Lists of populated places in the United States

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The following is a list of lists of the cities, towns and villages of the United States separated by state, territory or district name.

United States Federal republic in North America

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.

U.S. state constituent political entity of the United States

In the United States, a state is a constituent political entity, of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a political union, each state holds governmental jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory and shares its sovereignty with the federal government. Due to this shared sovereignty, Americans are citizens both of the federal republic and of the state in which they reside. State citizenship and residency are flexible, and no government approval is required to move between states, except for persons restricted by certain types of court orders. Four states use the term commonwealth rather than state in their full official names.

Territories of the United States political division that is directly overseen by the United States Federal Government

Territories of the United States are sub-national administrative divisions overseen by the federal government. They differ from U.S. states and Native American tribes, which have limited sovereignty. The territories are classified by incorporation and whether they have an "organized" government through an organic act passed by Congress.

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A

Flag of Alabama.svg  Alabama

Flag of Alaska.svg  Alaska

Flag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa

Flag of Arizona.svg  Arizona

Flag of Arkansas.svg  Arkansas

C

Flag of California.svg  California

Flag of Colorado.svg  Colorado

Flag of Connecticut.svg  Connecticut

D

Flag of Delaware.svg  Delaware

Flag of Washington, D.C..svg  District of Columbia

F

Flag of Florida.svg  Florida

G

Flag of Georgia (U.S. state).svg Georgia

Flag of Guam.svg  Guam

H

Flag of Hawaii.svg  Hawaii

I

Flag of Idaho.svg  Idaho

Flag of Illinois.svg  Illinois

Flag of Indiana.svg  Indiana

Flag of Iowa.svg  Iowa

K

Flag of Kansas.svg  Kansas

Flag of Kentucky.svg  Kentucky

L

Flag of Louisiana.svg  Louisiana

M

Flag of Maine.svg  Maine

Flag of Maryland.svg  Maryland

Flag of Massachusetts.svg  Massachusetts

Flag of Michigan.svg  Michigan

Flag of Minnesota.svg  Minnesota

Flag of Mississippi.svg  Mississippi

Flag of Missouri.svg  Missouri

Flag of Montana.svg  Montana

N

Flag of Nebraska.svg  Nebraska

Flag of Nevada.svg  Nevada

Flag of New Hampshire.svg  New Hampshire

Flag of New Jersey.svg  New Jersey

Flag of New Mexico.svg  New Mexico

Flag of New York.svg New York

Flag of North Carolina.svg  North Carolina

Flag of North Dakota.svg   North Dakota

Flag of the Northern Mariana Islands.svg  Northern Mariana Islands

O

Flag of Ohio.svg  Ohio

Flag of Oklahoma.svg  Oklahoma

Flag of Oregon.svg  Oregon

P

Flag of Pennsylvania.svg  Pennsylvania

Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico

R

Flag of Rhode Island.svg  Rhode Island

S

Flag of South Carolina.svg  South Carolina

Flag of South Dakota.svg  South Dakota

T

Flag of Tennessee.svg  Tennessee

Flag of Texas.svg  Texas

U

Flag of Utah.svg  Utah

V

Flag of Vermont.svg  Vermont

Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Flag of Virginia.svg  Virginia

W

Flag of Washington.svg Washington

Flag of West Virginia.svg  West Virginia

Flag of Wisconsin.svg  Wisconsin

Flag of Wyoming.svg  Wyoming

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