Maine Nickname

State Nickname of Maine

The Pine Tree State


ME is the Two-letter or Postal Abbreviation and Maine is the Traditional or Standard Abbreviation for the State of Maine. It’s nickname is the ‚ÄúPine Tree State” because in part that it has over 17 million acres of forests. It has recognized the white pine tree, an officially designated state symbol.

The pine tree is also featured on other Maine symbols like the state quarter, the state tree, and the pine cone is even part of the state flower!