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Colorado State Nickname

Colorado state quarter - click to see all state quarters
Colorado became the 38th state in 1876 (see statehood order) - Colorado state quarter features the Rocky mountains, pine trees (state tree), and one of the state's nicknames: "Colorful Colorado" - public domain image on Wikipedia.
See All 50 state quarters - All State Nicknames.

"The Centennial State"

Colorado's nickname is The Centennial State. Colorado became the 38th state of the United States in 1876 - one hundred years after the signing of our nation's Declaration of Independence. Another well- known nickname is "Colorful Colorado" because of the state's magnificent scenery of mountains, rivers and plains.

Longs Peak in Colorado - click to see all state nicknames
"Longs Peak Alpenglow" taken from the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain in the foothills of Boulder County, Colorado - photo © Jesse Varner on Flickr - noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike. See All State Nicknames.
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State Name and Nicknames: Colorado DPA
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