U.S. STATE FACTS

Non-Contiguous U.S. States Facts

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Introduction Non-Contiguous States

The United States of America is made up of 48 contiguous states, which means they are adjacent, and 2 non-contiguous states which means they do not border any other U.S. state. These two non-contiguous states are Alaska and Hawaii; which also happen to be the last two states to join the union (the U.S.A). On this page is a list of quick facts about these two states. This information includes such basic facts as when Alaska and Hawaii became states, what their population is, and how they became states. This information is written for both kids and adults. You will also find links to additional interesting facts about both of these states.

State of Hawaii Quick Facts

The last state to join the United States of America was Hawaii. Below is a list of quick facts about this non-contiguous state; click here for a list of interesting Hawaii facts.

State of Alaska Quick Facts

Alaska is by far the largest U.S. state based on total area; however is the least densely populated of the 50 U.S. states with only two other states having a lower population. Below is a list of quick facts about Alaska; click here for a list of interesting Alaska facts.