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  2. Michigans nickname situation is unique, with the most widely associated nickname of “The Great Lakes State” being the non-official nickname, the traditional Michigan nickname is actually “The Wolverine State”. However, most people identify Michigans nickname as the “Great Lakes State”. Although the Great Lakes state isn’t the traditional Michigan state nickname, it has made appearances on the US Mint’s bicentennial commemorative quarter for Michigan.

  3. Michigan State Nickname | The Wolverine State

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    Michigan's traditional nickname is "The Wolverine State." There are many theories as to how Michigan came to have this nickname. The wolverine has a reputation as having "a vicious disposition and destructive capabilities."

  4. Michigan State Name Origin, Michigan Nicknames

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    • Wolverine State. Michigan has long had an unofficial nickname: "The Wolverine State." However, evidence seems to show that if wolverines ever lived in Michigan, they would have been very rare.
    • Great Lake State. Another nickname for Michigan is the "Great Lake State." Michigan's shores touch four of the five Great Lakes, and Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes.
    • Lake State. Lake Michigan. Michigan is also known as the Lake State, (which appeared on the state license plates) for its proximity to Lake Michigan, but this name conflicts with the "Lake States", given to the states which border the Great Lakes.
    • Lady of the Lake. Lake Michigan. Michigan is also known as the Lake State, or the Great Lakes State (which appeared on the state license plates) for its proximity to Lake Michigan, but this name conflicts with the "Lake States", given to the states which border the Great Lakes.
  5. What is Michigan's nickname - Answers

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    Although 'The Wolverine State' is a nickname for Michigan it is not the official Nickname. The official nickname for this state is "Great Lakes State." It also bears other nicknames: "Water-Winter ...

  6. Michigan State Motto, Nicknames and Slogans

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    This Michigan state nickname refers to the four "Great Lakes" that meet the Michgan shores: Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Huron and Lake Erie. Michigan is also home of more than 11,000 inland lakes. License plates wore the name "The Great Lake State" from 1968-1975 and again from 1979-1983. "Water Wonderland" or "Water Winter Wonderland"

  7. List of city nicknames in Michigan - Wikipedia

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    Nicknames for Eau Claire and Traverse City are a reminder that cherries are an important crop in Michigan. Adrian – The Maple City [3] Alma – Scotland, USA [4]

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    Another nickname for Michigan is the “Great Lake State.” Michigan’s shores touch four of the five Great Lakes, and Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes. In Michigan, you are never more than 6 miles from an inland lake or more than 85 miles from a Great Lake. From

  9. List of Michigan state symbols - Wikipedia

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    The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Michigan. Bills to designated state symbols in Michigan are referred to the Government Operations Committee in either chamber. Bills to designated state symbols in Michigan are referred to the Government Operations Committee in either chamber.

  10. Nickname for Michigan residents answer to clue on 'Jeopardy ...

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    Jan 19, 2019 · (Emily Rose Bennett | MLive.com) BURBANK, CA - A popular nickname for Michiganders in the Lower Peninsula was the answer to a clue on a recent episode of "Jeopardy!" The $1,200 clue, which appeared...

  11. List of State Nicknames | State Symbols USA

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    State nicknames list for all 50 states - official state nicknames are based on the history and natural features of each state. Photos - fun facts!