U.S. State Capitals Closest to Mexico

Name the capitals of U.S. states that are geographically closest to Mexico.
As the crow flies. Only counts points on land
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Last updated: December 10, 2019
First submittedJanuary 19, 2018
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miles
capital
117
Phoenix
197
Austin
272
Santa Fe
454
Oklahoma City
481
Baton Rouge
miles
capital
482
Carson City
485
Sacramento
557
Denver
578
Salt Lake City
607
Jackson
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Level 74
Jan 19, 2018
Fun quiz! Nice contrast to one about state capitals closest to Canada.
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Level 77
Jan 19, 2018
I get such a mental block on us state capitals, I could probably name more major chinese cities which is ridiculous.
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Level 72
Jan 20, 2018
I'm right there with ya! It's on my list of things to learn this year.
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Level 51
Jan 20, 2018
Let's see.........Chinese cities closest to Mexico. Hmmmmm
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Level 77
Jan 20, 2018
Shanghai and hangzhou would feature prominently I'd wager :)
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Level 78
Jan 24, 2018
I was so certain that I must be spelling Albuquerque wrong...
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Level 73
Jan 31, 2018
Whoops. I did a capitals quiz once and wondered why the hell the quiz wasn't accepting Seattle. Happens to the best of us.
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Level 57
Feb 1, 2018
Was taking a country capitals quiz trying to figure out why it wasn't accepting Toronto!
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Level 51
Feb 19, 2018
Pretty easy.
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Level 64
Mar 9, 2018
I am not able to convince myself that little rock isn't slightly closer than jackson.
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Level 48
Apr 1, 2018
Accept Oklahoma for Oklahoma City.
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Level 66
Jul 15, 2018
Oklahoma is not the name of the capital. also, maybe you could be polite and request instead of demand.
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Level 73
Jul 17, 2018
Carson and Salt Lake are not the names of the capitals either, yet they are accepted... (But you're right. A "please" would have been nice.)
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Level 60
Aug 24, 2019
Trickier than I thought. Trying too much to the east ! Forgot 2 western capitals.
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Level 30
Nov 24, 2019
I was surprised Little Rock wasn't included. This would be fun with Canada.