List of State Capitals in the United States

List of State Capitals in the United States. Also, the cities that serve as state capitals in the United States are listed below in alphabetical order by state. Along with projected numbers, this list also includes the most recent U.S. census data for each city.

US State Capitals

A federation of 50 states makes up the United States. Each of the U.S. states and the five major territories of the United States has a capital city. 

While not every state’s capital is also its most populated city or its cultural and economic hub, all serve as the seat of their respective state governments.

Check out the List of State Capitals in the United States

Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, is not included in this list.

state

capital

the population of capital: the census

the population of capital: estimated

Alabama

Montgomery

(2020) 200,603

(2018 est.) 198,218

Alaska

Juneau

(2010) 31,275

(2018 est.) 32,113

Arizona

Phoenix

(2020) 1,608,139

(2018 est.) 1,660,272

Arkansas

Little Rock

(2020) 202,591

(2018 est.) 197,881

California

Sacramento

(2020) 524,943

(2018 est.) 508,529

Colorado

Denver

(2020) 715,522

(2018 est.) 716,492

Connecticut

Hartford

(2020) 121,054

(2018 est.) 122,587

Delaware

Dover

(2010) 26,047

(2018 est.) 38,079

Florida

Tallahassee

(2020) 196,169

(2018 est.) 193,551

Georgia

Atlanta

(2020) 498,715

(2018 est.) 498,044

Hawaii

Honolulu

(2020) 350,964

(2018 est.) 347,397

Idaho

Boise

(2020) 235,684

(2018 est.) 228,790

Illinois

Springfield

(2020) 114,394

(2018 est.) 114,694

Indiana

Indianapolis

(2020) 887,642

(2018 est.) 867,125

Iowa

Des Moines

(2020) 214,133

(2018 est.) 216,853

Kansas

Topeka

(2020) 126,587

(2018 est.) 125,904

Kentucky

Frankfort

(2010) 25,527

(2018 est.) 27,679

Louisiana

Baton Rouge

(2020) 227,470

(2018 est.) 221,599

Maine

Augusta

(2010) 19,136

(2018 est.) 18,681

Maryland

Annapolis

(2010) 38,394

(2018 est.) 39,174

Massachusetts

Boston

(2020) 675,647

(2018 est.) 694,583

Michigan

Lansing

(2020) 112,644

(2018 est.) 118,427

Minnesota

Saint Paul

(2020) 311,527

(2018 est.) 307,695

Mississippi

Jackson

(2020) 153,701

(2018 est.) 164,422

Missouri

Jefferson City

(2010) 43,079

(2018 est.) 42,838

Montana

Helena

(2010) 28,190

(2018 est.) 32,315

Nebraska

Lincoln

(2020) 291,082

(2018 est.) 287,401

Nevada

Carson City

(2010) 55,274

(2018 est.) 55,414

New Hampshire

Concord

(2010) 42,695

(2018 est.) 43,412

New Jersey

Trenton

(2010) 84,913

(2018 est.) 83,974

New Mexico

Santa Fe

(2010) 67,947

(2018 est.) 84,612

New York

Albany

(2010) 97,856

(2018 est.) 97,279

North Carolina

Raleigh

(2020) 467,665

(2018 est.) 469,298

North Dakota

Bismarck

(2010) 61,272

(2018 est.) 73,112

Ohio

Columbus

(2020) 905,748

(2018 est.) 892,533

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

(2020) 681,054

(2018 est.) 649,021

Oregon

Salem

(2020) 175,535

(2018 est.) 173,442

Pennsylvania

Harrisburg

(2010) 49,528

(2018 est.) 49,229

Rhode Island

Providence

(2020) 190,934

(2018 est.) 179,335

South Carolina

Columbia

(2020) 136,632

(2018 est.) 133,451

South Dakota

Pierre

(2010) 13,646

(2018 est.) 13,980

Tennessee

Nashville

(2020) 689,447

(2018 est.) 669,053

Texas

Austin

(2020) 961,855

(2018 est.) 964,254

Utah

Salt Lake City

(2020) 199,723

(2018 est.) 200,591

Vermont

Montpelier

(2010) 7,855

(2018 est.) 7,436

Virginia

Richmond

(2020) 226,610

(2018 est.) 228,783

Washington

Olympia

(2010) 46,478

(2018 est.) 52,555

West Virginia

Charleston

(2010) 51,400

(2018 est.) 47,215

Wisconsin

Madison

(2020) 269,840

(2017 est.) 255,214

Wyoming

Cheyenne

(2010) 64,019

(2018 est.) 63,957

What is the Smallest Capital City in the US?

The smallest capital in terms of land area in Annapolis, Maryland, which is 6.73 square miles.

What is the Oldest Capital in America?

Santa Fe

The majority of racial groups in the area include Hispanic, Anglo, and Native Americans. The highest and oldest capital in the United States is Santa Fe, which is located at 7,000 feet in the southern Rocky Mountain foothills. 

Therefore, It is the second-oldest city in America, having been founded between 1607 and 1610. New Mexico became a state in law in 1912.

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