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]
Rank State/territory sq mi km² sq mi km²  % land sq mi km²  % water
!C 1  Alaska 665,384.04 1,723,337 570,640.95 1,477,953 85.76% 94,743.10 245,384 14.24%
!B9993068528194 2  Texas 268,596.46 695,662 261,231.71 676,587 97.26% 7,364.75 19,075 2.74%
!B9989013877113 3  California 163,694.74 423,967 155,779.22 403,466 95.16% 7,915.52 20,501 4.84%
!B9986137056388 4  Montana 147,039.71 380,831 145,545.80 376,962 98.98% 1,493.91 3,869 1.02%
!B9983905620875 5  New Mexico 121,590.30 314,917 121,298.15 314,161 99.76% 292.15 757 0.24%
!B9982082405307 6  Arizona 113,990.30 295,234 113,594.08 294,207 99.65% 396.22 1,026 0.35%
!B9980540898509 7  Nevada 110,571.82 286,380 109,781.18 284,332 99.28% 790.65 2,048 0.72%
!B9979205584583 8  Colorado 104,093.67 269,601 103,641.89 268,431 99.57% 451.78 1,170 0.43%
!B9978027754226 9  Oregon 98,378.54 254,799 95,988.01 248,608 97.57% 2,390.53 6,191 2.43%
!B9976974149070 10  Wyoming 97,813.01 253,335 97,093.14 251,470 99.26% 719.87 1,864 0.74%
!B9976021047272 11  Michigan 96,713.51 250,487 56,538.90 146,435 58.46% 40,174.61 104,052 41.54%
!B9975150933502 12  Minnesota 86,935.83 225,163 79,626.74 206,232 91.59% 7,309.09 18,930 8.41%
!B9974350506425 13  Utah 84,896.88 219,882 82,169.62 212,818 96.79% 2,727.26 7,064 3.21%
!B9973609426703 14  Idaho 83,568.95 216,443 82,643.12 214,045 98.89% 925.83 2,398 1.11%
!B9972919497988 15  Kansas 82,278.36 213,100 81,758.72 211,754 99.37% 519.64 1,346 0.63%
!B9972274112777 16  Nebraska 77,347.81 200,330 76,824.17 198,974 99.32% 523.64 1,356 0.68%
!B9971667866559 17  South Dakota 77,115.68 199,729 75,811.00 196,350 98.31% 1,304.68 3,379 1.69%
!B9971096282421 18  Washington 71,297.95 184,661 66,455.52 172,119 93.21% 4,842.43 12,542 6.79%
!B9970555610208 19  North Dakota 70,698.32 183,108 69,000.80 178,711 97.60% 1,697.52 4,397 2.40%
!B9970042677264 20  Oklahoma 69,898.87 181,037 68,594.92 177,660 98.13% 1,303.95 3,377 1.87%
!B9969554775622 21  Missouri 69,706.99 180,540 68,741.52 178,040 98.61% 965.47 2,501 1.39%
!B9969089575466 22  Florida 65,757.70 170,312 53,624.76 138,887 81.55% 12,132.94 31,424 18.45%
!B9968645057840 23  Wisconsin 65,496.38 169,635 54,157.80 140,268 82.69% 11,338.57 29,367 17.31%
!B9968219461696 24  Georgia 59,425.15 153,910 57,513.49 148,959 96.78% 1,911.66 4,951 3.22%
!B9967811241751 25  Illinois 57,913.55 149,995 55,518.93 143,793 95.87% 2,394.62 6,202 4.13%
!B9967419034619 26  Iowa 56,272.81 145,746 55,857.13 144,669 99.26% 415.68 1,077 0.74%
!B9967041631339 27  New York 54,554.98 141,297 47,126.40 122,057 86.38% 7,428.58 19,240 13.62%
!B9966677954898 28  North Carolina 53,819.16 139,391 48,617.91 125,920 90.34% 5,201.25 13,471 9.66%
!B9966327041700 29  Arkansas 53,178.55 137,732 52,035.48 134,771 97.85% 1,143.07 2,961 2.15%
!B9965988026183 30  Alabama 52,420.07 135,767 50,645.33 131,171 96.61% 1,774.74 4,597 3.39%
!B9965660127955 31  Louisiana 52,378.13 135,659 43,203.90 111,898 82.48% 9,174.23 23,761 17.52%
!B9965342640972 32  Mississippi 48,431.78 125,438 46,923.27 121,531 96.89% 1,508.51 3,907 3.11%
!B9965034924385 33  Pennsylvania 46,054.35 119,280 44,742.70 115,883 97.15% 1,311.64 3,397 2.85%
!B9964736394753 34  Ohio 44,825.58 116,098 40,860.69 105,829 91.15% 3,964.89 10,269 8.85%
!B9964446519385 35  Virginia 42,774.93 110,787 39,490.09 102,279 92.32% 3,284.84 8,508 7.68%
!B9964164810615 36  Tennessee 42,144.25 109,153 41,234.90 106,798 97.84% 909.36 2,355 2.16%
!B9963890820873 37  Kentucky 40,407.80 104,656 39,486.34 102,269 97.72% 921.46 2,387 2.28%
!B9963624138402 38  Indiana 36,419.55 94,326 35,826.11 92,789 98.37% 593.44 1,537 1.63%
!B9963364383538 39  Maine 35,379.74 91,633 30,842.92 79,883 87.18% 4,536.82 11,750 12.82%
!B9963111205458 40  South Carolina 32,020.49 82,933 30,060.70 77,857 93.88% 1,959.79 5,076 6.12%
!B9962864279332 41  West Virginia 24,230.04 62,756 24,038.21 62,259 99.21% 191.83 497 0.79%
!B9962623303817 42  Maryland 12,405.93 32,131 9,707.24 25,142 78.25% 2,698.69 6,990 21.75%
!B9962387998843 43  Hawaii 10,931.72 28,313 6,422.63 16,635 58.75% 4,509.09 11,678 41.25%
!B9962158103660 44  Massachusetts 10,554.39 27,336 7,800.06 20,202 73.90% 2,754.33 7,134 26.10%
!B9961933375102 45  Vermont 9,616.36 24,906 9,216.66 23,871 95.84% 399.71 1,035 4.16%
!B9961713586035 46  New Hampshire 9,349.16 24,214 8,952.65 23,187 95.76% 396.51 1,027 4.24%
!B9961498523982 47  New Jersey 8,722.58 22,591 7,354.22 19,047 84.31% 1,368.36 3,544 15.69%
!B9961287989890 48  Connecticut 5,543.41 14,357 4,842.36 12,542 87.35% 701.06 1,816 12.65%
!B9961081797018 49  Delaware 2,488.72 6,446 1,948.54 5,047 78.29% 540.18 1,399 21.71%
!B9960879769945 50  Rhode Island 1,544.89 4,001 1,033.81 2,678 66.92% 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] 16.0 41
Total United States Contiguous United States 3,120,426.47 8,081,867 2,954,841.42 7,653,004 94.69% 165,584.6 428,862 5.31%
Total United States 50 states and D.C. 3,796,742.23 9,833,517 3,531,905.43 9,147,593 93.02% 264,836.79 685,924 6.98%
Total United States All U.S. territory 3,805,943.26 9,857,348 3,535,948.12 9,158,064 92.91% 269,995.13 699,284 7.09%

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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