Clues for: State Capitals

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This Mississippi capital was named for a general who later became president Jackson (Mississippi) 200 November 11, 2013
This Mississippi capital was named for a general who later became president Jackson (Mississippi) 200 November 11, 2013
Its National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific contains the graves of WWII, Korean War & Vietnam War dead Honolulu 400 November 11, 2013
Its National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific contains the graves of WWII, Korean War & Vietnam War dead Honolulu 400 November 11, 2013
This New England state capital lies on the main pass through the Green Mountains Montpelier 600 November 11, 2013
This New England state capital lies on the main pass through the Green Mountains Montpelier 600 November 11, 2013
Huey Long's grave has an honored place on the grounds of this city's capital building Baton Rouge 800 November 11, 2013
Huey Long's grave has an honored place on the grounds of this city's capital building Baton Rouge 800 November 11, 2013
French-Canadian trappers named it for the tree-lined river that provided relief for those crossing the Snake River Plain Boise November 11, 2013
French-Canadian trappers named it for the tree-lined river that provided relief for those crossing the Snake River Plain Boise November 11, 2013
The state capital out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean Honolulu 200 July 7, 2011
This Missouri capital is one of the 4 named after a U.S. president Jefferson City 400 July 7, 2011
One of the 2 that end in "polis" Annapolis (or Indianapolis) 600 July 7, 2011
It's the northernmost state capital; it can get real cold there too Juneau 800 July 7, 2011
As governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger had his office in this state capital Sacramento 1000 July 7, 2011
The key on this capital's corporate seal represents it beit the key to the Rocky Mountain region Denver 200 December 28, 2010
The official website of this capital city can be found at talgov.com Tallahassee 400 December 28, 2010
A sign in this Oregon capital marks the 45th parallel "half way between the equator and the North Pole" Salem 600 December 28, 2010
It began as a trading post called La Petite Roche to distinguish it from a high bluff farther upstream Little Rock 800 December 28, 2010
In 1873 the town of Edwinton was renamed this by the Northern Pacific Railroad to honor the German Chancellor Bismarck December 28, 2010
This site was uninhabited woods when James Doty persuaded the Wisconsin legislature to put the capital there Madison 200 February 24, 2010
It's home to Grand Canyon university Phoenix 400 February 24, 2010
Troy & Schenectady are part of this state capital's metropolitan area Albany 600 February 24, 2010
This capital was created when adjoining settlements, East Alabama & Alabama, merged in 1819 Montgomery 1000 February 24, 2010
This capital closest to Sutter's Mill served as a supply center for the Forty-Niners Sacramento February 24, 2010
In 1821 Mississippi named its capital for this hero of the War of 1812; he didn't become president until 8 years later (Andrew) Jackson 200 July 20, 2007
When Kansas became a state in 1861, this city became capital Topeka 400 July 20, 2007
This capital lies in the Eagle Valley about 30 miles south of Reno Carson City 600 July 20, 2007
Tempe is a southern suburb of this state capital Phoenix 800 July 20, 2007
A statue of Ethan Allen stands within the portico of the state capitol building in this city Montpelier July 20, 2007
Pass the grape jelly & name this state capital of New Hampshire Concord 200 May 1, 2007
It's the capital of the Evergreen State Olympia 400 May 1, 2007
Much of the trendy Back Bay area of this state capital is built on a landfill Boston 600 May 1, 2007
It's where you'll find the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse Charleston 1000 May 1, 2007
Because he believed God led him there, Roger Williams named a state capital this Providence May 1, 2007
We're not sure whether the Spanish ship on its city flag represents the Nina, Pinta, or Santa Maria Columbus (Ohio) 200 February 8, 2007
This capital was created by the Missouri legislature & laid out by the son of Daniel Boone in the 1820s Jefferson City 400 February 8, 2007
One of the major attractions in this state capital is the tomb of Abraham Lincoln in Oak Ridge Cemetery Springfield 800 February 8, 2007
This capital began as a small Dutch outpost, Fort Nassau, built on Westerlo Island in the Hudson River Albany (New York) 1000 February 8, 2007
Mount Rainier is visible to the east from its state capitol building Olympia (Washington) February 8, 2007
One of its nicknames is the "City of Paul Revere" Boston 200 January 9, 2006
One of the world's largest pipe organs is found in the tabernacle in this state capital Salt Lake City 400 January 9, 2006
In 1860 & 1861 Pony Express riders carried the mail from St. Joseph, Mo. ending in this Western capital Sacramento 600 January 9, 2006
Rosa Parks helped make this city "The Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement" Montgomery 800 January 9, 2006
4 cities lie within this state capital's city limits: Beech Grove, Southport, Lawrence & Speedway Indianapolis 1000 January 9, 2006
Nebraska Wesleyan University is in this state capital Lincoln 200 January 5, 2005
(Hi, I'm Tim Russert of NBC's Meet the Press.) Before joining NBC News, I observed politics firsthand as a lawyer working in the N.Y. Governor's office in this state capital Albany 400 January 5, 2005
This state capital is home to one of the armed forces academies Annapolis 600 January 5, 2005
(Hi, I'm Tucker Carlson of CNN's Crossfire.) One of my first jobs in journalism was as a staff writer at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in this state capital Little Rock 800 January 5, 2005
It's the state capital whose major newspaper is a "Bee" Sacramento 1000 January 5, 2005
This Nevada capital was founded by Abraham Curry, who named it for a famous frontier scout Carson City 200 October 22, 2004
More than half of all U.S. coins are made at the mint in this "Mile High City" Denver 400 October 22, 2004
This state capital was founded by John Sutter, Jr. a year after gold was discovered on his father's sawmill Sacramento 600 October 22, 2004
Peter Stuyvesant gave it the name Beverwyck in 1652; 12 years later it was given its present name Albany (New York) 1000 October 22, 2004
The 20-foot tall statue that stands in this capital's City Hall Plaza was a gift from the citizens of Genoa, Italy Columbus (Ohio) October 22, 2004
Its 44-story office tower is the tallest structure in New York outside of Manhattan Albany 200 May 18, 2004
In 1819 East Alabama & New Philadelphia were consolidated into this Montgomery 400 May 18, 2004
It lies about 50 miles south of Portland on the Willamette river Salem(, Oregon) 800 May 18, 2004
It lies about 50 miles northeast of Portland on the Kennebec river Augusta(, Maine) 1000 May 18, 2004
This capital founded by gold miners has over 100 days a year of below freezing temperatures Juneau(, Alaska) May 18, 2004
A bronze statue known as "The Independent Man" tops the Rhode Island state house in this city Providence 200 February 25, 2004
Opened in 1917, the Museum of Fine Arts in this city was built in the Pueblo Revival style Santa Fe 400 February 25, 2004
Hollywood Cemetery in this city is the final resting place of James Monroe, John Tyler & Jefferson Davis Richmond 600 February 25, 2004
The exterior of the gov.'s mansion in Tallahassee was inspired by the Hermitage in this other state capital Nashville 1000 February 25, 2004
This city dropped the word "Great" from its name in 1868, while it was still a territorial capital Salt Lake City February 25, 2004
Before he was president, George W. Bush occupied the governor's mansion in this city Austin, Texas 200 January 16, 2004
It's home to the NHL's Avalanche & also to a U.S. Mint Denver 400 January 16, 2004
Anthony Trollope called this capital "on the River Kentucky" "As quietly dull a little town as I ever entered" Frankfort 800 January 16, 2004
This capital is also the seat of Kennebec County Augusta, Maine 1000 January 16, 2004
2 of the 4 state capitals with the word "City" in their names (2 of 4) Carson City, Jefferson City, Oklahoma City & Salt Lake City January 16, 2004
If you want to check out the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library, go to this state capital Austin 200 February 24, 2003
Its name is French for "red stick" Baton Rouge 400 February 24, 2003
With a population of over one million, this Southwestern city is the most populous state capital Phoenix 800 February 24, 2003
Its Strom Thurmond Federal Building was completed in 1979 Columbia 1000 February 24, 2003
Among its nicknames are "Zion" & "The New Jerusalem" Salt Lake City February 24, 2003
The governor's mansion housing George Pataki is in this city Albany 100 November 5, 2001
In 1861 Abe Lincoln moved from this Illinois city and headed for D.C. Springfield 200 November 5, 2001
Think about it...this city was first settled by John Harris around 1718 Harrisburg 300 November 5, 2001
It's known as "The Crossroads of the Pacific" Honolulu 500 November 5, 2001
Huey Long was shot at the state capitol in this city in 1935 Baton Rouge November 5, 2001
A statue of King Kamehameha I stands guard outside the judiciary building in this capital city Honolulu 100 May 11, 2001
From 1701 to 1875 New Haven & this city were twin capitals of Connecticut; today it's the only one Hartford 200 May 11, 2001
The capitol building in this city was designed by Thomas Jefferson Richmond 300 May 11, 2001
This state capital is in the Green Mountains along the Winooski River Montpelier 500 May 11, 2001
The French called a land formation La Petite Roche, thus giving this capital its name Little Rock May 11, 2001
This Colorado capital was the first city to use the Community Chest to finance its charitable agencies Denver 100 February 8, 2001
This state capital is located about 2,500 miles west of Los Angeles Honolulu 200 February 8, 2001
You'll find the John F. Kennedy Federal Building in this state capital Boston 300 February 8, 2001
This capital is the headquarters for UPS, the Turner Broadcasting System & Delta Air Lines Atlanta 500 February 8, 2001
This state capital's metropolitan area includes the cities of Glendale, Scottsdale & Sun City Phoenix February 8, 2001
In 1977 this Florida city replaced its old capitol building with a new high-rise capitol Tallahassee 100 November 9, 2000
The name of this Southwestern capital is Spanish for "holy faith" Santa Fe, New Mexico 200 November 9, 2000
Abraham Lincoln moved to this capital city in 1837 Springfield, Illinois 300 November 9, 2000
America's oldest public art museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum, is in this city whose name contains the word "art" Hartford 400 November 9, 2000
In 1957 this city's Central High was at the center of a desegregation battle Little Rock, Arkansas 500 November 9, 2000
In the old railway line it fell between Atchison & Santa Fe Topeka, Kansas 100 October 23, 2000
Capitals named for women include the capital of Maryland & this Maine capital Augusta 200 October 23, 2000
It's the capital of the state nicknamed "Heart of Dixie" Montgomery, Alabama 300 October 23, 2000
A synonym for this New England state capital could be what's symbolized by the sign here[Deer Crossing] Hartford, Connecticut 500 October 23, 2000
In 1999 the team once known as the Houston Oilers made a slick move to this capital Nashville (Tennessee Titans) October 23, 2000
Put on your sunscreen & head to Waikiki Beach, a popular tourist spot in this capital city Honolulu 100 October 4, 2000
It was the site of a famous "Tea Party", December 16, 1773 Boston 200 October 4, 2000
During the Civil War, Union troops led by Sherman captured & burned much of this Georgia capital Atlanta 300 October 4, 2000
It's the capital of the most populous U.S. state Sacramento (California) 500 October 4, 2000
The capital of Mississippi was named for this man, even before he became president Andrew Jackson October 4, 2000
This Utah capital lies about 15 miles from the body of water for which it was named Salt Lake City 100 November 4, 1999
Iolani Palace in this capital city was once home to monarchs Honolulu 200 November 4, 1999
This city was laid out in the late 1840s on property once owned by John Sutter Sacramento 300 November 4, 1999
You'll find this state capital near the eastern end of the Erie Canal Albany 500 November 4, 1999
What a discovery! Genoa, Italy is an appropriate sister city of this state capital Columbus, Ohio November 4, 1999
Massachusetts Boston 100 September 10, 1999
Nevada Carson City 200 September 10, 1999
North Dakota Bismarck 300 September 10, 1999
Pennsylvania Harrisburg 400 September 10, 1999
West Virginia Charleston 500 September 10, 1999
In 1955 Martin Luther King, Jr. led a boycott of this Alabama capital's segregated bus system Montgomery 100 May 3, 1999
One of the 2 state capitals whose names include that of the state Indianapolis or Oklahoma City 200 May 3, 1999
(Hi, I'm Kristi Yamaguchi) In 2002 the Winter Olympics are scheduled to take place in this state capital Salt Lake City 300 May 3, 1999
The name of this capital is French for "red stick" Baton Rouge 400 May 3, 1999
Dating from 1764, this city's "Courant" is one of our nation's oldest newspapers Hartford 500 May 3, 1999
Musically, this capital is known for its "Pops" concerts & summer concerts on the Charles River Esplanade Boston 100 April 19, 1999
This small capital lies at the western edge of its state's Bluegrass region Frankfort, Kentucky 200 April 19, 1999
A statue of Ethan Allen graces the Capitol Building portico in this city Montpelier, Vermont 400 April 19, 1999
This capital's executive mansion was once the home of James G. Blaine Augusta, Maine 500 April 19, 1999
It was the original western terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad Sacramento April 19, 1999
Over 10 interstate & U.S. highways funnel into this Indiana capital; thus its nickname, the "Crossroads of America" Indianapolis 100 March 2, 1999
Although Delaware's capital since 1777, it wasn't incorporated as a city until 1929 Dover 200 March 2, 1999
Now a museum, the old Governor's Mansion in this capital was constructed by Huey P. Long in 1930 Baton Rouge 300 March 2, 1999
Its newspapers include the Globe, the Herald & the Christian Science Monitor Boston 500 March 2, 1999
In the 1860s, it became the last of 4 capitals to be named for a U.S. president Lincoln March 2, 1999
MacArthur Park in this Arkansas capital honors General Douglas MacArthur, not Richard Harris Little Rock 100 September 16, 1998
This capital has been home to the NBA's Kings since 1985 Sacramento 200 September 16, 1998
Its one daily newspaper is the Idaho Statesman Boise 300 September 16, 1998
The Peachtree Road Race is a 6-mile run held every July 4 in this capital Atlanta 500 September 16, 1998
The old governor's mansion in this capital was built by Huey Long in 1930 Baton Rouge, Louisiana September 16, 1998
This New York capital was once known as Beverwyck Albany 100 June 1, 1998
In 1982 Alaskans rejected a proposal that would have made Willow the capital instead of this city Juneau 200 June 1, 1998
In hopes that Germany would help finance its railroad, North Dakota named its capital this Bismarck 300 June 1, 1998
Bulit in 1610, the Spanish Palace of Governors in this southwest capital is now a museum Santa Fe 400 June 1, 1998
It's "The Birthplace of Dixie" Montgomery, Alabama 500 June 1, 1998
Natives of this city think it's O.K. to call it OKC Oklahoma City 100 April 2, 1998
Dole Cannery Square is one of this city's premier shopping destinations Honolulu 200 April 2, 1998
This city boasts museums devoted to toys, beverage containers & Hank Williams Jr. Nashville 300 April 2, 1998
One of America's oldest churches, the Mission of San Miguel in this city, was erected around 1610 Santa Fe 400 April 2, 1998
The Prudential Center Skywalk provides spectacular views of this New England capital Boston 500 April 2, 1998
It's Louisiana's second largest city & its capital Baton Rouge 100 December 25, 1997
South Dakota's Cultural Heritage Center in this city displays a lead plate left by French explorers in 1743 Pierre 200 December 25, 1997
In 1840 Jason Lee established a mission on the site of this future Oregon capital Salem 300 December 25, 1997
At almost 7,000 feet above sea level in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, it's the highest U.S. capital Santa Fe, New Mexico 500 December 25, 1997
Washington Crossing State Park lies northwest of this capital on the Delaware River Trenton, New Jersey December 25, 1997
The Kodak Hula Show in this city is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 1997 Honolulu 100 October 9, 1997
This seat of Kent County, Delaware is named for a city in England's county of Kent Dover 200 October 9, 1997
Magnolia Mound Plantation, an old Creole home, is a tourist attraction in this city Baton Rouge 300 October 9, 1997
The Pueblo Revolt drove the Spanish out of this city in 1680, but they returned in 1692 Santa Fe 400 October 9, 1997
Appropriately, the capitol building in this capital of the "Silver State" has a silver dome Carson City 500 October 9, 1997
Every spring the Alaska Folk Festival attracts lots of folks to this state capital Juneau 100 May 16, 1997
The origins of this Idaho city date back to a fort built in 1863 to protect gold miners Boise 200 May 16, 1997
You'll find this capital of Montana in Prickly Pear Valley Helena 300 May 16, 1997
In Sept. & Oct. you may watch salmon swim up the fish ladders in this Washington city's Capitol Lake Olympia 400 May 16, 1997
This city's zoo is only 2 blocks away from a museum devoted to Father Damien Honolulu 500 May 16, 1997
The metropolitan area of this Michigan capital occupies parts of 3 counties Lansing 100 April 24, 1997
The area of this Wyoming capital was first occupied by the Native American tribe for which it's named Cheyenne 200 April 24, 1997
This city is the center of Alabama's fertile "Black Belt" agricultural area Montgomery 300 April 24, 1997
Lincoln University in this Missouri capital was founded by black Civil War veterans Jefferson City 400 April 24, 1997
This capital's 1970 merger with the town of Douglas made it the nation's largest state capital in area Juneau, Alaska April 24, 1997
Taking 40 years to build, the Mormon Temple was dedicated in this capital in 1893 Salt Lake City 100 February 14, 1997
The California gold rush helped put this state capital on the map Sacramento 200 February 14, 1997
It's nicknamed "The Roger Williams City" Providence, Rhode Island 400 February 14, 1997
In 1624 Dutch settlers founded Fort Orange on the site of this present-day capital Albany, New York 500 February 14, 1997
It's located on the Kentucky River, about 50 miles east of Louisville Frankfort February 14, 1997
This Colorado city's capitol dome is covered with 47 ounces of gold leaf Denver 100 January 20, 1997
This Ohio city is home to Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Columbus 200 January 20, 1997
This North Dakota city's capitol building is called The Skyscraper of the Prairies Bismarck 300 January 20, 1997
According to the 1990 census, this Vermont capital had only 8,247 residents Montpelier 400 January 20, 1997
This capital was founded in 1851 as Eagle Station, a stop for wagons crossing the Sierra Nevadas Carson City 500 January 20, 1997
It's part of a metropolitan area that includes Boulder Denver 100 November 21, 1996
On an isthmus between lakes Mendota & Monona, it's Wisconsin's 2nd largest city Madison 200 November 21, 1996
If you drove to this state capital, you'd find it's an anagram of one of the words in this answer Dover (from DROVE) 300 November 21, 1996
To see the grave of Daniel Boone, you have to blaze a trail to this capital Frankfort 400 November 21, 1996
There's an annual dogsled race in this capital of the 4th largest state in the U.S. Helena, Montana 500 November 21, 1996
Grand Canyon University is located in this state capital Phoenix 100 September 10, 1996
Mendenhall Glacier & Glacier Bay National Park lie near this capital city Juneau, Alaska 200 September 10, 1996
In 1838 Pierre "Pig's Eye" Parrant became the first setller in what is now this Minnesota capital St. Paul 300 September 10, 1996
In 1614 Fort Nassau, a Dutch trading post, was established on the site of this capital Albany (New York) 400 September 10, 1996
It's Wyoming's largest city & manufacturing center Cheyenne 500 September 10, 1996
Now a state capital, it was the site of a surprise attack December 7, 1941 Honolulu 100 November 24, 1995
Basketball's Utah Jazz play their home games in this capital city Salt Lake City 200 November 24, 1995
For 2 months in 1784, it served as the temporary capital of the U.S.; it became New Jersey's capital in 1790 Trenton 300 November 24, 1995
You can visit the Last Chance Mining Museum in this capital of "The Last Frontier" Juneau, Alaska 400 November 24, 1995
Sugar plantations across the Mississippi from this capital form an area known as the "Sugar Bowl of America" Baton Rouge 500 November 24, 1995
It's home to the University of Minnesota's College of Agriculture St. Paul 100 October 6, 1995
This Idaho capital is located on a river of the same name Boise 200 October 6, 1995
This capital city lies just east of Lake Tahoe Carson City, Nevada 300 October 6, 1995
The Governor's Mansion in this city, the seat of Kennebec County, was the home of James G. Blaine Augusta, Maine 500 October 6, 1995
In 1897 Ransom E. Olds began the automobile industry in this capital city Lansing, Michigan October 6, 1995
This Rhode Island city has almost twice the population of Warwick, the state's second largest city Providence 100 September 27, 1995
On July 4, 1831 "America" was first sung at this city's Park Street Church at the foot of Beacon HIll Boston 200 September 27, 1995
This capital lies at the southern end of Puget Sound on Budd Inlet & Capitol Lake Olympia(, Washington) 300 September 27, 1995
When this future Confederate capital became a city in 1782, half of its population was slaves Richmond(, Virginia) 400 September 27, 1995
Alphabetically, it's the last state capital named for a U.S. president Madison (Wisconsin) September 27, 1995
Built in 1792, St. Joseph's Cathedral is the oldest church in this Louisiana capital Baton Rouge 100 November 25, 1994
It was once called Anne Arundel Town after the wife of the 2nd Lord Baltimore Annapolis 200 November 25, 1994
This Kansas city's zoological park boasts a tropical rain forest habitat Topeka 300 November 25, 1994
You can visit the Rodeo Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame in this city Oklahoma City 400 November 25, 1994
This city covers 3,108 square miles, making it the largest state capital in area in the U.S. Juneau, Alaska 500 November 25, 1994
Mendota, Monona, Kegonsa & Waubesa are the "Four Lakes" of this Wisconsin Capital Madison 100 November 4, 1994
It's the capital of the "Garden State" Trenton 200 November 4, 1994
In October an apple butter festival is held at the Carl G. Fenner Arboretum in this Michigan capital Lansing 300 November 4, 1994
It's nicknamed the "Green Mountain City" Montpelier (Vermont) 400 November 4, 1994
The Gastineau Salmon Hatchery is an attraction in this city that lies along the Gastineau Channel Juneau, Alaska 500 November 4, 1994
It was named for Hertford, England Hartford, Connecticut 100 April 2, 1993
This capital city of Maine lies on both sides of the Kennebec River Augusta 200 April 2, 1993
Originally called Edwinton, it was renamed in 1873 to honor Germany's "Iron Chancellor" Bismarck (North Dakota) 300 April 2, 1993
Founded by gold prospectors, it's situated about 5,280 feet above sea level Denver 400 April 2, 1993
The Confederate States of America were founded in this capital city on February 4, 1861 Montgomery, Alabama 500 April 2, 1993
The 40-story TCBY Towers office building in this city is Arkansas' tallest building Little Rock 100 November 16, 1992
It's the state capital in which Huey Long is buried Baton Rouge 200 November 16, 1992
Stapleton International Airport in this capital is one of the USA's busiest Denver 300 November 16, 1992
The home of William Jennings Bryan is preserved in this state capital where he lived from 1887-1921 Lincoln, Nebraska 500 November 16, 1992
It's the eastern terminus of the Erie Canal Albany, New York November 16, 1992
Among the notable buildings in this capital city are Quincy Market, Faneuil Hall & Paul Revere's house Boston 100 September 15, 1992
The state capitol in this North Dakota city is called the "Skyscraper of the Prairies" Bismarck 200 September 15, 1992
Founded in 1865, the Nevada Appeal in this city is the state's oldest daily newspaper Carson City 300 September 15, 1992
It's been called the "Crossroads of the Pacific" Honolulu 400 September 15, 1992
This state capital is served by Will Rogers World Airport Oklahoma City September 15, 1992
Until 1875 its dual capitals were New Haven & Hartford Connecticut 100 September 11, 1984
This N.M. town is the oldest city that's a state capital Santa Fe 200 September 11, 1984
Crossing the Delaware on Xmas, 1776, Washington defeated the Hessians at this N.J. capital Trenton 300 September 11, 1984
It actually is 5,280 feet above sea level Denver 400 September 11, 1984
The name shows its founder, Roger Williams, believed God led him there Providence 500 September 11, 1984