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]

Area by state/territory[edit]

Total area[2]Land area[2]Water[2]
State/territoryRanksq mikm²Ranksq mikm² % landsq mikm² % water
 Alaska!C 1665,384.041,723,337!C 1570,640.951,477,95385.76%94,743.10245,38414.24%
 Texas!B9993068528194 2268,596.46695,662!B9993068528194 2261,231.71676,58797.26%7,364.7519,0752.74%
 California!B9989013877113 3163,694.74423,967!B9989013877113 3155,779.22403,46695.16%7,915.5220,5014.84%
 Montana!B9986137056388 4147,039.71380,831!B9986137056388 4145,545.80376,96298.98%1,493.913,8691.02%
 New Mexico!B9983905620875 5121,590.30314,917!B9983905620875 5121,298.15314,16199.76%292.157570.24%
 Arizona!B9982082405307 6113,990.30295,234!B9982082405307 6113,594.08294,20799.65%396.221,0260.35%
 Nevada!B9980540898509 7110,571.82286,380!B9980540898509 7109,781.18284,33299.28%790.652,0480.72%
 Colorado!B9979205584583 8104,093.67269,601!B9979205584583 8103,641.89268,43199.57%451.781,1700.43%
 Oregon!B9978027754226 998,378.54254,799!B9976974149070 1095,988.01248,60897.57%2,390.536,1912.43%
 Wyoming!B9976974149070 1097,813.01253,335!B9978027754226 997,093.14251,47099.26%719.871,8640.74%
 Michigan!B9976021047272 1196,713.51250,487!B9969089575466 2256,538.90146,43558.46%40,174.61104,05241.54%
 Minnesota!B9975150933502 1286,935.83225,163!B9973609426703 1479,626.74206,23291.59%7,309.0918,9308.41%
 Utah!B9974350506425 1384,896.88219,882!B9975150933502 1282,169.62212,81896.79%2,727.267,0643.21%
 Idaho!B9973609426703 1483,568.95216,443!B9976021047272 1182,643.12214,04598.89%925.832,3981.11%
 Kansas!B9972919497988 1582,278.36213,100!B9974350506425 1381,758.72211,75499.37%519.641,3460.63%
 Nebraska!B9972274112777 1677,347.81200,330!B9972919497988 1576,824.17198,97499.32%523.641,3560.68%
 South Dakota!B9971667866559 1777,115.68199,729!B9972274112777 1675,811.00196,35098.31%1,304.683,3791.69%
 Washington!B9971096282421 1871,297.95184,661!B9970042677264 2066,455.52172,11993.21%4,842.4312,5426.79%
 North Dakota!B9970555610208 1970,698.32183,108!B9971667866559 1769,000.80178,71197.60%1,697.524,3972.40%
 Oklahoma!B9970042677264 2069,898.87181,037!B9970555610208 1968,594.92177,66098.13%1,303.953,3771.87%
 Missouri!B9969554775622 2169,706.99180,540!B9971096282421 1868,741.52178,04098.61%965.472,5011.39%
 Florida!B9969089575466 2265,757.70170,312!B9967419034619 2653,624.76138,88781.55%12,132.9431,42418.45%
 Wisconsin!B9968645057840 2365,496.38169,635!B9967811241751 2554,157.80140,26882.69%11,338.5729,36717.31%
 Georgia!B9968219461696 2459,425.15153,910!B9969554775622 2157,513.49148,95996.78%1,911.664,9513.22%
 Illinois!B9967811241751 2557,913.55149,995!B9968219461696 2455,518.93143,79395.87%2,394.626,2024.13%
 Iowa!B9967419034619 2656,272.81145,746!B9968645057840 2355,857.13144,66999.26%415.681,0770.74%
 New York!B9967041631339 2754,554.98141,297!B9965988026183 3047,126.40122,05786.38%7,428.5819,24013.62%
 North Carolina!B9966677954898 2853,819.16139,391!B9966327041700 2948,617.91125,92090.34%5,201.2513,4719.66%
 Arkansas!B9966327041700 2953,178.55137,732!B9967041631339 2752,035.48134,77197.85%1,143.072,9612.15%
 Alabama!B9965988026183 3052,420.07135,767!B9966677954898 2850,645.33131,17196.61%1,774.744,5973.39%
 Louisiana!B9965660127955 3152,378.13135,659!B9965034924385 3343,203.90111,89882.48%9,174.2323,76117.52%
 Mississippi!B9965342640972 3248,431.78125,438!B9965660127955 3146,923.27121,53196.89%1,508.513,9073.11%
 Pennsylvania!B9965034924385 3346,054.35119,280!B9965342640972 3244,742.70115,88397.15%1,311.643,3972.85%
 Ohio!B9964736394753 3444,825.58116,098!B9964446519385 3540,860.69105,82991.15%3,964.8910,2698.85%
 Virginia!B9964446519385 3542,774.93110,787!B9964164810615 3639,490.09102,27992.32%3,284.848,5087.68%
 Tennessee!B9964164810615 3642,144.25109,153!B9964736394753 3441,234.90106,79897.84%909.362,3552.16%
 Kentucky!B9963890820873 3740,407.80104,656!B9963890820873 3739,486.34102,26997.72%921.462,3872.28%
 Indiana!B9963624138402 3836,419.5594,326!B9963624138402 3835,826.1192,78998.37%593.441,5371.63%
 Maine!B9963364383538 3935,379.7491,633!B9963364383538 3930,842.9279,88387.18%4,536.8211,75012.82%
 South Carolina!B9963111205458 4032,020.4982,933!B9963111205458 4030,060.7077,85793.88%1,959.795,0766.12%
 West Virginia!B9962864279332 4124,230.0462,756!B9962864279332 4124,038.2162,25999.21%191.834970.79%
 Maryland!B9962623303817 4212,405.9332,131!B9962623303817 429,707.2425,14278.25%2,698.696,99021.75%
 Hawaii!B9962387998843 4310,931.7228,313!B9961498523982 476,422.6316,63558.75%4,509.0911,67841.25%
 Massachusetts!B9962158103660 4410,554.3927,336!B9961933375102 457,800.0620,20273.90%2,754.337,13426.10%
 Vermont!B9961933375102 459,616.3624,906!B9962387998843 439,216.6623,87195.84%399.711,0354.16%
 New Hampshire!B9961713586035 469,349.1624,214!B9962158103660 448,952.6523,18795.76%396.511,0274.24%
 New Jersey!B9961498523982 478,722.5822,591!B9961713586035 467,354.2219,04784.31%1,368.363,54415.69%
 Connecticut!B9961287989890 485,543.4114,357!B9961287989890 484,842.3612,54287.35%701.061,81612.65%
 Delaware!B9961081797018 492,488.726,446!B9961081797018 491,948.545,04778.29%540.181,39921.71%
 Rhode Island!B9960879769945 501,544.894,001!B9960879769945 501,033.812,67866.92%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]16.04116.041
United States Contiguous United StatesTotal3,120,426.478,081,8672,954,841.427,653,00494.69%165,584.6428,8625.31%
United States 50 states and D.C.Total3,796,742.239,833,5173,531,905.439,147,59393.02%264,836.79685,9246.98%
United States All U.S. territoryTotal3,805,943.269,857,3483,535,948.129,158,06492.91%269,995.13699,2847.09%

Area by division[edit]

Total area[2]Land area[2]Water[2]
DivisionRanksq mikm²Ranksq mikm² % landRanksq mikm² % water
East North Central!B9983905620875 5301,368.57780,541!B9982082405307 6242,902.44629,114!B9993068528194 258,466.13151,427
East South Central!B9980540898509 7183,403.89475,014!B9980540898509 7178,289.83461,769!B9978027754226 95,114.6013,247
Middle Atlantic!B9979205584583 8109,331.89283,168!B9979205584583 899,223.32256,987!B9982082405307 610,108.5726,181
Mountain!B9993068528194 2863,564.632,236,622!B9993068528194 2855,766.982,216,426!B9979205584583 87,797.6520,196
New England!B9978027754226 971,987.96186,448!B9978027754226 962,668.46162,311!B9980540898509 79,299.5024,086
Pacific!C 11,009,687.002,615,077!C 1895,286.332,318,781!C 1114,400.67296,296
South Atlantic!B9982082405307 6292,990.46758,842!B9983905620875 5265,061.97686,507!B9989013877113 327,928.4972,334
West North Central!B9989013877113 3520,355.801,347,715!B9989013877113 3507,620.081,314,730!B9983905620875 512,735.7232,985
West South Central!B9986137056388 4444,052.011,150,089!B9986137056388 4425,066.011,100,916!B9986137056388 418,986.0049,174

Area by region[edit]

Total area[2]Land area[2]Water[2]
RegionRanksq mikm²Ranksq mikm² % landRanksq mikm² % water
Midwest!B9989013877113 3821,724.382,128,256!B9989013877113 3750,522.521,943,844!B9993068528194 271,201.86184,412
Northeast!B9986137056388 4181,319.85469,616!B9986137056388 4161,911.78419,350!B9986137056388 419,408.0750,267
South!B9993068528194 2920,446.372,383,945!B9993068528194 2868,417.822,249,192!B9989013877113 352,028.55134,753
West!C 11,873,251.634,851,699!C 11,751,053.314,535,207!C 1122,198.32316,492

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 e f g h i j "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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