The United States of America
Administrative divisions: 50 states and 1 district*
Alabama , Alaska , Arizona , Arkansas , California , Colorado , Connecticut , Delaware , Florida , Georgia , Hawaii , Idaho , Illinois , Indiana , Iowa , Kansas , Kentucky , Louisiana , Maine , Maryland , Massachusetts , Michigan , Minnesota , Mississippi , Missouri , Montana , Nebraska , Nevada , New Hampshire , New Jersey , New Mexico , New York , North Carolina , North Dakota , Ohio , Oklahoma , Oregon , Pennsylvania , Rhode Island , South Carolina , South Dakota , Tennessee , Texas , Utah , Vermont , Virginia , Washington , West Virginia , Wisconsin , Wyoming .
Dependent areas: District of Columbia . Definition Field Listing:
American Samoa , Federated States of Micronesia , Guam , Marshall Islands , Northern Mariana Islands , Pacific Islands , Puerto Rico , Minor Outlying Islands , Virgin Islands , Baker Island , Howland Island , Jarvis Island , Johnston Atoll , Kingman Reef , Midway Islands , Navassa Island , Palmyra Atoll , Wake Island .
Note: from 18 July 1947 until 1 October 1994, the US administered the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; it entered into a political relationship with all four political units: the Northern Mariana Islands is a commonwealth in political union with the US (effective 3 November 1986).
The Republic of the Marshall Islands signed a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 21 October 1986).
the Federated States of Micronesia signed a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 3 November 1986).
Palau concluded a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 1 October 1994).