50 States Word Search Puzzle

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This 50 States Word Search Puzzle is great practice not only for students but for anyone who likes a good puzzle. It's an educational word search puzzle that's also a lot of fun. How long will it take you to find all 50 states?


Words in the puzzle can be spelled across, up, down, or diagonally, both backward and forward.

Printable 50 states word search puzzle and word list

Word search puzzle

Try to see how many of the 50 states can you spot in the word search puzzle without a word list. Can you find at least ten?

Don't worry, though. We've included the list of all 50 states below and on the printable file!


Word List:

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island 

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

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