This is a complete list of the U.S. states, its federal district and its major territories ordered by total area, land area and water area.[1] The water area includes inland waters, coastal waters, the Great Lakes and territorial waters. Glaciers and intermittent bodies of water are counted as land area.[2]

Area by state, federal district or territory

State / territory Total area Land area Water area
mi2 km2 mi2 km2 mi2 km2 %
 Alaska 665,384 1,723,338 570,641 1,477,953 94,743 245,383 14.2%
 Texas 268,596 695,662 261,232 676,587 7,365 19,075 2.7%
 California 163,695 423,967 155,779 403,466 7,916 20,501 4.8%
 Montana 147,040 380,831 145,546 376,962 1,494 3,869 1.0%
 New Mexico 121,590 314,917 121,298 314,161 292 757 0.2%
 Arizona 113,990 295,234 113,594 294,207 396 1,026 0.3%
 Nevada 110,572 286,380 109,781 284,332 791 2,048 0.7%
 Colorado 104,094 269,601 103,642 268,431 452 1,170 0.4%
 Oregon 98,379 254,799 95,988 248,608 2,391 6,191 2.4%
 Wyoming 97,813 253,335 97,093 251,470 720 1,864 0.7%
 Michigan 96,714 250,487 56,539 146,435 40,175 104,052 41.5%
 Minnesota 86,936 225,163 79,627 206,232 7,309 18,930 8.4%
 Utah 84,897 219,882 82,170 212,818 2,727 7,064 3.2%
 Idaho 83,569 216,443 82,643 214,045 926 2,398 1.1%
 Kansas 82,278 213,100 81,759 211,754 520 1,346 0.6%
 Nebraska 77,348 200,330 76,824 198,974 524 1,356 0.7%
 South Dakota 77,116 199,729 75,811 196,350 1,305 3,379 1.7%
 Washington 71,298 184,661 66,456 172,119 4,842 12,542 6.8%
 North Dakota 70,698 183,108 69,001 178,711 1,698 4,397 2.4%
 Oklahoma 69,899 181,037 68,595 177,660 1,304 3,377 1.9%
 Missouri 69,707 180,540 68,742 178,040 965 2,501 1.4%
 Florida 65,758 170,312 53,625 138,887 12,133 31,424 18.5%
 Wisconsin 65,496 169,635 54,158 140,268 11,339 29,367 17.3%
 Georgia 59,425 153,910 57,513 148,959 1,912 4,951 3.2%
 Illinois 57,914 149,995 55,519 143,793 2,395 6,202 4.1%
 Iowa 56,273 145,746 55,857 144,669 416 1,077 0.7%
 New York 54,555 141,297 47,126 122,057 7,429 19,240 13.6%
 North Carolina 53,819 139,391 48,618 125,920 5,201 13,471 9.7%
 Arkansas 53,179 137,732 52,035 134,771 1,143 2,961 2.1%
 Alabama 52,420 135,767 50,645 131,171 1,775 4,597 3.4%
 Louisiana 52,378 135,659 43,204 111,898 9,174 23,761 17.5%
 Mississippi 48,432 125,438 46,923 121,531 1,509 3,907 3.1%
 Pennsylvania 46,054 119,280 44,743 115,883 1,312 3,397 2.8%
 Ohio 44,826 116,098 40,861 105,829 3,965 10,269 8.8%
 Virginia 42,775 110,787 39,490 102,279 3,285 8,508 7.7%
 Tennessee 42,144 109,153 41,235 106,798 909 2,355 2.2%
 Kentucky 40,408 104,656 39,486 102,269 921 2,387 2.3%
 Indiana 36,420 94,326 35,826 92,789 593 1,537 1.6%
 Maine 35,380 91,633 30,843 79,883 4,537 11,750 12.8%
 South Carolina 32,020 82,933 30,061 77,857 1,960 5,076 6.1%
 West Virginia 24,230 62,756 24,038 62,259 192 497 0.8%
 Maryland 12,406 32,131 9,707 25,142 2,699 6,990 21.8%
 Hawaii 10,932 28,313 6,423 16,635 4,509 11,678 41.2%
 Massachusetts 10,554 27,336 7,800 20,202 2,754 7,134 26.1%
 Vermont 9,616 24,906 9,217 23,871 400 1,035 4.2%
 New Hampshire 9,349 24,214 8,953 23,187 397 1,027 4.2%
 New Jersey 8,723 22,591 7,354 19,047 1,368 3,544 15.7%
 Connecticut 5,543 14,357 4,842 12,542 701 1,816 12.6%
 Puerto Rico 5,325 13,791 3,424 8,868 1,901 4,924 35.7%
 Delaware 2,489 6,446 1,949 5,047 540 1,399 21.7%
 Northern Mariana Islands 1,976 5,117 182 472 1,793 4,644 90.7%
 Rhode Island 1,545 4,001 1,034 2,678 511 1,324 33.1%
 U.S. Virgin Islands 733 1,898 134 348 599 1,550 81.7%
 American Samoa 581 1,505 76 198 505 1,307 86.9%
 Guam 571 1,478 210 543 361 935 63.2%
 District of Columbia 68 177 61 158 7 19 10.3%
 Minor Outlying Islands[3][a] 16 41 16 41 0 0 0.0%
 Contiguous US 3,120,428 8,081,869 2,954,843 7,653,006 165,589 428,865 5.3%
 50 States 3,796,676 9,833,342 3,531,846 9,147,436 264,834 685,907 7.0%
 50 States and DC 3,796,744 9,833,519 3,531,907 9,147,594 264,841 685,926 7.0%
 United States 3,805,927 9,857,306 3,535,932 9,158,022 269,995 699,284 7.1%

See also

Notes

  1. ^ 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.[4]

References

  1. ^ "State Area Measurements and Internal Point Coordinates". census.gov. 2010. Retrieved December 2, 2023.
  2. ^ "Census 2000 Geographic Terms and Concepts", Census 2000 Geography Glossary, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 10, 2007.
  3. ^ "United States Summary: 2000, Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2004. p. 1 (Table 1). Archived from the original (PDF) on February 3, 2017. Retrieved December 28, 2023.
  4. ^ "United States Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. September 2012. pp. V–2, 1 & 41 (Tables 1 & 18). Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  5. ^ "World Factbook Country Comparison: Area". The World Factbook. CIA. Archived from the original on August 4, 2018. Retrieved August 1, 2018.