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Land Area 9,147,593 km2
Water Area 685,924 km2
Total Area 9,833,517km2 (#3)
Population 323,995,528 (#3)
Population Density 35.42/km2
Government Type Constitutional Federal Republic
GDP (PPP) $18,600.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $57,300
Currency Dollar (USD)
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Famous Natives listed represent a very small sampling of potential choices. For additional U.S. Famous Natives view the individual U.S. State pages.
  • John Adams 2nd american president
  • Susan B. Anthony activist/woman suffrage alliance
  • Louis Armstrong musician
  • Lucille Ball actress, comedian
  • Clara Barton founder american red cross
  • Beach Boys musical group
  • Andrew Carnegie financier/philanthropist
  • Bob Dylan singer/songwriter
  • Thomas Edison inventor extraordinaire
  • Henry Ford industrialist/philanthropist
  • Benjamin Franklin diplomat/inventor/scientist
  • Robert Frost poet
  • Bill Gates founder microsoft/philanthropist
  • Ernest Hemingway author
  • Bobby Jones golfer
  • Martin Luther King civil rights leader
  • Stephen King author
  • Abraham Lincoln 16th American president who helped direct the victory of the Union forces in the American Civil War and called for the abolition of slavery and reunification of the country.
  • Joe Louis boxer
  • Douglas MacArthur general/statesman
  • Rosa Parks civil-rights freedom fighter
  • Edgar Allen Poe author/poet
  • Jackie Robinson baseball player
  • Eleanor Roosevelt first lady/humanitarian
  • Theodore Roosevelt 26th american president
  • Pete Sampras tennis player
  • George Washington general, 1st american president, set precedents in his functions of governance that proved to be integral to establishing democratic principles within the new nation.
  • John Wayne actor

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John Moen is a cartographer who along with his wife are the orignal founders of worldatlas.com. He and his wife, Chris Woolwine-Moen, produced thousands of award-winning maps that are used all over the world and content that aids students, teachers, travelers and parents with their geography and map questions. Today, it's one of the most popular educational sites on the web.

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United States Of America states, districts & their capitals

Region Capital Quick Reference
Alabama Montgomery Alabama
Alaska Juneau Alaska
Arizona Phoenix Arizona
Arkansas Little Rock Arkansas
California Sacramento California
Colorado Denver Colorado
Connecticut Hartford Connecticut
Delaware Dover Delaware
District of Columbia Washington, D.C. District of Columbia
Florida Tallahassee Florida
Georgia Atlanta Georgia
Hawaii Honolulu Hawaii
Idaho Boise Idaho
Illinois Springfield Illinois
Indiana Indianapolis Indiana
Iowa Des Moines Iowa
Kansas Topeka Kansas
Kentucky Frankfort Kentucky
Louisiana Baton Rouge Louisiana
Maine Augusta Maine
Maryland Annapolis Maryland
Massachusetts Boston Massachusetts
Michigan Lansing Michigan
Minnesota Saint Paul Minnesota
Mississippi Jackson Mississippi
Missouri Jefferson City Missouri
Montana Helena Montana
Nebraska Lincoln Nebraska
Nevada Carson City Nevada
New Hampshire Concord New Hampshire
New Jersey Trenton New Jersey
New Mexico Santa Fe New Mexico
New York Albany New York
North Carolina Raleigh North Carolina
North Dakota Bismarck North Dakota
Ohio Columbus Ohio
Oklahoma Oklahoma City Oklahoma
Oregon Salem Oregon
Pennsylvania Harrisburg Pennsylvania
Rhode Island Providence Rhode Island
South Carolina Columbia South Carolina
South Dakota Pierre South Dakota
Tennessee Nashville Tennessee
Texas Austin Texas
Utah Salt Lake City Utah
Vermont Montpelier Vermont
Virginia Richmond Virginia
Washington Olympia Washington
West Virginia Charleston West Virginia
Wisconsin Madison Wisconsin
Wyoming Cheyenne Wyoming

United States Of America Trivia

What is the Least Densely Populated State?

Alaska is the least densely populated state in the United States, with only 1.3 people per square mile. Wyoming is the second least densely populated state with six people per every square mile.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What is the Least Populated State?

According to national census figures, Wyoming is the least populous state in the country with an estimated 578,759 residents spread out over the 10th largest state at 97,818 miĀ²

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What is the Most Densely Populated State in the US?

New Jersey is the most densely populated state with 1,210 people per square mile.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What is the Most Populated State?

California is the most populated state in the US with a total population of 39,512,223. The state also happens to be one of the fastest growing in the country. California is the third largest state by land area.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What was the Largest at the Beginning of the 20th Century?

New York state was the most populated state in 1900 and it remained that way up until 1964 when California became the most populated state.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What are the Largest Ethnic Groups in the United States?

Some of the most common ethnicities in the United States include German, African American, Mexican, Irish, and English.

Largest Ethnic Groups And Nationalities In The United States

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This page was last updated on January 21, 2016.