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Geography Statistics > Land borders (most recent) by state

DEFINITION: Land borders by state. Includes international borders.
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States (A to Z) Description
Alabama Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida
Alaska none; international borders: Canada
American Samoa none
Arizona California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico; international borders: Mexico
Arkansas Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma
California Oregon, Nevada, Arizona; international borders: Mexico
Colorado Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Utah
Connecticut New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
Delaware Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland
District of Columbia Virginia, Maryland
Florida Georgia, Alabama
Georgia Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee
Guam none
Hawaii none
Idaho Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, Washington; international borders: Canada
Illinois Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri
Indiana Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois
Iowa Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota
Kansas Nebraska, Missouri, Oklahoma, Colorado
Kentucky Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee
Louisiana Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi
Maine New Hampshire; international borders: Canada
Maryland West Virgina, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia
Massachusetts Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York
Michigan Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio; international borders: Canada
Minnesota North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin; international borders: Canada
Mississippi Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas
Missouri Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska
Montana North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho; international borders: Canada
Nebraska South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming
Nevada Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, California
New Hampshire Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont; international borders: Canada
New Jersey New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware
New Mexico Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona; international borders: Mexico
New York Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut; international borders: Canada
North Carolina Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina
North Dakota Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana; international borders: Canada
Northern Mariana Islands none
Ohio Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan
Oklahoma Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado
Oregon Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California
Pennsylvania New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Ohio
Puerto Rico none
Rhode Island Massachusetts, Connecticut
South Carolina Georgia, North Carolina
South Dakota North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana
Tennessee North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Virginia
Texas New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana; international borders: Mexico
US Virgin Islands none
Utah Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada
Vermont New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York; international borders: Canada
Virginia North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia
Washington Idaho, Oregon; international borders: Canada
West Virginia Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio
Wisconsin Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan
Wyoming Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Idaho

SOURCE: US Census Bureau.

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"Land borders by state", US Census Bureau.. Retrieved from http://www.StateMaster.com/graph/geo_lan_bou_bor_cou-geography-land-borders

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Rex+W
18th January 2011
Okay, so if it only includes "land" borders, why is Canada listed as an international border for Michigan and New York? Or, why is North Dakota listed as a border for Minnesota, for example?
Gary P
18th October 2010
Rex,
I'm guessing it's because the statistic is defined as "Land" Borders. Why they chose that limitation is curious, but given that heading, their listings would be correct.
Rex+W
22nd September 2010
Still not fixed?
Rex
18th August 2010
I am curious why Ohio and Pennsylvania don't have Canada listed as an international border? According to the Library of Congress (see link below), Ohio shares a 146 mile border with Canada, and Pennsylvania shares a 42 mile border with Canada.

Also, Michigan also shares a border with Minnesota and Illinois - neither are listed. Illinois shares a border with Michigan - it isn't listed. Minnesota share a border with Michigan - it isn't listed.

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS21729.pdf
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