List of U.S. states and territories by area

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This is a complete list of the U.S. states, federal district, and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area.

Total area[1] Land area[1] Water[1]
State
federal district
or territory
Rank sq mi km² Rank sq mi km² % land Rank sq mi km² % water
 Alaska 1 665,384.04 1,723,337 1 570,640.95 1,477,953 85.76% 1 94,743.10 245,384 14.24%
 Texas 2 268,596.46 695,662 2 261,231.71 676,587 97.26% 8 7,364.75 19,075 2.74%
 California 3 163,696.32 423,972 3 155,779.22 403,466 95.16% 6 7,915.52 20,501 4.84%
 Montana 4 147,039.71 380,831 4 145,545.80 376,962 98.98% 26 1,493.91 3,869 1.02%
 New Mexico 5 121,590.30 314,917 5 121,298.15 314,161 99.76% 49 292.15 757 0.24%
 Arizona 6 113,990.30 295,234 6 113,594.08 294,207 99.65% 48 396.22 1,026 0.35%
 Nevada 7 110,571.82 286,380 7 109,781.18 284,332 99.28% 36 790.65 2,048 0.72%
 Colorado 8 104,093.67 269,601 8 103,641.89 268,431 99.57% 44 451.78 1,170 0.43%
 Oregon 9 98,378.54 254,799 10 95,988.01 248,608 97.57% 20 2,390.53 6,191 2.43%
 Wyoming 10 97,813.01 253,335 9 97,093.14 251,470 99.26% 37 719.87 1,864 0.74%
 Michigan 11 96,713.51 250,487 22 56,538.90 146,435 58.46% 2 40,174.61 104,052 41.54%
 Minnesota 12 86,935.83 225,163 14 79,626.74 206,232 91.59% 9 7,309.09 18,930 8.41%
 Utah 13 84,896.88 219,882 12 82,169.62 212,818 96.79% 17 2,727.26 7,064 3.21%
 Idaho 14 83,568.95 216,443 11 82,643.12 214,045 98.89% 33 925.83 2,398 1.11%
 Kansas 15 82,278.36 213,100 13 81,758.72 211,754 99.37% 42 519.64 1,346 0.63%
 Nebraska 16 77,347.81 200,330 15 76,824.17 198,974 99.32% 41 523.64 1,356 0.68%
 South Dakota 17 77,115.68 199,729 16 75,811.00 196,350 98.31% 29 1,304.68 3,379 1.69%
 Washington 18 71,297.95 184,661 20 66,455.52 172,119 93.21% 11 4,842.43 12,542 6.79%
 North Dakota 19 70,698.32 183,108 17 69,000.80 178,711 97.60% 24 1,697.52 4,397 2.40%
 Oklahoma 20 69,898.87 181,037 19 68,594.92 177,660 98.13% 30 1,303.95 3,377 1.87%
 Missouri 21 69,706.99 180,540 18 68,741.52 178,040 98.61% 32 965.47 2,501 1.39%
 Florida 22 65,757.70 170,312 26 53,624.76 138,887 81.55% 3 12,132.94 31,424 18.45%
 Wisconsin 23 65,496.38 169,635 25 54,157.80 140,268 82.69% 4 11,338.57 29,367 17.31%
 Georgia 24 59,425.15 153,910 21 57,513.49 148,959 96.78% 22 1,911.66 4,951 3.22%
 Illinois 25 57,913.55 149,995 24 55,518.93 143,793 95.87% 19 2,394.62 6,202 4.13%
 Iowa 26 56,272.81 145,746 23 55,857.13 144,669 99.26% 45 415.68 1,077 0.74%
 New York 27 54,554.98 141,297 30 47,126.40 122,057 86.38% 7 7,428.58 19,240 13.62%
 North Carolina 28 53,819.16 139,391 29 48,617.91 125,920 90.34% 10 5,201.25 13,471 9.66%
 Arkansas 29 53,178.55 137,732 27 52,035.48 134,771 97.85% 31 1,143.07 2,961 2.15%
 Alabama 30 52,420.07 135,767 28 50,645.33 131,171 96.61% 23 1,774.74 4,597 3.39%
 Louisiana 31 52,378.13 135,659 33 43,203.90 111,898 82.48% 5 9,174.23 23,761 17.52%
 Mississippi 32 48,431.78 125,438 31 46,923.27 121,531 96.89% 25 1,508.51 3,907 3.11%
 Pennsylvania 33 46,054.35 119,280 32 44,742.70 115,883 97.15% 28 1,311.64 3,397 2.85%
 Ohio 34 44,825.58 116,098 35 40,860.69 105,829 91.15% 14 3,964.89 10,269 8.85%
 Virginia 35 42,774.93 110,787 36 39,490.09 102,279 92.32% 15 3,284.84 8,508 7.68%
 Tennessee 36 42,144.25 109,153 34 41,234.90 106,798 97.84% 35 909.36 2,355 2.16%
 Kentucky 37 40,407.80 104,656 37 39,486.34 102,269 97.72% 34 921.46 2,387 2.28%
 Indiana 38 36,419.55 94,326 38 35,826.11 92,789 98.37% 39 593.44 1,537 1.63%
 Maine 39 35,379.74 91,633 39 30,842.92 79,883 87.18% 12 4,536.82 11,750 12.82%
 South Carolina 40 32,020.49 82,933 40 30,060.70 77,857 93.88% 21 1,959.79 5,076 6.12%
 West Virginia 41 24,230.04 62,756 41 24,038.21 62,259 99.21% 50 191.83 497 0.79%
 Maryland 42 12,405.93 32,131 42 9,707.24 25,142 78.25% 18 2,698.69 6,990 21.75%
 Hawaii 43 10,931.72 28,313 47 6,422.63 16,635 58.75% 13 4,509.09 11,678 41.25%
 Massachusetts 44 10,554.39 27,336 45 7,800.06 20,202 73.90% 16 2,754.33 7,134 26.10%
 Vermont 45 9,616.36 24,906 43 9,216.66 23,871 95.84% 46 399.71 1,035 4.16%
 New Hampshire 46 9,349.16 24,214 44 8,952.65 23,187 95.76% 47 396.51 1,027 4.24%
 New Jersey 47 8,722.58 22,591 46 7,354.22 19,047 84.31% 27 1,368.36 3,544 15.69%
 Connecticut 48 5,543.41 14,357 48 4,842.36 12,542 87.35% 38 701.06 1,816 12.65%
 Delaware 49 2,488.72 6,446 49 1,948.54 5,047 78.29% 40 540.18 1,399 21.71%
 Rhode Island 50 1,544.89 4,001 50 1,033.81 2,678 66.92% 43 511.07 1,324 33.08%
 District of Columbia 68.34 177 61.05 158 89.33% 7.29 19 10.67%
 Puerto Rico 5,324.84 13,791 3,423.78 8,868 64.30% 1,901.07 4,924 35.70%
 Northern Mariana Islands 1,975.57 5,117 182.33 472 9.23% 1,793.24 4,644 90.77%
 United States Virgin Islands 732.93 1,898 134.32 348 18.33% 598.61 1,550 81.67%
 American Samoa 581.05 1,505 76.46 198 13.16% 504.60 1,307 86.84%
 Guam 570.62 1,478 209.80 543 36.77% 360.82 935 63.23%
United States Minor Outlying Islands[2][a] 16.00 41 16.00 41
United States Contiguous United States Total 3,120,426.47 8,081,867 2,954,841.42 7,653,004 94.69% 165,584.6 428,862 5.31%
United States 50 states and District of Columbia Total 3,796,742.23 9,833,517 3,531,905.43 9,147,593 93.02% 264,836.79 685,924 6.98%
United States All U.S. territory Total 3,805,943.26 9,857,348 3,535,948.12 9,158,064 92.91% 269,995.13 699,284 7.09%

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Notes

  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.[1]