List of U.S. states by area

This is a complete list of the states of the United States ordered by total area, land area, and water area.

U.S. States

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US states by total area sq. miles
Rank State km² miles²
1 23x15px Alaska 1,715,869 662,501
2 23x15px Texas 696,621 268,967
3 23x15px California 423,970 167,171
4 23x15px Montana 380,838 147,042
5 23x15px New Mexico 314,915 121,589
6 23x15px Arizona 295,254 113,998
7 23x15px Nevada 286,351 110,561
8 23x15px Colorado 269,601 104,094
9 23x15px Oregon 254,805 98,381
10 23x15px Wyoming 253,348 97,818
11 23x15px Michigan 250,487 96,714
12 23x15px Minnesota 225,163 86,936
13 23x15px Utah 219,882 84,897
14 23x15px Idaho 216,443 83,569
15 23x15px Kansas 213,100 82,278
16 23x15px Nebraska 200,345 77,354
17 23x15px South Dakota 199,731 77,116
18 23x15px Washington 184,665 71,300
19 23x15px North Dakota 183,112 70,700
20 23x15px Florida 181,035 69,898
21 23x15px Oklahoma 180,533 69,704
22 23x15px Missouri 170,304 65,755
23 23x15px Georgia 169,639 65,498
24 23x15px Wisconsin 153,909 59,425
25 23x15px Illinois 149,998 57,914
26 23x15px Iowa 145,743 56,272
27
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28 23x15px North Carolina 139,389 53,819
29 23x15px Virginia 137,732 53,179
30 23x15px Arkansas 135,765 52,419
31 23x15px Alabama 134,264 51,840
32 23x15px Louisiana 125,434 48,430
33 23x15px Mississippi 119,283 46,055
34 23x15px Pennsylvania 116,096 44,825
35 23x15px Ohio 110,785 42,774
36 23x15px Tennessee 109,151 42,143
37 23x15px Kentucky 104,659 40,409
38 23x15px Maine 94,321 36,418
39 23x15px Indiana 91,646 35,385
40 23x15px South Carolina 82,932 32,020
41 23x15px West Virginia 62,755 24,230
42 23x15px Maryland 32,133 12,407
43 23x15px Hawaii 28,311 10,931
44 23x15px Massachusetts 27,336 10,555
45 23x15px Vermont 24,901 9,614
46 23x15px New Hampshire 24,216 9,350
47 23x15px New Jersey 22,588 8,721
48 23x15px Connecticut 14,357 5,543
49 23x15px Delaware 6,447 2,489
50 23x15px Rhode Island 4,002 1,545
Total 23x15px United States 9,629,091 3,717,813

Land area

Rank State km² sq.miles
1 23x15px Alaska 1,481,347 567,400
2 23x15px Texas 678,051 261,797
3 23x15px California 403,933 155,959
4 23x15px Montana 376,979 145,552
5 23x15px New Mexico 314,309 121,356
6 23x15px Arizona 294,312 113,635
7 23x15px Nevada 284,448 109,826
8 23x15px Colorado 268,627 103,718
9 23x15px Oregon 254,818 98,386
10 23x15px Wyoming 251,489 97,105
11 23x15px Idaho 214,314 82,747
12 23x15px Utah 212,751 82,144
13 23x15px Kansas 211,900 81,815
14 23x15px Minnesota 206,189 79,610
15 23x15px Nebraska 199,099 76,872
16 23x15px South Dakota 196,540 75,885
17 23x15px North Dakota 178,647 68,976
18 23x15px Missouri 178,414 68,886
19 23x15px Oklahoma 177,847 68,667
20 23x15px Washington 172,348 66,544
21 23x15px Michigan 150,504 58,110
22 23x15px Georgia 149,976 57,906
23 23x15px Iowa 144,701 55,869
24 23x15px Illinois 143,961 55,584
25 23x15px Wisconsin 140,663 54,310
26 23x15px Florida 139,670 53,927
27 23x15px Arkansas 134,856 52,068
28 23x15px Alabama 131,426 50,744
29 23x15px North Carolina 126,161 48,711
30
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31 23x15px Mississippi 121,488 46,907
32 23x15px Pennsylvania 116,074 44,817
33 23x15px Louisiana 112,825 43,562
34 23x15px Tennessee 106,752 41,217
35 23x15px Ohio 106,056 40,948
36 23x15px Kentucky 102,896 39,728
37 23x15px Virginia 102,548 39,594
38 23x15px Indiana 92,895 35,867
39 23x15px Maine 79,931 30,862
40 23x15px South Carolina 77,983 30,109
41 23x15px West Virginia 62,361 24,230
42 23x15px Maryland 25,314 9,774
43 23x15px New Hampshire 23,956 9,250
44 23x15px Vermont 23,227 8,968
45 23x15px Massachusetts 20,306 7,840
46 23x15px New Jersey 19,211 7,417
47 23x15px Hawaii 16,635 6,423
48 23x15px Connecticut 12,548 4,845
49 23x15px Delaware 6,030 1,954
50 23x15px Rhode Island 2,706 1,045
Total 23x15px United States 9,414,361 3,634,905

Water area

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US states by water area
Rank State km² miles²  %
Water
1 23x15px Alaska 236,507 91,316 13.77%
2 23x15px Michigan 103,289 39,881 41.27%
3 23x15px Florida 30,634 11,828 17.99%
4 23x15px Wisconsin 28,977 11,188 17.08%
5 23x15px Louisiana 21,440 8,278 15.95%
6 23x15px California 20,037 7,736 1.34%
7
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8 23x15px Minnesota 18,981 7,329 8.43%
9 23x15px Texas 17,570 6,784 2.53%
10 23x15px North Carolina 13,229 5,108 9.49%
11 23x15px Washington 12,317 4,756 6.67%
12 23x15px Maine 11,715 4,523 12.78%
13 23x15px Hawaii 11,677 4,508 41.24%
14 23x15px Ohio 10,040 3,877 8.65%
15 23x15px Virginia 8,236 3,180 7.43%
16 23x15px Utah 7,136 2,755 3.25%
17 23x15px Massachusetts 7,031 2,715 25.72%
18 23x15px Maryland 6,819 2,633 21.22%
19 23x15px Oregon 6,174 2,384 2.42%
20 23x15px Illinois 6,037 2,331 4.02%
21 23x15px South Carolina 4,949 1,911 5.97%
22 23x15px North Dakota 4,465 1,724 2.44%
23 23x15px Alabama 4,338 1,675 3.20%
24 23x15px Mississippi 3,945 1,523 3.15%
25 23x15px Georgia 3,933 1,519 2.56%
26 23x15px Montana 3,859 1,490 1.01%
27 23x15px New Jersey 3,377 1,304 14.95%
28 23x15px Pennsylvania 3,208 1,239 2.69%
29 23x15px South Dakota 3,190 1,232 1.60%
30 23x15px Oklahoma 3,189 1,231 1.76%
31 23x15px Arkansas 2,876 1,110 2.09%
32 23x15px Tennessee 2,399 926 2.20%
33 23x15px Idaho 2,131 823 0.98%
34 23x15px Missouri 2,120 818 1.17%
35 23x15px Nevada 1,903 735 0.66%
36 23x15px Wyoming 1,847 713 0.73%
37 23x15px Connecticut 1,809 699 12.60%
38 23x15px Kentucky 1,763 681 1.68%
39 23x15px Indiana 1,427 551 1.51%
40 23x15px Delaware 1,387 536 21.52%
41 23x15px Rhode Island 1,295 500 32.37%
42 23x15px Nebraska 1,247 481 0.62%
43 23x15px Kansas 1,196 462 0.56%
44 23x15px Iowa 1,042 402 0.71%
45 23x15px New Hampshire 989 382 4.08%
46 23x15px Colorado 974 376 0.36%
47 23x15px Vermont 945 365 3.79%
48 23x15px Arizona 942 364 0.32%
49 23x15px New Mexico 606 234 0.19%
50 23x15px West Virginia 394 152 0.63%
Total 23x15px United States 685,924 264,837 7.00%

References

All data is provided by the United States Census Bureau and is current as of 2000 with the exception of three more recent state government sources.

State source updated 2005 Michigan.gov

State source updated 2001 Wyoming.gov

United States Geological Survery 2014 water.USGS.gov