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State Population Figures
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US States (plus Washington D.C.): Extremes and Records
Biggest, Smallest, Highest, Lowest, Longest, First, Most Populous, etc.

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State Area Figures

First State: Delaware, which became a state on December 7, 1787

Most Recent State: Hawaii, admitted in 1959

Most Populous State: California, 33,871,648 people (2000 US census)

Least Populous State: Wyoming, 493,782 people (2000 US census)

Biggest City in the USA: New York, New York, with over 7,000,000 people

Birthplaces of the Most Presidents: 8 Presidents born in Virginia (William Henry Harrison, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, George Washington, and Woodrow Wilson) and 7 Presidents born in Ohio (Ulysses Simpson Grant, Rutherford Birchard Hayes, James Abram Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft, and Warren Gamaliel Harding).

State with the Most Bordering States: Missouri with 8 bordering states (Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee) and Tennessee with 8 bordering states (Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia)

Longest State Names (commonly used name): Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina

Longest Official State Name: The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

Shortest State Names: Iowa, Ohio, Utah

US GEOGRAPHY EXTREMES:
Biggest State (Area): Alaska: 656,425 square miles

Smallest State (Area): Rhode Island, 1,545 square miles

State that is Farthest North: Alaska

State that is Farthest South: Hawaii

State that is Farthest East: Maine (although some of Alaska's Aleutian Islands cross the 180-degree longitude line, and are technically farther east than the other US states).

State that is Farthest West: Alaska

Geographic Center of the Contiguous USA: Smith County, Kansas

Geographic Center of the Entire USA (all 50 states): South Dakota

Highest Point: Mount McKinley, Alaska, 20,300 ft (6,194 m) above sea level

Lowest Point: Death Valley, California, 282 feet (86 m) below sea level [this is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere]

Longest River: Missouri River (it is a tributary of the Mississippi River and is 2,540 miles long)

River with the Biggest Volume of Water: Mississippi River (2,348 miles (3,778 km) long)

Biggest Lake: Lake Superior with an area of 31,820 square miles (82,414 sq km)

Biggest Island: The Island of Hawaii, with an area of 4,038 square miles (10,459 sq km)

Tallest Waterfall: Ribbon Falls in California, with a height of 1,612 feet (491 m)

Waterfall with the Greatest Volume of Water: Niagara Falls in New York

US WEATHER EXTREMES:
Coldest City: International Falls, Minnesota, with a mean temperature of 36.4 degrees F.

Snowiest City: Blue Canyon, California, with 240.8 inches of snow each year.

Hottest Temperature in the USA: California (134 degrees F at Greenland Ranch on July 10, 1913)

Coldest Temperature in the USA: Alaska (-80 Degrees F on January 23, 1971, at Prospect Creek)

Most Snow in 24 Hours: Colorado, 76 inches (192.5 cm) fell in one day at Silver Lake, Colorado

Most Rain Each Year: Hawaii, 460 inches (1168 cm) fall on Mt. Waialeale, Kauai, Hawaii, each year

Biggest Hailstone: Kansas, the largest hailstone in the US was 44.5 cm (17.5") in circumference. It fell in Coffeyville, Kansas.

Strongest Wind: . Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, where gusts of 231 mph (372 kph) have been recorded

US State Facts, Map and State Symbols
Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Order and Dates of Statehood State Population Figures State Area Figures State Extremes and Records
US Postal Codes US Postal Codes Matching Guidelines for Writing a Report on a State US Geography


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