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
 StateState AbbreviationState CapitalYear of Admission
1DelawareDEDover1787-12-07
2New JerseyNJTrenton 1787-12-18
3PennsylvaniaPAHarrisburg 1787-12-12
4GeorgiaGAAtlanta1788-01-02
5ConnecticutCTHartford1788-01-09
6MassachusettsMABoston1788-02-06
7MarylandMDAnnapolis1788-04-28
8South CarolinaSCColumbia1788-05-23
9New HampshireNHConcord1788-06-21
10VirginiaVARichmond1788-06-25
11New YorkNYAlbany1788-07-26
12North CarolinaNCRaleigh1789-11-21
13Rhode IslandRIProvidence1790-05-29
14VermontVTMontpelier1791-03-04
15KentuckyKYFrankfort1792-06-01
16TennesseeTNNashville1796-06-01
17OhioOHColumbus1803-03-01
18LouisianaLABaton Rouge1812-04-30
19IndianaINIndianapolis1816-12-11
20MississippiMSJackson1817-12-10
21IllinoisILSpringfield1818-12-03
22AlabamaALMontgomery1819-12-14
23MaineMEAugusta1820-03-15
24MissouriMOJefferson City1821-08-10
25ArkansasARLittle Rock1836-06-15
26MichiganMILansing1837-01-26
27FloridaFLTallahassee1845-03-03
28TexasTXAustin1845-12-29
29IowaIADes Moines1846-12-28
30WisconsinWIMadison1848-05-29
31CaliforniaCASacramento1850-09-09
32MinnesotaMNSt. Paul1858-05-11
33OregonORSalem1859-02-14
34KansasKSTopeka1861-01-29
35West VirginiaWVCharleston1863-06-20
36NevadaNVCarson City1864-10-31
37NebraskaNELincoln1867-03-01
38ColoradoCODenver1876-08-01
39North DakotaNDBismarck1889-11-02
40South DakotaSDPierre1889-11-02
41MontanaMTHelena1889-11-08
42WashingtonWAOlympia1889-11-11
43IdahoIDBoise1890-07-03
44WyomingWYCheyenne1890-07-10
45UtahUTSalt Lake City1896-01-04
46OklahomaOKOklahoma City1907-11-16
47New MexicoNMSanta Fe1912-01-06
48ArizonaAZPhoenix1912-02-14
49AlaskaAKJuneau1959-01-03
50HawaiiHIHonolulu1959-08-21
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