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/territory Rank sq mi km² Rank sq mi km²  % land Rank sq mi km²  % water
 Alaska !C 1 665,384.04 1,723,337 !C 1 570,640.95 1,477,953 85.76% !C 1 94,743.10 245,384 14.24%
 Texas !B9993068528194 2 268,596.46 695,662 !B9993068528194 2 261,231.71 676,587 97.26% !B9979205584583 8 7,364.75 19,075 2.74%
 California !B9989013877113 3 163,694.74 423,967 !B9989013877113 3 155,779.22 403,466 95.16% !B9982082405307 6 7,915.52 20,501 4.84%
 Montana !B9986137056388 4 147,039.71 380,831 !B9986137056388 4 145,545.80 376,962 98.98% !B9967419034619 26 1,493.91 3,869 1.02%
 New Mexico !B9983905620875 5 121,590.30 314,917 !B9983905620875 5 121,298.15 314,161 99.76% !B9961081797018 49 292.15 757 0.24%
 Arizona !B9982082405307 6 113,990.30 295,234 !B9982082405307 6 113,594.08 294,207 99.65% !B9961287989890 48 396.22 1,026 0.35%
 Nevada !B9980540898509 7 110,571.82 286,380 !B9980540898509 7 109,781.18 284,332 99.28% !B9964164810615 36 790.65 2,048 0.72%
 Colorado !B9979205584583 8 104,093.67 269,601 !B9979205584583 8 103,641.89 268,431 99.57% !B9962158103660 44 451.78 1,170 0.43%
 Oregon !B9978027754226 9 98,378.54 254,799 !B9976974149070 10 95,988.01 248,608 97.57% !B9970042677264 20 2,390.53 6,191 2.43%
 Wyoming !B9976974149070 10 97,813.01 253,335 !B9978027754226 9 97,093.14 251,470 99.26% !B9963890820873 37 719.87 1,864 0.74%
 Michigan !B9976021047272 11 96,713.51 250,487 !B9969089575466 22 56,538.90 146,435 58.46% !B9993068528194 2 40,174.61 104,052 41.54%
 Minnesota !B9975150933502 12 86,935.83 225,163 !B9973609426703 14 79,626.74 206,232 91.59% !B9978027754226 9 7,309.09 18,930 8.41%
 Utah !B9974350506425 13 84,896.88 219,882 !B9975150933502 12 82,169.62 212,818 96.79% !B9971667866559 17 2,727.26 7,064 3.21%
 Idaho !B9973609426703 14 83,568.95 216,443 !B9976021047272 11 82,643.12 214,045 98.89% !B9965034924385 33 925.83 2,398 1.11%
 Kansas !B9972919497988 15 82,278.36 213,100 !B9974350506425 13 81,758.72 211,754 99.37% !B9962623303817 42 519.64 1,346 0.63%
 Nebraska !B9972274112777 16 77,347.81 200,330 !B9972919497988 15 76,824.17 198,974 99.32% !B9962864279332 41 523.64 1,356 0.68%
 South Dakota !B9971667866559 17 77,115.68 199,729 !B9972274112777 16 75,811.00 196,350 98.31% !B9966327041700 29 1,304.68 3,379 1.69%
 Washington !B9971096282421 18 71,297.95 184,661 !B9970042677264 20 66,455.52 172,119 93.21% !B9976021047272 11 4,842.43 12,542 6.79%
 North Dakota !B9970555610208 19 70,698.32 183,108 !B9971667866559 17 69,000.80 178,711 97.60% !B9968219461696 24 1,697.52 4,397 2.40%
 Oklahoma !B9970042677264 20 69,898.87 181,037 !B9970555610208 19 68,594.92 177,660 98.13% !B9965988026183 30 1,303.95 3,377 1.87%
 Missouri !B9969554775622 21 69,706.99 180,540 !B9971096282421 18 68,741.52 178,040 98.61% !B9965342640972 32 965.47 2,501 1.39%
 Florida !B9969089575466 22 65,757.70 170,312 !B9967419034619 26 53,624.76 138,887 81.55% !B9989013877113 3 12,132.94 31,424 18.45%
 Wisconsin !B9968645057840 23 65,496.38 169,635 !B9967811241751 25 54,157.80 140,268 82.69% !B9986137056388 4 11,338.57 29,367 17.31%
 Georgia !B9968219461696 24 59,425.15 153,910 !B9969554775622 21 57,513.49 148,959 96.78% !B9969089575466 22 1,911.66 4,951 3.22%
 Illinois !B9967811241751 25 57,913.55 149,995 !B9968219461696 24 55,518.93 143,793 95.87% !B9970555610208 19 2,394.62 6,202 4.13%
 Iowa !B9967419034619 26 56,272.81 145,746 !B9968645057840 23 55,857.13 144,669 99.26% !B9961933375102 45 415.68 1,077 0.74%
 New York !B9967041631339 27 54,554.98 141,297 !B9965988026183 30 47,126.40 122,057 86.38% !B9980540898509 7 7,428.58 19,240 13.62%
 North Carolina !B9966677954898 28 53,819.16 139,391 !B9966327041700 29 48,617.91 125,920 90.34% !B9976974149070 10 5,201.25 13,471 9.66%
 Arkansas !B9966327041700 29 53,178.55 137,732 !B9967041631339 27 52,035.48 134,771 97.85% !B9965660127955 31 1,143.07 2,961 2.15%
 Alabama !B9965988026183 30 52,420.07 135,767 !B9966677954898 28 50,645.33 131,171 96.61% !B9968645057840 23 1,774.74 4,597 3.39%
 Louisiana !B9965660127955 31 52,378.13 135,659 !B9965034924385 33 43,203.90 111,898 82.48% !B9983905620875 5 9,174.23 23,761 17.52%
 Mississippi !B9965342640972 32 48,431.78 125,438 !B9965660127955 31 46,923.27 121,531 96.89% !B9967811241751 25 1,508.51 3,907 3.11%
 Pennsylvania !B9965034924385 33 46,054.35 119,280 !B9965342640972 32 44,742.70 115,883 97.15% !B9966677954898 28 1,311.64 3,397 2.85%
 Ohio !B9964736394753 34 44,825.58 116,098 !B9964446519385 35 40,860.69 105,829 91.15% !B9973609426703 14 3,964.89 10,269 8.85%
 Virginia !B9964446519385 35 42,774.93 110,787 !B9964164810615 36 39,490.09 102,279 92.32% !B9972919497988 15 3,284.84 8,508 7.68%
 Tennessee !B9964164810615 36 42,144.25 109,153 !B9964736394753 34 41,234.90 106,798 97.84% !B9964446519385 35 909.36 2,355 2.16%
 Kentucky !B9963890820873 37 40,407.80 104,656 !B9963890820873 37 39,486.34 102,269 97.72% !B9964736394753 34 921.46 2,387 2.28%
 Indiana !B9963624138402 38 36,419.55 94,326 !B9963624138402 38 35,826.11 92,789 98.37% !B9963364383538 39 593.44 1,537 1.63%
 Maine !B9963364383538 39 35,379.74 91,633 !B9963364383538 39 30,842.92 79,883 87.18% !B9975150933502 12 4,536.82 11,750 12.82%
 South Carolina !B9963111205458 40 32,020.49 82,933 !B9963111205458 40 30,060.70 77,857 93.88% !B9969554775622 21 1,959.79 5,076 6.12%
 West Virginia !B9962864279332 41 24,230.04 62,756 !B9962864279332 41 24,038.21 62,259 99.21% !B9960879769945 50 191.83 497 0.79%
 Maryland !B9962623303817 42 12,405.93 32,131 !B9962623303817 42 9,707.24 25,142 78.25% !B9971096282421 18 2,698.69 6,990 21.75%
 Hawaii !B9962387998843 43 10,931.72 28,313 !B9961498523982 47 6,422.63 16,635 58.75% !B9974350506425 13 4,509.09 11,678 41.25%
 Massachusetts !B9962158103660 44 10,554.39 27,336 !B9961933375102 45 7,800.06 20,202 73.90% !B9972274112777 16 2,754.33 7,134 26.10%
 Vermont !B9961933375102 45 9,616.36 24,906 !B9962387998843 43 9,216.66 23,871 95.84% !B9961713586035 46 399.71 1,035 4.16%
 New Hampshire !B9961713586035 46 9,349.16 24,214 !B9962158103660 44 8,952.65 23,187 95.76% !B9961498523982 47 396.51 1,027 4.24%
 New Jersey !B9961498523982 47 8,722.58 22,591 !B9961713586035 46 7,354.22 19,047 84.31% !B9967041631339 27 1,368.36 3,544 15.69%
 Connecticut !B9961287989890 48 5,543.41 14,357 !B9961287989890 48 4,842.36 12,542 87.35% !B9963624138402 38 701.06 1,816 12.65%
 Delaware !B9961081797018 49 2,488.72 6,446 !B9961081797018 49 1,948.54 5,047 78.29% !B9963111205458 40 540.18 1,399 21.71%
 Rhode Island !B9960879769945 50 1,544.89 4,001 !B9960879769945 50 1,033.81 2,678 66.92% !B9962387998843 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[3][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 D.C. 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%

Area by division[edit]

Total area[2] Land area[2] Water[2]
Division Rank sq mi km² Rank sq mi km²  % land Rank sq mi km²  % water
East North Central !B9983905620875 5 301,368.57 780,541 !B9982082405307 6 242,902.44 629,114 !B9993068528194 2 58,466.13 151,427
East South Central !B9980540898509 7 183,403.89 475,014 !B9980540898509 7 178,289.83 461,769 !B9978027754226 9 5,114.60 13,247
Middle Atlantic !B9979205584583 8 109,331.89 283,168 !B9979205584583 8 99,223.32 256,987 !B9982082405307 6 10,108.57 26,181
Mountain !B9993068528194 2 863,564.63 2,236,622 !B9993068528194 2 855,766.98 2,216,426 !B9979205584583 8 7,797.65 20,196
New England !B9978027754226 9 71,987.96 186,448 !B9978027754226 9 62,668.46 162,311 !B9980540898509 7 9,299.50 24,086
Pacific !C 1 1,009,687.00 2,615,077 !C 1 895,286.33 2,318,781 !C 1 114,400.67 296,296
South Atlantic !B9982082405307 6 292,990.46 758,842 !B9983905620875 5 265,061.97 686,507 !B9989013877113 3 27,928.49 72,334
West North Central !B9989013877113 3 520,355.80 1,347,715 !B9989013877113 3 507,620.08 1,314,730 !B9983905620875 5 12,735.72 32,985
West South Central !B9986137056388 4 444,052.01 1,150,089 !B9986137056388 4 425,066.01 1,100,916 !B9986137056388 4 18,986.00 49,174

Area by region[edit]

Total area[2] Land area[2] Water[2]
Region Rank sq mi km² Rank sq mi km²  % land Rank sq mi km²  % water
Midwest !B9989013877113 3 821,724.38 2,128,256 !B9989013877113 3 750,522.52 1,943,844 !B9993068528194 2 71,201.86 184,412
Northeast !B9986137056388 4 181,319.85 469,616 !B9986137056388 4 161,911.78 419,350 !B9986137056388 4 19,408.07 50,267
South !B9993068528194 2 920,446.37 2,383,945 !B9993068528194 2 868,417.82 2,249,192 !B9989013877113 3 52,028.55 134,753
West !C 1 1,873,251.63 4,851,699 !C 1 1,751,053.31 4,535,207 !C 1 122,198.32 316,492

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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