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ORIGIN, DATE OF SETTLEMENT, INDEBTEDNESS, ETC., OF STATES AND TERRITORIES. From reports of Commission of General Land Office and State and Territorial treasurers.

Area. Settled. Act of

2InState or Territory.

organization or

Nicknames.

Water. Land. debtedness.
By whom.
When. I date of admission.

Sq. miles. Sq. miles.
Alabama.
French.
1713 Dec. 14, 1819..... Cotton

710

51,540 $9,357,600 Alaska Territory.. 3. July 27, 1868.....

No debt. Arizona Territory Spanish.. 1590 Feb. 24, 1863.....

100 112,920 1,127,683 Arkansas. French.... 1685 June 15, 1836..... Bear

805
53,045

319,915
California......
Spanish.
1769 Sept. 9, 1850.
Golden

155,980

4,000 Colorado...... 185 Aug. 1, 1876.-.- Centennia

103,645 2,728, 667 1 Connecticut Em. from Mass........ 1633 Nutmeg

145

4,845 2,108,873 1 Delaware Swedes and Finns....... 1627

Blue Hen......

1,960 769, 750 District of Columbia. English.......

1660 March 3, 1791.

10

60
Florida.
Spanish.
1565 March 3, 1845 Everglade

64,240 1,032,500
1Georgia..............
English
1733
Cracker

495

68,980 7,831,500
Idaho..
Emigrants.
1842 July 3, 1890.... Gem of the Mount'ns 510

84,290

339,000 Illinois. French. 1720 Dec. 3, 1818... Sucker and Prairie.

650 56,000 No debt. Indian Territory. Spanish. 1832 June 30, 1884.

400 Indiana......... French. 1730 Dec. 11, 1816..... Hoosier

440 35,910 4,705,615 Iowa.............. Em. from New-Eng. 1835 Dec. 28, 1846. Hawkeye ........

350

55,475 No debt. Kansas............. Em. from West. States 1850 Jan. 29, 1861..... Jayhawker

380 81,700

692,000 Kentucky........... Em. from Virginia.. 1775 June 1, 1792.. Bluegrass

400

40,000 1,000,000 Louisiana........... French 1699 April 8, 1812.

Creole

3,300

45,420 10,877,800 Maine.. English............ 1630 March 15, 1820.. Pine Tree...........

3,145

29,895 2,453,000
Maryland..
English.
1634

Monumental

2,350

9,800 2,103,000 1 Massachusetts....... English Puritans.... 1620

Bay

275

8,040 16, 227,934 Michigan........ French. 1670 Jan. 26, 1837

Lake

1,485

67,430 251,128 Minnesota .......... New-England Em 1819 May 11, 1858 North Star...

79,205

00 Mississippi. French.. 1716 Dec. 10, 1817 Eagle .....

470

46,340 2,903,088
Missouri.........
French...
1755 Aug. 10, 1821
Puke ........

680 68,735 1,892,000
Montana.....
Em. from South.
1852 Nov. 8, 1889.
Stubtoe

770 145,310 No debt. Nebraska...... Emigrants.. 1850 March 1, 1867.... Antelope

670 76,840 No debt. Nevada...... Em. from California... 1850 Oct. 31, 1864..-.- Silver

960

109,749 No debt.
New-Hampshire. English.

1623
Granite

300

9,005 1,118,798 1 New Jersey Dutch and Danes. 1627 Blue

720
7,455

71,000
New Mexico Territory | Spanish.
1582 Sept. 9, 1850.. Vermin

120 122, 460 1,205,100
1 New-York......
Dutch.
1623 July 26, 1788. Empire

1,600

47,620 10,130,660
1 North Carolina...... English..

1585 Nov. 21, 1789

Old North..

3,670

48,580 6,501,770 North Dakota......... Em. from Mid. States. 1859 Nov. 2, 1889.. Flickertail

600 70,195

845,300 Ohio...... New-England Em..... 1768 Feb. 19, 1803. Buckeye

300

40,760 701,665 Oklahoma Territory... Emigrants.....: 1889 May 2, 1890..

200 28,830

438,000 Oregon... Em. from New-York... 1811 Feb. 14, 1859..... Beaver

1,470 94,560 164,687 1 Pennsylvania....... Swedes

1648 Dec. 12, 1787.

230 44,985 Keystone .........

835,093 1 Rhode Island. English............ 1636 May 29, 1790. Plantation

165

1,085 2,300,000 1 South Carolina... French. 1562 May 28, 1788. Palmetto

400

30,170 6,844,946
South Dakota........ Em from Mid. States. 1859

Nov. 2, 1889. Swingecat

800

76,850 652,020 Tennessee.......... Em. from N. C.1765 June 1, 1796.

300 Lion's Den..........

41,750 16,273,600 1690 Spanish..............

Dec. 29, 1845. Texas............

3,490 Lone Star..........

262, 290

718,200 Spanish.

Jan. 4, 1896.. 1847

Mormon

2,780 82, 190

900,000

4,160

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STATES AND TERRITORIES GENERAL INFORMATION-(Continued).

No. States and

Legislature.

of
Territories.
Capitals.
Governors.

Next general election. 1 Square (Con-
Length

miles. gr's-
of term. Next session begins.

men.
New-Mexico Ter.. Santa Fe....... Miguel A. Otero (R.).... 60 days.. *Jan. 20, 1901......... *Tu, a. 1 M. Nov, 1902 122,580
New-York........ Albany
Benj. B. Odell, jr. (R.). No limit. †1 W. Jan. 1901..

3Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1901 49, 1701 34
North Carolina. Raleigh

C. B. Aycock (D.) 60 days. . *W. a. 1 M. Jan. 1901. *1 Th. Aug. 1902..

52, 250 9
North Dakota... Bismarck

Frank White (R.)
60 days..! *Jan. 7, 1901.

*Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1902 70,795
Ohio...

Columbus
George_K. Nash (R.).. No limit.11 M. Jan. 1902.

3Tu, a. 1 M. Nov. 1901 41,060 21
Oklahoma Ter.. Guthrie

C. M. Barnes (R.).
60 days. *Jan. 6, 1901..

*Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1902 39,030
Oregon.

Salem
T. T. Geer (R.)
40 days..1*1 M. Jan. 1901

*1 M. June, 1902...

96,0301 Pennsylvania.. Harrisburg William A. Stone (R.). No limit. 11 Tu. Jan. 1901.

3Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1901 45, 215 Porto Rico.... San Juan. Charles H. Allen (R.).

3,550 Rhode Island. Newp't & Prov) William Gregory (R.).... 60 days. *1T u. Jan. 1901

31 W. April, 1901.

1,250 South Carolina. Columbia M. B. McSweeney (D.)..(40 days. 12 Tu. Jan. 1901.

*2 Tu. Nov. 1902.... 30,570
South Dakota.. Pierre

Charles N. Herriod (R.)..75 days.. *T. a. 1 M, Jan, 1901.. *Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1902 77,570
Tennessee.

Nashville
Benton McMillin (D.).... 75 days. *1 M. Jan. 1901.

*Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1902 42,050
Texas.

Austin
J. D. Sayres (D.)
No limit. /*2 Tu, Jan. 1901.

*Tu, a. 1 M. Nov. 1902 265, 780
Utah..
Salt Lake City Heber M. Wells (R.)... 60 days.. *Jan. 14, 1901...

2Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1904 84,970 Vermont. Montpelier Wm. W. Stickney (R.). No limit. *1 W. Oct. 1902.

*1 Tu. Sept. 1902..

5,565
Virginia.

Richmond
J. Hoge Tyler (D.)..... 90 days..*1 W. Dec. 1901.

2Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1901 42,450
Washington. Olympia .. John R. Rogers (R.) 60 days. *2 M. Jan. 1901.

2Tu, a. 1 M. Nov. 1904 69, 180 West Virginia. Charleston A, B, White (R.)... 45 days..*2 W. Jan. 1901..

2Tu, a. 1 M. Nov. 1902 24,780
Wisconsin.

Madison
R. M. La Follette (R.).. No limit. ( *Jan. 9, 1901.

*Tu. a. 1 M. Nov. 1940 56,040 10
Wyoming
Cheyenne
De Forest Richards (R.)./40 days..\*2 Tu. Jan. 1901

22 Tu. Jan. 1901

97,890 1
Indian Territory has an area of 31,400 square miles.
Note-Abbreviations as “M.,” “Tu.," "a" mean “Monday,' Tuesday” and “after."

"R.,

Republican; “D.," Democrat; "F.,"
Fusion. *Biennial. Sessions annual. Inclusive of land and water. 2Quadrennial State elections. 8 Annual elections. 4One Delegate to
Congress. For terms of office, salaries, etc., of Governors and other State officers (including names of other officials) see under title
"State Governments."

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Florida.

34,730 54,477 87,445 140,4241 187,748 269,493 391,422 528,542 Georgia.

162,686 252,433 340,985 816,823 691,392 906,185| 1,057,286 | 1,184,109 1,542,180 1,837,353 2,216,331 Hawaii.

89,990 154,001 Idaho..........

14,999

32,610 84,385 161,772 Illinois.........

12, 282 65,162 157,445 476,183 851,4701 1,711,951 2,539,891 3,077,871 3,826, 351 4,821,650 Indiana.........

6,641 24,5201 147,178 343,031 685,866 988,4161 1,350, 428 1,680,637 1,978, 301 2,192,404 2,516,462 Indian Territory.

9,761 68,152 76,895 180,389 391,960 Iowa.........

43,112

192,214 674,913 1,194,020 1,624, 615 1,911,896 2,231,853 Kansas..........

107,206 364,399 996,096 1,427,096 1,470,495 Kentucky.--.....

220,955 406,511 564,135 687,917 779,828 982,405 | 1,155,684 1,321,011 1,648, 690 1,858,635 2,147,174 Louisiana. 76,556 152,923 215,739

352,411 511,762 708,002 726,915 939,946 1,118,587 1,381,625 Maine..

151, 719 228, 705 298, 269 399,455 501, 793 583,169

628, 279 626,9151 648,9361 661,086 694,466
Maryland..
341,548 380,546 407,350 447,040 470,019

583,0341 687,049 780,894 934,943 1,042,390 1,190,000
Massachusetts. 422,845 472,040 523, 159 610,408 737,699 994,514) 1,231,066 1,457,351 1,783,085 2,238,943 2,805,346
Michigan.....

4,762 8,765 31,639 212,267 397,654 749,113 1,184,059 1,636,937 2,093,889 2,420,982
Minnesota...

6,077 172,023 439,706 780,773 1,301,826 1,751,394 Mississippi.

8,850 40,352 75,448 136,621 375,651 606,5261 791,305 827,922 1,131,597 1,289,600 1,551,270 Missouri.

20,845 66,557 140,451 383,702 682,0441 1,182,012 1,721,295 2,168,380 2,679, 184 3,106,665 Montana.

20,595 39,159 132, 159 243,329 Nebraska...

28,841 122,993 452,402 1,058,910 1,068,539
Nevada.

6,857 42,491 62,266 45,761 42,335
New Hampshire. 183,858 214,460 244,022 269,328 284,574 317,976 326,073 318,300 346,991 376,530 411,588
New-Jersey.

211,149 245,562 277,426 320,823 373,306 489,555 672,035 906,096 1,131, 116 1,444,933 1,883, 669
New-Mexico...

61,547 93,516 91,874 119,565 153,593 195,310 New-York..

589,051 959,049 1,372,111 1,918,608 2,428,921 3,097,394 3,880, 735 4,382,759 6,082,871 5,997,853 7,268,012 North Carolina. 478,103 555,500 638,829 737,987 753,419 869,039

992,622 1,071,361 1,399,750 1,617,947 1,893,810 North Dakota..

182,719 319,146 Ohio.

45,365 230,760 581,295 937,903) 1,519,467) 1,980,329 2,339,511 2,665,260 3,198,062 3,672,316 4,157,545 Oklahoma.

61,834 398,248 Oregon..

13,294 52,465 90,923 174,768 313,767 413,536
Pennsylvania. 602,365 810,091 1,047,507 1,348,233 1,724,033| 2,311 786| 2,906, 215 3,521,951 4,282,891 5,258,014 0,302,115
Rhode Island..

69,122 76,931 83,015 97, 199 108,830 147,545 174,620 217,353 276,531 345,506 428,556
South Carolina.. 345,591 415,115 502,741 581, 185 694,398 668,507 703, 708 705,606 995,577 1, 151, 149 1,340,316
South Dakota...

328,808 401,570
Tennessee..

105, 602 261,727 422,771 681,904 829,210) 1,002,7171 1,109,801 1,258,5201 1,542,359 1,767,518 2,020, 616 Texas....

212,592 604, 215 818,579 1,591, 749 2,235,523 3,048,710 Utah....

11,3801 40,273 86,786 143,963 207,905 276, 749 Vermont.....

154,565 217.895 235,966 280,652 291,948 314, 1201 315,098 330,551 332,286 332,422 343,641 Virginia.

880,200 974,600 1,065, 116) 1,211,405) 1,239,797 1,421,651 1,596,318 1,225,163 1,512,565 1,655,980 1,854,184 Washington

11,594 23,955 75, 116 349,390 518,103 West Virginia.

442,014 618,457 762,794 958,800 Wisconsin..

30,945 305,391

775,881 1,054,6701 1,315,497 1,686,880 2,069,042 Wyoming....

9,118 20,789 60, 705 92,531
Total population|5,308,48317,239,881 9,633,822|12,866,020117,069,453 | 23, 191,876131,443,321 38,558,371 50, 155,7831 62,622,2501 76,304,799

Persons in the service of the United States stationed abroad, 89,670, including an estimated population of 14,400 for certain mill-
tary organizations and naval vessels stationed abroad, principally in the Philippines, for which the returns have not yet been re-
ceived. Indians, etc., on Indian reservations, except Indian Territory, 145,282. The census of Porto Rico showed a population of
953,243.

POPULATION OF STATES AND TERRITORIES EACH CENSUS, 1790–1900.

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