Walking Across U.S. State Borders with Hints

Guess each U.S. state by a hint where every state borders the one before it.
Answer must correspond to yellow box
Quiz by Jato
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Last updated: December 24, 2021
First submittedApril 2, 2020
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Hint
State
The most populous state
California
Home to Crater Lake
Oregon
“The Gem State”
Idaho
Helena is its capital
Montana
Contains most of the Black Hills
South Dakota
Grows more corn than any other state
Iowa
Borders the most other states,
eight in total
Missouri
Became a state in the 20th century
Oklahoma
Is not landlocked
Texas
Has the highest murder rate
of any state
Louisiana
Hint
State
Its capital is named after a President
Mississippi
The first state alphabetically
Alabama
Was one of the original 13 colonies
Georgia
Lies on the Mississippi River
Tennessee
Where Lincoln was born
Kentucky
Its flag is non-rectangular
Ohio
The only state whose population has
declined since 1960
West Virginia
Where the city of Reading is located
Pennsylvania
Its capital is on the Hudson River
New York
Has the least populous capital
city of any state
Vermont
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Level 55
Apr 13, 2020
Greay quiz!
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Level 85
Dec 24, 2021
hmmm...it's blue and white on my screen. ;)
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Level 57
Dec 26, 2021
If you got the answers right there would also be green!
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Level 75
Dec 25, 2021
Ohio also has a city called Reading but I guess you can't go backwards
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Level 72
Dec 27, 2021
You also can't go from Ohio to New York, so maybe you're supposed to take that into account.
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Level 48
Dec 26, 2021
I did not realize Montpelier, Vermont was the least populated state capital, with a population of 7,477 (2019)
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Level 48
Dec 26, 2021
why does the UK not count for the city of Reading question?
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Level 53
Dec 28, 2021
Probably for the same reason that Nepal doesn't count for the non-rectangular flag question. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Level 75
Dec 28, 2021
Are you joking?
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Level 78
Jan 3, 2022
"Walking Across U.S. State Borders with Hints -

Guess each U.S. state by a hint where every state borders the one before it."

How would the UK fit into those parameters?

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Level 68
Jan 4, 2022
By how much do you think the USA won the American Revolutionary War?
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Level 60
Feb 4, 2022
Worth noting that Missouri shares the "most borders" title with Tennessee--both have 8. I can't find any reliable data for total border length, though I'd assume MO has the edge there.