U.S. City and State Nicknames


U.S. City Nicknames

Atlanta (Georgia) = Hotlanta

Austin (Texas) = Live Music Capital of the World, ATX

Boston (Massachusetts) = Beantown

Chicago (Illinois) = Chi- Town, The Windy City

Dallas (Texas) = Big D

Denver (Colorado) = The Mile-High City

Detroit (Michigan) = The Moter City, Motown

Fort Worth (Texas) = Cowtown, Funky town

Honolulu (Hawaii) = The Big Pineapple

Houston (Texas) = H-Town, Space City

Las Vegas (Nevada) = Sin City

Los Angeles (California) = City of Angels, Tinseltown

Memphis (Tennessee) = The Birthplace of Rock n Roll, Home of the Blues

Miami (Florida) = The Magic City

Milwaukee (Wisconsin) = Brew City,  Brew Town

Minneapolis (Minnesota) = City of Lakes

Nashville (Tennessee) = The Music City

New Orleans (Louisiana) = The Big Easy, Nawlins

New York (New York) = The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, Gotham

Philadelphia (Pennslyvania) = Philly. The City of Brotherly Love

Pittsburgh (Pennslyvania) = The Steel City

San Francisco (California) = City By the Bay, The Golden Gate City

Seattle (Washington) = Emerald City, Rain City

St. Louis (Missouri) = Gateway to the West

Tampa (Florida) = Cigar City

Washington D.C. = Nation’s Capital, D.C.


U.S. State Nicknames

Alabama = Heart of Dixie

Arizona = Grand Canyon State

California = The Golden State

Florida = Sunshine State

Georgia = Peach State

Hawaii = Aloha State

Kentucky = Bluegrass State

Michigan = Great Lakes State

Missouri = Show Me State

New Jersey = Garden State

New Mexico = Land of Enchantment

New York = Empire State

Neveda = Silver State

North Carolina = Tar Heel State

Ohio = Buckeye State

Tennessee = Volunteer State

Texas = Lone Star State


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