US States

US States Trivia Quiz Fun Facts

Are you ready to discover some crazy-fun facts about the US states?

Noted that the US has 50 states, but did you know which state in 1976 rejected the offer to host the Olympics? They did what?! Yes, but for the right reasons. Get the craziest and popular details on our US states trivia fun facts.

US States Fun Facts

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Delaware is the first state of the United States. It ratified its Constitution on December 7, 1787, and is nicknamed The First State.
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Most people instantly think New York has the most people because of the popularity of New York City. The same can be said for Texas, one of the largest states. California is the state with the highest population with over 39 million people.
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Everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes its cities! These four cities are the most popular cities in Texas and some of the most populous cities in the entire country!
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Mount Rushmore is one of the most visited landmarks in the United States. When construction began in 1927, the faces of four presidents were carved into the mountain. They were George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
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New York City is the most populous city in the country, and while everyone automatically thinks of the Big Apple, NYC is not New York's capital. The state's capital, Albany, is located three hours north of the city that never sleeps.
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There's a simple acronym to remember the five Great Lakes in the U.S. HOMES stands for Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior.
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To the south, the United States is bordered by Mexico. Along the Rio Grande, you'll see four states line its border: California, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas.
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While most might think the Mississippi River ends in the state, they'd be wrong! The river runs along the entire west coast of the state but travels further south and empties into the gulf via Louisiana.
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Looking at the map, you'll see that some states border around three to four states on average, but not when you're dealing with Missouri (or Tennessee!) Both states are bordered by the most states with a record of eight! Some states that Missouri shares a border with include Iowa, Kansas, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Illinois.
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Alaska is the biggest state for a reason! Because of the many islands that make up the state, not only is it the state that spans the farthest west, but it also has the northern and eastern-most locations in the country.