List of U.S. states and territories by area
This is a complete list of the U.S. states, federal district, and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area. The water area includes inland waters, coastal waters, the Great Lakes, and territorial waters. Glaciers and intermittent bodies of water are counted as land area.
Area by state, federal district, or territory
Area by division
All divisions presented below are as configured by the United States Census Bureau.
Area by region
All regions presented below are as configured by the United States Census Bureau.
U.S. states by total area
U.S. states by land area
U.S. states by water area
U.S. states by water percentage
Alaska is the largest state by total area, land area, and water area. It is the seventh-largest country subdivision in the world.
The second largest state, Texas, has only 40% of the total area of the largest state, Alaska.
Rhode Island is the smallest state by total area and land area.
Michigan is second (after Alaska) in water area, and first in water percentage.
Florida is mostly a peninsula, and has the third-largest water area and seventh-largest water area percentage.