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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Italy of America 64419
2 Holland of America 48778
3 Switzerland of America [link], 50 States, retrieved April 24, 2009.</ref> 38851
4 Copper State 19580
5 Corporate Capital (due to the state's business-friendly laws) 14779
6 Aztec State 13323
7 Silver State (currently used on license plates) 12969
8 Spud State </ref> 12422
9 Grand Canyon State (currently used on license plates) [link], 50 States, retrieved April 24, 2009.</ref> 11716
10 Bear State (pronounced "Bar State") 11619
11 Mount Rushmore State (officially adopted in 1980 in place of the former nickname of Sunshine State) 11095
12 Mormon State </ref> 10472
13 The Great Lakes State (previously used on license plates) 9281
14 Iodine Products State (in disuse) </ref> (previously used on license plates) 9171
15 Quaker State 9035
16 Coyote State [link], SHG Resources website, accessed July 7, 2008</ref> 8221
17 Tobacco State 8168
18 Wolverine State 7031
19 Granite State </ref> 6642
20 Hemp State 6413
21 Gem State 6249
22 Valentine State (Arizona gained statehood on February 14, 1912) 6210
23 Orange State 6195
24 Sunflower State 5824
25 Pine Tree State 5639
26 New Andalusia 5607
27 Apache State 5502
28 Cactus State 4943
29 Peach State </ref> (previously used on license plates) 4581
30 Oyster State [link]</ref> 4348
31 Sioux State 4147
32 Gulf State 4047
33 Rip Van Winkle State 3951
34 Cave State 3686
35 Uncle Sam's Pocket Handkerchief 3605
36 Chesapeake State 3490
37 Citrus State 2785
38 Ozark State 2559
39 Blizzard State 2294
40 Liberty Bell State 2250
41 Bowie State 2049
42 Turpentine State 2042
43 Everglade State [link], 50 States, retrieved April 24, 2009.</ref> 1943
44 Creole State 1888
45 Hot Springs State 1747
46 Hog and Hominy State 1652
47 Rough Rider State 1536
48 Bayou State (previously used on license plates) 1405
49 Hoosier State The official sobriquet of the State of Indiana has given rise to the humorous constructions Hoosierana (the land of Hoosiers; see uses in [link] and [link]) and Hoosierstan (the place of Hoosiers).</ref> 1231
50 Artesian State 1212
51 Bellwether State 1139
52 Terrapin State 1039
53 Bullion State 872
54 Queen State 860
55 New Sweden 827
56 Tar Heel State 796
57 White Mountain State 738
58 Badger State 712
59 Magnolia State 591
60 Pelican State 580
61 Sooner State <!-- though "official" is the wrong word in this case --> 523
62 Hawkeye State 501
63 Yellowhammer State 470
64 Sagebrush State 462
65 Manatee State 423
66 Cockade State 415
67 Keystone State 391
68 Bluegrass State (currently used on license plates) [link], 50 States.</ref> 385
69 Palmetto State 342
70 The Empire State (currently used on license plates) 298
71 Land of the Midnight Sun 243
72 Toothpick State [link], US States, retrieved April 24, 2009.</ref> 204
73 Blue Hen State or Blue Hen Chicken State 185
74 Goober State — Refers to peanuts, the official state crop. </ref> 150
75 Peace Garden State (currently used on license plates) 117
76 Cracker State — Along with Florida, Georgia had been called "The Cracker State" in earlier times, perhaps a derogatory term that referred to immigrants, called "crackers," from the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. </ref> See also Atlanta Crackers: Origin of the name 84
77 Brownstone State 32
78 The Crossroads of the Revolution (previously used on license plates) 24
79 Freestone State 21
80 Land of the Sky 21
81 Hurricane State 5
82 First in Flight State 5
83 Tropical State < 5
84 Blue Law State [link], 50 States, retrieved April 24, 2009.</ref> < 5
85 Razorback State < 5
86 Seward's Folly (named after U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward) < 5
87 Beaver State < 5
88 Baked Bean State < 5
89 Flickertail State < 5
90 Alligator State < 5
91 Buckeye State < 5

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