Former State Capitals of United States - States N to W

These cities were all capitals, either singly or jointly, of their states in the noted year(s) AFTER statehood. Identify them.
Populations of capitals per 2010 Census, rounded to nearest 1,000.
Excludes capitals of PRE-STATEHOOD territories, colonies, districts, republics, military governments, Indian nations, provinces, dominions
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Year(s)
State
2010 Population
FORMER CAPITAL
1776-1777, 1788-1797
New York
8,175,000
New York
1776-1780
Virginia
14,000
Williamsburg
1776-1784 (joint)
New Jersey
10,000
Burlington
1776-1784 (joint)
New Jersey
51,000
Perth Amboy
1776-1786
South Carolina
120,000
Charleston
1776-1789
North Carolina
30,000
New Bern
1776-1799
Pennsylvania
1,526,000
Philadelphia
1776-1808
New Hampshire
14,000
Exeter
1776-1853 (rotating)
Rhode Island
23,000
Bristol
1776-1853 (rotating)
Rhode Island
13,000
East Greenwich
1776-1853 (rotating)
Rhode Island
31,000
South Kingstown
1776-1853 (rotating), 1854-1899 (alternating)
Rhode Island
25,000
Newport
1777
New York
24,000
Kingston
1777
New York
6,000
Hurley
1777-1788
New York
33,000
Poughkeepsie
1789-1794
North Carolina
201,000
Fayetteville
1791-1805
Vermont
4,000
Windsor
1796-1807, 1807-1812, 1817-1818
Tennessee
179,000
Knoxville
1799-1812
Pennsylvania
59,000
Lancaster
1803-1810, 1812-1816
Ohio
22,000
Chillicothe
1807
Tennessee
6,000
Kingston
1810-1812
Ohio
25,000
Zanesville
1818-1826
Tennessee
109,000
Murfreesboro
1863-1870, 1875-1885
West Virginia
28,000
Wheeling
1907-1910
Oklahoma
10,000
Guthrie
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