List Of United States by Statehood

Last updated on March 30th, 2020

This page provides a list of the United States by the date they joined the union. On December 7, 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the union and on August 21,  1959, Hawaii was the last state to be admitted to the union.    

SerialStateDate (admitted or ratified)
1.DelawareDecember 7, 1787
(ratified)
2.PennsylvaniaDecember 12, 1787
(ratified)
3.New JerseyDecember 18, 1787
(ratified)
4.GeorgiaJanuary 2, 1788
(ratified)
5.ConnecticutJanuary 9, 1788
(ratified)
6.MassachusettsFebruary 6, 1788
(ratified)
7.MarylandApril 28, 1788
(ratified)
8.South CarolinaMay 23, 1788
(ratified)
9.New HampshireJune 21, 1788
(ratified)
10.VirginiaJune 25, 1788
(ratified)
11.New YorkJuly 26, 1788
(ratified)
12.North CarolinaNovember 21, 1789
(ratified)
13.Rhode IslandMay 29, 1790
(ratified)
14.VermontMarch 4, 1791
(admitted)
15.KentuckyJune 1, 1792
(admitted)
16.TennesseeJune 1, 1796
(admitted)
17.OhioMarch 1, 1803
(admitted)
18.LouisianaApril 30, 1812
(admitted)
19.IndianaDecember 11, 1816
(admitted)
20.MississippiDecember 10, 1817
(admitted)
21.IllinoisDecember 3, 1818
(admitted)
22.AlabamaDecember 14, 1819
(admitted)
23.MaineMarch 15, 1820
(admitted)
24.MissouriAugust 10, 1821
(admitted)
25.ArkansasJune 15, 1836
(admitted)
26.MichiganJanuary 26, 1837
(admitted)
27.FloridaMarch 3, 1845
(admitted)
28.TexasDecember 29, 1845
(admitted)
29.IowaDecember 28, 1846
(admitted)
30.WisconsinMay 29, 1848
(admitted)
31.CaliforniaSeptember 9, 1850
(admitted)
32.MinnesotaMay 11, 1858
(admitted)
33.OregonFebruary 14, 1859
(admitted)
34.KansasJanuary 29, 1861
(admitted)
35.West VirginiaJune 20, 1863
(admitted)
36.NevadaOctober 31, 1864
(admitted)
37.NebraskaMarch 1, 1867
(admitted)
38.ColoradoAugust 1, 1876
(admitted)
39.North DakotaNovember 2, 1889
(admitted)
40.South DakotaNovember 2, 1889
(admitted)
41.MontanaNovember 8, 1889
(admitted)
42.WashingtonNovember 11, 1889
(admitted)
43.IdahoJuly 3, 1890
(admitted)
44.WyomingJuly 10, 1890
(admitted)
45.UtahJanuary 4, 1896
(admitted)
46.OklahomaNovember 16, 1907
(admitted)
47.New MexicoJanuary 6, 1912
(admitted)
48.ArizonaFebruary 14, 1912
(admitted)
49.AlaskaJanuary 3, 1959
(admitted)
50.HawaiiAugust 21, 1959
(admitted)