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U.S. State Capitals, Past & Present

Name every city, past and present, that has served as its state's official capital.
Colonial (pre-1776) and territorial capitals are excluded.
Capitals during the Civil War are included, but rival pro-Union/pro-Confederate capitals are excluded.
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Last updated: September 24, 2020
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State
Starting Year
Answer
Alabama
1819
Huntsville
1820
Cahawba
1826
Tuscaloosa
1846
Montgomery
Alaska
1959
Juneau
Arizona
1912
Phoenix
Arkansas
1836
Little Rock
California
1850
Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe
1852
Vallejo
1853
Benicia
1854
Sacramento
Colorado
1876
Denver
Connecticut
1776
Hartford
1776 (joint through 1875)
New Haven
Delaware
1776
New Castle
1777
Dover
Florida
1845
Tallahassee
Georgia
1776
Savannah
1778
Augusta
1780
Heard's Fort
1781
Augusta
1782
Savannah
1782
Ebenezer
1784
Savannah
1786
Augusta
1796
Louisville
1807
Milledgeville
1864
Macon
1865
Milledgeville
1868
Atlanta
Hawaii
1959
Honolulu
Idaho
1890
Boise
Illinois
1818
Kaskaskia
1820
Vandalia
1839
Springfield
Indiana
1816
Corydon
1825
Indianapolis
Iowa
1846
Iowa City
1857
Des Moines
Kansas
1861
Topeka
Kentucky
1792
Frankfort
Louisiana
1812
New Orleans
1830
Donaldsonville
1831
New Orleans
1849
Baton Rouge
1862
Opelousas
1863
Shreveport
1865
New Orleans
1882
Baton Rouge
Maine
1820
Portland
1827 or 1832
Augusta
Maryland
1776
Annapolis
Massachusetts
1776
Boston
Michigan
1837
Detroit
1847
Lansing
Minnesota
1858
Saint Paul
Mississippi
1817
Natchez
1821
Jackson
Missouri
1821
Saint Charles
1826
Jefferson City
Montana
1889
Helena
Nebraska
1867
Lincoln
Nevada
1864
Carson City
State
Starting Year
Answer
New Hampshire
1776
Exeter
1808
Concord
New Jersey
1776 (joint capital)
Perth Amboy
1776 (joint capital)
Burlington
1784
Trenton
New Mexico
1912
Santa Fe
New York
1776
New York City
1777
Kingston
1777
Hurley
1777
Poughkeepsie
1788
New York City
1797
Albany
North Carolina
1776
New Bern
1789
Fayetteville
1794
Raleigh
North Dakota
1889
Bismark
Ohio
1803
Chillicothe
1810
Zanesville
1812
Chillicothe
1816
Columbus
Oklahoma
1907
Guthrie
1910
Oklahoma City
Oregon
1859
Salem
Pennsylvania
1776
Philadelphia
1799
Lancaster
1812
Harrisburg
Rhode Island
1776 (joint through 1854)
Bristol
Rhode Island
1776 (joint through 1854)
East Greenwich
Rhode Island
1776 (joint through 1854)
South Kingstown
Rhode Island
1776 (joint through 1900)
Newport
Rhode Island
1776
Providence
South Carolina
1776
Charleston
1786
Columbia
South Dakota
1889
Pierre
Tennessee
1796
Knoxville
1807
Kingston
1807
Knoxville
1812
Nashville
1817
Knoxville
1818
Murfreesboro
1826
Nashville
Texas
1845
Austin
Utah
1896
Salt Lake City
Vermont
1791
Windsor
1805
Montpelier
Virginia
1776
Williamsburg
1780
Richmond
Washington
1889
Olympia
West Virginia
1863
Wheeling
1870
Charleston
1875
Wheeling
1885
Charleston
Wisconsin
1848
Madison
Wyoming
1890
Cheyenne
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Level 74
Sep 21, 2020
I didn't take the quiz, but I learned a lot by looking at the answers
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Level 86
Sep 21, 2020
Missing Maryland.
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Level 65
Sep 24, 2020
Thank you for the correction.