United States - total geographical area by state

Total land and water area of the United States by state and territory

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September 2011


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Total area: 3.805.142 square miles
U.S. area in total: 3.795.951 square miles
Island Area in total: 2.866 square miles
One square mile = 2.59 square kilometers. The area measurements were derived from the Census Bureau's Master Address File/ Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) geographic database. The boundaries of the states and equivalent areas are as of January 1, 2008. The land area, including its classification, reflect base feature updates made in the MAF/TIGER database through May 1, 2008
* Baker, Howland, and Jarvis Islands; Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Navassa Island, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Island.

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