It's about as big as Kansas.
The "Sunflower State," Kansas measures 21,309,600 hectares in total area. The point said to be the geographic center of the continental United States is located near Lebanon, Kansas.
It's about as big as Idaho.
It's about as big as Utah.
In other words, the size of Utah is 1.03187 times 21,309,600 hectares.(United States)
The "Beehive State," Utah measures 21,988,700 hectares in total area. Utah contains the largest salt lake in the western hemisphere, Great Salt Lake, which measures an average of 440,000 hectares (subject to annual fluctuations).
It's about nine-tenths as big as Minnesota.
In other words, 21,309,600 hectares is 0.94637580 times the size of Minnesota, and the size of Minnesota is 1.056663 times that amount.(United States)
The "North Star State," Minnesota measures 22,517,060 hectares in total area. Due to an error in the map used while writing the Treaty of Paris, a 154,450 hectares segment of Minnesota called the "Northwest Angle" lies north of the 49th parallel, which marks the border between the contiguous United States and Canada across the western remainder of the two countries.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Nebraska.
In other words, 21,309,600 hectares is 1.063644 times the size of Nebraska, and the size of Nebraska is 0.94016420 times that amount.(United States)
The "Cornhusker State," Nebraska measures 20,034,520 hectares in total area. The Sand Hills region of sand dunes and prairie make up almost 25% of the state, or 5,076,000 hectares (according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service figures - other organizations define the area slightly differently).
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as South Dakota.
In other words, 21,309,600 hectares is 1.066916 times the size of South Dakota, and the size of South Dakota is 0.93728090 times that amount.(United States)
The "Mount Rushmore State," South Dakota measures 19,973,080 hectares in total area. The Black Hills mountain range area, contained within South Dakota and Wyoming, measures about 1,550,000 hectares.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as Washington.
In other words, 21,309,600 hectares is 1.1539590 times the size of Washington, and the size of Washington is 0.86658190 times that amount.(United States)
The "Evergreen State," Washington measures 18,466,520 hectares in total area. Washington is home to Olympic National Park, a 350,000 hectares area that contains part of the Hoh Rainforest — the largest of only a few temperate rainforests in the United States.