It's about one-sixtieth as big as Illinois.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.01733361 times the size of Illinois, and the size of Illinois is 57.691390 times that amount.(United States)
The "Land of Lincoln," Illinois measures 14,999,760 hectares in total area. Though the Mississippi River marks the western border of the state at nearly all points, the 6,993 hectares area of Kaskaskia township has lain to the west of the River since an 1881 flood altered its course.
It's about one-sixtieth as big as Georgia.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.01689304 times the size of Georgia, and the size of Georgia is 59.195980 times that amount.(United States)
The "Peach State," Georgia measures 15,390,950 hectares in total area. In early 2008 (and on other, prior occasions), several legislators from drought-stricken Georgia alleged that an 1818 surveyor's error had placed the Georgia-Tennessee border 1.71 km (5,600 ft) south of where Congress had intended — an added distance which would allow Georgia access to the Tennessee River.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as big as Wisconsin.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.0153267 times the size of Wisconsin, and the size of Wisconsin is 65.245620 times that amount.(United States)
The "Badger State," Wisconsin measures 16,963,860 hectares. The city of Green Bay, Wisconsin (and the Green Bay Metropolitan Statistical Area), the home of the National Football League's Green Bay Packers, is the smallest city by area to host an NFL team at just 14,070 hectares.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as big as Florida.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.01526685 times the size of Florida, and the size of Florida is 65.50140 times that amount.(United States)
The "Sunshine State," Florida measures 17,030,360 hectares in total area. Florida has 1,067 km (663 mi) of oceanfront beaches and 1,926.38 km (1,197 mi) of coastline total.
It's about 65 times as big as Rock Island.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 66.2880 times the size of Rock Island, and the size of Rock Island is 0.015086 times that amount.(a.k.a. Arsenal Island, a.k.a. Rock Island Arsenal) (Illinois, on the Iowa border) (land area only)
Rock Island measures 3,922 hectares in total area. It is known as the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the United States and the US Army's only active foundry, as well as a former Union prison camp during the American Civil War.
It's about one-seventieth as big as Missouri.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.01440178 times the size of Missouri, and the size of Missouri is 69.435860 times that amount.(United States)
The "Show Me State," Missouri measures 18,053,330 hectares in total area. The Cathedral Room of Marvel Cave in Branson, Missouri measures roughly 534,750 cu. m (18,884,518.03 cu. ft) and was the site Don Piccard's hot air balloon flight which set the record for highest underground altitude.
It's about one-seventieth as big as Oklahoma.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.01436182 times the size of Oklahoma, and the size of Oklahoma is 69.629060 times that amount.(United States)
The "Sooner State," Oklahoma measures 18,103,550 hectares in total area. Oklahoma has 89,553.56 km (55,646 mi) of shoreline along its lakes and ponds, including its 200 man-made lakes — the most of any state in the nation — surpassing the combined shoreline of the United States' Atlantic, Arctic, and Gulf Coasts by about 12,000 km (7,400 mi).