- Barsetshire, a specific type of fictional location that often exists within a fictional state or county
- Expanded States of America, which simply adds new, but not necessarily fictional, states to the existing ones. Example
- Fictional Country, which — as the name says — is about a fictional country.
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- The Disney Mouse and Duck Comics take place in the fictional state of Calisota (a portmanteau of California and Minnesota), which according to maps is located in what is really upstate California. This supposedly contains both Duckburg and Mouseton.
- When DC Comics doesn't want to bother pinpointing a real location, Gotham City is located in the state of Gotham and Metropolis is located in New Troy.
- Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! takes place in the United Species of America (Earth-C's United States). The nation's geography consists of various animal-pun-themed cities and states; among the states the series mentions:
- Taxes, nicknamed the "Lone Stork State." Home of several cities, including "San Antoadio" and "Hogston."
- Califurnia, where much of the series is set, as the Zoo Crew's headquarters are in southern Califurnia. Home of various cities, including "Los Antelopes," "Sandy Eggo," and state capital "Stagcramento."
- Kornsas, a state in the Midwest. Bordering the state is Kornsas City.
Film - Animated
- The Cars franchise has Carberator County, a fictional county.
Live Action Television
- In the American law schools, "Franklin" is often used as a placeholder for a State.
- Borsetshire, a fictional English county, is the setting of The Archers.
- In the world of Lake Wobegon from A Prairie Home Companion, Lake Wobegon isn't just a fictional town, it's the county seat of a fictional Minnesota county called Mist County. Supposedly Mist County is what happened when the initial surveyors of Minnesota missed a chunk of land. The mapmakers didn't want to go back and redo all their work (i.e. putting Lake Wobegon on the map), so they fudged the map to ignore Mist County.
- Finian's Rainbow takes place in the fictional state of Missitucky.
- Far Cry 5 takes place in the fictional Hope County, Montana.
- The Grand Theft Auto franchise:
- Red Dead Redemption has two fictional US states, New Austin and West Elizabeth, as well as a fictional Mexican state called Nuevo Paraiso.
- Rocky and Bullwinkle had the fictional state/province of Moosylvania, a swampy little island on the US/Canada border. (The US insisted it was a Canadian province, Canada insisted it was a US state.) Jay Ward tried once to defictionalize it as a publicity stunt; he leased a small island in Minnesota's Lake of the Woods and campaigned to make it the state of Moosyvania. The attempt fizzled after the Cuban Missile Crisis broke out.
- King of the Hill: the town of Arlen is located in fictional Heimlich County, Texas.
- Steven Universe:
- Beach City is located in Delmarva State, named after the Delmarva Peninsula, where the states of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia converge.
- In "Keystone Motel", the characters visit the Keystone State, which is the nickname of Pennsylvania, only here it's the actual name of the state.
- In "Same Old World", Steven and Lapis visit Jersey, which is called New Jersey in our world.
- Moral Orel takes place in the city of Moralton, the capitol of Statesota, the geographic center of the US. (In real life, if you're just counting the 48 contiguous states, it's just south of the Kansas-Nebraska border. Include Alaska and Hawaii, and the geographic center shifts to the western edge of South Dakota.)
- The Simpsons: Word of God is that the Simpsons live in North Tacoma.