U.S. States And Their Border States

Last updated on June 20th, 2018

Of the 50 states in the United States, forty-eight are contiguous, meaning they are next to each other. While the two including Alaska (the largest and most sparsely populated) and Hawaii (an isolated volcanic archipelago) are island states. Below is a list of the fifty states in the United States with the names of their bordering states.

Serial numberState nameBordering StateNumber of bordering states
1.AlabamaMississippi, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia4
3.ArizonaNevada, New Mexico, Utah, California, Colorado5
4.ArkansasOklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri6
5.CaliforniaOregon, Arizona, Nevada
6.ColoradoNew Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska7
7.ConnecticutNew York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts3
8.DelawareNew Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland3
9.FloridaGeorgia, Alabama 2
10.GeorgiaNorth Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida 4
12.IdahoUtah, Washington, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Oregon6
13.IllinoisKentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan6
14.IndianaMichigan, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky4
15.IowaNebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri6
16.KansasNebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado, Missouri 4
17.KentuckyTennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio7
18.LouisianaTexas, Arkansas, Mississippi3
19.MaineNew Hampshire1
20.MarylandVirginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania4
21.MassachusettsNew York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire5
22.MichiganOhio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota (water border)5
23.MinnesotaNorth Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan (water border)5
24.MississippiLouisiana, Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas4
25.MissouriNebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky8
26.MontanaSouth Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota4
27.NebraskaMissouri, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, 6
28.NevadaIdaho, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, California5
29.New HampshireVermont, Maine, Massachusetts 3
30.New JerseyPennsylvania, Delaware, New York3
31.New MexicoOklahoma, Texas, Utah, Arizona, Colorado5
32.New YorkPennsylvania, Rhode Island (water border), Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey6
33.North CarolinaTennessee, Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina4
34.North DakotaSouth Dakota, Minnesota, Montana3
35.OhioMichigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky5
36.OklahomaMissouri, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas7
37.OregonNevada, Washington, California, Idaho4
38.PennsylvaniaNew York, Ohio, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey6
39.Rhode IslandMassachusetts, New York (water border), Connecticut3
40.South CarolinaNorth Carolina, Georgia, 2
41.South DakotaNebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana6
42.TennesseeMississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky8
43.TexasNew Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana4
44.UtahNevada, New Mexico, Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho6
45.VermontNew Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts3
46.VirginiaNorth Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland6
47.WashingtonOregon, Idaho2
48.West VirginiaPennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio5
49.WisconsinMichigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa4
50.WyomingNebraska, South Dakota, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana6