Louisiana Nick Name
The Pelican State
The nickname for Louisiana is "The Pelican State".

Louisiana ot this nickname because of the abundance of Brown Pelicans found along the coast of Louisiana.

The pelican is Louisiana's official state bird and appears on the Louisiana state flag and the great seal.

Other nicknames of Louisiana:

  • The Bayou State
  • The Sugar State
  • The Child of the Mississippi
  • Fisherman's Paradise
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