How many states in the U.S. start with a vowel?

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  • 12 correct

    There are 12 states in the U.S. that start with a vowel: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Utah. There are also seven letters in that are excluded from state initials entirely: B, E, J, Q, X, Y, and Z and there are 4 states that start with the word New: New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico and New York. Source: 50States.com

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