Miss USA 1959

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Miss USA 1959
Date July 22, 1959
Venue Long Beach, California
Entrants 46
Placements 15
Winner Terry Huntingdon
California California

Miss USA 1959, the eighth Miss USA pageant, took place in Long Beach, California on July 22, 1959. The pageant was won by Terry Huntingdon of California, who was crowned by outgoing titleholder Arlene Howell of Louisiana. Huntingdon was the first woman from California to win the Miss USA title, and the first to win in her home state. Two days after her victory, Huntingdon went on to place as 2nd runner-up at Miss Universe 1959.



The Miss USA 1959 delegates were:

No state delegate: Kansas, Mississippi, Oregon, Wyoming

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