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The Homestead States


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30 states had land that was distributed to people under the Homestead Act.  Is your state one of them? How many acres and successful claims were near where you live?

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http://Alaska

Alaska

363,775 acres (1%), 3,277 successful claims

http://Washington

Washington

8,465,002 acres, 58,156 successful claims

http://Oregon

Oregon

10,513,945 acres, 62,926 successful claims

http://California

California

10,476,665 acres, 66,738 successful claims

http://Nevada

Nevada

704,167 acres, 4,370 successful claims

http://Idaho

Idaho

9,733,455 acres, 60,221 successful claims

http://Utah

Utah

3,607,688 acres, 16,798 successful claims

http://Arizona

Arizona

4,134,356 acres, 20,268 successful claims

http://New%20Mexico

New Mexico

19,422,958 acres, 87,312 successful claims

http://Colorado

Colorado

22,146,400 acres, 107,618 successful claims

http://Wyoming

Wyoming

18,225,327 acres, 67,315 successful claims

http://Montana

Montana

32,050,480 acres, 151,600 successful claims

http://Oklahoma

Oklahoma

14,865,912 acres, 99,557 successful claims

http://North%20Dakota

North Dakota

17,417,466 acres 118,472 successful claims

http://South%20Dakota

South Dakota

15,660,000 acres, 97,197 successful claims

http://Nebraska

Nebraska

22,253,314 acres, 104,260 successful claims

http://Kansas

Kansas

13,089,258 acres, 89,945 claims successful claims

http://Arkansas

Arkansas

8,133,791 acres, 74,620 successful claims

http://Missouri

Missouri

3,644,306 acres, 34,633 successful claims

http://Iowa

Iowa

903,164 acres, 8,851 successful claims

http://Minnesota

Minnesota

10,389,606 acres, 85,072 successful claims

2,637,412 acres, 24,126 successful claims

http://Louisiana

Louisiana

2,561,334 acres, 22,988 successful claims

http://Alabama

Alabama

4,578,323 acres, 41,819 successful claims

http://Wisconsin

Wisconsin

3,110,990, 29,246 successful claims

http://Michigan

Michigan

2,321,937 acres, 19,861 successful claims

http://Illinois

Illinois

5,667 acres, 74 successful claims

http://Indiana

Indiana

1,785 acres, 30 successful claims

http://Ohio

Ohio

7,707 acres, 108 successful claims

http://Florida

Florida

3,326,712 acres, 28,096 successful claims

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