer licenses are now available.
    Kids Discover Michigan

    Education
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, founded in 1817.

    State Symbols
    Michigan State Symbols
    Bird, Tree, Gem, Soil and more.

     

    Minnesota, MN

    The North Star State
    Lake Pose in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
    Lake Pose is one of the many glacial lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota.
    Image: R27182818

    State of Minnesota FlagMinnesota is located in northern central US mainland, a part of the Great Lakes Region. The midwestern state is bordered by the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba and has a coastline at Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes.
    Minnesota joined the Union on 11th May 1858, as the 32nd state.

    The state occupies an area of 225,181 km2 (86,939 sq mi), compared it is somewhat smaller than Romania (238,391 km2) or just slightly larger than the US state of Utah. Minnesota is also known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes", it counts even more than 11,000 lakes, including small Lake Itasca, known for being the headwaters of the Mississippi River.

     

    State of Minnesota
    North Star -- Minnesota State Government Online.

    Capital City: Saint Paul
    The City of St. Paul.

    Major City:
    Minneapolis
    The City of Minneapolis.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Minnesota
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of St. Paul
    Searchable map and satellite view of Minnesota's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Minneapolis
    Searchable map and satellite view of Minneapolis.


    Minnesota News
    Pioneer Planet
    The Twin Cities Online News and Information Source. St. Paul - Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    Star Tribune
    Newspaper of the Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


    Visitor Guides
    Explore Minnesota
    A travel guide to Minnesota.

    Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
    DNR site about Minnesota's state parks, wildlife and fisheries.

    Education
    Southwest Minnesota State University
    A Member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU) located in Marshall, Southwestern Minnesota.
    University of Minnesota
    Public university and the state's primary research university, founded in 1851, the University of Minnesota has four campuses—Twin Cities, Duluth, Morris, and Crookston.

    State Symbols
    State Symbols of Minnesota
     
     

    Mississippi, MS

    The Magnolia State

    State of Mississippi Flag
     

    great site State of Mississippi
    State of Mississippi's Official Web Site.

    Capital City: Jackson
    Jackson
    Jackson information by the Metro Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau.

    Other cities: Biloxi
    The City of Biloxi.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Mississippi
    Mississippi state reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Jackson
    More about Jackson with a searchable map and satellite view of Mississippi's capital city.

    Mississippi News
    The Clarion Ledger
    News from Jackson, Mississippi.
    Sun-Herald
    News, sports and information for the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Biloxi-Gulfport.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Mississippi
    The Mississippi Tourism Home Page.
    Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
    Hunting, Wildlife, Fishing and Golf in Mississippi.

    Education
    Mississippi State University
    Land-Grant institution founded in 1862, located in Starkville, north-central Mississippi.
    University of Mississippi
    An American Public University.

    State Symbols
    State of Mississippi Symbols
     

    Missouri, MO

    The Show Me State

    State of Missouri Flag
     

    State of Missouri
    Missouri State Government Home Page.

    Capital City: Jefferson City
    City of Jefferson, the capital of Missouri.

    Jefferson City
    Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Major Cities:
    Kansas City
    The City of Kansas City.
    Saint Louis
    The Official Web Site of The City of St. Louis.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Missouri
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Jefferson City
    More about Jefferson City with a searchable map and satellite view of Missouri's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Kansas City
    More about Kansas City with a searchable map and satellite view of Kansas City.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of St. Louis
    More about St. Louis with a searchable map and satellite view of the Gateway City.

    Missouri News
    Jefferson City News Tribune
    Jefferson City and Mid-Missouri news.
    The Kansas City Star
    Hey, Ernest Hemingway honed his craft at The Kansas City Star.
    Post-Dispatch
    St. Louis.


    Visitor Guides
    Missouri
    The Gateway to the West.
    Missouri State Parks
    A guide to Missouri's natural landscapes and cultural landmarks.

    VisitKC.com
    Official Travel and Tourism Site for Kansas City.

    Education
    Lincoln University Of Missouri
    Established in 1866.
    University of Missouri St Louis
    Washington University in St. Louis
    St. Louis, founded in1853.

    MO Directory
    Community Connection
    Missouri Resources supported by the University of Missouri.

    State Symbols
    State Symbols of Missouri 
     

    Montana, MT

    The Treasure State

    State of Montana Flag
     

    State of Montana
    State of Montana Homepage.

    Capital City: Helena
    The city government Web site for Helena, Montana.

    Visit Helena
    Visitor's guide to Montana's capital city.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Montana
    Detailed Montana map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Helena
    Searchable map and satellite view of Montana's capital city.

    Montana News
    Billings Gazette
    News, sports, information, weather, and classifieds for Montana and Wyoming - Billings, Montana.
    Helena Independent Record
    Montana's Capital City Newspaper.

    Transportation
    Helena Regional Airport

    Visitor Guides
    Montana
    Montana's Official Travel Guide.

    Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
    Boating, fishing, hunting, canoeing, hiking, or sailing in a Montana state park.

    Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center
    Bear and Wolf Preserve. You'll see wildlife as you've never seen it, with an up close view of live grizzly bears and a pack of gray wolves.

    Education
    Montana University System
    About Montana's University System.
    Montana State University - Bozeman
    Montana's largest university and primary campus in the Montana State University System.
    University of Montana
    Offers a broad liberal arts education.
    University of Montana - Western
    Education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice.

    State Symbols
    Montana State Symbols
     
     

    Nebraska, NE

    The Cornhusker State

    State of Nebraska Flag
     

    State of Nebraska
    Official Nebraska Government Website.

    Capital City: Lincoln
    Official city website.

    Lincoln
    Visitor information by the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau.

    Other major cities:
    Omaha
    Most populous city in Nebraska.
    Visit Omaha
    Omaha visitors guide.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Nebraska
    Nebraska reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Lincoln
    Searchable map and satellite view of Nebraska's capital city.


    Nebraska News
    Lincoln Journal Star
    News and information from Lincoln and southeast Nebraska.
    Omaha World-Herald
    News and information web site for Omaha Council Bluffs and the surrounding region.
     

    Visitors Guides

    Genuine Nebraska
    The official web site for Nebraska Division of Travel and Tourism.

    Nebraska State Parks
    Nebraska Game and Parks.

    Education
    University of Nebraska
    The University of Nebraska with campuses in Kearney, Lincoln and Omaha, was founded on February 15, 1869.

    State Symbols
    Nebraska State Symbols
     

    Nevada, NV

    The Sagebrush State

    State of Nevada Flag
     

    State of Nevada
    Nevada's Official Website.

    Capital City: Carson City
    The Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, Nevada.

    Major Cities:
    Las Vegas
    City of Las Vegas Official Web Site.
    Reno
    The Official City of Reno Web Site.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Nevada
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Carson City
    Searchable map and satellite view of Nevada's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Las Vegas
    Searchable map and satellite view of Las Vegas.


    Nevada News
    Nevada Appeal
    Daily news from Carson City, Lake Tahoe, Reno and Northern Nevada - Carson City.
    Las Vegas Review-Journal
    The daily newspaper of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Nevada's largest newspaper.
    Las Vegas Sun
    The Las Vegas SUN newspaper online brings you the latest local news.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Nevada
    Tourist information by the Nevada Commission on Tourism.
    Nevada State Parks
    A guide to Nevada's scenic state parks full of western history.

    Education
    University of Nevada
    The University & Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) with information on its Universities and Colleges.

    State Symbols
    Nevada State Symbols
    Learn more about the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, Nevada's state fish.
     

    New Hampshire, NH

    The Granite State

    State of New Hampshire Flag
     

    State of New Hampshire
    The New Hampshire State Government Online Information Center.

    Capital City: Concord
    City of Concord, State Capital of New Hampshire.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of New Hampshire
    Reference map of the state.
    NH State Maps
    NH Highway Maps and Regional Road Maps.

    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Concord
    Searchable map and satellite view of New Hampshire's capital city.

    New Hampshire News
    Concord Monitor
    Central NH's News Source - Concord, New Hampshire.
    The Union Leader
    New Hampshire's daily newspaper - Manchester.

    Visitor Guides
    New England vacations - the New Hampshire way
    Official Site of the New Hampshire Office of Travel & Tourism.

    New Hampshire State Parks
    Year-round recreation fun for the whole family.

    Education
    University System of New Hampshire
    The largest provider of post secondary education in the Granite State.
    Plymouth State University
    University of New Hampshire
    Top-tier land-, sea-, and space-grant public university, with more than 10,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, founded in 1866.

    State Symbols
    The New Hampshire Almanac
    Here you will find the New Hampshire State Symbols.
     
     

    New Jersey, NJ

    The Garden State

    State of New Jersey Flag

    State of New Jersey
    New Jersey Home Page.

    Capital City: Trenton
    Trenton's Home Page.

    Major City:
    Atlantic City
    The official web site of Atlantic City.
    Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority
    The official site with Atlantic City visitors information.
    Newark
    The official site of the City of Newark.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of New Jersey
    Reference map of the state of New Jersey.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Trenton
    Searchable map and satellite view of New Jersey's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Atlantic City
    Searchable map and satellite view of Atlantic City.

    New Jersey News
    Press of Atlantic City
    With news from New Jersey.
    The Times
    News from the Times of Trenton, New Jersey.

    Arts & Culture
    Atlantic City Film Festival
    Atlantic City Museum
    The Atlantic City Historical Museum.


    Visitor Guides
    New Jersey
    Official website of NJ Travel & Tourism, a guide to vacation in NJ.
    New Jersey's State Parks, Forests and Historic Sites
    New Jersey offers: 39 parks, 11 forests, 3 recreation areas and more than 50 historic sites and districts.




    Education
    New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
    New Jersey Colleges, Universities, and Schools
    Rutgers
    The State University of New Jersey.
    New Jersey State Library
    Princeton University
    Princeton University, Princeton, founded in 1746.

    Transportation
    Atlantic City International Airport
    Atlantic City Expressway
    Atlantic City Expressway connects the Philadelphia metropolitan region with Atlantic City and other Southern New Jersey shore communities.

    State Symbols
    New Jersey State Symbols
    Official Symbols of the State of New Jersey.
     
     

    New Mexico, NM

    The Land of Enchantment

    State of New Mexico Flag
     

    State of New Mexico
    ¡Bienvenidos a Nuevo Mexico!
    OCA
    New Mexico Office of Cultural Affairs.

    Capital City: Santa Fe
    Web Page of America's oldest capital city.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of New Mexico
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Santa Fe
    Searchable map and satellite view of Santa Fe.

    New Mexico News
    Albuquerque Journal
    ABQjournal is New Mexico's online source for news, sports and information - Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    The Independent
    The Truth well told - Gallup, New Mexico.
    Sante Fe New Mexican
    Santa Fe's oldest newspaper online - Santa Fe, New Mexico.
     

    Visitor Guides
    New Mexico
    Official Site of the New Mexico Department of Tourism.
    New Mexico State Parks
    Official guide to New Mexico State Parks.

    Education
    Eastern New Mexico University
    Located in Portales, Roswell and Ruidoso, NM.
    New Mexico State University
    Based in Las Cruces, is the state's land-grant institution.
    New Mexico State University Library University of New Mexico

    State Symbols
    New Mexico State Symbols
     

    New York, NY

    The Empire State

    State of New York Flag
     

    great site State of New York
    The New York State Homepage.

    Capital City: Albany
    The Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

    Major City:
    New York City
    The Official New York City Web Site.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of New York
    New York State reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Albany
    Searchable map and satellite view of the capital city of New York State.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of New York City
    Searchable map and satellite view of New York City.

    New York News
    Times Union
    Serving New York's Capital Region - Albany, New York.
    Daily News
    New York Daily News, New York's Hometown Connection.
    New York Post
    New York Post Online.
    The New York Times
    The New York Times on the Web.
    The Wall Street Journal
    Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition.

    Visitor Guides

    New York
    New York State Tourism.

    New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
    168 state parks, 35 state historic sites, 76 developed beaches, 53 water recreational facilities, 27 golf courses.

    Education
    City University of New York System
    Public university system of New York City, the largest urban university in the United States.
    Columbia University
    Private Ivy League research university in New York City, founded in 1754.
    Cornell University
    A private endowed university and a federal land-grant institution in Ithaca, founded in 1865. The Arecibo Observatory Puerto Rico is operated by Cornell.
    State University of New York System - SUNY
    State University of New York, the largest comprehensive university system in the United States.

    State Symbols
    New York State Symbols
     

    North Carolina, NC

    The Tar Heel State
    View from Oconaluftee Valley Overlook
    View from Oconaluftee Valley Overlook in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
    Image: Blinutne

    State of North Carolina FlagThe US state of North Carolina is situated in the eastern central United States bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in east. The region was settled by the English in the late 1600s, it was one of the original thirteen states. Admission to the Union on 21st November 1789.
    North Carolina covers an area of 139,390 km2 (53,819 sq mi), compared it is about twice the size of Ireland. The landscape features three major variations, vast marshlands in the coastal tidewater area in east, the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains in west, and the Piedmont plateau region in the middle.

     

    State of North Carolina
    The Official Web Site of North Carolina.

    Capital City: Raleigh
    Raleigh
    The official visitors information site for Greater Raleigh N.C.

    Other Cities:
    Charlotte
    Official City of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County Government web site.
    Charlotte
    Information on visiting "The Queen City".

    Map
    profile Map of the State of North Carolina
    Detailed North Carolina map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Raleigh
    Searchable map and satellite view of North Carolina's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Charlotte
    Searchable map and satellite view of the largest city of North Carolina.

    North Carolina News
    The News & Observer
    The News & Observer Online - Raleigh, North Carolina.
    The Winston-Salem Journal
    Local news from Winston-Salem, NC and Northwest North Carolina.


    Visitor Guides
    Visit North Carolina
    The Official North Carolina travel and vacation web site.
    North Carolina State Parks
    29 state parks, four recreation areas and a number of natural areas from the mountains to the sea are available for you to enjoy.

    Education
    Duke University
    Durham, founded in 1838.
    University of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, founded in 1789.
    Wake Forest University
    Winston-Salem, founded in 1834.

    State Symbols
    State Symbols of North Carolina
     

    North Dakota, ND

    The Peace Garden State

    State of North Dakota Flag
     

    State of North Dakota
    Discover the spirit.

    Capital City: Bismarck
    The City of Bismarck's official site on the World Wide Web.

    Other major cities:
    Fargo
    The city of Fargo.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of North Dakota
    Reference map of the state of North Dakota.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Bismarck
    Searchable map and satellite view of North Dakota's capital city.

    North Dakota News
    The Bismarck Tribune
    North Dakota online, News from Bismarck and North Dakota.
    In-Forum
    News and information site from The Forum - Fargo, ND.
     

    Visitor Guides
    North Dakota
    North Dakota Travel & Tourism guide.
    North Dakota Parks and Recreation
    North Dakota Outdoors.
    Dakota Prairie Grasslands
    Where pristine vistas inspire the imagination.

    Education
    North Dakota University System
    Learn more about North Dakota's 11 public colleges and universities.

    State Symbols
    State Symbols of North Dakota
    State Symbols (capital, bird, tree, flag...)
     

    Ohio, OH

    The Buckeye State

    State of Ohio Flag
     

    State of Ohio
    Ohio Government Info and Services.

    Capital City: Columbus (the official website)
    Columbus
    Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau.

    Major Cities:
    Cincinnati
    The City of Cincinnati's official web site.
    Cleveland
    Cleveland Home.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Ohio
    Ohio reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Columbus
    Searchable map and satellite view of Columbus.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Cincinnati
    Searchable map and satellite view of Cincinnati.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Cleveland
    Searchable map and satellite view of Cleveland.



    Ohio News
    The Columbus Dispatch
    Ohio's Greatest Home Newspaper.
    The Cincinnati Enquirer
    Online news sections of The Cincinnati Enquirer - Cincinnati, Ohio.
    cleveland.com
    Connecting Clevelanders with all the local news - Cleveland, Ohio.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Ohio
    The Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism, the official Ohio vacation guide.
    Ohio State Parks
    A tourism guide to Ohio's 74 state parks.

    Education
    Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, founded in 1826.
    Ohio State University
    Columbus
    Ohio University

    State Symbols
    Ohio State Symbols
     

    Oklahoma, OK

    The Sooner State

    State of Oklahoma Flag
     

    State of Oklahoma
    Native America.

    Capital City:
    Oklahoma City
    The city of Oklahoma City.
    Oklahoma City
    Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau.

    Map
    profile Map of Oklahoma
    Oklahoma reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Oklahoma City
    Searchable map and satellite view of Oklahoma's capital city.


    Oklahoma News
    The Oklahoman Online
    An affiliate of the state's largest newspaper, the Daily Oklahoman - Oklahoma City.
    Shawnee News-Star
    The Tulsa World
    Tulsa, Oklahoma daily newspaper featuring local and national news.

    Native
    indigenous peoples The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
    Official home page of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
     

    Visitor Guides
    great site Oklahoma
    Native America, tourism information for Oklahoma.
    Oklahoma Parks, Resorts and Golf
    State parks, Golf Courses and more what Oklahoma has to offer.

    Education
    Oklahoma State University System
    Oklahoma State University
    Stillwater, Oklahoma.
    University of Oklahoma

    State Symbols
    Oklahoma State Icons
     

    Oregon, OR

    The Beaver State
    Crater Lake and Wizard Island, Oregon
    Panoramic view of Crater Lake and Wizard Island in southwest Oregon. With a depth of almost 600 m Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
    Image: Achmathur

    State of Oregon FlagOregon is the ninth largest state located in the northwest of US mainland, and inhabited largely by Oregonians. Oregon's landscape offers Pacific Ocean beaches in west, many national forests, mountains, farmland, the deepest lake in the US, and Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America.
     

    State of Oregon
    Oregon Online.

    Capital City: Salem
    City of Salem, Oregon.

    Other cities: Portland
    Official Web Site for Portland, Oregon.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of Oregon
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Salem
    Searchable map and satellite view of Oregon's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Portland
    Searchable map and satellite view of Portland.


    Oregon News
    The Oregonian
    To help you discover the state you're in. News from The Oregonian - Portland, Oregon.
    The Statesman Journal
    Source of local information about the Salem metro area, Mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon Coast.

    Visitor Guides
    Oregon
    The Official Oregon Tourism Web Site.
    Oregon State Parks
    What's happening on Oregon's beaches?

    Education
    University of Oregon
    The public flagship research university of Oregon in Eugene, founded in 1876.
    Oregon State University
    Public research university in Corvallis, Oregon.

    Heritage
    The Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission
    Discovers, celebrates and commemorates contributions to Oregon's diverse literary and cultural legacy.


    State Symbols
    Oregon State Symbols
     
     

    Pennsylvania, PA

    The Keystone State

    State of Pennsylvania Flag
     

    State of Pennsylvania
    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Home Page.

    Capital City:
    Harrisburg
    Official Web Portal for the City of Harrisburg.
    Harrisburg
    Harrisburg-Hershey-Carlisle Tourism and Convention Bureau.

    Major Cities:
    great site Philadelphia
    A city @ your service.
    Pittsburgh
    City of Pittsburgh Home Page.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Harrisburg
    Searchable map and satellite view of Pennsylvania's capital city.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Philadelphia
    Searchable map and satellite view of Philadelphia.

    Pennsylvania News
    Philadelphia Tribune
    Oldest African American Newspaper.
    philly.com
    A gateway to Philadelphia, including news from the Inquirer and Daily News.
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Pennsylvania
    100% Pure Pennsylvania, travel and vacation.

    Pennsylvania State Parks
    If you want to explore Pennsylvania's great outdoors, begin your adventure here.

    Education
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Located in Pittsburgh, founded in 1900.
    Lehigh University
    Bethlehem, founded in 1865.
    Pennsylvania State University System
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, founded in 1740.
    University of Pittsburgh
    Research university in Pittsburgh.


    State Symbols
    Pennsylvania State Symbols
     

    Rhode Island, RI

    The Ocean State

    State of Rhode Island Flag
     

    State of Rhode Island
    "Rare felicity of the times when it is permitted to think what you like and say what you think."

    Capital City: Providence
    Providence, Rhode Island Home Page.

    Maps
    profile Map of the State of Rhode Island
    Reference map of the state.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Providence
    Searchable map and satellite view of Rhode Island's capital city.


    Rhode Island News
    The Providence Journal
    A blend of local news - Providence, Rhode Island.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Rhode Island
    The Official Rhode Island Tourism Division Site.
    Rhode Island Parks
    Official tourism guide to the Rhode Island park system.

    Education
    Brown University
    Providence.
    University of Rhode Island

    State Symbols
    Rhode Island State Emblems
    Rhode Island's State Symbols.
     
     

    South Carolina, SC

    The Palmetto State

    State of South Carolina Flag
     

    State of South Carolina
    State of South Carolina-Public Information Home Page.

    Capital City: Columbia
    The Official Home Page of South Carolina's Capital.

    Map
    profile Map of the State of South Carolina
    South Carolina reference map.
    Google Earth Google Earth Map of Columbia
    Searchable map and satellite view of the city of Columbia.


    South Carolina News
    The Beaufort Gazette
    Local news from Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton counties, also providing breaking national and global news.
    Post and Courier
    Carolina's premier web site, with an online edition of The Post and Courier, Charleston.
    The State
    News from South Carolina and Columbia.
     

    Visitor Guides

    South Carolina
    South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

    South Carolina State Parks
    Gateways to South Carolina's natural, cultural and recreational destinations.

    Education
    South Carolina State University
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia.

    State Symbols
    State Symbols & Emblems of South Carolina
     

    South Dakota, SD

    The Coyote State
    Bison in Badlands National Park in South Dakota
    Bison in Badlands National Park in South Dakota. American buffalos once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds. They became nearly extinct by a combination of industrial-scale hunting and slaughter in the 19th century by white immigrants.
    Image: National Park Service

    State of South Dakota FlagThe sparsely populated landlocked midwestern state is situated in the north-central United States and named after the Dakota branch of the Sioux tribes, the Native American people who once dominated the entire Dakota Territory. On 2 November 1889 South Dakota and North Dakota were admitted to the Union.
    South Dakota covers an area of 199,730 km2 compared it is about two-thirds the size of Italy. South Dakota's eastern landscape offers sprawling prairies, glacial lakes, and fertile farmland. Much of western South Dakota is covered by grassland and features funny hills, known as buttes. The Black Hills in southwest are the location of Black Elk Peak (2,200 m or 7220 ft), the highest point in South Dakota. The Missouri River divides the state roughly from north to south, it is South Dakota's largest river.

     

    State of South Dakota
    The South Dakota Home Page.

    Capital City: Pierre

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    South Dakota News
    Pierre Capital Journal
    Offers news and community information for the Pierre, South Dakota area.
    Argus Leader
    Sioux Falls Argus Leader is South Dakota's largest newspaper.
    Plain Talk
    A weekly publication, South Dakotas First Online Paper. Located in Yankton, South Dakota.
     

    Visitor Guides
    South Dakota Tourism
    South Dakota Department of Tourism.
    South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
    Discover your own South Dakota.
    South Dakota State Parks
    Your guide to South Dakota's state parks.

    Education
    Black Hills State University
    Dakota State University
    Oglala Lakota College
    University of South Dakota


    State Symbols
    Signs and Symbols of South Dakota
     
     

    Tennessee, TN

    The Volunteer State

    State of Tennessee Flag
     

    State of Tennessee
    State of Tennessee Home Page.

    Capital City: Nashville
    Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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    Memphis
    City of Memphis.

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    Tennessee News
    The Commercial Appeal
    The largest circulation newspaper in the Mid-South - Memphis, Tennessee.
    Tennessee Tribune
    Your source for positive African American news.
    The Tennessean
    The Nashville Tennessean's online source for news - Nashville, Tennessee.
     

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    Tennessee
    The State's Official Travel Planning Website.
    Tennessee State Parks
    Enjoy our Good Nature!

    Education
    Tennessee State University
    University of Tennessee
    University of Tennessee System
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, founded in 1873.

    State Symbols
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    Texas, TX

    The Lone Star State

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    State of Texas
    The State of Texas Web Site.

    Capital City: Austin
    Austin City Connection.

    Major Cities:
    Dallas
    City of Dallas.
    El Paso
    Official website of the City of El Paso.
    Fort Worth
    Official Website of the City of Fort Worth.
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    City of Houston, the official site for Housten.
    San Antonio
    Official Website of the City of San Antonio.

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    News, sports, current events - Abilene, Texas.
    Austin American Statesman
    The paper of Central Texas - Austin, Texas.
    The Dallas Morning News
    Dallas online newspaper.
    Dallas Observer
    Dallas area news.
    Houston Chronicle
    Houston area news.
     

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    Texas
    Travel & Recreation in Texas.
    Travel Texas
    Texas Department of Economic Development.
    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
    Parks & Wildlife.


    Education
    Rice University
    Located in Houston, founded in 1912.
    Texas A&M University System
    Texas State University System
    University of Texas System
    University of Texas
    Located in Austin, founded in 1883.

    State Symbols
    Texas State Symbols
    Complete list of the State Symbols of Texas.
     

    Utah, UT

    The Beehive State
    Bryce Canyon National Park with hoodoos
    Bryce Canyon National Park in southwestern Utah, a collection of giant natural hoodoos or fairy chimneys.
    Image: Jonathan Zander

    State of Utah FlagUtah ia a landlocked state in the western US. Utah covers an area of 219,882 km2 of (84,897 sq mi), compared it is somewhat smaller than the island of Great Britain (229,848 km2).

    In large parts Utah is sparsely inhabited because around 80% of its population of 3 million people (2015 est.) live in the north central part of the state, at the Wasatch Front; a chain of cities and towns running roughly north to south along the Wasatch Mountain Range.
     

    State of Utah
    Official website for the state of Utah
    A network for state, government and community.


    Capital City: Salt Lake City

    Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Official tourism and convention website of Salt Lake


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    Utah News
    Deseret Morning News
    Salt Lake News.
    The Salt Lake Tribune
    Utah's Statewide Newspaper.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Utah Travel Council
    Official site of the Utah Travel Council.
    Utah State Parks and Recreation
    Discover Utah's State Parks and Museums.

    Education
    University of Utah
    Utah State University

    State Symbols
    Utah State Symbols
    Symbols and Emblems of Utah.
     

    Vermont, VT

    The Green Mountain State
    Lake Champlain
    Lake Champlain near Charlotte, Vermont. The lake is shared by Vermont, the state of New York and the Canadian province of Quèbec.
    Image: Hbbrown18

    State of Vermont FlagVermont is a state in the New England region in the eastern United States. The state covers an area of 24,905 km2, compared it is somewhat larger than Israel.
    The Green Mountain State has a population of 626,000 people known as Vermonter. It is the second least populated US state.
    Vermont's mountainous landscape offers gorges, ravines, pastures, and woodlands. Favored destinations are the huge Green Mountain National Forest, with waterfalls, cliffs, ponds and trails for hiking, camping and outdoor recreation. Lake Champlain, the large freshwater lake in north west, Mount Mansfield, the highest place in Vermont. Stowe Mountain Ski Resort, and Smugglers Notch State Park.
     

    State of Vermont
    The State of Vermont Home Page.

    Capital City: Montpelier
    City of Montpelier, Vermont.

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    Vermont News
    The Times Argus
    Your window to Central Vermont.
    The World
    Central Vermont's Online Newspaper.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Vermont
    The official site of the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing.

    Vermont State Parks
    A guide to Vermont's State Parks.
    Discover Vermont
    A resource and travel guide to the green mountain state.

    Education
    Middlebury College
    University of Vermont

    State Symbols
    Vermont State Symbols
     
     

    Virginia, VA

    The Old Dominion State

    State of Virginia FlagThe Commonwealth of Virginia, is situated in the eastern United States, bordering Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean in east. The state covers an area of 110,787 km2 (42,775 sq mi), this is about the size of Bulgaria.
    Virginia entered the Union on 25 June 1788, it is one of the original thirteen states. Virginia is best known Pocahontas, the daughter of Chief Powhatan, and for Jamestown, the site of the first English settlement in the US, and therefore Virginia became 'the birthplace of a nation'. Popular destinations are the beaches on the East Coast, Shenandoah National Park, which extends along the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, a 2,180-mile hiking trail, and Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the US.
     

    State of Virginia
    The Official Homepage of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    Capital City: Richmond
    Virginia's State Capital.

    Other Cities:
    Fairfax
    The City of Fairfax.
    Roanoke
    The City of Roanoke.

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    Virginia News
    The Richmond Times-Dispatch
    Local and regional information about the Commonwealth of Virginia.
    The Roanoke Times
    Southwest Virginia News.

    History
    Virginia Historic Sites
    Brief history of Virginia with information about Virginia's historic sites.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Virginia
    Virginia travel and tourism information by the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
    Virginia State Parks
    Visitors guide to Virginia's Parks and Natural Areas.
    Virginia Online
    Virginia portal and index.
    Virginia is For Lovers
    Vacation in Virginia


    Education
    College of William and Mary
    Williamsburg, founded in 1693.
    George Mason University
    Located in Fairfax
    University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, founded in 1819.

    State Symbols
    Virginia Official State Symbols and Emblems
     

    Washington, WA

    The Evergreen State


    State of Washington FlagWashington is the northwestern-most state of the contiguous United States. It is bordered by the Canadian province of British Columbia in north and the Pacific Ocean in west. Washington covers an area of 71,362 square miles (184,827 km2), this is about three-quarter the size of the UK. The state's population passed 7 million in 2015.
    Famous landmarks are the snow-covered mountains and lush rain forests in the Olympic National Park with its dramatic Pacific coastline, the Cascades, a major mountain range and within Mount Rainier, considered to be one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world. 

     

    State of Washington
    Washington State Department of Information Services.

    Capital City: Olympia
    The Official City of Olympia Web Site.

    Other cities City:
    Seattle
    The Official Web Site for the City of Seattle. Redmond
    The City of Redmond is home to Microsoft Corporation

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    Washington State News
    The Olympian
    Serving South Puget Sound - Thurston County's Number One Newspaper - Olympia, Washington.
    Seattle Times
    Northwest news and information from the Seattle Times - Seattle, Washington.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Washington
    Washington State Tourism Home Page.
    Washington State Parks
    Visitors guide to Washington's splendid state parks.

    Education
    University of Washington
    Washington State University

    State Symbols
    The Symbols of Washington State
     

    West Virginia, WV

    The Mountain State

    State of West Virginia FlagThe landlocked state is situated in the Appalachian mountain region in the central eastern United States. The Ohio River determines sections of the boundaries with Ohio and Kentucky in west. West Virginia covers an area of 62,755 km2 (24,230?sq?mi), making it a bit smaller than Latvia (64,589 km2) or somewhat smaller than half the size of Nicaragua (130,370 km2). The State of West Virginia is inhabited by more than1.8 million people, mostly West Virginians.

    Historically the state has been separated from Virginia during the American Civil War (1861) and became the 35th state of the US in 1863. Famous sights are the River Gorge Bridge over the River Gorge, and the West Virginia State Penitentiary, the Gothic style prison in operation for more than a century.

     

    State of West Virginia
    The State of West Virginia Main Page.

    Capital City: Charleston
    The official city website.
    Charleston
    Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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    Virginia News
    Charleston Daily Mail
    Charleston West Virginia's daily afternoon newspaper.
    Charleston Gazette
    The Charleston Gazette was established in 1873.
     

    Visitor Guides
    West Virginia
    West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful, the visitors guide to West Virginia. (West Virginia Division of Tourism)
    West Virginia State Parks
    Information about the State Parks & Forests.

    Education
    West Virginia University
    Located in Morgantown.

    State Symbols
    State Symbols of West Virginia
     

    Wisconsin, WI

    The Badger State

    State of Wisconsin FlagWisconsin is located in the north-central US with coastlines on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. The Mississippi River forms the borders with Minnesota and Iowa in west. Wisconsin covers an area of 65,498 sq mi, (169,639 km2), making it somewhat smaller than half the size of Germany. The state is a popular vacation destination for outdoor recreation because of its thousands of glacial lakes, and heavily forested areas like Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, and the Central Plain region with its unique sandstone formations at Wisconsin Dells.
     

    State of Wisconsin
    State of Wisconsin Information Server.

    Capital City: Madison
    City of Madison.

    Major City:
    Milwaukee
    The City of Milwaukee Official Government Home Page.

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    Wisconsin News
    Wisconsin State Journal
    News from Madison, Wisconsin.
    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    Milwaukee area news.
     

    Visitor Guides
    Wisconsin
    The official Wisconsin tourism and travel guide.
    Madison
    Greater Madison visitors guide.
    Wisconsin's Home Page
    Wisconsin portal and internet index.


    Art
    Milwaukee Art Museum - MAM
    Art lives here.

    Education
    Marquette University
    A private coeducational Jesuit university, founded in 1881, Milwaukee.
    University of Wisconsin System
    University of Wisconsin
    Madison, founded in 1848.

    State Symbols
    Wisconsin State Symbols
     

    Wyoming, WY

    Big Wyoming, or Equality State, or Cowboy State
    Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park
    Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States. The rainbow colors in the spring are the result of microbial mats (multi-layered sheets of microorganisms) around the edges of the mineral-rich water.
    Image: James St. John

    State of Wyoming FlagWyoming is a landlocked western U.S. state, most famous for the Yellowstone National Park. It is the tenth largest state in the United States with a total area of 97,818 square miles (253,348 km2), compared it is somewhat larger than the United Kingdom. The state is inhabited by about 585,000 predominantly Wyomingites.
     

    State of Wyoming
    The State of Wyoming's Official Web Site.

    Capital City: Cheyenne
    The official City of Cheyenne website.

    Other Cities:
    Laramie
    The City of Laramie.

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    Wyoming Tribune Eagle
    Wyoming's online source for community news - Cheyenne, Wyoming.
     

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    Wyoming
    Wyoming Electronic Scout, a visitors guide to Wyoming.
    Wyoming Division of State Parks & Historic Sites
    All about Wyoming's State Parks and Historic Sites.

    Cheyenne Frontier Days
    One of America's oldest and largest rodeos.

    Education
    University of Wyoming
    The University of Wyoming is the state's only provider of baccalaureate and graduate education, research, and outreach services located in Laramie.

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