Miss USA 1974, the 23rd Miss USA pageant, was televised live by CBS from Niagara Falls, New York on May 18, 1974.
The pageant was won by Karen Morrison of Illinois, who was crowned by outgoing titleholder Amanda Jones, also of Illinois. Morrison was the fourth woman from Illinois to win the Miss USA title (a record at the time), and went on to place as a semi-finalist at Miss Universe 1974.
Special awards 
- Congeniality: Donna Thornton (Vermont)
- Photogenic: Barbara Cooper (New York)
The Miss USA 1974 delegates were:
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