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Funny and true nicknames of the state of California
- El Dorado State
- Golden State
- Golden West
- Land of Milk and Honey
- The Grape State
- The Golden State: First official, in 1968, the “golden state” refers to the gold rush of the 1850s as well as the lush fields of golden poppies.
What are the unofficial nicknames of California state?
- El Dorado State: Refers to the gold rush of 1848 and the legend of ‘El Dorado”, the Golden City.
- Golden West: Another allusion to the gold rush of 1848.
- Grape State: California is known for its vineyards and wineries.
- Land of Milk and Honey: A biblical allusion to the “promised land” or a land of opportunity.
- The Land of Sunshine and Opportunity
- Land of Fruits and Nuts
- Where Stars Are Buried: A play on the famous people of Hollywood, who have lived and died in California.
- The Cereal Bowl of the Nation: Refers to an abundance of crops, like wheat and oats, that are used to make cereals.
- The Eureka State: A reference to a “great idea” or perhaps a link to California’s earlier tagline: “Find yourself here.”
- The Bear Republic: In the summer of 1846, before
California belonged to the U.S., a group of American settlers fought
against the Mexican government who owned the territory. It is known as
the “Bear Flag Revolt.”
- The Sunshine State:
Known for its good weather and sunshine, California was known as “The
sunshine state,” until Florida claimed it for its own nickname.