Posted by: Ron DuBour | April 9, 2012

IN ORDER OF STATEHOOD States’ Order of Entry into the Union ~Compiled by rldubour


IN ORDER OF STATEHOOD

States’ Order of Entry into the Union

ORDER              STATE                       DATE

 

01                         DE  DELAWARE                    12/07/1787

02                         PA  PENNSYLVANIA          12/12/1787

03                         NJ  NEW JERSEY                12/18/1787

04                         GA GEORGIA                       01/02/1788

05                         CT CONNECTICUT             01/09/1788

06                         MA MASSACHUSTTS                  02/06/1788

07                         MD MARYLAND                  04/28/1788

08                         SC SOUTH CAROLINA      05/23/1788

09                         NH NEW HAMPSHIRE       06/21/1788

10                         VA VIRGINIA                       06/26/1788

11                         NY NEW YORK                    07/26/1788

12                         NC NORTH CAROLINA     11/21/1789

13                         RI RHODE ISLAND             05/29/1790

14                         VT VERMONT                     03/04/1791

15                         KY KENTUCKY                            06/01/1792

16                         TN TENNESEE                     06/02/1796

17                         OH OHIO                               03/01/1803

18                         LA LOUISANA                     04/30/1812

19                         IN INDIANA                          12/11/1816

20                         MS MISSISSIPPI                            12/10/1817

21                         IL ILLINOIS                          12/03/1818

22                         AL ALABAMA                      12/14/1819

23                         ME MAINE                            03/15/1820

24                         MO MISSOURI                     08/10/1821

25                         AR ARKANSAS                    06/15/1836

26                         MI MICHIGAN                     01/26/1837

27                         FL FLORIDA                         03/03/1845

28                         TX TEXAS                                      12/29/1845

29                         LA LOUSIANA                     12/28/1846

30                         WI WISCONSIN                             05/29/1848

31                         CA CALIFORNIA                 09/09/1850

32                         MN MINNESOTA                 05/11/1858

33                         OR OREGON                        02/14/1859

34                         KS KANSAS                          01/29/1861

35                         WV WEST VIRGINIA                   06/20/1863

36                         NV NEVADA                         10/31/1864

37                         NE NEBRASKA                    03/01/1867

38                         CO COLORADO                            08/01/1876

39                         ND NORTH DAKOTA                   11/02/1889

40                         SD SOUTH DAKOTA          11/02/1889

41                         MT MONTANA                    11/08/1889

42                         WA WASHINGTON             11/11/1889

43                         ID IDAHO                              07/03/1890

44                         WY WYOMING                    07/10/1890

45                         UT UTAH                              01/04/1896

46                         OK OKLAHOMA                 11/16/1907

47                         NM NEW MEXICO              01/06/1912

48                         AZ ARIZONA                       02/14/1912

49                         AK ALASKA                         01/03/1959

50                         HI HAWAII                           08/21/1959

 

Author Notes:

This is the last entry for the series of Knowing America through Poetry. For the last 50 weeks every Monday a post was listed in alphabetical order of each state in our union. Both historical and educational and some fun facts all through poetry. Sincerely hope you all enjoyed the reading about our country the United States of America!

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  1. Phew! a poetic log of HISTORIC PROPORTIONS! What is next?


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