Alaska has the largest land area in the United States followed by Texas and California.
States by Size in Square Miles
|State||Square Miles (Land Area)|
The Largest States in the U.S. by Area Alaska . 663,267.26. Texas . 268,580.82. California . 163,695.57. Montana . 147,042.40. New Mexico. 121,589.48. Arizona. 113,998.30. Nevada. 110,560.71. Colorado. 104,093.57.
The Lone Star State
At 663,300 square miles, Alaska is by far the largest state in the United States , nearly two and a half times as large as Texas. In the case of many map projections, Alaska appears to be more than half the size of the lower 48 states, when in reality the continental US is 4.7 times as large.
Most Dangerous States 2020 Alaska . Alaska is the most dangerous state in the United States . New Mexico. New Mexico is the United States ‘ second-most dangerous state. Tennessee. Tennessee is the third-most dangerous state in the U.S. with a violent crime rate of 623.7 incidents per 100,000 people. Arkansas. Nevada. Louisiana. Alabama. Missouri.
One-fifth the size of the Lower 48, Alaska is bigger than Texas , California, and Montana combined! Alaska is also far-flung: 3.1 times wider (east to west) and 1.9 times taller (north to south) than Texas .
Texas is bigger than California , making it the largest state of the 48 contiguous states, but measured by population, the rankings are reversed. California is the most populous state with 39,776,830 residents, according to 2017 U.S. Census estimates, while Texas had a population of 28,704,330.
Georgia is approximately 149,976 sq km, while Florida is approximately 139,670 sq km, making Florida 93.13% the size of Georgia . Meanwhile, the population of Georgia is ~9.7 million people (9.1 million more people live in Florida ). We have positioned the outline of Georgia near the middle of Florida .