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The States
Ranked by Area



Rank State / Province Total Area
(sq. miles [sq. km])
  Land Area
(sq. miles [sq. km])
Water Area
(sq. miles [sq. km])
 
1 Alaska (AK) 663,267 [1,717,853]   571,951 [1,481,346] 91,316 [236,507]
2 Texas (TX) 268,581 [695,621]   261,797 [678,051] 6,784 [17,570]
3 California (CA) 163,696 [423,970]   155,959 [403,931] 7,736 [20,036]
 
4 Montana (MT) 147,042 [380,837]   145,552 [376,977] 1,490 [3,859]
5 New Mexico (NM) 121,589 [314,914]   121,356 [314,310] 234 [606]
6 Arizona (AZ) 113,998 [295,253]   113,635 [294,313] 364 [942]
 
7 Nevada (NV) 110,561 [286,351]   109,826 [284,448] 735 [1,903]
8 Colorado (CO) 104,094 [269,602]   103,718 [268,628] 376 [973]
9 Oregon (OR) 98,381 [254,805]   95,997 [248,631] 2,384 [6,174]
 
10 Wyoming (WY) 97,814 [253,337]   97,100 [251,487] 713 [1,846]
11 Michigan (MI) 96,716 [250,493]   56,804 [147,121] 39,912 [103,371]
12 Minnesota (MN) 86,939 [225,170]   79,610 [206,188] 7,329 [18,982]
 
13 Utah (UT) 84,899 [219,887]   82,144 [212,751] 2,755 [7,135]
14 Idaho (ID) 83,570 [216,445]   82,747 [214,313] 823 [2,131]
15 Kansas (KS) 82,277 [213,096]   81,815 [211,899] 462 [1,196]
 
16 Nebraska (NE) 77,354 [200,345]   76,872 [199,097] 481 [1,245]
17 South Dakota (SD) 77,116 [199,729]   75,885 [196,541] 1,232 [3,190]
18 Washington (WA) 71,300 [184,666]   66,544 [172,348] 4,756 [12,317]
 
19 North Dakota (ND) 70,700 [183,112]   68,976 [178,647] 1,724 [4,465]
20 Oklahoma (OK) 69,898 [181,034]   68,667 [177,846] 1,231 [3,188]
21 Missouri (MO) 69,704 [180,532]   68,886 [178,413] 818 [2,118]
 
22 Florida (FL) 65,755 [170,304]   53,927 [139,670] 11,828 [30,634]
23 Wisconsin (WI) 65,498 [169,639]   54,310 [140,662] 11,188 [28,976]
24 Georgia (GA) 59,425 [153,910]   57,906 [149,975] 1,519 [3,934]
 
25 Illinois (IL) 57,914 [149,996]   55,584 [143,961] 2,331 [6,037]
26 Iowa (IA) 56,272 [145,743]   55,869 [144,700] 402 [1,041]
27 New York (NY) 54,556 [141,299]   47,214 [122,283] 7,342 [19,015]
 
28 North Carolina (NC) 53,819 [139,390]   48,711 [126,160] 5,108 [13,229]
29 Arkansas (AR) 53,179 [137,732]   52,068 [134,855] 1,110 [2,874]
30 Alabama (AL) 52,419 [135,764]   50,744 [131,426] 1,675 [4,338]
 
31 Louisiana (LA) 51,840 [134,264]   43,562 [112,825] 8,278 [21,439]
32 Mississippi (MS) 48,430 [125,433]   46,907 [121,488] 1,523 [3,944]
33 Pennsylvania (PA) 46,055 [119,281]   44,817 [116,075] 1,239 [3,208]
 
34 Ohio (OH) 44,825 [116,096]   40,948 [106,054] 3,877 [10,041]
35 Virginia (VA) 42,774 [110,784]   39,594 [102,547] 3,180 [8,236]
36 Tennessee (TN) 42,143 [109,149]   41,217 [106,751] 926 [2,398]
 
37 Kentucky (KY) 40,409 [104,658]   39,728 [102,895] 681 [1,763]
38 Indiana (IN) 36,418 [94,322]   35,867 [92,895] 551 [1,427]
39 Maine (ME) 35,385 [91,646]   30,862 [79,932] 4,523 [11,714]
 
40 South Carolina (SC) 32,020 [82,931]   30,109 [77,981] 1,911 [4,949]
41 West Virginia (WV) 24,230 [62,755]   24,078 [62,361] 152 [393.7]
42 Maryland (MD) 12,407 [32,133]   9,774 [25,314] 2,633 [6,819]
 
43 Hawaii (HI) 10,931 [28,311]   6,423 [16,635] 4,508 [11,675]
44 Massachusetts (MA) 10,555 [27,337]   7,840 [20,305] 2,715 [***&]
45 Vermont (VT) 9,614 [24,900]   9,250 [23,957] 365 [945]
 
46 New Hampshire (NH) 9,350 [24,216]   8,968 [23,227] 382 [989]
47 New Jersey (NJ) 8,721 [22,587]   7,417 [19,209] 1,304 [3,377]
48 Connecticut (CT) 5,543 [14,356]   4,845 [12,548] 699 [1,810]
 
49 Delaware (DE) 2,489 [6,446]   1,954 [5,060] 536 [1,388]
50 Rhode Island (RI) 1,545 [4,001]   1,045 [2,706] 500 [1,294]

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