50 States and Capitals in Alphabetical Order

Tara Kunesh
capitol building

If you need to memorize states or capitals, or just need to have a handy reference, you can use one of the two lists below. One is organized alphabetically by state and the is organized alphabetically by the capital city. To print, click on the image. If you need help, consult the online guide to Adobe PDFs.

Capitals Alphabetically by State

You may either print out the pdf list or use the following:

  • Alabama - Montgomery
  • Alaska - Juneau
  • Arizona - Phoenix
  • Arkansas - Little Rock
  • California - Sacramento
  • Colorado - Denver
  • Connecticut - Hartford
  • Delaware - Dover
  • Florida - Tallahassee
  • Georgia - Atlanta
  • Hawaii - Honolulu
  • Idaho - Boise
  • Illinois - Springfield
  • Indiana - Indianapolis
  • Iowa - Des Moines
  • Kansas - Topeka
  • Kentucky - Frankfort
  • Louisiana - Baton Rouge
  • Maine - Augusta
  • Maryland - Annapolis
  • Massachusetts - Boston
  • Michigan - Lansing
  • Minnesota - St. Paul
  • Mississippi - Jackson
  • Missouri - Jefferson City
  • Montana - Helena
  • Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Nevada - Carson City
  • New Hampshire - Concord
  • New Jersey - Trenton
  • New Mexico - Santa Fe
  • New York - Albany
  • North Carolina - Raleigh
  • North Dakota - Bismarck
  • Ohio - Columbus
  • Oklahoma - Oklahoma City
  • Oregon - Salem
  • Pennsylvania - Harrisburg
  • Rhode Island - Providence
  • South Carolina - Columbia
  • South Dakota - Pierre
  • Tennessee - Nashville
  • Texas - Austin
  • Utah - Salt Lake City
  • Vermont - Montpelier
  • Virginia - Richmond
  • Washington - Olympia
  • West Virginia - Charleston
  • Wisconsin - Madison
  • Wyoming - Cheyenne

50 States and Capitals alphabetically by Capital

You may either print out the pdf list or use the following:

  • Albany - New York
  • Annapolis - Maryland
  • Atlanta - Georgia
  • Augusta - Maine
  • Austin - Texas
  • Baton Rouge - Louisiana
  • Bismarck - North Dakota
  • Boise - Idaho
  • Boston - Massachusetts
  • Carson City - Nevada
  • Charleston - West Virginia
  • Cheyenne - Wyoming
  • Columbia - South Carolina
  • Columbus - Ohio
  • Concord - New Hampshire
  • Denver - Colorado
  • Des Moines - Iowa
  • Dover - Delaware
  • Frankfort - Kentucky
  • Harrisburg - Pennsylvania
  • Hartford - Connecticut
  • Helena - Montana
  • Honolulu - Hawaii
  • Indianapolis - Indiana
  • Jackson - Mississippi
  • Jefferson City - Missouri
  • Juneau - Alaska
  • Lansing - Michigan
  • Lincoln - Nebraska
  • Little Rock - Arkansas
  • Madison - Wisconsin
  • Montgomery - Alabama
  • Montpelier - Vermont
  • Nashville - Tennessee
  • Oklahoma City - Oklahoma
  • Olympia - Washington
  • Phoenix - Arizona
  • Pierre - South Dakota
  • Providence - Rhode Island
  • Raleigh - North Carolina
  • Richmond - Virginia
  • Sacramento - California
  • Salem - Oregon
  • Salt Lake City - Utah
  • Santa Fe - New Mexico
  • Springfield - Illinois
  • St. Paul - Minnesota
  • Tallahassee - Florida
  • Topeka - Kansas
  • Trenton - New Jersey

Uses for 50 States and Capitals in Alphabetical Order

In addition to the obvious, (studying for a state capitals test) a printable list of the 50 states and their capitals can come in handy for other things as well. For example, you can use it to:

  • Create geography flashcards
  • Create a United States board game
  • Form the starting point for a comprehensive unit study of the states
  • Practice spelling skills
  • Practice putting words in alphabetical order

If you need help downloading the printable list, check out these helpful tips

Know Your Geography

It may not always seem like useful information when you live, for example, in Georgia to know the capital of North Dakota is Bismarck. However, you never know when this information might come in handy. Memorizing such long lists need not be daunting either. There are several online games which turn a possible chore into entertainment, including this fun game from ABCYa.com. If music is more your thing, then check out this fun YouTube video which will make memorization a breeze.

50 States and Capitals in Alphabetical Order