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State of Connecticut

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Facts about Connecticut

  • The State of Connecticut is the 5th U.S. state.
  • Connecticut received statehood on January 9, 1788.
  • Connecticut's state capital is Hartford.
  • Connecticut's state postal abbreviation is CT.

Connecticut's Bird, Flower, Motto, Song, Tree

  • Official State Bird: American Robin
  • Official State Bird Latin Name: Turdus migratorius

  • Official State Flower: Mountain laurel
  • Official State Flower Latin Name: Kalmia latifolia
  • Year: 1907

  • Official State Motto: Qui Transtulit Sustinet
  • Official State Motto Latin Translation: He Who Transplanted Still Sustains

  • Official State Song: Yankee Doodle Dandy

  • Official State Tree: White oak
  • Official State Tree Latin Name: Quercus alba
  • Year: 1947

Connecticut's Sports

WNBA - Womens National Basketball Association Teams NLL - National Lacrosse League Teams

Connecticut's State Government and Public Safety


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