States by Date of Statehood, Abbreviation, Capital
Statistic Verification
Source: U.S. Department of Education,
National Center for Education Statistics
Date Verified: 2.15.2012
  State State Abbreviation State Capital Year of Admission
1 Delaware DE Dover 1787-12-07
2 New Jersey NJ Trenton 1787-12-18
3 Pennsylvania PA Harrisburg 1787-12-12
4 Georgia GA Atlanta 1788-01-02
5 Connecticut CT Hartford 1788-01-09
6 Massachusetts MA Boston 1788-02-06
7 Maryland MD Annapolis 1788-04-28
8 South Carolina SC Columbia 1788-05-23
9 New Hampshire NH Concord 1788-06-21
10 Virginia VA Richmond 1788-06-25
11 New York NY Albany 1788-07-26
12 North Carolina NC Raleigh 1789-11-21
13 Rhode Island RI Providence 1790-05-29
14 Vermont VT Montpelier 1791-03-04
15 Kentucky KY Frankfort 1792-06-01
16 Tennessee TN Nashville 1796-06-01
17 Ohio OH Columbus 1803-03-01
18 Louisiana LA Baton Rouge 1812-04-30
19 Indiana IN Indianapolis 1816-12-11
20 Mississippi MS Jackson 1817-12-10
21 Illinois IL Springfield 1818-12-03
22 Alabama AL Montgomery 1819-12-14
23 Maine ME Augusta 1820-03-15
24 Missouri MO Jefferson City 1821-08-10
25 Arkansas AR Little Rock 1836-06-15
26 Michigan MI Lansing 1837-01-26
27 Florida FL Tallahassee 1845-03-03
28 Texas TX Austin 1845-12-29
29 Iowa IA Des Moines 1846-12-28
30 Wisconsin WI Madison 1848-05-29
31 California CA Sacramento 1850-09-09
32 Minnesota MN St. Paul 1858-05-11
33 Oregon OR Salem 1859-02-14
34 Kansas KS Topeka 1861-01-29
35 West Virginia WV Charleston 1863-06-20
36 Nevada NV Carson City 1864-10-31
37 Nebraska NE Lincoln 1867-03-01
38 Colorado CO Denver 1876-08-01
39 North Dakota ND Bismarck 1889-11-02
40 South Dakota SD Pierre 1889-11-02
41 Montana MT Helena 1889-11-08
42 Washington WA Olympia 1889-11-11
43 Idaho ID Boise 1890-07-03
44 Wyoming WY Cheyenne 1890-07-10
45 Utah UT Salt Lake City 1896-01-04
46 Oklahoma OK Oklahoma City 1907-11-16
47 New Mexico NM Santa Fe 1912-01-06
48 Arizona AZ Phoenix 1912-02-14
49 Alaska AK Juneau 1959-01-03
50 Hawaii HI Honolulu 1959-08-21
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