Florida’s State Nickname – The Sunshine State

Sunshine State was adopted as the Florida’s State Nickname by the 1970 Legislature. Florida is said to be the Sunshine State because of the vast sum of sunshine it receives. Previously, the official sanction for this nickname can be inferred from the law requiring use of Sunshine State on motor vehicle licenses.

The Sunshine State, which focuses on a Floridian community, of course, on a small island off the coast. The island is populated mostly by black and whites, most of whom remember the old days of racial tension well. These two races still don’t interact much, but now they live side by side in peace.