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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.
 

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.
 
United State Maps

Map of the United States
Free Map of the United States.
Blank Map of the United States
Free map with national and states borders.

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.
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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


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.

Other Cities:
Memphis
City of Memphis.

Map
profile Map of the State of Tennessee
Reference map of the state.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Nashville
Searchable map and satellite view of Nashville.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Memphis
Searchable map and satellite view of Memphis.

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.
 

Visitor Guides

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
Tennessee Symbols
 

Texas, TX

The Lone Star State

State of Texas Flag
 

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.
Houston
City of Houston, the official site for Housten.
San Antonio
Official Website of the City of San Antonio.

Maps
profile Map of the State of Texas
Detailed map of Texas.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Austin
Searchable map and satellite view of Austin.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Dallas
Searchable map and satellite view of Dallas.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of El Paso
Searchable map and satellite view of the Mexican border city.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Fort Worth
Searchable map and satellite view of the city.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Houston
Searchable map and satellite view of Houston.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of San Antonio
Searchable map and satellite view of San Antonio.


Texas News
Abilene Reporter-News
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.
 

Visitor Guides

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


Maps
profile Map of the State of Utah
Reference map of the state.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Salt Lake City
Searchable map and satellite view of Utah's capital city.

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.

Map
profile Map of the State of Vermont
Vermont reference map.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Montpelier
Searchable map and satellite view of Vermont's capital city.

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.

Map
profile Map of the State of Virginia
Reference map of the state.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Richmond
Searchable map and satellite view of Virginia's capital city.

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

Maps
profile Map of the State of Washington
Washington State map.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Olympia
Searchable map and satellite view of Washington State's capital city.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Seattle
Searchable map and satellite view of the city of Seattle.

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.

Maps
profile Map of the State of West Virginia
Detailed West Virginia map.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Charleston
Searchable map and satellite view of West Virginia's capital city.

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.

Map
profile Map of Wisconsin
Reference map of the state.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Madison
Searchable map and satellite view of Wisconsin's capital city.
Google Earth Google Earth Map of Milwaukee
Searchable map and satellite view of the city of Milwaukee.

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.

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

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

Visitor Guides
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.

State Symbols
State Symbols of Wyoming
 
 
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