US States (plus Washington D.C.) Area and Ranking
|State||Area Ranking||Area (square miles, including water)|
|Alaska||1||663,267 sq mi|
|Texas||2||268,580 sq mi|
|California||3||163,695 sq mi|
|Montana||4||147,042 sq mi|
423 970 км²
What are the 4 smallest states? A. Rhode Island , Delaware , Connecticut and Hawaii are the 4 smallest states.
24 923 км²
New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while Florida is approximately 139,670 sq km, making Florida 14% larger than New York . Meanwhile, the population of New York is ~19.4 million people (576,792 fewer people live in Florida ).
U.S. states listed in order by size in square miles of land area – Alaska to Rhode Island. The land area of the entire United States is 3,531,905 square miles. States by Size in Square Miles.
|State||Square Miles (Land Area)|
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Area has about 13 million people, compared to the San Francisco Bay Area which has about 8 million.
The 5 Smallest States by Land Area Rhode Island —1,045 square miles (2,707 square kilometers) Delaware —1,954 square miles (5,061 square kilometers) Connecticut—4,845 square miles (12,548 square kilometers) Hawaii—6,423 square miles (16,635 square kilometers)
California is around the same size as Montana . Montana is approximately 376,979 sq km, while California is approximately 403,882 sq km, making California 7% larger than Montana .
The main reason for declaring independence was to get free of New York . The people of Vermont believed they were sufficiently distinguished from the people of New York to consider themselves a separate nation. Being busy with the American Revolution, New York did not object.
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 .