Vehicle registration plates of the United States for 1980

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Each of the 50 states of the United States of America plus several of its territories and the District of Columbia issued individual passenger license plates for 1980.[1][2][3][4]

Vehicle registration plates of the United States by year
Vehicle registration plates of the United States for 1979 Events of 1980 Vehicle registration plates of the United States for 1981

Passenger baseplates[edit]

Passenger  car  plates
Image Region Design Slogan Serial format Serials issued Notes
Alabama license plate, 1976–1981 with 1978 sticker.png Alabama Embossed blue serial on reflective white plate; red Alabama State Capitol graphic screened in the center; state flag, blue rectangle and U.S. Bicentennial logo screened at bottom; "ALABAMA" screened in blue centered at top. "HEART OF DIXIE" in white within red heart screened at top left ABC 123
Alaska license plate, 1976–1980 series with 1981 sticker.png Alaska
American Samoa license plate 1985 1661.jpg American Samoa
Arizona license plate 1973 series.jpg Arizona
Arizona license plate, 1980–1996 series with March 1998 sticker.png
California 1SAM123 1980 Sample License Plate.jpg California
Colorado license plate 1977 graphic.png Colorado
Connecticut license plate, 1976–1980 series with January 1978 sticker.png Connecticut
Delaware license plate, 2008.png Delaware
Washington, D.C. license plate, 1978–1979 series with March 1980 expiration date.png District of
Columbia
1983 Florida license plate - XRN 061.jpg Florida
Georgian license plate, 1980–1982 series with 1982 sticker (DeKalb County).png Georgia
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Guam
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Hawaii
Idaho license plate, 1979.png Idaho
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Illinois
Indiana 1980 license plate.jpg Indiana
Iowa 1980 license plate - BGN 804.jpg Iowa
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Kansas
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Kentucky
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Louisiana
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Maine
Maryland license plate, 1980.png Maryland
Massachusetts license plate, 1977–1993 series with 2005 sticker.png Massachusetts
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Michigan
Minnesota 1980 license plate.jpg Minnesota
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Mississippi
Missouri license plate, 1980–1996 series with 1984 sticker.png Missouri
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Montana
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Nebraska
Nevada license plate, 1974–1981 series with October 1979 sticker.png Nevada
Blank License Plate Shape.svg New Hampshire
Blank License Plate Shape.svg New Jersey
Blank License Plate Shape.svg New Mexico
1974 New York Number Plate.jpg New York
New York license plate 1982.jpg
Blank License Plate Shape.svg North Carolina
Blank License Plate Shape.svg North Dakota
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Northern Mariana
Islands
Ohio license plate, 1980 (23062 B).jpg Ohio
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Oklahoma
1980 Oregon Passenger License Plate.jpg Oregon
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Pennsylvania
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Puerto Rico
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Rhode Island
Blank License Plate Shape.svg South Carolina
Blank License Plate Shape.svg South Dakota
Tennessee license plate, 1976–1982 series with March 1981 sticker.png Tennessee
Texas 1988 license plate.jpg Texas
Blank License Plate Shape.svg Utah
Vermont license plate, 1977–1984 series with September 1981 sticker.png Vermont
Virginia license plate, 1979–1992 series with February 1983 sticker.png Virginia Embossed dark blue serial on reflective white plate with border line; "Virginia" screened in blue centered at top. None ABC-123 Still currently revalidated.
1968–1982 series Washington state license plate, with June 1980 stickers (DNK 845).png Washington
West Virginia license plate, 1979.png West Virginia Embossed dark blue numbers on reflective white plate; yellow state shape with blue outline screened at left behind numbers; "WEST VIRGINIA" screened in dark blue centered at bottom. Dark blue bar screened at top with "Wild, Wonderful" in white in the center
Wisconsin 1993 license plate - FF 2325.jpg Wisconsin
Wyoming license plate, 1980.png Wyoming

Non-passenger plates[edit]

Non-passenger  plates  
Image (standard) Region Type Design and slogan Serial format Serials issued Notes
Oregon 1980 Utility Trailer license plate.jpg Oregon Utility trailer Blue characters on orange background; No slogan U123456
Blank License Plate Shape.svg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fox, Jams K. (1997). License Plates of the United States: A Pictorial History 1903-To the Present. Jerico, New York: Interstate Directory Publishing Company. ISBN 9781886777002.
  2. ^ Minard, Jeff; Stentiford, Tim (2004). A Moving History, 50 Years Of ALPCA. 100 Years Of License Plates. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company. p. 58. ISBN 1-56311-975-7.
  3. ^ Crisler, Bob; Crisler, Chuck, eds. (2007). License Plate Values (7th ed.). King Publishing Company.
  4. ^ Martells, Jack (1980). Antique Automotive Collectbles. Chicago, Illinois: Contemporary Books, Inc. pp. 128–145. ISBN 0-8092-7205-9.

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