Meet the United States

Welcome to the Meet the USA website, an online educational resource with facts and stats for all 50 U.S. states. Our online resource is great for students, teachers, parents, and anyone interested in learning about the United States. We provide our readers with accurate facts from reputable sources and the latest statistics for each U.S. state. Get started with our website by using the below interactive map of the United States.

Discover thousands of facts about the United States and its 50 states using the above interactive map.

U.S. State Facts

There are 50 states that make up the United States of America. The 50 U.S. states had a combined population of 331,893,745 in 2020 and covered approximately 3,796,742 square miles of North America. Delaware was the first state to joined the United States on December 7th, 1787. Hawaii was the last state to join the United States on August 21st, 1959. Each U.S. state has a rich history and tons of interesting facts. To discover more facts and information about a specific U.S. state simply select one from the below list.

The Meet the USA team has spent countless hours researching, validating, and publishing facts for all 50 U.S. states. Our goal is to provide our readers with facts, information, and statistics they can trust. However, occasionally a fact or stat that isn’t 100% accurate gets published to our website. If you discover anything on our website that is invalid, please contact us and we’ll get it corrected. We’re here to provide a trusted and reliable educational resource.