Mount Rushmore State

South Dakota State Nickname

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South Dakota quarter

The U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter for South Dakota features a ring-necked pheaand (state bird) and Mount Rushmore (the state nickname is Mount Rushmore). South Dakota became the 40th state in 1889. Public domain image on Wikipedia.

Mount Rushmore State

The nickname for South Dakota is "Mount Rushmore State." Mt. Rushmore is also featured on the The U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter for South Dakota. Another nickname for South Dakota is "The Coyote State" (the official state animal of South Dakota).

South Dakota

Images

Mount Rushmore National Memorial; photo by Jim Bowen on Wikipedia (use permitted with attribution).

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

The state of South Dakota USA (public domain image).

Map of South Dakota USA