100 million acres
As of the end of the year , 9,639 fires had burned 4,177,856 acres (1,690,718 ha), more than 4% of the state’s roughly 100 million acres of land, making 2020 the largest wildfire season recorded in California’s modern history (according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection), though roughly
30 million acres
With over 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area, and is also the world’s thirty-fourth most populous subnational entity. California is also the most populated subnational entity in North America,
The Golden State
1 is John Malone , who can boast being the largest landowner in the US with 2.2 million acres. That’s about half the size of Lake Ontario. The former media tycoon made his wealth building the company Tele-Communications Inc., or TCI, which he sold to AT&T for $50 billion 20 years ago.
4.2 million acres
August Complex Fire
Most of the fires in California are caused by people. The El Dorado Fire , which has grown to more than 10,000 acres, was ignited when a family used a “pyrotechnic device” to announce the gender of a new baby.
Oregon’s cost of living is high, especially in larger city’s like Portland where rent can average right around $1,500 a month. That’s expensive . But, when compared to the state as a whole, only slightly more expensive than other city’s. Rent in Oregon averages just under $1,100 a month.
Oregon leans Democratic as a state, with both U.S. Senators from the Democratic party, as well as four out of Oregon’s five U.S. Representatives. The Democratic candidate for president has won in Oregon in every election since 1988.
Alaska has the largest land area in the United States followed by Texas and California . Alaska has the largest land area in the United States followed by Texas and California . Alaska has more land area than Texas , California & Montana combined. Eight (8) states have over 100,000 square miles of land area.