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UNITED STATES

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UNITED STATES



State or Territory Date of Act of
Organization
 or Admission 
Total
Area
 (Sq. Miles) 



Original States:
 New Hampshire  9,341
 Massachusetts  8,266
 Rhode Island  1,248
 Connecticut  4,965
 New York 49,204
 New Jersey  8,224
 Pennsylvania 45,126
 Delaware  2,379
 Maryland 12,327
 Virginia 42,627
 North Carolina 52,426
 South Carolina 30,989
 Georgia 59,265
 
States Without Previous Territorial Organization Admitted: 
 Vermont
 Mar.  4,  1791 
 June  1,  1792
 June  1,  1796
 Mar. 15,  1820
 Dec. 29,  1845
 June  19,  1863
 9,564
 Kentucky 40,598
 Tennessee 42,022
 Maine 33,040
 Texas 265,896 
 West Virginia 24,170
 
States With Previous Territorial Organization Admitted:
 Ohio
Territory 
State
 May  7,  1800
 Feb. 19,  1803
 Mar.  3,  1805
 Apr. 30,  1812
 May  7,  1800
 Dec. 11,  1816
 Apr.  7,  1798
 Dec. 10,  1817
 Feb.  3,  1809
 Dec.  3,  1818
 Mar.  3,  1817
 Dec. 14,  1819
 June   4,  1812
 Aug. 10,  1821
 Mar.  2,  1819
 June 15,  1836
 Jan. 11,  1805
 Jan. 26,  1837
 Mar. 30,  1822
 Mar.  3,  1845
 June 12,  1838
 Dec. 28,  1846
 Apr. 20,  1836
 May 29,  1848
 Mar.  1,  1847
 Sept.   9,  1850
 Mar.  3,  1849
 May 11,  1858
 Aug. 14,  1848
 Feb. 14,  1859
 May 30,  1854
 Jan. 29,  1861
 Mar.  2,  1861
 Oct. 31,  1864
 May 30,  1854
 Mar.  1,  1867
 Feb. 28,  1861
 Aug.  1,  1876
 Mar.  2,  1861
 Nov.  2,  1889
 Mar.  2,  1861
 Nov.  2,  1889
 May 26,  1864
 Nov.  8,  1889
 Mar.  2,  1853
 Nov. 11,  1889
 Mar.  3,  1863
 July  3,  1890
 July 25,  1868
 July 10,  1890
 Sept.  9,  1850
 Jan.  4,  1896
 May  2,  1890
 Nov. 16,  1907
 Sept.  9,  1850
 Jan.  6,  1912
 Feb.  4,  1863
 Feb. 14,  1912
 
41,040
 Louisiana
Territory 
State
 
48,506
 Indiana
Territory 
State
 
36,354
 Mississippi
Territory 
State
 
46,865
 Illinois
Territory 
State
 
56,665
 Alabama
Territory 
State
 
51,998
 Missouri
Territory 
State
 
69,420
 Arkansas
Territory 
State
 
53,335
 Michigan
Territory 
State
 
57,980
 Florida
Territory 
State
 
58,666
 Iowa
Territory 
State
 
56,147
 Wisconsin
Territory 
State
 
56,066
 California
Territory 
State
 
158,297 
 Minnesota
Territory 
State
 
84,682
 Oregon
Territory 
State
 
96,699
 Kansas
Territory 
State
 
82,158
 Nevada
Territory 
State
 
110,690 
 Nebraska
Territory 
State
 
77,520
 Colorado
Territory 
State
 
103,948 
 North Dakota
Territory 
State
 
70,837
 South Dakota
Territory 
State
 
77,615
 Montana
Territory 
State
 
146,997 
 Washington
Territory 
State
 
69,127
 Idaho
Territory 
State
 
83,888
 Wyoming
Territory 
State
 
97,914
 Utah
Territory 
State
 
84,990
 Oklahoma
Territory 
State
 
70,057
 New Mexico
Territory 
State
 
122,634 
 Arizona
Territory 
State
 
113,956 

Authorities differ somewhat on some of these dates and areas: the above are from Census reports.