Which State Was Named After A Utopian Society? Hint: Not Massachusetts - Julie Devereaux

Nerd alert! The origin of the names of all 50 states. I love stuff like this!

See if you can guess which state was named after a utopian society? Most are names indigenous to the land and the language of the people who were already here. And of course the colonists added their two cents!

 

The Origins of State Names

The following is an article from Uncle John's Legendary Lost Bathroom Reader. A.M. Walzer Co. United States Inlay Puzzle Map (Image Credit: Marxchivist [Flickr]) The following is reprinted from Uncle John’s Legendary Lost Bathroom Reader. You know the names of all 50 states...but do you know where any of them come from?