List of U.S. states and territories by area

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This is a complete list of the states of the United States and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area. The water area figures include inland, coastal, Great Lakes, and territorial waters. Glaciers and intermittent water features are counted as land area.[1]

Table[edit]

Total area[2]Land area[2]Water[2]
RankState/territorysq mikm²sq mikm² % landsq mikm² % water
!C 1 Alaska665,384.041,723,337570,640.951,477,95385.76%94,743.10245,38414.24%
!B9993068528194 2 Texas268,596.46695,662261,231.71676,58797.26%7,364.7519,0752.74%
!B9989013877113 3 California163,694.74423,967155,779.22403,46695.16%7,915.5220,5014.84%
!B9986137056388 4 Montana147,039.71380,831145,545.80376,96298.98%1,493.913,8691.02%
!B9983905620875 5 New Mexico121,590.30314,917121,298.15314,16199.76%292.157570.24%
!B9982082405307 6 Arizona113,990.30295,234113,594.08294,20799.65%396.221,0260.35%
!B9980540898509 7 Nevada110,571.82286,380109,781.18284,33299.28%790.652,0480.72%
!B9979205584583 8 Colorado104,093.67269,601103,641.89268,43199.57%451.781,1700.43%
!B9978027754226 9 Oregon98,378.54254,79995,988.01248,60897.57%2,390.536,1912.43%
!B9976974149070 10 Wyoming97,813.01253,33597,093.14251,47099.26%719.871,8640.74%
!B9976021047272 11 Michigan96,713.51250,48756,538.90146,43558.46%40,174.61104,05241.54%
!B9975150933502 12 Minnesota86,935.83225,16379,626.74206,23291.59%7,309.0918,9308.41%
!B9974350506425 13 Utah84,896.88219,88282,169.62212,81896.79%2,727.267,0643.21%
!B9973609426703 14 Idaho83,568.95216,44382,643.12214,04598.89%925.832,3981.11%
!B9972919497988 15 Kansas82,278.36213,10081,758.72211,75499.37%519.641,3460.63%
!B9972274112777 16 Nebraska77,347.81200,33076,824.17198,97499.32%523.641,3560.68%
!B9971667866559 17 South Dakota77,115.68199,72975,811.00196,35098.31%1,304.683,3791.69%
!B9971096282421 18 Washington71,297.95184,66166,455.52172,11993.21%4,842.4312,5426.79%
!B9970555610208 19 North Dakota70,698.32183,10869,000.80178,71197.60%1,697.524,3972.40%
!B9970042677264 20 Oklahoma69,898.87181,03768,594.92177,66098.13%1,303.953,3771.87%
!B9969554775622 21 Missouri69,706.99180,54068,741.52178,04098.61%965.472,5011.39%
!B9969089575466 22 Florida65,757.70170,31253,624.76138,88781.55%12,132.9431,42418.45%
!B9968645057840 23 Wisconsin65,496.38169,63554,157.80140,26882.69%11,338.5729,36717.31%
!B9968219461696 24 Georgia59,425.15153,91057,513.49148,95996.78%1,911.664,9513.22%
!B9967811241751 25 Illinois57,913.55149,99555,518.93143,79395.87%2,394.626,2024.13%
!B9967419034619 26 Iowa56,272.81145,74655,857.13144,66999.26%415.681,0770.74%
!B9967041631339 27 New York54,554.98141,29747,126.40122,05786.38%7,428.5819,24013.62%
!B9966677954898 28 North Carolina53,819.16139,39148,617.91125,92090.34%5,201.2513,4719.66%
!B9966327041700 29 Arkansas53,178.55137,73252,035.48134,77197.85%1,143.072,9612.15%
!B9965988026183 30 Alabama52,420.07135,76750,645.33131,17196.61%1,774.744,5973.39%
!B9965660127955 31 Louisiana52,378.13135,65943,203.90111,89882.48%9,174.2323,76117.52%
!B9965342640972 32 Mississippi48,431.78125,43846,923.27121,53196.89%1,508.513,9073.11%
!B9965034924385 33 Pennsylvania46,054.35119,28044,742.70115,88397.15%1,311.643,3972.85%
!B9964736394753 34 Ohio44,825.58116,09840,860.69105,82991.15%3,964.8910,2698.85%
!B9964446519385 35 Virginia42,774.93110,78739,490.09102,27992.32%3,284.848,5087.68%
!B9964164810615 36 Tennessee42,144.25109,15341,234.90106,79897.84%909.362,3552.16%
!B9963890820873 37 Kentucky40,407.80104,65639,486.34102,26997.72%921.462,3872.28%
!B9963624138402 38 Indiana36,419.5594,32635,826.1192,78998.37%593.441,5371.63%
!B9963364383538 39 Maine35,379.7491,63330,842.9279,88387.18%4,536.8211,75012.82%
!B9963111205458 40 South Carolina32,020.4982,93330,060.7077,85793.88%1,959.795,0766.12%
!B9962864279332 41 West Virginia24,230.0462,75624,038.2162,25999.21%191.834970.79%
!B9962623303817 42 Maryland12,405.9332,1319,707.2425,14278.25%2,698.696,99021.75%
!B9962387998843 43 Hawaii10,931.7228,3136,422.6316,63558.75%4,509.0911,67841.25%
!B9962158103660 44 Massachusetts10,554.3927,3367,800.0620,20273.90%2,754.337,13426.10%
!B9961933375102 45 Vermont9,616.3624,9069,216.6623,87195.84%399.711,0354.16%
!B9961713586035 46 New Hampshire9,349.1624,2148,952.6523,18795.76%396.511,0274.24%
!B9961498523982 47 New Jersey8,722.5822,5917,354.2219,04784.31%1,368.363,54415.69%
!B9961287989890 48 Connecticut5,543.4114,3574,842.3612,54287.35%701.061,81612.65%
!B9961081797018 49 Delaware2,488.726,4461,948.545,04778.29%540.181,39921.71%
!B9960879769945 50 Rhode Island1,544.894,0011,033.812,67866.92%511.071,32433.08%
 District of Columbia68.3417761.0515889.33%7.291910.67%
 Puerto Rico5,324.8413,7913,423.788,86864.30%1,901.074,92435.70%
 Northern Mariana Islands1,975.575,117182.334729.23%1,793.244,64490.77%
 United States Virgin Islands732.931,898134.3234818.33%598.611,55081.67%
 American Samoa581.051,50576.4619813.16%504.601,30786.84%
 Guam570.621,478209.8054336.77%360.8293563.23%
United States Minor Outlying Islands[3][a]16.041
TotalUnited States Contiguous United States3,120,426.478,081,8672,954,841.427,653,00494.69%165,584.6428,8625.31%
TotalUnited States 50 states and D.C.3,796,742.239,833,5173,531,905.439,147,59393.02%264,836.79685,9246.98%
TotalUnited States All U.S. territory3,805,943.269,857,3483,535,948.129,158,06492.91%269,995.13699,2847.09%

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Areas were not published in the 2010 census, unlike previous years, as the U.S. Census Bureau no longer collects data on the Minor Outlying Islands.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census 2000 Geographic Terms and Concepts, Census 2000 Geography Glossary, U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed 2007-07-10
  2. ^ a b c d "United States Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. September 2012. pp. V–2, 1 & 41 (Tables 1 & 18). Retrieved February 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "United States Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2000 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2004. p. 1 (Table 1). Retrieved February 10, 2014. 

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