The United States is 2,800 miles across from its eastern seaboard to its western coast. However, if the U.S. is measured from eastern Maine to Hawaii, it is a distance 5,100 miles.Continue Reading
The U.S. is home to 12,383 miles of coastline, with 6,640 miles of coastline in Alaska alone. In terms of size, the U.S. ranks number four in the world. The geographic center of the country is located in Butte County, South Dakota.
The U.S. and Canadian border stretches for 5,527 miles, while the U.S. and Mexican border is 2,013 miles long. The northernmost point in the U.S. is located 1,300 miles from the North Pole at Point Barrow, Alaska.Learn more about United States
The United States is a large nation with diverse geographical features, such as the highest mountain peak in North America, five different climates and the world's largest coal reserves, reports the Central Intelligence Agency. The lowest point in the United States is Death Valley in California.Full Answer >
Some of the worst cities in the United States in which to live as of 2015 include St. Louis, Missouri; Reno, Nevada; New Orleans, Louisiana; Birmingham, Alabama; and Memphis, Tennessee. California alone contains several of the top cities in which not to live such as Modesto, Oakland and Stockton.Full Answer >
In the United States, the state of Alaska has the longest coastline, which extends for 6,640 miles. Alaska has 33,904 miles of shoreline including islands.Full Answer >
The largest city by area in the United States is Yakutat, Alaska at 9,459.28 square miles. The second and third largest cities are also in Alaska: Sitka at 2,874 square miles and Juneau at 2,717 square miles.Full Answer >