US State Facts and Activities for Kids

We have interesting facts, information, activities and worksheets on each of the 50 states to teach kids all about the USA.

Ohio Facts

Ohio Facts

Capital Columbus Became a State March 1, 1803 (17th) Location Midwestern United States Area 44,825 sq. miles (34th) Population 11,538,504 (7th) Major Cities Columbus, Cleveland,…

Maryland Facts

Maryland Facts

Capital Annapolis Became a State April 28, 1788 (7th) Location southern United States Area 12,407 sq. miles (42nd) Population 5,773,552 (19th) Major Cities Baltimore, Annapolis,…

Maine Facts

Maine Facts

Capital Augusta Became a State March 15, 1820 (23rd) Location New England region of United States Area 35,385 sq. miles (39th) Population 1,328,361 (42nd) Major…

Illinois Facts

Illinois Facts

Capital Springfield Became a State December 3,1818 (21st) Location midwestern United States Area 57,914 sq. miles (25th) Population 12,830,632 (h5th) Major Cities Chicago, Rockford, Springfield…

Georgia Facts

Georgia Facts

Capital Atlanta Became a State January 2, 1788 (4th) Location southeastern United States Area 59,425 sq. miles (24th) Population 9,687,653 (9th) Major Cities Atlanta, Augusta,…

South Dakota Facts

South Dakota Facts

Capital Pierre Became a State November 2, 1887 (40th) Location north-central United States Area 77,116 sq. miles (17th) Population 814,180 (46th) Major Cities Rapid City,…

Arizona Facts

Arizona Facts

Capital Phoenix Became a State February 14, 1912 (48th) Location southwestern United States Area 114,006 sq. miles (6th) Population 5,130,632 (20th) Major Cities Phoenix, Scotsdale,…

Washington Facts

Washington Facts

Capital Olympia Became a State November 11, 1887 (42nd) Location Pacific Northwestern United States Area 71,300 sq. miles (18th) Population 6,724,540 (13th) Major Cities Seattle,…

Oklahoma Facts

Oklahoma Facts

Capital Oklahoma City Became a State November 16, 1907(46th) Location south central United States Area 69,903 sq. miles(20th) Population 3, 687, 050(27th) Major Cities Oklahoma…

Missouri Facts

Missouri Facts

Capital Jefferson City Became a State August 10, 1821 (29th) Location midwestern United States Area 69,704 sq. miles (21st) Population 5,988,927 (18th) Major Cities Kansas…

Virginia Facts

Virginia Facts

Capital Richmond Became a State June 25, 1788 (10th) Location southeastern United States Area 42,774 sq. miles (35th) Population 8,001,024 (12th) Major Cities Virginia Beach,…

New Jersey Facts

New Jersey Facts

Capital Trenton Became a State December 18, 1787 (3rd) Location Mid Atlantic United States Area 8,721 sq. miles (47th) Population 8,791,894 (11th) Major Cities Newark….