Tennessee, Mississippi rank in top 10 of commonly misspelled state names, data shows

NATION — Ever had trouble spelling a U.S. state name?

Transcription Outsourcing analyzed the most-searched “How to spell...” of U.S. states as of Sept. 2021.

According to a map of their findings, Tennessee and Mississippi both made the top 10 list.

Apparently some of those ‘S’s’ in the Magnolia State’s name are easy to skip!

Arkansas is also frequently misspelled ‘Arkansis,’ according to the map.

Other top misspelled states include Hawaii (Hawiia??), Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Georgia.