List of USA states ordered by date of admission to the Union
    # State date of admission Formed from
    1 DelawareDecember 7, 1787Crown Colony of Delaware
    2 PennsylvaniaDecember 12, 1787Crown Colony of Pennsylvania
    3 New JerseyDecember 18, 1787Crown Colony of New Jersey
    4 GeorgiaJanuary 2, 1788Crown Colony of Georgia
    5 ConnecticutJanuary 9, 1788Crown Colony of Connecticut
    6 MassachusettsFebruary 6, 1788Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
    7 MarylandApril 28, 1788Crown Colony of Maryland
    8 South CarolinaMay 23, 1788Crown Colony of South Carolina
    9 New HampshireJune 21, 1788Crown Colony of New Hampshire
    10 VirginiaJune 25, 1788Crown Colony of Virginia
    11 New YorkJuly 26, 1788Crown Colony of New York
    12 North CarolinaNovember 21, 1789Crown Colony of North Carolina
    13 Rhode IslandMay 29, 1790Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
    14 VermontMarch 4, 1791Vermont Republic (also known as the New Hampshire Grants)
    15 KentuckyJune 1, 1792Virginia (District of Kentucky: Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties)
    16 TennesseeJune 1, 1796Southwest Territory
    17 OhioMarch 1, 1803Northwest Territory (part)
    18 LouisianaApril 30, 1812Territory of Orleans
    19 IndianaDecember 11, 1816Indiana Territory
    20 MississippiDecember 10, 1817Mississippi Territory
    21 IllinoisDecember 3, 1818Illinois Territory (part)
    22 AlabamaDecember 14, 1819Alabama Territory
    23 MaineMarch 15, 1820Massachusetts (District of Maine)
    24 MissouriAugust 10, 1821Missouri Territory (part)
    25 ArkansasJune 15, 1836Arkansas Territory
    26 MichiganJanuary 26, 1837Michigan Territory
    27 FloridaMarch 3, 1845Florida Territory
    28 TexasDecember 29, 1845Republic of Texas
    29 IowaDecember 28, 1846Iowa Territory (part)
    30 WisconsinMay 29, 1848Wisconsin Territory (part)
    31 CaliforniaSeptember 9, 1850unorganized territory (part)
    32 MinnesotaMay 11, 1858Minnesota Territory (part)
    33 OregonFebruary 14, 1859Oregon Territory (part)
    34 KansasJanuary 29, 1861Kansas Territory (part)
    35 West VirginiaJune 20, 1863Virginia (Trans-Allegheny region counties)
    36 NevadaOctober 31, 1864Nevada Territory
    37 NebraskaMarch 1, 1867Nebraska Territory
    38 ColoradoAugust 1, 1876Colorado Territory
    39 North DakotaNovember 2, 1889Dakota Territory (part)
    40 South DakotaNovember 2, 1889Dakota Territory (part)
    41 MontanaNovember 8, 1889Montana Territory
    42 WashingtonNovember 11, 1889Washington Territory
    43 IdahoJuly 3, 1890Idaho Territory
    44 WyomingJuly 10, 1890Wyoming Territory
    45 UtahJanuary 4, 1896Utah Territory
    46 OklahomaNovember 16, 1907Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory
    47 New MexicoJanuary 6, 1912New Mexico Territory
    48 ArizonaFebruary 14, 1912Arizona Territory
    49 AlaskaJanuary 3, 1959Territory of Alaska
    50 HawaiiAugust 21, 1959Territory of Hawaii
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