Virginia – Abbreviated VA
Capital – Richmond
The 10th U.S. state, Virginia was admitted to the Union in June of 1788. Originally founded for silk cultivation, the main cash crop of the state has long been tobacco.
New Jersey – Abbreviated NJ
Capital – Trenton
The third of the original 13 colonies, New Jersey became an official U.S. state in December of 1787. While it is the 4th smallest state it is the most densely populated at an average of 1,030 people per square mile. Of all these people, 90% live in urban areas.