We'll Give You Three Cities, You Tell Us the State!

By: Heather Cahill
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About This Quiz


Did you know there are more than 3,000 cities in the United States? Undoubtedly, you know the biggest ones... The Big Apple, The City of Angels, and The Windy City... but in and around the more populated cities are the smaller ones- famous for their charm, special attractions and culture. And how do you find these gems? Hop in and let the car steer! No matter which direction you travel, major highways and small country roads will put our land on display for you. From Fargo down to New Orleans, you'll see cornfields for miles and the famous Mississippi River. Head from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon for breathtaking mountain views and national monuments. It is only by traveling from city to city across the United States that you can truly experience all of the local offerings - the food, art, sports and more - did we mention the weather?!

Now give it a shot and remember, only the most-traveled will be able to ace this quiz. Think you've explored our country's backyard well enough to name each state, given just three cities? Hop in that car and let's go!

In which state would you find the cities Aspen, Aurora and Denver?

These cities are in Colorado. Colorado is home to part of the Rocky Mountains, as well as many other natural attractions. The capital city of Colorado is Denver.

In which state would you find the cities Wilmington, Raleigh and Charlotte?

These cities are in North Carolina. The state is on the East Coast of the United States and over 10 million people live in it. The capital city is Raleigh.

In which state would you find the cities Flagstaff, Phoenix and Tucson?

These cities are found in Arizona. Arizona's capital city is Phoenix, and over 6 million people live in the state. It is also home to the Grand Canyon, a famous landmark.

In which state would you find the cities San Diego, Sacramento and Los Angeles?

These cities are in California. California is along the West Coast of the United States, and the capital city is Sacramento. Over 39 million people live in the state!

In which state would you find the cities Joliet, Chicago and Rockford?

These cities are in Illinois. Over 12 million people live in the state. Its capital city is Springfield, although it is also home to Chicago, one of the biggest cities in the United States!

In which state would you find the cities Cleveland, Dayton and Cincinnati?

These cities are in Ohio. The state has a population of over 11 million people and its capital city is Columbus. It is near the East Coast of the United States.

In which state would you find the cities Jefferson City, Ozark and St. Louis?

These cities are in Missouri. The state has a population of over 6 million people and is home to the Ozark Mountains. The capital city is Jefferson City.

In which state would you find the cities Athens, Savannah and Atlanta?

These cities are in Georgia. Over 10 million people reside in the state and the capital city is Atlanta. The state has the nickname "The Peach State."

In which state would you find the cities Hoboken, Paterson and Newark?

These cities are in New Jersey. The state is one of the smallest in the country and its capital city is Trenton. The state takes on the nickname of "The Garden State."

In which state would you find the cities Norwalk, New Haven and Hartford?

These cities are in Connecticut. The state is along the Atlantic and its capital city is Hartford. Connecticut is among one of the smallest states in the country.

In which state would you find the cities Rockville, Gaithersburg and Baltimore?

These cities are located in Maryland. Although is has a population of over 6 million people, the state is very small! It is nicknamed "The Old Line State."

In which state would you find the cities Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando?

These cities are located in Florida. Florida has a population of over 20 million people and is well-known for being the home of Walt Disney Theme Parks.

In which state would you find the cities Ogden, Park City and Salt Lake City?

These cities are found in Utah. Over 3 million people live in the state and its capital city is Salt Lake City. The state is filled with national parks.

In which state would you find the cities Coeur d'Alene, Nampa and Boise?

These cities are located in Idaho. The state touches the Canada - US border and the capital city is Boise. Idaho's nickname is "The Gem State."

In which state would you find the cities Boulder City, Reno and Las Vegas?

These cities are located in Nevada. The capital city of Nevada is Carson City and over 2 million people live in the state. Nevada's nickname is "The Silver State."

In which state would you find the cities Green Bay, La Crosse and Milwaukee?

These cities are located in Wisconsin. Although Milwaukee is the biggest city in the state, Madison is the capital city. The state has the nickname "The Badger State."

In which state would you find the cities Laconia, Concord and Hampton?

These cities are located in New Hampshire. The state has a population of over 1 million people. New Hampshire is known for its granite, giving it the nickname, "The Granite State."

In which state would you find the cities Pearl City, Makaha and Honolulu?

These cities are located in Hawaii. The capital city of Hawaii is Honolulu and over 1 million people live in the state. Hawaii's nickname is "The Aloha State."

In which state would you find the cities Milford, Dover and Wilmington?

These cities are located in Delaware. Dover is the capital city of the state and it is one of the smallest states in the country. Delaware's nickname is "The First State."

In which state would you find the cities Beaverton, Salem and Portland?

These cities are located in Oregon. The capital city of Oregon is Salem and the state is home to over 4 million people. The state is on the West Coast of the country.

In which state would you find the cities Ann Arbor, Flint and Detroit?

These cities are all located in Michigan. The state is located near the Canada - United States border and the capital city is Lansing. Michigan's nickname is "The Great Lakes State."

In which state would you find the cities Scotts Bluff, Fremont and Omaha?

These cities are located in Nebraska. The capital city of Nebraska is Lincoln, and the state has a population of over 1 million people. Its nickname is "The Cornhusker State."

In which state would you find the cities Livingston, Helena and Missoula?

These cities are located in Montana. The state is filled with many different natural attractions. The capital city of Montana is Helena, and over 1 million people live in the state.

In which state would you find the cities Casper, Rock Springs and Cheyenne?

These cities are located in Wyoming. Wyoming is home to part of the Rocky Mountains and many other natural attractions. The capital city is Cheyenne.

In which state would you find the cities Springdale, Fayetteville and Little Rock?

These cities are in Arkansas. The capital city of Arkansas is Little Rock. The state is home to over 2 million people and has many state parks to visit.

In which state would you find the cities Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis?

These cities are in Tennessee. The state is home to over 6 million people, as well as many country-music related attractions such as the Grand Ole Opry. The capital city is Nashville.

In which state would you find the cities Topeka, Wichita and Lenexa?

These cities are located in Kansas. Although the largest city in the state is Wichita, the capital city of Kansas is Topeka. Over 2 million people live in Kansas.

In which state would you find the cities Rockland, Augusta and Portland?

These cities are located in Maine. Maine's capital city is Augusta and the state has a population of over 1 million people. Maine's nickname is "The Pine Tree State."

In which state would you find the cities Bartlesville, Tulsa and Claremore?

These cities are located in Oklahoma. Over 3 million people reside in Oklahoma. The capital city is Oklahoma City, which is also the largest in the state.

In which state would you find the cities El Paso, San Antonio and Houston?

These cities are in Texas. The state is home to over 27 million people, and its capital city is Austin. Texas is the second largest state in the country!

In which state would you find the cities Middlebury, Rutland City and Montpelier?

These cities are located in Vermont. The state has a smaller population of just over 600,000 people. It is nicknamed "The Green Mountain State."

In which state would you find the cities Syracuse, Yonkers and Buffalo?

These cities are located in New York. The capital city of New York is Albany. It is also home to New York City, which is the largest city in the state.

In which state would you find the cities Olympia, Spokane and Seattle?

These cities are located in Washington. Over 7 million people live in the state and the capital city is Olympia. The state is along the Canada - US border.

In which state would you find the cities Juneau, Kodiak and Anchorage?

These cities are located in Alaska. Alaska is the largest state in the country and its capital is Juneau. Over 700,000 people live in Alaska.

In which state would you find the cities Shreveport, New Orleans and Baton Rouge?

These cities are located in Louisiana. The state is located in the southern part of the United States. The capital city of Louisiana is Baton Rouge.

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