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This is a complete list of the states of the United States
United States
and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area. The water area numbers include inland waters, coastal waters, the Great Lakes, and territorial waters. Glaciers
Glaciers
and intermittent bodies of water are counted as land area.[1]

Contents

1 Area by state/territory 2 Area by division 3 Area by region 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References

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 7000100000000000000♠1 665,384.04 1,723,337 7000100000000000000♠1 570,640.95 1,477,953 7001857600000000000♠85.76% 7000100000000000000♠1 94,743.10 245,384 7001142400000000000♠14.24%

 Texas 7000200000000000000♠2 268,596.46 695,662 7000200000000000000♠2 261,231.71 676,587 7001972600000000000♠97.26% 7000800000000000000♠8 7,364.75 19,075 7000274000000000000♠2.74%

 California 7000300000000000000♠3 163,696.32 423,972 7000300000000000000♠3 155,779.22 403,466 7001951600000000000♠95.16% 7000600000000000000♠6 7,915.52 20,501 7000484000000000000♠4.84%

 Montana 7000400000000000000♠4 147,039.71 380,831 7000400000000000000♠4 145,545.80 376,962 7001989800000000000♠98.98% 7001260000000000000♠26 1,493.91 3,869 7000102000000000000♠1.02%

 New Mexico 7000500000000000000♠5 121,590.30 314,917 7000500000000000000♠5 121,298.15 314,161 7001997600000000000♠99.76% 7001490000000000000♠49 292.15 757 6999240000000000000♠0.24%

 Arizona 7000600000000000000♠6 113,990.30 295,234 7000600000000000000♠6 113,594.08 294,207 7001996500000000000♠99.65% 7001480000000000000♠48 396.22 1,026 6999350000000000000♠0.35%

 Nevada 7000700000000000000♠7 110,571.82 286,380 7000700000000000000♠7 109,781.18 284,332 7001992800000000000♠99.28% 7001360000000000000♠36 790.65 2,048 6999720000000000000♠0.72%

 Colorado 7000800000000000000♠8 104,093.67 269,601 7000800000000000000♠8 103,641.89 268,431 7001995700000099999♠99.57% 7001440000000000000♠44 451.78 1,170 6999430000000000000♠0.43%

 Oregon 7000900000000000000♠9 98,378.54 254,799 7001100000000000000♠10 95,988.01 248,608 7001975700000099999♠97.57% 7001200000000000000♠20 2,390.53 6,191 7000243000000000000♠2.43%

 Wyoming 7001100000000000000♠10 97,813.01 253,335 7000900000000000000♠9 97,093.14 251,470 7001992600000000000♠99.26% 7001370000000000000♠37 719.87 1,864 6999740000000000000♠0.74%

 Michigan 7001110000000000000♠11 96,713.51 250,487 7001220000000000000♠22 56,538.90 146,435 7001584600000000000♠58.46% 7000200000000000000♠2 40,174.61 104,052 7001415400000000000♠41.54%

 Minnesota 7001120000000000000♠12 86,935.83 225,163 7001140000000000000♠14 79,626.74 206,232 7001915900000000000♠91.59% 7000900000000000000♠9 7,309.09 18,930 7000841000000000000♠8.41%

 Utah 7001130000000000000♠13 84,896.88 219,882 7001120000000000000♠12 82,169.62 212,818 7001967900000000000♠96.79% 7001170000000000000♠17 2,727.26 7,064 7000321000000000000♠3.21%

 Idaho 7001140000000000000♠14 83,568.95 216,443 7001110000000000000♠11 82,643.12 214,045 7001988900000000000♠98.89% 7001330000000000000♠33 925.83 2,398 7000111000000000000♠1.11%

 Kansas 7001150000000000000♠15 82,278.36 213,100 7001130000000000000♠13 81,758.72 211,754 7001993700000000000♠99.37% 7001420000000000000♠42 519.64 1,346 6999630000000000000♠0.63%

 Nebraska 7001160000000000000♠16 77,347.81 200,330 7001150000000000000♠15 76,824.17 198,974 7001993200000099999♠99.32% 7001410000000000000♠41 523.64 1,356 6999680000000000000♠0.68%

 South Dakota 7001170000000000000♠17 77,115.68 199,729 7001160000000000000♠16 75,811.00 196,350 7001983100000000000♠98.31% 7001290000000000000♠29 1,304.68 3,379 7000169000000000000♠1.69%

 Washington 7001180000000000000♠18 71,297.95 184,661 7001200000000000000♠20 66,455.52 172,119 7001932100000099999♠93.21% 7001110000000000000♠11 4,842.43 12,542 7000679000000000000♠6.79%

  North Dakota 7001190000000000000♠19 70,698.32 183,108 7001170000000000000♠17 69,000.80 178,711 7001976000000000000♠97.60% 7001240000000000000♠24 1,697.52 4,397 7000240000000000000♠2.40%

 Oklahoma 7001200000000000000♠20 69,898.87 181,037 7001190000000000000♠19 68,594.92 177,660 7001981300000000000♠98.13% 7001300000000000000♠30 1,303.95 3,377 7000187000000000000♠1.87%

 Missouri 7001210000000000000♠21 69,706.99 180,540 7001180000000000000♠18 68,741.52 178,040 7001986100000000000♠98.61% 7001320000000000000♠32 965.47 2,501 7000138990000099999♠1.39%

 Florida 7001220000000000000♠22 65,757.70 170,312 7001260000000000000♠26 53,624.76 138,887 7001815500000000000♠81.55% 7000300000000000000♠3 12,132.94 31,424 7001184500000000000♠18.45%

 Wisconsin 7001230000000000000♠23 65,496.38 169,635 7001250000000000000♠25 54,157.80 140,268 7001826900000000000♠82.69% 7000400000000000000♠4 11,338.57 29,367 7001173109999900000♠17.31%

 Georgia 7001240000000000000♠24 59,425.15 153,910 7001210000000000000♠21 57,513.49 148,959 7001967800000000000♠96.78% 7001220000000000000♠22 1,911.66 4,951 7000322000000000000♠3.22%

 Illinois 7001250000000000000♠25 57,913.55 149,995 7001240000000000000♠24 55,518.93 143,793 7001958700000000000♠95.87% 7001190000000000000♠19 2,394.62 6,202 7000413000000000000♠4.13%

 Iowa 7001260000000000000♠26 56,272.81 145,746 7001230000000000000♠23 55,857.13 144,669 7001992600000000000♠99.26% 7001450000000000000♠45 415.68 1,077 6999740000000000000♠0.74%

 New York 7001270000000000000♠27 54,554.98 141,297 7001300000000000000♠30 47,126.40 122,057 7001863800000000000♠86.38% 7000700000000000000♠7 7,428.58 19,240 7001136200000099999♠13.62%

 North Carolina 7001280000000000000♠28 53,819.16 139,391 7001290000000000000♠29 48,617.91 125,920 7001903400000000000♠90.34% 7001100000000000000♠10 5,201.25 13,471 7000966000000000000♠9.66%

 Arkansas 7001290000000000000♠29 53,178.55 137,732 7001270000000000000♠27 52,035.48 134,771 7001978500000000000♠97.85% 7001310000000000000♠31 1,143.07 2,961 7000215000000000000♠2.15%

 Alabama 7001300000000000000♠30 52,420.07 135,767 7001280000000000000♠28 50,645.33 131,171 7001966100000000000♠96.61% 7001230000000000000♠23 1,774.74 4,597 7000339000000000000♠3.39%

 Louisiana 7001310000000000000♠31 52,378.13 135,659 7001330000000000000♠33 43,203.90 111,898 7001824800000000000♠82.48% 7000500000000000000♠5 9,174.23 23,761 7001175200000000000♠17.52%

 Mississippi 7001320000000000000♠32 48,431.78 125,438 7001310000000000000♠31 46,923.27 121,531 7001968900000000000♠96.89% 7001250000000000000♠25 1,508.51 3,907 7000311000000000000♠3.11%

 Pennsylvania 7001330000000000000♠33 46,054.35 119,280 7001320000000000000♠32 44,742.70 115,883 7001971500000000000♠97.15% 7001280000000000000♠28 1,311.64 3,397 7000285000000000000♠2.85%

 Ohio 7001340000000000000♠34 44,825.58 116,098 7001350000000000000♠35 40,860.69 105,829 7001911500000000000♠91.15% 7001140000000000000♠14 3,964.89 10,269 7000885000000000000♠8.85%

 Virginia 7001350000000000000♠35 42,774.93 110,787 7001360000000000000♠36 39,490.09 102,279 7001923200000099999♠92.32% 7001150000000000000♠15 3,284.84 8,508 7000768000000000000♠7.68%

 Tennessee 7001360000000000000♠36 42,144.25 109,153 7001340000000000000♠34 41,234.90 106,798 7001978400000000000♠97.84% 7001350000000000000♠35 909.36 2,355 7000216000000000000♠2.16%

 Kentucky 7001370000000000000♠37 40,407.80 104,656 7001370000000000000♠37 39,486.34 102,269 7001977200000000000♠97.72% 7001340000000000000♠34 921.46 2,387 7000227990000099999♠2.28%

 Indiana 7001380000000000000♠38 36,419.55 94,326 7001380000000000000♠38 35,826.11 92,789 7001983700000000000♠98.37% 7001390000000000000♠39 593.44 1,537 7000162990000000000♠1.63%

 Maine 7001390000000000000♠39 35,379.74 91,633 7001390000000000000♠39 30,842.92 79,883 7001871800000000000♠87.18% 7001120000000000000♠12 4,536.82 11,750 7001128200000000000♠12.82%

 South Carolina 7001400000000000000♠40 32,020.49 82,933 7001400000000000000♠40 30,060.70 77,857 7001938800000000000♠93.88% 7001210000000000000♠21 1,959.79 5,076 7000612000000000000♠6.12%

 West Virginia 7001410000000000000♠41 24,230.04 62,756 7001410000000000000♠41 24,038.21 62,259 7001992100000099999♠99.21% 7001500000000000000♠50 191.83 497 6999790000000000000♠0.79%

 Maryland 7001420000000000000♠42 12,405.93 32,131 7001420000000000000♠42 9,707.24 25,142 7001782500000000000♠78.25% 7001180000000000000♠18 2,698.69 6,990 7001217500000000000♠21.75%

 Hawaii 7001430000000000000♠43 10,931.72 28,313 7001470000000000000♠47 6,422.63 16,635 7001587500000000000♠58.75% 7001130000000000000♠13 4,509.09 11,678 7001412500000000000♠41.25%

 Massachusetts 7001440000000000000♠44 10,554.39 27,336 7001450000000000000♠45 7,800.06 20,202 7001739000000000000♠73.90% 7001160000000000000♠16 2,754.33 7,134 7001261000000000000♠26.10%

 Vermont 7001450000000000000♠45 9,616.36 24,906 7001430000000000000♠43 9,216.66 23,871 7001958400000000000♠95.84% 7001460000000000000♠46 399.71 1,035 7000416000000000000♠4.16%

 New Hampshire 7001460000000000000♠46 9,349.16 24,214 7001440000000000000♠44 8,952.65 23,187 7001957600000000000♠95.76% 7001470000000000000♠47 396.51 1,027 7000424000000000000♠4.24%

 New Jersey 7001470000000000000♠47 8,722.58 22,591 7001460000000000000♠46 7,354.22 19,047 7001843100000000000♠84.31% 7001270000000000000♠27 1,368.36 3,544 7001156900000000000♠15.69%

 Connecticut 7001480000000000000♠48 5,543.41 14,357 7001480000000000000♠48 4,842.36 12,542 7001873500000000000♠87.35% 7001380000000000000♠38 701.06 1,816 7001126500000000000♠12.65%

 Delaware 7001490000000000000♠49 2,488.72 6,446 7001490000000000000♠49 1,948.54 5,047 7001782900000000000♠78.29% 7001400000000000000♠40 540.18 1,399 7001217100000000000♠21.71%

 Rhode Island 7001500000000000000♠50 1,544.89 4,001 7001500000000000000♠50 1,033.81 2,678 7001669200000000000♠66.92% 7001430000000000000♠43 511.07 1,324 7001330800000000000♠33.08%

 District of Columbia 7002100000000000000♠ 68.34 177 7002100000000000000♠ 61.05 158 7001893300000000000♠89.33% 7002100000000000000♠ 7.29 19 7001106700000000000♠10.67%

 Puerto Rico 7002100000000000000♠ 5,324.84 13,791 7002100000000000000♠ 3,423.78 8,868 7001643000000000000♠64.30% 7002100000000000000♠ 1,901.07 4,924 7001357000000000000♠35.70%

 Northern Mariana Islands 7002100000000000000♠ 1,975.57 5,117 7002100000000000000♠ 182.33 472 7000923000000000000♠9.23% 7002100000000000000♠ 1,793.24 4,644 7001907700000000000♠90.77%

  United States
United States
Virgin Islands 7002100000000000000♠ 732.93 1,898 7002100000000000000♠ 134.32 348 7001183309999999999♠18.33% 7002100000000000000♠ 598.61 1,550 7001816700000000000♠81.67%

 American Samoa 7002100000000000000♠ 581.05 1,505 7002100000000000000♠ 76.46 198 7001131600000000000♠13.16% 7002100000000000000♠ 504.60 1,307 7001868400000000000♠86.84%

 Guam 7002100000000000000♠ 570.62 1,478 7002100000000000000♠ 209.80 543 7001367700000000000♠36.77% 7002100000000000000♠ 360.82 935 7001632300000000000♠63.23%

Minor Outlying Islands[3][a] 7002100000000000000♠ 16.00 41 7002100000000000000♠ 16.00 41 — 7002100000000000000♠ — — —

Contiguous United States Total 3,120,426.47 8,081,867 7002100000000000000♠ 2,954,841.42 7,653,004 7001946900000000000♠94.69% 7002100000000000000♠ 165,584.6 428,862 7000530990000099999♠5.31%

50 states and D.C. Total 3,796,742.23 9,833,517 7002100000000000000♠ 3,531,905.43 9,147,593 7001930200000000000♠93.02% 7002100000000000000♠ 264,836.79 685,924 7000698000000000000♠6.98%

All U.S. territory Total 3,805,943.26 9,857,348 7002100000000000000♠ 3,535,948.12 9,158,064 7001929100000000000♠92.91% 7002100000000000000♠ 269,995.13 699,284 7000709000000000000♠7.09%

Area by division[edit] All divisions presented below are as configured by the United States Census Bureau.

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 7000500000000000000♠5 301,368.57 780,541 7000600000000000000♠6 242,902.44 629,114

7000200000000000000♠2 58,466.13 151,427

East South Central 7000700000000000000♠7 183,403.89 475,014 7000700000000000000♠7 178,289.83 461,769

7000900000000000000♠9 5,114.60 13,247

Middle Atlantic 7000800000000000000♠8 109,331.89 283,168 7000800000000000000♠8 99,223.32 256,987

7000600000000000000♠6 10,108.57 26,181

Mountain 7000200000000000000♠2 863,564.63 2,236,622 7000200000000000000♠2 855,766.98 2,216,426

7000800000000000000♠8 7,797.65 20,196

New England 7000900000000000000♠9 71,987.96 186,448 7000900000000000000♠9 62,668.46 162,311

7000700000000000000♠7 9,299.50 24,086

Pacific 7000100000000000000♠1 1,009,687.00 2,615,077 7000100000000000000♠1 895,286.33 2,318,781

7000100000000000000♠1 114,400.67 296,296

South Atlantic 7000600000000000000♠6 292,990.46 758,842 7000500000000000000♠5 265,061.97 686,507

7000300000000000000♠3 27,928.49 72,334

West North Central 7000300000000000000♠3 520,355.80 1,347,715 7000300000000000000♠3 507,620.08 1,314,730

7000500000000000000♠5 12,735.72 32,985

West South Central 7000400000000000000♠4 444,052.01 1,150,089 7000400000000000000♠4 425,066.01 1,100,916

7000400000000000000♠4 18,986.00 49,174

Area by region[edit] All regions presented below are as configured by the United States Census Bureau.

Total area[2] Land area[2] Water[2]

Region Rank sq mi km² Rank sq mi km² % land Rank sq mi km² % water

Midwest 7000300000000000000♠3 821,724.38 2,128,256 7000300000000000000♠3 750,522.52 1,943,844

7000200000000000000♠2 71,201.86 184,412

Northeast 7000400000000000000♠4 181,319.85 469,616 7000400000000000000♠4 161,911.78 419,350

7000400000000000000♠4 19,408.07 50,267

South 7000200000000000000♠2 920,446.37 2,383,945 7000200000000000000♠2 868,417.82 2,249,192

7000300000000000000♠3 52,028.55 134,753

West 7000100000000000000♠1 1,873,251.63 4,851,699 7000100000000000000♠1 1,751,053.31 4,535,207

7000100000000000000♠1 122,198.32 316,492

U.S. states by total area

U.S. states by land area

U.S. states by water area

U.S. states by water percentage

Alaska
Alaska
is the largest state by total area, land area, and water area. It is the 7th largest country subdivision in the world.[citation needed]

The area of Alaska
Alaska
is 7001180000000000000♠18% of the area of the United States
United States
and 7001210000000000000♠21% of the area of the contiguous United States

The second largest state, Texas, is only 7001400000000000000♠40% of the total area of the largest state, Alaska

Rhode Island
Rhode Island
is the smallest state by total area and land area

San Bernardino County
San Bernardino County
is the largest county in the contiguous U.S. and is larger than each of the nine smallest states; it is larger than the four smallest states combined.

Michigan
Michigan
is second (after Alaska) in water area, and first in water percentage

Florida
Florida
is mostly a peninsula, and has the third largest water area and seventh largest water area percentage

See also[edit]

United States
United States
portal

List of the largest country subdivisions by area List of political and geographic subdivisions by total area List of U.S. cities by area List of U.S. states and territories by population

Notes[edit]

^ 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]

^ Census 2000 Geographic Terms and Concepts, Census 2000 Geography Glossary, U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed 2007-07-10 ^ a b c d e f g h i j " United States
United States
Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). United States
United States
Census Bureau. September 2012. pp. V–2, 1 & 41 (Tables 1 & 18). Retrieved February 7, 2014.  ^ " United States
United States
Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2000 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). United States
United States
Census Bureau. April 2004. p. 1 (Table 1). Retrieved February 10, 2014. 

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