List of US States by Area Size, Square Miles, Water Area

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List of US States by Area Size, Square Miles, Water Area

The water area numbers include inland waters, coastal waters, the Great Lakes, and territorial waters. Glaciers and intermittent bodies of water are counted as land area.

Ranking of US States by Area

Total area
State/territory Rank sq mi km²
 Alaska 1 665,384.04 1,723,337
 Texas 2 268,596.46 695,662
 California 3 163,694.74 423,967
 Montana 4 147,039.71 380,831
 New Mexico 5 121,590.30 314,917
 Arizona 6 113,990.30 295,234
 Nevada 7 110,571.82 286,380
 Colorado 8 104,093.67 269,601
 Oregon 9 98,378.54 254,799
 Wyoming 10 97,813.01 253,335
 Michigan 11 96,713.51 250,487
 Minnesota 12 86,935.83 225,163
 Utah 13 84,896.88 219,882
 Idaho 14 83,568.95 216,443
 Kansas 15 82,278.36 213,100
 Nebraska 16 77,347.81 200,330
 South Dakota 17 77,115.68 199,729
 Washington 18 71,297.95 184,661
  North Dakota 19 70,698.32 183,108
 Oklahoma 20 69,898.87 181,037
 Missouri 21 69,706.99 180,540
 Florida 22 65,757.70 170,312
 Wisconsin 23 65,496.38 169,635
 Georgia 24 59,425.15 153,910
 Illinois 25 57,913.55 149,995
 Iowa 26 56,272.81 145,746
 New York 27 54,554.98 141,297
 North Carolina 28 53,819.16 139,391
 Arkansas 29 53,178.55 137,732
 Alabama 30 52,420.07 135,767
 Louisiana 31 52,378.13 135,659
 Mississippi 32 48,431.78 125,438
 Pennsylvania 33 46,054.35 119,280
 Ohio 34 44,825.58 116,098
 Virginia 35 42,774.93 110,787
 Tennessee 36 42,144.25 109,153
 Kentucky 37 40,407.80 104,656
 Indiana 38 36,419.55 94,326
 Maine 39 35,379.74 91,633
 South Carolina 40 32,020.49 82,933
 West Virginia 41 24,230.04 62,756
 Maryland 42 12,405.93 32,131
 Hawaii 43 10,931.72 28,313
 Massachusetts 44 10,554.39 27,336
 Vermont 45 9,616.36 24,906
 New Hampshire 46 9,349.16 24,214
 New Jersey 47 8,722.58 22,591
 Connecticut 48 5,543.41 14,357
 Delaware 49 2,488.72 6,446
 Rhode Island 50 1,544.89 4,001
 District of Columbia 68.34 177
 Puerto Rico 5,324.84 13,791
 Northern Mariana Islands 1,975.57 5,117
 United States Virgin Islands 732.93 1,898
 American Samoa 581.05 1,505
 Guam 570.62 1,478
Minor Outlying Islands 16.00 41
Contiguous United States Total 3,120,426.47 8,081,867
50 states and D.C. Total 3,796,742.23 9,833,517
All U.S. territory Total 3,805,943.26 9,857,348

 

Ranking of US States by Land Area

Land area
State/territory Rank sq mi km²  % land
 Alaska 1 570,640.95 1,477,953 85.76%
 Texas 2 261,231.71 676,587 97.26%
 California 3 155,779.22 403,466 95.16%
 Montana 4 145,545.80 376,962 98.98%
 New Mexico 5 121,298.15 314,161 99.76%
 Arizona 6 113,594.08 294,207 99.65%
 Nevada 7 109,781.18 284,332 99.28%
 Colorado 8 103,641.89 268,431 99.57%
 Oregon 10 95,988.01 248,608 97.57%
 Wyoming 9 97,093.14 251,470 99.26%
 Michigan 22 56,538.90 146,435 58.46%
 Minnesota 14 79,626.74 206,232 91.59%
 Utah 12 82,169.62 212,818 96.79%
 Idaho 11 82,643.12 214,045 98.89%
 Kansas 13 81,758.72 211,754 99.37%
 Nebraska 15 76,824.17 198,974 99.32%
 South Dakota 16 75,811.00 196,350 98.31%
 Washington 20 66,455.52 172,119 93.21%
  North Dakota 17 69,000.80 178,711 97.60%
 Oklahoma 19 68,594.92 177,660 98.13%
 Missouri 18 68,741.52 178,040 98.61%
 Florida 26 53,624.76 138,887 81.55%
 Wisconsin 25 54,157.80 140,268 82.69%
 Georgia 21 57,513.49 148,959 96.78%
 Illinois 24 55,518.93 143,793 95.87%
 Iowa 23 55,857.13 144,669 99.26%
 New York 30 47,126.40 122,057 86.38%
 North Carolina 29 48,617.91 125,920 90.34%
 Arkansas 27 52,035.48 134,771 97.85%
 Alabama 28 50,645.33 131,171 96.61%
 Louisiana 33 43,203.90 111,898 82.48%
 Mississippi 31 46,923.27 121,531 96.89%
 Pennsylvania 32 44,742.70 115,883 97.15%
 Ohio 35 40,860.69 105,829 91.15%
 Virginia 36 39,490.09 102,279 92.32%
 Tennessee 34 41,234.90 106,798 97.84%
 Kentucky 37 39,486.34 102,269 97.72%
 Indiana 38 35,826.11 92,789 98.37%
 Maine 39 30,842.92 79,883 87.18%
 South Carolina 40 30,060.70 77,857 93.88%
 West Virginia 41 24,038.21 62,259 99.21%
 Maryland 42 9,707.24 25,142 78.25%
 Hawaii 47 6,422.63 16,635 58.75%
 Massachusetts 45 7,800.06 20,202 73.90%
 Vermont 43 9,216.66 23,871 95.84%
 New Hampshire 44 8,952.65 23,187 95.76%
 New Jersey 46 7,354.22 19,047 84.31%
 Connecticut 48 4,842.36 12,542 87.35%
 Delaware 49 1,948.54 5,047 78.29%
 Rhode Island 50 1,033.81 2,678 66.92%
 District of Columbia 61.05 158 89.33%
 Puerto Rico 3,423.78 8,868 64.30%
 Northern Mariana Islands 182.33 472 9.23%
 United States Virgin Islands 134.32 348 18.33%
 American Samoa 76.46 198 13.16%
 Guam 209.80 543 36.77%
Minor Outlying Islands 16.00 41
Contiguous United States 2,954,841.42 7,653,004 94.69%
50 states and D.C. 3,531,905.43 9,147,593 93.02%
All U.S. territory 3,535,948.12 9,158,064 92.91%

Ranking of US States by Water Area

Water
State/territory Rank sq mi km²  % water
 Alaska 1 94,743.10 245,384 14.24%
 Texas 8 7,364.75 19,075 2.74%
 California 6 7,915.52 20,501 4.84%
 Montana 26 1,493.91 3,869 1.02%
 New Mexico 49 292.15 757 0.24%
 Arizona 48 396.22 1,026 0.35%
 Nevada 36 790.65 2,048 0.72%
 Colorado 44 451.78 1,170 0.43%
 Oregon 20 2,390.53 6,191 2.43%
 Wyoming 37 719.87 1,864 0.74%
 Michigan 2 40,174.61 104,052 41.54%
 Minnesota 9 7,309.09 18,930 8.41%
 Utah 17 2,727.26 7,064 3.21%
 Idaho 33 925.83 2,398 1.11%
 Kansas 42 519.64 1,346 0.63%
 Nebraska 41 523.64 1,356 0.68%
 South Dakota 29 1,304.68 3,379 1.69%
 Washington 11 4,842.43 12,542 6.79%
  North Dakota 24 1,697.52 4,397 2.40%
 Oklahoma 30 1,303.95 3,377 1.87%
 Missouri 32 965.47 2,501 1.39%
 Florida 3 12,132.94 31,424 18.45%
 Wisconsin 4 11,338.57 29,367 17.31%
 Georgia 22 1,911.66 4,951 3.22%
 Illinois 19 2,394.62 6,202 4.13%
 Iowa 45 415.68 1,077 0.74%
 New York 7 7,428.58 19,240 13.62%
 North Carolina 10 5,201.25 13,471 9.66%
 Arkansas 31 1,143.07 2,961 2.15%
 Alabama 23 1,774.74 4,597 3.39%
 Louisiana 5 9,174.23 23,761 17.52%
 Mississippi 25 1,508.51 3,907 3.11%
 Pennsylvania 28 1,311.64 3,397 2.85%
 Ohio 14 3,964.89 10,269 8.85%
 Virginia 15 3,284.84 8,508 7.68%
 Tennessee 35 909.36 2,355 2.16%
 Kentucky 34 921.46 2,387 2.28%
 Indiana 39 593.44 1,537 1.63%
 Maine 12 4,536.82 11,750 12.82%
 South Carolina 21 1,959.79 5,076 6.12%
 West Virginia 50 191.83 497 0.79%
 Maryland 18 2,698.69 6,990 21.75%
 Hawaii 13 4,509.09 11,678 41.25%
 Massachusetts 16 2,754.33 7,134 26.10%
 Vermont 46 399.71 1,035 4.16%
 New Hampshire 47 396.51 1,027 4.24%
 New Jersey 27 1,368.36 3,544 15.69%
 Connecticut 38 701.06 1,816 12.65%
 Delaware 40 540.18 1,399 21.71%
 Rhode Island 43 511.07 1,324 33.08%
 District of Columbia 7.29 19 10.67%
 Puerto Rico 1,901.07 4,924 35.70%
 Northern Mariana Islands 1,793.24 4,644 90.77%
 United States Virgin Islands 598.61 1,550 81.67%
 American Samoa 504.60 1,307 86.84%
 Guam 360.82 935 63.23%
Minor Outlying Islands
Contiguous United States 165,584.6 428,862 5.31%
50 states and D.C. 264,836.79 685,924 6.98%
All U.S. territory 269,995.13 699,284 7.09%

ll regions presented below are as configured by the United States Census Bureau.

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