List of ports in the United States

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This is a list of ports of the United States, ranked by tonnage.[1] See the articles on individual ports for more information, including geography, ownership, and link to official web site.

List by 2012 figures[edit]

Cargo volume at U.S. ports, 2012, short tons.[2]
Rank
(by total trade)
Port name Total trade Foreign imports Foreign exports Foreign total Domestic total
1 Port of South Louisiana 252,069,033 35,133,596 84,215,716 119,349,312 132,719,721
2 Port of Houston, Texas 238,185,582 83,816,269 78,627,053 162,443,322 75,742,260
3 Port of New York and New Jersey
Port Newark
132,039,959 62,799,784 24,165,189 86,964,973 45,074,986
4 Port of New Orleans, Louisiana 79,342,141 17,271,856 19,213,846 36,485,702 42,856,439
5 Port of Beaumont, Texas 78,515,010 40,615,037 9,069,011 49,684,048 28,830,962
6 Port of Long Beach, California 77,385,055 41,215,516 24,584,469 65,799,985 11,585,070
7 Hampton Roads, Virginia 76,727,270 9,088,340 60,610,399 69,698,739 7,028,531
8 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas 69,001,357 30,878,967 14,822,051 45,701,018 23,300,339
9 Port of Los Angeles, California 61,819,495 32,894,905 21,974,579 54,869,484 6,950,011
10 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 59,992,818 15,182,279 8,141,519 23,323,798 36,669,020
11 Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana 58,280,348 1,668,182 22,974,084 24,642,266 33,638,082
12 Port of Texas City, Texas 56,721,627 27,660,191 8,299,666 35,959,857 20,761,770
13 Port of Mobile, Alabama 54,887,669 13,308,382 16,511,605 29,819,987 25,067,682
14 Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana 54,382,331 23,421,496 7,843,694 31,265,190 23,117,141
15 Port of Huntington-Tristate, West Virginia 52,911,517 52,911,517
16 Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore, Maryland 42,102,106 12,830,987 23,992,966 36,823,953 5,278,153
17 Port of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 35,154,800 35,154,800
18 St. Louis, Missouri and East St. Louis, Illinois 34,985,453 34,985,453
19 Twin Ports of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin 34,672,105 423,347 7,350,799 7,774,146 26,897,959
20 Port of Savannah, Georgia 34,132,066 15,440,141 16,484,941 31,925,082 2,206,984
21 Pascagoula, Mississippi 33,784,810 17,339,620 7,475,275 24,814,895 8,969,915
22 Port of Tampa, Florida 31,650,258 5,310,235 4,756,808 10,067,043 21,583,215
23 Port of Port Arthur, Texas 30,618,123 10,694,732 9,177,582 19,872,314 10,745,809
24 Port of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 28,539,476 15,848,753 692,084 16,540,837 11,998,639
25 Valdez, Alaska 27,899,959 6,627 6,627 27,893,332
26 Port of Portland, Oregon 25,549,283 3,372,942 13,872,486 17,245,428 8,303,855
27 Port of Tacoma, Washington 24,918,310 6,602,527 12,431,981 19,034,508 5,883,802
28 Port of Seattle, Washington 23,748,337 8,287,335 10,137,828 18,425,163 5,323,174
29 Port of Richmond, California 22,555,921 9,805,091 2,847,780 12,652,871 9,903,050
30 Port of Freeport, Texas 22,084,551 14,374,246 2,102,430 16,476,676 5,607,875
31 Port Everglades, Florida 21,104,883 7,315,739 3,744,879 11,060,618 10,044,265
32 Port of Charleston, South Carolina 19,105,017 10,600,174 6,436,558 17,036,732 2,068,285
33 Port of Oakland, California 18,728,247 6,275,286 10,120,672 16,395,958 2,332,289
34 Port of Paulsboro, New Jersey 17,372,629 10,250,657 1,296,836 11,547,493 5,825,136
35 Port of Chicago, Illinois 17,090,171 1,351,976 115,902 1,467,878 15,622,293
36 Port of Boston, Massachusetts 16,315,050 10,136,281 1,459,469 11,595,750 4,719,300
37 Two Harbors, Minnesota 16,210,087 794,081 794,081 15,416,006
38 Port of Jacksonville, Florida 15,415,144 6,966,270 2,232,949 9,199,219 6,215,925
39 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii 14,320,504 820,821 147,372 968,193 13,352,311
40 Port of Memphis, Tennessee 13,564,063 13,564,063
41 Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, Indiana 13,164,061 214,191 46,850 261,041 12,903,020
42 Port of Detroit, Michigan 12,929,325 2,494,492 95,352 2,589,844 10,339,481
43 Port of Portland, Maine 12,821,501 11,789,239 28,338 11,817,577 1,003,924
44 Longview, Washington 12,192,962 866,088 9,612,972 10,479,060 1,713,902
45 Anacortes, Washington 11,743,390 1,870,669 2,077,588 3,948,257 7,795,133
46 Port of Galveston, Texas 11,618,368 1,872,763 2,894,257 4,767,020 6,851,348
47 Port of Port Lavaca - Point Comfort, Texas 11,589,123 5,800,442 2,351,937 8,152,379 3,436,744
48 Kalama, Washington 11,523,061 565,840 9,897,649 10,463,489 1,059,572
49 Port of Cleveland, Ohio 11,313,415 1,371,686 16,839 1,388,525 9,924,890
50 Cincinnati, Ohio 11,126,584 11,126,584
51 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico 11,099,448 6,623,897 151,989 6,775,886 4,323,562
52 New Castle, Delaware 10,063,895 4,208,393 95,552 4,303,945 5,759,950
53 Barbers Point, Hawaii 10,046,234 7,662,370 244,654 7,907,024 2,139,210
54 Toledo, Ohio 9,638,552 3,637,392 1,545,032 5,182,424 4,456,128
55 Port of Gary, Indiana] 8,878,052 37,613 37,613 8,840,439
56 Burns Waterway Harbor, IN 8,382,871 835,086 68,750 903,836 7,479,035
57 New Haven Harbor, Connecticut 7,807,423 1,841,019 532,415 2,373,434 5,433,989
58 Presque Isle, Michigan 7,741,142 1,561,616 1,561,616 6,179,526
59 Port of Albany-Rensselaer, New York 7,513,815 351,291 468,579 819,870 6,693,945
60 Providence, Rhode Island 7,043,104 3,380,617 575,299 3,955,916 3,087,188
61 Port of Miami-Dade, Florida 6,993,927 3,359,394 3,504,288 6,863,682 130,245
62 St. Clair, Michigan 6,752,523 6,752,523
63 Wilmington, North Carolina 6,718,650 4,273,841 1,305,104 5,578,945 1,139,705
64 Stoneport, Michigan 6,304,105 14,240 939,274 953,514 5,350,591
65 Camden-Gloucester City, New Jersey 6,170,090 2,720,298 764,135 3,484,433 2,685,657
66 Louisville, Kentucky 6,095,007 6,095,007
67 Vancouver, Washington 5,845,943 674,254 4,130,284 4,804,538 1,041,405
68 Port of Brownsville, Texas 5,600,977 2,839,516 198,936 3,038,452 2,562,525
69 Silver Bay, Minnesota 5,494,871 56,999 56,999 5,437,872
70 Mount Vernon, Indiana 5,224,137 5,224,137
71 Port of Wilmington, Delaware 5,112,762 2,720,424 1,139,553 3,859,977 1,252,785
72 St. Paul, Minnesota 5,023,471 5,023,471
73 Port of Calcite, Michigan 4,717,946 11,587 478,659 490,246 4,227,700
74 Kahului, Hawaii 4,710,764 14,655 14,655 4,696,109
75 Port Inland, Michigan 4,659,091 198,696 198,696 4,460,395
76 Ashtabula, Ohio 4,539,879 976,489 1,036,159 2,012,648 2,527,231
77 Port of Victoria, Texas 4,517,632 4,517,632
78 Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania 4,273,808 1,473,544 122,439 1,595,983 2,677,825
79 Conneaut, Ohio 3,989,891 55,759 50,190 105,949 3,883,942
80 Nikishka, Alaska 3,891,093 361,135 522,797 883,932 3,007,161
81 Port of Stockton, California 3,456,469 1,666,869 1,638,615 3,305,484 150,985
82 Port Manatee, Florida 3,396,673 1,611,683 1,674,246 3,285,929 110,744
83 Escanaba, Michigan 3,317,748 3,317,748
84 Port Dolomite, Michigan 3,278,847 499,300 499,300 2,779,547
85 Morehead City, North Carolina 3,248,655 634,410 1,251,839 1,886,249 1,362,406
86 Port Canaveral, Florida 3,164,186 2,289,475 128,429 2,417,904 746,282
87 Greenville, Mississippi 3,071,177 3,071,177
88 Penn Manor, Pennsylvania 3,037,496 2,213,133 700,514 2,913,647 123,849
89 Sandusky, Ohio 2,951,723 29,421 2,255,656 2,285,077 666,646
90 Port of Anchorage, Alaska 2,842,912 507,894 15,043 522,937 2,319,975
91 Kivilina, Alaska 2,767,084 139,386 1,325,005 1,464,391 1,302,693
92 Brunswick, Georgia 2,752,383 1,206,076 1,486,110 2,692,186 60,197
93 Tulsa, Port of Catoosa, Oklahoma 2,657,204 2,657,204
94 Vicksburg, Mississippi 2,601,580 2,601,580
95 Chattanooga, Tennessee 2,569,620 2,569,620
96 Alpena, Michigan 2,553,462 122,964 335,542 458,506 2,094,956
97 Portsmouth, New Hampshire 2,419,435 1,654,355 263,648 1,918,003 501,432
98 Marblehead, Ohio 2,391,578 17,088 17,088 2,374,490
99 Marquette, Michigan 2,354,114 186,585 186,585 2,167,529
100 Panama City, Florida 2,326,263 591,187 941,500 1,532,687 793,576
101 Monroe, Michigan 2,308,447 2,308,447
102 Port of Ponce, Puerto Rico 2,301,355 2,199,146 101,029 2,300,175 1,180
103 Port of Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2,267,094 892,238 892,238 1,374,856
104 Nashville, Tennessee 2,237,583 2,237,583
105 Port of Palm Beach, Florida 2,065,402 413,443 1,081,811 1,495,254 570,148
106 Helena, Arkansas 1,979,821 1,979,821
107 Hilo, Hawaii 1,968,047 12,267 12,267 1,955,780
108 Port of Coos Bay, Oregon 1,958,396 8,796 1,849,872 1,858,668 99,728
109 Green Bay, Wisconsin 1,958,244 183,420 183,420 1,774,824
110 Nawiliwili, Hawaii 1,947,292 9,746 9,746 1,937,546
111 Grays Harbor, Washington 1,902,845 100,395 1,698,128 1,798,523 104,322
112 Gulfport, Mississippi 1,887,584 1,129,564 646,644 1,776,208 111,376
113 Kawaihae, Hawai'i 1,837,107 11,356 11,356 1,825,751
114 Guntersville, Alabama 1,782,501 1,782,501
115 Morgan City, La, Port of 1,772,935 107 107 1,772,828
116 Muskegon, Michigan 1,689,921 158,772 158,772 1,531,149
117 Searsport, Maine 1,653,889 1,387,766 1,387,766 266,123
118 Bridgeport, Connecticut 1,592,634 63,382 63,382 1,529,252
119 Port of Hueneme, California 1,541,450 1,425,973 92,704 1,518,677 22,773
120 Fairport Harbor, Ohio 1,533,535 281,181 10,751 291,932 1,241,603
121 Buffington, Indiana 1,497,216 356,467 356,467 1,140,749
122 Everett, Washington 1,479,039 119,310 331,824 451,134 1,027,905
123 Unalaska Island, AK 1,388,644 278,904 625,562 904,466 484,178
124 Port of San Diego, California 1,368,346 1,155,552 28,587 1,184,139 184,207
125 Olympia, Washington 1,353,716 119,356 303,910 423,266 930,450
126 Chester, Pennsylvania 1,253,194 821,306 336,453 1,157,759 95,435
127 Port Jefferson, New York 1,248,798 14,329 14,329 1,234,469
128 Port of Kansas City 1,206,150 1,206,150
129 Rosedale, Mississippi 1,184,310 1,184,310
130 Drummond Island, Michigan 1,169,081 339,832 339,832 829,249
131 Biloxi, Mississippi 1,047,038 3 3 1,047,035
132 Hopewell, Virginia 988,781 13,174 461,486 474,660 514,121
133 Seward, Alaska 964,510 4,570 890,387 894,957 69,553
134 Port of Redwood City, California 916,776 504,589 300,158 804,747 112,029
135 Pensacola, Florida 878,644 131,131 66,278 197,409 681,235
136 Southeast Missouri Port, Missouri 877,111 877,111
137 Elvis Stahr Harbor, Kentucky 847,315 847,315
138 Port of San Francisco, California 844,554 541,521 20,415 561,936 282,618
139 Buffalo, New York 829,610 249,713 249,713 579,897
140 Ketchikan, Alaska 783,654 206,709 68,396 275,105 508,549
141 Aransas Pass, Texas 781,733 781,733
142 Fall River, Massachusetts 768,295 49,047 49,047 719,248
143 Lake Providence, Louisiana 732,807 732,807
144 Orange, Texas 732,450 69 69 732,381
145 Port Angeles, Washington 730,607 105,447 410,505 515,952 214,655
146 Iliuliuk Harbor, Alaska 724,253 198,105 232,727 430,832 293,421
147 Town of Hempstead, New York 713,212 713,212
148 Grand Haven, Michigan 711,821 75,125 75,125 636,696
149 Natchez, Mississippi 678,039 678,039

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Non-continental islands[edit]

Ports of non-continental inlands
Port
Country,
Province
or State
GNIS
Feature
ID #
and
Reference
Link
Coordinates
Elevation
External
Link
San Juan PR 18°40′0.01″N 66°10′0.01″W / 18.6666694°N 66.1666694°W / 18.6666694; -66.1666694 (San Juan (Puerto Rico))
Marina Puerto Chico, Fajardo PR 1613388 18°20′54″N 65°38′6″W / 18.34833°N 65.63500°W / 18.34833; -65.63500 (Fajardo (Puerto Rico)) 20 feet (6.1 m)
Port of Ponce PR 18°0′4.54″N 66°43′0.01″W / 18.0012611°N 66.7166694°W / 18.0012611; -66.7166694 (Port of Ponce (Puerto Rico))
Christiansted, St Croix, Virgin Islands Port Authority VI 17°45′9.76″N 64°43′56.71″W / 17.7527111°N 64.7324194°W / 17.7527111; -64.7324194 (Christiansted, St. Croix (Virgin Islands))) [1]
Hilo HI 19°43′43″N 155°4′32.88″W / 19.72861°N 155.0758000°W / 19.72861; -155.0758000 (Hilo (Hawaii)) [2]
Kawaihae Harbor HI 20°2′16.01″N 155°49′59.88″W / 20.0377806°N 155.8333000°W / 20.0377806; -155.8333000 (Kawaihae Harbor (Hawaii)) [3]
Kahului HI 20°53′55″N 156°28′22.08″W / 20.89861°N 156.4728000°W / 20.89861; -156.4728000 (Kahului (Hawaii)) [4]
Port of Honolulu HI 21°18′40″N 157°52′18.12″W / 21.31111°N 157.8717000°W / 21.31111; -157.8717000 (Port of Honolulu (Hawaii)) [5]
Kalaeloa HI 21°17′50.03″N 158°6′32.04″W / 21.2972306°N 158.1089000°W / 21.2972306; -158.1089000 (Kalaeloa (Hawaii)) [6]
Nawiliwili HI 21°57′40″N 159°21′11.16″W / 21.96111°N 159.3531000°W / 21.96111; -159.3531000 (Nawiliwili (Hawaii))) [7]
Middle Ground harbor, Port of Guam GU 1389888 13°27′17″N 144°38′20″E / 13.45472°N 144.63889°E / 13.45472; 144.63889 (Middle Ground harbor, Port of Guam (Guam)) 0 feet (0 m) [8]
Agat harbor, Port of Guam GU 1934126 13°22′0″N 144°38′53″E / 13.36667°N 144.64806°E / 13.36667; 144.64806 (Agat Harbor, Port of Guam (Guam)) 0 feet (0 m) [9]
Ports of Saipan-Commonwealth Ports Authority of CNMI MP 15°11′N 145°45′E / 15.183°N 145.750°E / 15.183; 145.750 (Port of Saipan (MP)) [10]

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