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.
Yakutat became the largest city in the United States in 1992. It is larger in area than five U.S. states, and is comprised of 80 percent land and 20 percent water. At 758 square miles, Jacksonville, Fla. is the largest city in the contiguous 48 states. The smallest city by area in the United States is West New York, N.J., at 1 square mile.Learn More
The United States. city of Atlanta, which is the capital of the southeastern state of Georgia, is situated on the Eastern Continental Divide, which runs through the downtown section of the metropolitan area. The 132.4-square-mile city also sits atop of a ridge among the Appalachian Mountain foothills, located south of the Chattahoochee River. Atlanta's elevation of 1,050 feet above sea level makes it the highest of the major American cities located east of the Mississippi River.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the largest man-made lake in the U.S. is Lake Mead. Lake Mead is located in Arizona and Nevada, as part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.Full Answer >
According to About.com, there are four states in the United States that begin with the letter "I." Idaho, Illinois, Indiana and Iowa all start with this vowel. The letters that start the most states, both with eight each, are "M" and "N."Full Answer >
As of 2014, the five largest cities in the United States by population are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia. The next five largest cities in the nation are Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas and San Jose.Full Answer >