Rhode Island Nick Name
The Ocean State
The nickname of Rhode Island is "The Ocean State".

This nickname was formulated to attract tourism to Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Tourism Division promotes over 400 miles of coastline. This is not all ocean frontage but includes Narragansett Bay extending inland from the Atlantic Ocean north to the center of the state. All Rhode Islanders live within a 30-minute drive to the Atlantic Ocean or Narragansett Bay.

Other nicknames of Rhode Island:

  • Little Rhody
  • The Plantation State
  • The Smallest State
  • Land of Roger Williams
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