Columbus Day Guide: Which States Celebrate It As Legal US Holiday?

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As you can see, it's Columbus Day and here's what the Typical Student team is going to tell you about!

What Is Columbus Day?

columbus-day-guide-which-states-celebrate-itColumbus Day is one of the 10 legal holidays in US. It commemorates the date when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas. And it happened on the second Monday in October. And although the day is celebrated in US, Columbus Day it is not considered a major one. Lots of stores may run special sales today.

Which States Observe Columbus Day?

columbus-day-guide-which-states-celebrate-it-1Some places like banks can be closed and some may be still open. Let’s see, which states observe Columbus Day. Here’s the list:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania 
  • Rhode Island
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

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