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Order State Date
1. Delaware Dec. 7, 1787
2. Pennsylvania Dec 12, 1787
3. New Jersey Dec. 18, 1787
4. Georgia Jan. 2, 1788
5. Connecticut Jan. 9, 1788
6. Massachusetts Feb.6, 1788
7. Maryland Apr. 28, 1788
8. South Carolina May 23, 1788
9. New Hampshire June 21, 1788
10. Virginia June 25, 1788
11. New York July 26, 1788
12. North Carolina Nov. 21, 1788
13. Rhode Island May 29, 1790
14. Vermont Mar. 4, 1791
15. Kentucky June 1, 1792
16. Tennessee June 1, 1796
17. Ohio Mar. 1, 1803
18. Louisiana Apr. 30, 1812
19. Mississippi Dec. 10, 1817
20. Indiana Dec. 11, 1816
21. Illinois Dec. 3, 1818
22. Alabama Dec. 14, 1819
23. Maine Mar. 15, 1820
24. Missouri Aug. 10, 1821
25. Arkansas June 15, 1836
26. Michigan Jan. 26, 1837
27. Florida Mar. 3, 1845
28. Texas Dec. 29, 1845
29. Iowa Dec. 28, 1846
30. Wisconsin May 29, 1848
31. California Sept. 9, 1850
32. Minnesota May 11, 1858
33. Oregon Feb. 14, 1859
34. Kansas Jan. 29, 1861
35. West Virginia June 20, 1863
36. Nevada Oct. 31, 1864
37. Nebraska Mar. 1, 1867
38. Colorado Aug. 1, 1876
39. North Dakota Nov. 2, 1889
40. South Dakota Nov. 2, 1889
41. Montana Nov. 8, 1889
42. Washington Nov. 11, 1889
43. Idaho July 3, 1890
44. Wyoming July 10, 1890
45. Utah Jan. 4, 1896
46. Oklahoma Nov. 16, 1907
47. New Mexico Jan. 6, 1912
48. Arizona Feb. 14, 1912
49. Alaska Jan. 3, 1959
50. Hawaii Aug. 21, 1959