Most Forgotten US States


The Top Ten

1 Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln.

Cool state, sad it's forgotten.

This is a state, oh yeah now I remember. - Luckys

Is there anything in Nebraska? - Randomator

Ohh I thought this was in Russia

2 Wyoming Wyoming Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The state is the tenth largest by area, but the least populous and the second least densely populated of the 50 United States.

LOL true

I honestly feel bad for Wyoming. It has the lowest population, the 2nd lowest GDP, and the highest suicide rate. Wyoming is a beautiful state with Yellowstone, picturesque high plains and stunning mountains. It really makes me sad, almost to the point of crying, to see a state with all of this beauty being so forgotten and underrated. I want to go here someday.

Wyoming is not actually a state. The government is faking the existence of Wyoming to cover up for something big, Area 58. Anyone that says that Wyoming is real or they have been there is lying or has been paid off my the government. I am just uncovering the truth.

So sad

3 Delaware Delaware Delaware is one of the Mid-Atlantic states located in the Northeast megalopolis region of the United States.

This is a state?

The capital is dover...

I love Delaware!

I did have to tell all my friends what it was, though...

Can someone tell me the capital off the top of their head - Gud_Spud

4 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

I'll never forget it because KFC was founded there

5 Montana Montana Montana is a state in the Western region of the United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaña.

What state is it?

6 Utah Utah Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 31st-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States.

I forgot that Utah even existed. I even googled "what is Utah? "

Almost forgot to put it on the list - cfb

Abandoned lol just deserts

Is this even a place? - PatrickStar

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7 Idaho Idaho Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States.

Yeah this thing is rigd. We all know Idaho is OG

What! WHY is Idaho in the top ten most forgotten states in the USA!?

8 New Mexico New Mexico

Very forgettable

Wait, this wasn't part of mexico?

9 Iowa Iowa Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River and the Big Sioux River on the west.

I live in iowa. Everyone over passes it. Iowans are nice. We wave at any one, and if youve ever watched "A Field of Dreams" that was shot and takes place in Iowa. Also, we don't have flat lands. Its acually quite hilly. Now I'm ranting. Just remeber, never forget Iowa.

10 New Hampshire New Hampshire


Yes, it is real it is a great place. Just visit and it's very peaceful.

I forget

So many people had forgotten it when I quized them to see which states they reamember it made me sad


The Contenders

11 North Dakota North Dakota North Dakota is the 39th state of the United States, having been admitted to the union on November 2, 1889.

People in the NE part of merica don't know where this is

12 Mississippi Mississippi

Yes, Mississippi is forgotten and the most obese state. But since it's forgotten, that means that there isn't very many bad people. Although somebody did throw a cinder block though my 12 yr old daughters window while she was in there. Police couldn't get fingerprints because it was a "rough surface". I mean seriously police, do your job!

13 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

Wisco is the best after you get used to it.

Some people try to forget about WI, because winter time sucks. However, we all suffer together!

How can you forget americas dairyland

14 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States. Its name is of Siouan derivation, denoting the Quapaw Indians.

I live in arkansas I know

15 Vermont Vermont

Nobody knows this place

This is the only time Vermot is ever mentioned in anything

Thought it was a city

I am in college and I just found out Vermont is a state.

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16 Indiana Indiana

Without the indy 500 this state is number1

I lie to people and say I'm from Chicago. It's easier for them to understand.

Last time a relative called me before coming to visit from LA, they said "So Indiana is in Chicago? "
It seems that Indiana is always Chicago. What about Indianapolis?!

I can put it as simple as possible.
Indiana: You have to through me to get to the other states

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17 Maine Maine

One of our sheriff's deputies was shot this summer (during that huge string of cop shootings) and on the news they said three officers/law workers had been murdered that week, guess who they forgot to list. (I live in maine by the way)

18 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota is a state in the Midwestern United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory.

Blame metoo. Al Franken was falsely accused.

Surprised this isn’t on the list. When my mom moved to America she didn’t even know what Minnesota was.

19 West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, and Ohio to the northwest. West Virginia is the 41st largest state by area, more.

I don't think I even knew this state existed before yesterday... I mean, I probably did from looking at maps, lists, state flags, but forgot about it every time. So it is by far the most forgotten US state.

Still gets lumped in with Virginia... We are a seperate state! Not Western Virginia. West Virginia! Big difference!

20 California California California is a state in the Southwestern United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 square kilometers), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento, and the largest city is Los Angeles. more.

How is this even remotely forgettable? Lol, it should be last on the list

How can people forget where Disneyland, Magic Mountain, Universal, Knotts, and San Francisco is at?

21 Oklahoma Oklahoma

Best state there is we have the highest native Americans population than any other state,go sooner boomers!


22 Kansas Kansas Kansas is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area.

Why does everyone believe dorthy I have lived in Kansas for twelve years and have never seen a tornado

23 Michigan Michigan

People Probably only know us because of Detroit and our terrible roads

People don't know we exist unless you say "Detroit".

Most people who live outside of the U.S. probably don't know we exist

24 Florida Florida

I think people think that flordia is a town in Miami

Not really! I mean, if anything, it's one of the most popular!

Obviously the most forgotten state like people forget it exists

25 Connecticut Connecticut

I honestly thought this was state was a city when I was a kid.

Most forgotten what is it anyway

The reason this isn’t at the top of this list is because people couldn’t remember it to vote

26 Ohio Ohio Ohio is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States.

Wasn't this a city?

27 Maryland Maryland Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Yo quiet I tksktnt

Even forgot on the Forgotten States list - EliHbk

Uh, Washington D.C. is located on Maryland's soil, albeit under a federal jurisdiction.

28 North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
29 Arizona Arizona Arizona is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states.

What! Who doesn't know my state? Markiplier came here, we have the Grand Canyon, and many more!

30 Oregon Oregon Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Oregon is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by Washington, on the south by California, on the east by Idaho, and on the southeast by Nevada.

Just forgotten

31 Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

What even is Rhode Island like come on

32 New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey is a state in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.

Not forgotten if you're from Philadelphia. I'm from Philadelphia and NJ is CONSTANTLY mentioned. It's a popular vacation destination in my area!

33 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies.
34 Louisiana Louisiana


35 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England part of the northeastern region of the United States.
36 Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959.

Some guy in Montana thought that Hawaii wasn't even a state.

37 Missouri Missouri Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern United States. It is the 21st most extensive, and the 18th most populous of the fifty states.

So many M states, so little time.

38 Washington Washington Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the only state named after a president.

I live here

39 New York New York New York is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic Region. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.54 million residents in 2018, it is the fourth most populous state. In order to distinguish the state from the city with the same name, it is more.

NYC is NOT forgotten!

Biggest states in the country


40 Nevada Nevada Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

I live there, everyone forgets it

41 Alabama Alabama Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.

It was even forgotten on this list

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Top Remixes

1. Kentucky
2. Delaware
3. Idaho
1. Nebraska
2. Montana
3. Wisconsin
1. Utah
2. New Mexico
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