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Date of statehood
Land area (mi²)
Rank in cities of its state by population
Municipal population (2010 census)
Metropolitan population (2010 census)
|Montgomery Alabama||#104773||Alabama||AL||1819||Montgomery||1846||155.4||2||205,764||374,536||Birmingham is the state's largest city.|
Juneau is the largest capital by land area. Anchorage is the state's
Phoenix is the most populous U.S. state capital and the only capital with
more than 1 million citizens.
|Little Rock Arkansas||#125386||Arkansas||AR||1836||Little Rock||1821||116.2||1||193,524||877,091|
The Supreme Court of California is headquartered in San Francisco. Los
Angeles is the state's largest city.
|Denver Colorado||#1b7bc7||Colorado||CO||1876||Denver||1867||153.4||1||600,158||2,552,195||Denver was called Denver City until 1882.|
Bridgeport is the state's largest city, but Hartford is the largest metro
area (Bridgeport is considered a satellite city of New York City).
Longest-serving capital in terms of statehood. Wilmington is the state's
Washington District of Columbia
District of Columbia
District of Columbia is not a state, but rather a federal district.
Included here for statistical purposes.
|Tallahassee Florida||#104772||Florida||FL||1845||Tallahassee||1824||95.7||7||181,412||367,413||Jacksonville is the largest city, and Miami has the largest metro area.|
|Atlanta Georgia||#6db4eb||Georgia||GA||1788||Atlanta||1868||131.7||1||420,003||5,268,860||Atlanta is the state capital with the most populous metro area in the U.S.|
|Springfield Illinois||#0f436c||Illinois||IL||1818||Springfield||1837||54||6||116,250||208,182||Chicago is the state's largest city.|
|Indianapolis Indiana||#1768a8||Indiana||IN||1816||Indianapolis||1825||361.5||1||829,718||1,756,221||Indianapolis is the second largest city in the Midwest.|
|Des Moines Iowa||#114c7b||Iowa||IA||1846||Des Moines||1857||75.8||1||203,433||580,255|
Wichita is the state's largest city, although the Kansas City metropolitan
area is overall the largest in Kansas.
|Frankfort Kentucky||#0e4067||Kentucky||KY||1792||Frankfort||1792||14.7||14||25,527||70,758||Louisville is the state's largest city.|
|Baton Rouge Louisiana||#125283||Louisiana||LA||1812||Baton Rouge||1880||76.8||2||229,553||802,484|
New Orleans is the state's largest city and home to the Louisiana Supreme
Court, although Baton Rouge is located in the state's most populous parish.
Louisiana is home to the tallest state capitol building.
Augusta was officially made the capital 1827, but the legislature did not
sit there until 1832. Portland is the state's largest city.
Annapolis is the third-longest serving capital in the United States after
Santa Fe and Boston. Its capitol building is the oldest still in use. It is
also the smallest capital by land area. Baltimore is the state's largest
Boston is the longest continuously serving capital in the United States.
The Boston-Worcester-Manchester Combined Statistical Area encompasses the
state capitals of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Lansing is the only state capital that is not also the county seat of the
county in which it is situated (not counting the two state capitals that
are independent cities and not located in any county). The county seat of Ingham
County is Mason.[*citation needed*] Detroit is the state's largest city.
|Saint Paul Minnesota||#2991e2||Minnesota||MN||1858||Saint Paul||1849||52.8||2||285,068||3,502,891|
Minneapolis is the state's largest city; it and Saint Paul form the core of the
state's largest metropolitan area.
Jackson is the only state capital that shares its status as county seat
with another city (Raymond, Mississippi).
|Jefferson City Missouri||#0e426a||Missouri||MO||1821||Jefferson City||1826||27.3||15||43,079||149,807|
Kansas City is the state's largest city, and Greater St. Louis is the
state's largest metropolitan area.
|Helena Montana||#0e4067||Montana||MT||1889||Helena||1875||14||6||28,190||74,801||Billings is the state's largest city.|
|Lincoln Nebraska||#0f4670||Nebraska||NE||1867||Lincoln||1867||74.6||2||258,379||302,157||Omaha is the state's largest city.|
|Carson City Nevada||Nevada||NV||1864||Carson City||1861||143.4||6||55,274|
Las Vegas is the state's largest city. Carson City is one of two independent
cities that serves as a state capital.
|Concord New Hampshire||New Hampshire||NH||1788||Concord||1808||64.3||3||42,695||Manchester is the state's largest city.|
|Trenton New Jersey||#104772||New Jersey||NJ||1787||Trenton||1784||7.66||10||84,913||366,513|
Newark is the state's largest city, although Trenton is the center of the
largest Metropolitan Statistical Area centered in New Jersey. Trenton
served as the US capital for a short period in the late 18th century.
|Santa Fe New Mexico||#0f436b||New Mexico||NM||1912||Santa Fe||1610||37.3||4||75,764||183,732|
Santa Fe is the longest serving capital in the United States. El Paso del
Norte served as the capital of the Santa Fe de Nuevo México colony-in-exile
during the Pueblo Revolt of 1680–1692. Santa Fe has the highest elevation
of any state capital. Albuquerque is the state's largest city.
|Albany New York||#125385||New York||NY||1788||Albany||1797||21.4||6||97,856||857,592||New York City is the state's largest city.|
|Raleigh North Carolina||#145990||North Carolina||NC||1789||Raleigh||1792||114.6||2||403,892||1,130,490||Charlotte is the state's largest city.|
|Bismarck North Dakota||#0e4168||North Dakota||ND||1889||Bismarck||1883||26.9||2||61,272||108,779||Fargo is the state's largest city.|
Columbus is Ohio's largest city, and the third-largest state capital;
however, the Cincinnati and Cleveland metropolitan areas are both slightly
|Oklahoma City Oklahoma||#145c95||Oklahoma||OK||1907|
Oklahoma City is the shortest serving current state capital in the United
|Salem Oregon||#104873||Oregon||OR||1859||Salem||1855||45.7||3||154,637||390,738||Portland is the state's largest city.|
|Harrisburg Pennsylvania||#114e7d||Pennsylvania||PA||1787||Harrisburg||1812||8.11||9||49,528||647,390||Philadelphia is the state's largest city.|
|Providence Rhode Island||#1665a3||Rhode Island||RI||1790||Providence||1900||18.5||1||178,042||1,630,956|
Providence also served as the capital 1636–1686 and 1689–1776. It was one
of five co-capitals 1776–1853, and one of two co-capitals 1853–1900.
|Columbia South Carolina||#125487||South Carolina||SC||1788||Columbia||1786||125.2||1||131,686||913,797|
Columbia is the largest city in South Carolina but second largest metro
area and combined statistical area behind Greenville.
|Pierre South Dakota||South Dakota||SD||1889||Pierre||1889||13||8||13,646||Sioux Falls is the state's largest city.|
Memphis is the state's largest city, and Nashville is the largest metro
Houston is the state's largest city and the previous capital, and Dallas–Fort
Worth is the largest metro area. Austin is the largest state capital that
is not also the state's largest city by population.
|Salt Lake City Utah||#145990||Utah||UT||1896||Salt Lake City||1858||109.1||1||186,440||1,124,197|
Montpelier is the least populous U.S. state capital. Burlington is the
state's largest city.
Virginia Beach is the state's largest city, and Northern Virginia is the
state's largest metro area. Richmond is one of two independent cities that
serves as a state capital. Although Richmond is the county seat of Henrico
County, it is not part of the county.
|Olympia Washington||#0f446d||Washington||WA||1889||Olympia||1853||16.7||22||46,478||234,670||Seattle is the state's largest city.|
|Charleston West Virginia||#0f4670||West Virginia||WV||1863||Charleston||1885||31.6||1||51,400||304,214|
Charleston is the smallest capital city that is still the most populous
city in its state.
|Madison Wisconsin||#114c7a||Wisconsin||WI||1848||Madison||1838||68.7||2||233,209||561,505||Milwaukee is the state's largest city.|