Florida Nickname

State Nickname of Florida

The Sunshine State

Little cabana on the beach in Florida

The “Sunshine State”
was adopted as the State Nickname of Florida by the 1970 Legislature. Previously, official sanction for this
nickname could be inferred from the law requiring use of Sunshine State on motor vehicle licenses.” FL is the Two-letter or Postal Abbreviation and Fla. is the Traditional or Standard Abbreviation for the State of Florida.