Ultimate Introduction of American License Plates (50 US state license plates All in 1)
Start of American License Plates
American license plates were only a combination of letters and numbers, license plate color monotonous before.
Arizona in 1917 the first to launch a pattern with the state license plate, the left side of the license plate with a Tau pattern 1928, Idaho first pioneer, the state’s rich potatoes used in the Idaho license plate, and add The “famous potatoes” such slogans, then the US states have begun to follow suit.
US vintage license plate map
License plate size of USA is 12 inches (31 cm) by 6 inches (15 cm). The state will be in the corner of the American license plates position paste year, month logo. Some states allow users to choose personalized license plate, the annual fee is much higher than the ordinary license plate.
California: The Golden State
California(CA) is located on the western Pacific coast of the United States, familiar Los Angeles and San Francisco are located in California. We usually through the US drama and Hollywood blockbusters can see the California license plate, today’s California license plate for the dark blue font, the top of the license plate with red California words, the bottom is the seven mixed numbers and letters, the bottom with California DMV Official website.
Oregon: We Love Dreamers
Oregon(OR) is located north of California and the main city is Portland. Oregon license plate color and elegant, license plate background for the volcanic lake National Park, license plate for the mixed form of six digits and letters, the middle of the volcanic lake National Park in the representative of vegetation Shasta red fir separated, annual inspection mark affixed to the license plate Below the left and right sides.
Washington: The Evergreen State
Washington(WA), the capital is Olympia, the largest city is Seattle, the state to the first US president George Washington named after the name. Washington State license plate background for the Rainier snow-capped mountains, the use of six mixed numbers and letters combination, the annual inspection marked and placed in the upper right corner of the license plate. License plate at the bottom of the “EVERGREEN STATE” words, meaning evergreen state.
Idaho: Life Changing
The name of Idaho(ID), which is at the east of Washington State, comes from the Indian language and means “the gem of the mountain”, referring to the precious stones owned by Idaho. Idaho American license plates to the American flag red, white, blue as the background, the bottom with the Rocky Mountains and dense forests as the background. “FAMOUS POTATOES” comes from Idaho is the hometown of potatoes.
Nevada: The Silver State
Continuing to the south is Nevada (NV), the world-famous “Casino” Las Vegas is located in Nevada. The state name comes from the Spanish “snow-capped mountains”, referring to the Nevada large basin national park within the Wheeler peak, below the “THE SILVER STATE” words that Nevada has the world’s largest silver mine.
Utah: Utah! Where Ideas Connect
Utah(UT) is located in the east of Nevada, the most famous city in the state than Salt Lake City, the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado Plateau and the Desert Desert are Utah’s famous natural scenery, Archway National Park famous natural rock arch Utah license plate distinctive features. The license plate below the Utah Slogan “LIFE ELEVATED” accurately describes the Utah landform east low west high.
Arizona: The Grand Canyon State
Arizona(AZ) is located in southern Utah, the capital of Phoenix. Arizona license plate color is very bright, purple Colorado Grand Canyon with Arizona state style cactus, the Grand Canyon behind the sunset composition of the state license plate level of the background color. The bottom right of the license plate “GRANG CANYON STATE” is naturally revered for the magnificent Grand Canyon.
New Mexico: Land of Enchantment
New Mexico(NM) is bordered by Chihuahua in Mexico, and the Clovis culture and the famous Aztec culture have inspired New Mexico’s unique humanities. License plate contains the famous Aztec tribal lines, license plate number in the middle of the separator is also used tribal symbols. As a tourist destination, with the license plate below the “Land of Enchantment” described New Mexico is not an omen.
Colorado: The Centennial State
Continue to look north to Colorado (CO), the state name derived from the Spanish, meaning “a little red”, which may be derived from the state’s red sandstone formation or the Colorado River on both sides of the ocher red landscape, Denver for the State capital and largest city. Colorado license plate style is more common, green or red and white color can be seen in the state’s highest mountain Elbert peak form, the license plate did not bring the state motto.
Wyoming: Forever West
Wyoming (WY), state capital of Cheyenne is located in the southeast corner of the state, the state name from the Indian language, meaning “prairie” or “valley.” Wyoming is rich in mineral resources, coal reserves ranks first in the United States. Yellowstone National Park is the famous tourist destination in the state, the beautiful scenery of Wyoming, the license plate background to Gannett peak, the license plate on the cowboy pattern that Wyoming animal husbandry developed.
Montana: Big Sky Country
Montana (MT) is next to Idaho, the state to animal husbandry and logging as the main economic pillar, mineral resources are quite rich. Montana license plate also has the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone National Park part of the region also extended to Montana, indicating the barren nose with “BIG SKY” words, representing the vast land and nature of Montana Style.
North Dakota: Discover the Spirit
Was considered to be the old western United States North Dakota (ND) close to Montana, its capital for Bismarck. North Dakota soil fertile to make it the famous wheat-producing areas, animal husbandry is to feed meat cattle. North Dakota license plate to the sky and the vast land-based background, bison and wheat patterns symbolize the state agriculture and animal husbandry developed.
South Dakota: Great Faces. Great Places.
South Dakota(SD) is located in the south of the Dakota region, whose state name comes from the Indian Sicu language, meaning “where you live with friends”, and agriculture and meat processing are the main source of income for the state. The state is the most famous than the Rose Moore Mountain National Memorial Park, is what we often say “President Hill”. The English side of the license plate also represents the people of the state to be proud of this.
Nebraska: The Good Life
Nebraska(NE) is located in the middle of the United States, also one of the nation’s leading agricultural states, its capital for Omaha, Lincoln was assassinated, the state of Lancaster changed its name to Lincoln City. Nebraska license plate in the left side of the pattern for the national rock monuments, the right side of the buildings to the state legislature building.
Kansas: Kansas, as big as you think
Kansas (KS) is located in the center of the United States, the state’s motto is; we are the first rectangular state (which also fight). Kansas is an important farming and animal husbandry nation in the United States, and manufacturing is also a pillar industry in Kansas. Kansas Island license plate to blue sky and white clouds and state capitals as the main body, which also includes Kansas specialty winter wheat.
Oklahoma: Native America
Oklahoma (OK) capital of Oklahoma City, the state was originally gathered in the Indian, often see news friends must be heard, the state often suffered storms and tornado attacks. Oklahoma Island license plate on the left side of the Indian archer archery shape, the license plate below the slogan “NATIVE AMERICA” also once again confirmed here is the status of the Native American abode.
Texas (TX) always reminiscent of the Western cowboy life and death duel and Texas Hold’em, Texas is the second largest state, second only to Alaska. The capital of Texas is Austin, with the main cities of Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. Representatives of Houston’s space shuttle and Western cowboy are the main features of the Texas license plate, and the territory of Texas is used as a delimiter for the license plate number.
Alaska: The Last Frontier
Alaska(AK) is located far from most states in the United States, located on the northwest side of the North American continent, east of Canada and the other three sides of the sea, the state has the highest peak in North America McKinley peak. Most of the activities of the world glaciers are also in this state. Alaska rose due to gold rush, the license plate on the “Gold Rush” and into the McKinley peak crowd is the best interpretation of the state culture.
Louisiana: Sportsman’s Paradise
Back to the main road of the United States, Louisiana (LA) is located in the west of Texas, the state is to commemorate the French King Louis XIV named, New Orleans is the largest city in the state. Louisiana’s aquaculture and fishing industry is particularly developed, a symbol of the fishing industry pelican is the state’s state birds, so the pelican appear on the license plate is also normal.
Arkansas: Arkansansians, live here
Arkansas(AR) is located in the middle and lower reaches of the Mississippi River, south of Louisiana, Arkansas has a variety of hot springs and thousands of kilometers of streams and more than 50 state parks, so the state also has the name of the natural state, “The Natural State “is also reflected in the license plate. As a very few countries producing diamonds in the state, the license plate background is diamonds.
Missouri: Where the Rivers Run
North of Arkansas in Missouri (MO) is the famous American writer Mark Twain’s hometown. Missouri forest covers a great deal, with many natural caves and beautiful natural scenery. However, these elements can represent the characteristics of the state does not appear on the license plate. Blue and white gradient under the license plate is the state bird eastern blue robin, the middle of the license plate is the Missouri territory, the annual check mark in the middle.
Iowa: Life Changing
Iowa(IA) is what we often say about Iowa or Iowa, where the state’s literacy rate is said to be the nation’s first, and Iowa is also listed as one of the safest states in the United States. Iowa license plate to the rural style and the city high-rise buildings between the silhouette echo as the background. In addition, the license plate below the state slogan can be customized according to the owner’s preferences.
Minnesota: Land of 10,000 Lakes
Minnesota(MN) north of Iowa, bordering on Canada. The state is famous for its multi-lake state, which is said to have more than 10,000 natural lakes in the state. Minnesota’s motto is also funny – we have more than ten thousand lakes, and 10 trillion mosquitoes. Minnesota license plate also “10,000 Lakes” as the main element, state map as the license plate number separator.
Wisconsin: America’s Dairyland
Wisconsin (WI) means “grass” in the Indian language. Lake Superior and Lake Michigan ARE around the north and west of the state. Lush vegetation and more than 2million dairy cows make it “America’s Dairyland”. Wisconsin license plate style is common: the signs of sailboat, birds and sunset at the upper right corner of the license plate symbolize the characteristics of various lake in the state.
Michigan: Great Lakes, Great Times
Michigan(MI) is located in the Great Lakes region. Because surrounded by Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, the state is also known as the “The Great Lakes State”. Many automotive field leaders were born from Michigan, such as Henry Ford, but it change the status of the state license plate monotonous design: blue, white color, and without any pattern.
Illinois: Land of Lincoln
Illinois (IL), also known as “The Prairie State”, its capital is Springfield. Main cities are Chicago, Evanston and Oklahoma. In 1834, Lincoln was elected as the state legislature and began his political career, thus Illinois has since been known as the “The Lincoln state.” Make Lincoln head as the state license plate background is very appropriate.
Indiana: Restart your engines
Indiana(IN) is the meaning of “The ”Hoosier State. The US Navy have a lot of warships named after the Indiana. The famous Indianapolis 500-Mile Race attracts tens of thousands of spectators from all around the world each year. A logo including 19 stars on the left of plate means that Indiana is the 19th state of US. The license plate pattern is pure color of blue and white.
Ohio: So Much to Discover
Ohio (OH) in the United States through the north and south passenger, cargo transport occupies a pivotal position, the transport industry is an important pillar industry, air transport is particularly developed, is the commercial aviation line convergence. Cultivated land accounts for more than two-thirds of the area, so Ohio is also an agricultural state. Ohio license plate is very beautiful, the pattern brings together many of the characteristics of the state.
Kentucky: Unbridled Spirit
Kentucky (KY) was originally part of Virginia, 1792 officially separated from the establishment of Kentucky. Famous fast food brand Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Harlan Sanders was born in Kentucky, and the United States President Abraham Lincoln. Horse racing is Kentucky famous sports, flying horse and Kentucky territory is also reflected in the state license plate.
Tennessee: Follow Me To Tennesse
Tennessee (TN) is located in the south of Kentucky, the capital of Nashville, the state has the United States blues and country music concentration, is the state’s largest city of Memphis. Land and Sun rising are used as the background of the Tennessee license plate, and the rectangular groove reserved below the license plate is used to paste the city name in the state.
Mississippi: Feels Like Coming Home
Mississippi (MS) north of Tennessee, Mississippi flag is the only one containing the US federal flag flag of the US state flag. The state is fertile and vast, the climate is pleasant, the four seasons are more heavy, is the traditional agricultural state, rich aquatic resources to promote the state fisheries developed. Mississippi state flower magnolia and lighthouse and other patterns have appeared in the state license plate.
Alabama: Heart of Dixie
Alabama (AL) in the Indian language means “I opened up this piece of barren forest area”, the state agricultural products mainly cotton, soybeans and peanuts. The state also known as the “Dixie heart”, Dixie refers to the southern states and residents, and refers to the northern states and residents of the “Yankees” meaning relative. The state license plate is characterized by a “heart” pattern.
Maine(ME) northwest and northeastern regions are adjacent to the Canadian border, the state is the United States the most isolated, the most remote of a state. The state’s main industries are paper-making, shipbuilding, agriculture, fisheries and tourism. Natural forest area accounts for 90% of the area, white pine is Maine main tree species, the tits are the state state birds, so Maine license plate to these two patterns based.
Maine: Live Free or Die
New Hampshire (NH) due to the rich granite is also known as the “granite state”, the state name from 1629 came here in the name of a British captain. The state’s natural forest area is equally extensive, and the famous granite of the Franconia Notch has become the background of the New Hampshire license plate, “not willing to die” for the state’s motto.
Massachusetts: The Spirit of America
Massachusetts (MA) is what we often hear the “Massachusetts”, where the Polytechnic Institute is very famous, of course, Harvard. The state capital and the largest cities are Boston, the industry is the main economic pillar of Massachusetts. Speaking of the state’s license plate, can only be used to describe the simple and clear, white red, blue license plate symbolizes the spirit of the United States, as the license plate below the motto.
Vermont: Freedom and Unity
Vermont (VT) south of Massachusetts, state name from the French “Monts Verts”, meaning “green mountains”, Vermont also known as the Green Ridge of the state. The state is known for its beautiful scenery, unique dairy products, maple syrup and radical politics. Spruce is the most common species in the state, and the Vermont uses a green word with a high degree of recognition.
Connecticut: Full of Surprises
Connecticut (CT) is the southernmost region of the New England region of a state, its state for Hartford. The state is one of the richest states in the country, and many billionaires are living in this state. Connecticut founded the Basic Law in 1639, which is also the world’s oldest recognized constitution, so Connecticut is also known as the state of the Constitution.
Rhode Island: Ocean State
Rhode Island(RI) Full name Rhode Island and Providence Manor State, the state’s smallest state (4005 km2) and the longest-known state. Rhode Island has a coastline of up to 400 miles, hence the name “Ocean State”. So we can in the Rhode Island license plate to see the waves and anchor pattern.
New York: The Empire State
New York (NY) as the most economically developed state of the United States, can be described as people do not know, no one knows. Now it should be the New York, the nation’s economic, business and art center mistaken for the capital of the United States it… the early years of the United States, New York, the rapid economic development, so the state has “Empire State” title. The NY American license plates color is very special, state territory is located.
Pennsylvania(PA), north of New York, has been known for its religious freedom and political democracy since its inception, and the state has a central role in its independence in the United States. The main cities of the state are Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania license plate content is legible, in addition to the state territory, but also with DMV website.
New Jersey: Liberty & Prosperity
New Jersey(NJ) is the nation’s most densely populated state, Newark is the largest city in the state, New Jersey and “garden state” another name. But the state license plate does not reflect the characteristics of the garden, khaki background color only New Jersey territory, can not help but people have the feeling of fatigue.
Delaware: Tax free state
Delaware (DE) was translated into Delaware or Delaware, the state is the first to join the United States federal state, and therefore known as the “first state.” But Delaware area is only 6452 square kilometers, ranking the nation’s second. Delaware license plate color for the dark blue background and gold font, high degree of recognition but the style is more common.
Maryland: More Than You Can Imagine
Maryland(MD) is named after the Queen Mary of the British King Charles I, whose state is rich in natural resources and the US Presidential Resort Camp David is located in Maryland. The country’s license plate is very patriotic, the buildings on the American flag, fireworks and “WAR OF 1812”, are to commemorate the 1812 and Britain that “second independent war”
Washington DC is the capital of the United States in 1790, established by the US Congress directly under the jurisdiction of the special administrative region, close to Virginia and Maryland, is the majority of the US federal government agencies and international embassies in the United States. As the capital of the United States, Washington, DC, the plate is of typical American license plates format, with US blue and red color.
West Virginia: Wild and Wonderful
West Virginia (WV), also known as the “Mountain State”, the state of coal production in the nation’s first, but the overall economy is more backward. The state license plate also no any pattern, but the use of lines and a reasonable color to give people feel the license plate number clearly visible at the same time, intuitive effect is ideal.
Virginia: Virginia is for Lovers
Virginia (VA) economic development is more balanced, while traffic is also a major feature of the state, a good traffic environment and governance measures to Virginia’s traffic accident mortality has been low. Do not know is not the state license plate and no features, flat color, without any characteristics of the pattern, the only purpose is clearly visible.
North Carolina: First in Flight
North Carolina (NC) north of Virginia, the state is the largest rural population in the country. Wright brothers traveled to North Carolina that year, the local meteorological department suggested that the brothers here as a plane to take off the practice area, then, the world’s first aircraft “Flying One” successful flight test. Which has become the main element of the state license plate.
South Carolina: Beautiful Places
South Carolina(SC), the capital of South Carolina, is a city of Columbia, formerly known as South Carolina, which has been transformed into an industrial base with a strong industrial base. The farmland is less than half the size of the state. Dwarf Palm is the state’s state tree, the license plate background is the evening when a lonely dwarf palm, the license plate below the state DMV website.
Georgia: Georgia on My Mind
Georgia(GA) is geared to Georgia and its capital and largest cities are Atlanta. The state is rich in mineral resources, the northern county town of Pitts is one of the main producing areas of global marble. Peaches are the pride of the Georgians, who have set up special websites for their own specialty, Facebook, Twitter and even special festivals. The license plate is also a matter of course.
Florida: Sunshine State
Florida(FL) is located on the peninsula of the southeastern coast, where the state is impressive as the second largest city of Miami, where the sun, the beach and the bikini … plenty of sunshine to produce the state’s famous citrus and oranges, So the specialty has become the main pattern of the Florida license plate. In addition, the state is also one of the states with the largest American license plates style.
Hawaii: The Islands of Aloha
Hawaii(HI) is the only archipelago of the United States, composed of 132 islands in the central Pacific, with its capital as Honolulu. Honolulu is the trunk of the Pacific route and an important port, the United States has an important strategic position, so the Japanese will attack Pearl Harbor. The main economic pillar of the state is the tourism industry, the rainbow is the country’s biggest feature of the license plate.
As the ID of vehicles, the American license plates play an important role in both identification and security in the roads. US state license plates feature various designs, frequent updating and advertising concept. Compared with neat number plates of most countries in Europe or Asia, American license plates have more colorful designs and themes, which make it outstanding for the creativity.