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Mississippi State Nickname:

Mississippi bicentennial quarter - click to see all state quarters
Mississippi became the 20th state in 1817 (see STATEHOOD ORDER); Mississippi's state quarter features magnolia blossoms (the state flower) and Mississippi's nickname: "The Magnolia State" (public domain image on Wikipedia). See All 50 state quarters - All State Nicknames.

"The Magnolia State"

The official nickname for Mississippi is The Magnolia State. The magnolia is also the state flower of Mississippi and is featured on the state quarter shown above (see all 50 State Quarters - Nicknames).

Mississippi USA - click to see all state nicknames
Mississippi USA. See All State Nicknames.

Magnolia flower - click to see all state nicknames
Magnolia grandiflora by Paul L. Redfearn, Jr.: Ozarks Herbarium
(used by permission). See All State Nicknames.

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Mississippi Alphabet Book
M Is For Magnolia - A Mississippi Alphabet