American States and Canadian Provinces Part 2

Montana (West) 

Montana flag

Capital: Helena

Largest city: Billings

Population: 1 Million 

Size: 147,040 sq. miles

Date joined union: November 8, 1889

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Granite Peak 12,807 feet tall 

Sphinx Mountain, Montana

Nebraska (West) 

Nebraska flag

Capital: Lincoln 

Largest city: Omaha

Population: 1.9 Million 

Size: 77,358 sq. miles

Date joined union: March 1, 1867 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Panorama Point 5,424 feet tall 

Chimney Rock, Nebraska

Nevada (West) 

Nevada flag

Capital: Carson City

Largest city: Las Vegas

Population: 3 Million 

Size: 110,557 sq. miles

Date joined union: October 31, 1864

Main languages: None

 Tallest point: Boundary Peak 13,147 feet tall

Las Vegas skyline, Nevada

New Hampshire (New England) 

New Hampshire flag

Capital: Concord 

Largest city: Manchester

Population: 1.3 Million 

Size: 9,349 sq. miles

Date joined union: June 21, 1788 

Main languages: English, French

Tallest point: Mount Washington 6,288 feet tall 

Tichfield Abbey, New Hampshire

New Jersey (New England) 

New Jersey flag

Capital: Trenton 

Largest city: Newark 

Population: 8.8 Million 

Size: 8,722 sq. miles

Date joined union: December 18, 1787 

Main languages: English, Spanish, Indic, Chinese, and Korean

Tallest point: High Point 1,803 feet tall 

Cape May Bunker in New Jersey

New Mexico (West) 

New Mexico flag

Capital: Santa Fe

Largest city: Albuquerque

Population: 2 Million 

Size: 121,590 sq. miles

Date joined union: January 6, 1912

Main languages: English, Spanish, and Navajo 

Tallest point: Wheeler Peak 13,161 feet tall 

El Santuario Church in New Mexico

New York (New England) 

New York flag

Capital: Albany 

Largest city: New York City 

Population: 19.4 Million 

Size: 54,555 sq. miles

Date joined union: July 26, 1788 

Main languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, French, and Russian

Tallest point: Mount Marcy 5,344 feet tall 

Statue of Liberty in Manhattan, New York

North Carolina (South) 

North Carolina flag

Capital: Raleigh 

Largest city: Charlotte 

Population: 10.4 Million 

Size: 53,819 sq. miles

Date joined union: November 21, 1789 

Main languages: English, Spanish

Tallest point: Mount Mitchell 6,684 feet tall 

Hatteras Ligthouse in Hatteras Island, North Carolina

North Dakota (West) 

North Dakota flag

Capital: Bismarck 

Largest city: Fargo 

Population: 762,062 

Size: 70,704 sq. miles

Date joined union: November 2, 1889 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: White Butte 3,606 feet tall 

Buffalo landmark in North Dakota

Ohio (New England) 

Ohio flag

Capital: Columbus (and largest city) 

2nd largest city: Cleveland

Population: 11.6 Million 

Size: 44,825 sq. miles

Date joined union: March 1, 1803

Main languages: English, Spanish

Tallest point: Campbell Hill 1,549 feet tall 

Indians baseball park in Cleveland, Ohio

Oklahoma (West) 

Oklahoma flag

Capital: Oklahoma City (and largest city) 

2nd largest city: Tulsa

Population: 3.9 Million 

Size: 69,899 sq. miles

Date joined union: November 16, 1907 

Main languages: English, Choctaw, and Cherokee

Tallest point: Black Mesa 4,975 feet tall 

Cherokee trail of tears monument in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oregon (Pacific) 

Oregon flag

Capital: Salem

Largest city: Portland

Population: 4.2 Million 

Size: 98,381 sq. miles

Date joined union: February 14, 1859 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Mount Hood 11,249 feet tall 

Crater lake in Klamath Falls, Oregon

Pennsylvania (New England) 

Pennsylvania flag

Capital: Harrisburg 

Largest city: Philadelphia

Population: 12.8 Million 

Size: 46,055 sq. miles

Date joined union: December 12, 1787 

Main languages: English, Spanish, German, Chinese, and Italian 

Tallest point: Mount Davis 3,213 feet tall 

Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Rhode Island (New England) 

Rhode Island flag

Capital: Providence (and largest city)

2nd largest city: Cranston 

Population: 1 Million 

Size: 1,214 sq. miles

Date joined union: May 29, 1790 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Jerimoth Hill 812 feet tall 

Fort Adams in Newport, Rhode Island

South Carolina (South) 

South Carolina flag

Capital: Columbia (and largest city)

2nd largest city: Charleston 

Population: 5.1 Million 

Size: 32,020 sq. miles

Date joined union: May 23, 1788 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Sassafras Mountain 3,560 feet tall 

Morris Island lightouse in Folly Beach, South Carolina

South Dakota (West) 

South Dakota flag

Capital: Pierre

 Largest city: Sioux City

Population: 884,659 

Size: 77,116 sq. miles

Date joined union: November 2, 1889 

Main languages: English, Sioux

Tallest point: Black Elk Peak 7,244 feet tall 

Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota

Tennessee (South) 

Tennessee flag

Capital: Nashville (and largest city) 

2nd largest city: Memphis

Population: 6.8 Million 

Size: 42,143 sq. miles

Date joined union: June 1, 1796 

Main languages: English, Spanish

Tallest point: Clingmans Dome 6,643 feet tall 

Skyline of Knoxville, Tennessee

Texas (South) 

Texas flag

Capital: Austin 

Largest city: Houston 

Population: 29.3 Million 

Size: 268,596 sq. miles

Date joined union: December 29, 1845 

Main languages: English, Spanish

Tallest point: Guadalupe Peak 8,751 feet tall 

The battle of the Alamo historic site in San Antonio, Texas

Utah (West) 

Utah flag

Capital: Salt Lake City (and largest city) 

2nd largest city: West Valley City

Population: 3.2 Million 

Size: 84,899 sq. miles

Date joined union: January 4, 1896 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Kings Peak 13,534 feet tall 

Delicate Arch part of Arches National Park, Utah

Vermont (New England) 

Vermont flag

Capital: Montpelier 

Largest city: Burlington 

Population: 623,989

Size: 9,616 sq. miles

Date joined union: March 4, 1791 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Mount Mansfield 4,395 feet tall 

Red covered bridge in Morristown, Vermont

Virginia (South) 

Virginia flag

Capital: Richmond 

Largest city: Virginia Beach

Population: 8.5 Million 

Size: 42,774 sq. miles

Date joined union: June 25, 1788 

Main languages: English, Spanish

Tallest point: Mount Rogers 5,729 feet tall 

George Washington monument Richmond, Virginia

Washington (Pacific)

Washington flag

Capital: Olympia

Largest city: Seattle

Population: 7.6 Million

Size: 71,362 sq. miles

Date joined union: November 11, 1889

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Mount Rainer 14,411 feet tall

The Space Needle in Seattle, Washington

West Virginia (South) 

West Virginia flag

Capital: Charleston (and largest city) 

2nd largest city: Huntington 

Population: 1.7 Million

Size: 24,230 sq. miles

Date joined union: June 20, 1863 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Spruce Knob 4,863 feet tall 

West Virginia capitol building in Charleston, West Virginia

Wisconsin (Midwest) 

Wisconsin flag

Capital: Madison 

Largest city: Milwaukee 

Population: 5.8 Million 

Size: 65,498 sq. miles

Date joined union: May 29, 1848 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Timms Hill 1,951 feet tall 

Salem Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wyoming (West) 

Wyoming flag

Capital: Cheyenne (and largest city)

2nd largest city: Casper

Population: 578,759 

Size: 97,914 sq. miles

Date joined union: July 10, 1890 

Main languages: English

Tallest point: Gannett Peak 13,809 

Devils tower in Crook County, Wyoming


1 thought on “American States and Canadian Provinces Part 2

  1. Hi Gabriel, This post is very informative. I can see that a lot of work went into it. All of the flags are interesting but I really like Oklahoma’s.
    Keep up the good work.
    Love ❤️ you, Gramsey and Papa

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