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Minnesota State Nickname:

Scenic Minnesota - click to see all state nicknames
Shore of Lake Superior - photo © Jim Brekke (Jim's outside photos)
on Flickr; noncommercial use permitted with attribution /
no derivative works. See All State Nicknames.

"The North Star State"

The official nickname for Minnesota is The North Star State.

Minnesota USA - click to see all state nicknames

Minnesota USA. See All State Nicknames.

"Land of 10,000 Lakes"

Another well-known nickname for Minnesotat is "Land of 10,000 Lakes," featured on the Minnesota state commemorative quarter:

Minnesota quarter - click to see all state quarters
Minnesota became the 32nd state in 1858 (see STATEHOOD ORDER); Minnesota's commemorative quarter features another nickname for the state (Land of 10,000 Lakes) inside an outline of Minnesota, pine trees (the state tree is red pine), a common loon (state bird), and fishermen in a boat (see state fish) - public domain image on Wikipedia. See All 50 state quarters - All State Nicknames.
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