List of State Names

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Map showing the states of America

The following 50 States List shows details of all of the States of the United States of America.

list of states
Map showing the states of America

It is designed to be very easy to use as well as find out the information and data that you are looking for.

In this list of states, you will find:

  • The full name of the state
  • The accepted state abbreviation of 2 letters
  • The state capital city
  • The population as of 2022
  • The area in KM²
  • The date that state entered the union
NameAbbreviationState CapitalPopulationArea (KM)Date Entered Union
Alabama
AL
Montgomery
5,024,279
135,767
Dec. 14, 1819
Alaska
AK
Juneau
733,391
1,723,336
Jan. 3, 1959
Arizona
AZ
Phoenix
7,151,502
295,233
Feb. 14, 1912
Arkansas
AR
Little Rock
3,011,524
137,730
June 15, 1836
California
CA
Sacramento
39,538,223
423,968
Sept. 9, 1850
Colorado
CO
Denver
5,773,714
269,602
Aug. 1, 1876
Connecticut
CT
Hartford
3,605,944
14,356
Jan. 9, 1788
Delaware
DE
Dover
989,948
6,446
Dec. 7, 1787
Florida
FL
Tallahassee
21,538,187
170,312
Mar. 3, 1845
Georgia
GA
Atlanta
10,711,908
153,910
Jan. 2, 1788
Hawaii
HI
Honolulu
1,455,271
28,313
Aug. 21, 1959
Idaho
ID
Boise
1,839,106
216,443
July 3, 1890
Illinois
IL
Springfield
12,812,508
149,994
Dec. 3, 1818
Indiana
IN
Indianapolis
6,785,528
94,327
Dec. 11, 1816
Iowa
IA
Des Moines
3,190,369
145,744
Dec. 28, 1846
Kansas
KS
Topeka
2,937,880
213,099
Jan. 29, 1861
Kentucky
KY
Frankfort
4,505,836
104,656
June 1, 1792
Louisiana
LA
Baton Rouge
4,657,757
135,658
Apr. 30, 1812
Maine
ME
Augusta
1,362,359
91,634
Mar. 15, 1820
Maryland
MD
Annapolis
6,177,224
32,131
Apr. 28, 1788
Massachusetts
MA
Boston
7,029,917
27,335
Feb. 6, 1788
Michigan
MI
Lansing
10,077,331
250,485
Jan. 26, 1837
Minnesota
MN
St. Paul
5,706,494
225,163
May 11, 1858
Mississippi
MS
Jackson
2,961,279
125,438
Dec. 10, 1817
Missouri
MO
Jefferson City
6,154,913
180,540
Aug. 10, 1821
Montana
MT
Helena
1,084,225
380,832
Nov. 8, 1889
Nebraska
NE
Lincoln
1,961,504
200,330
Mar. 1, 1867
Nevada
NV
Carson City
3,104,614
286,380
Oct. 31, 1864
New Hampshire
NH
Concord
1,377,529
24,214
June 21, 1788
New Jersey
NJ
Trenton
9,288,994
22,590
Dec. 18, 1787
New Mexico
NM
Santa Fe
2,117,522
314,917
Jan. 6, 1912
New York
NY
Albany
20,201,249
141,297
July 26, 1788
North Carolina
NC
Raleigh
10,439,388
139,390
Nov. 21, 1789
North Dakota
ND
Bismarck
779,094
183,107
Nov. 2, 1889
Ohio
OH
Columbus
11,799,448
116,096
Mar. 1, 1803
Oklahoma
OK
Oklahoma City
3,959,353
181,038
Nov. 16, 1907
Oregon
OR
Salem
4,237,256
254,800
Feb. 14, 1859
Pennsylvania
PA
Harrisburg
13,002,700
119,279
Dec. 12, 1787
Rhode Island
RI
Providence
1,097,379
3,999
May 29, 1790
South Carolina
SC
Columbia
5,118,425
82,931
May 23, 1788
South Dakota
SD
Pierre
886,667
199,730
Nov. 2, 1889
Tennessee
TN
Nashville
6,910,840
109,152
June 1, 1796
Texas
TX
Austin
29,145,505
695,660
Dec. 29, 1845
Utah
UT
Salt Lake City
3,271,616
219,882
Jan. 4, 1896
Vermont
VT
Montpelier
643,077
24,905
Mar. 4, 1791
Virginia
VA
Richmond
8,631,393
110,787
June 25, 1788
Washington
WA
Olympia
7,705,281
184,661
Nov. 11, 1889
West Virginia
WV
Charleston
1,793,716
62,755
June 20, 1863
Wisconsin
WI
Madison
5,893,718
169,634
May 29, 1848
Wyoming
WY
Cheyenne
576,851
253,334
July 10, 1890
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