North Carolina (NC)

Nickname: Tar Heel State, Old North State
Capital: Raleigh
Motto: To be rather than to seem.
Flower: Dogwood
Bird: Cardinal (Northern Cardinal)
Tree: Pine
Song: The Old North State
Entered Union: November 21, 1789
Rank: 12
The 50 State Quarters Program Release Date: March 12, 2001

Official Website of North Carolina