;

The Homestead States


ir_separator

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?

ir_separator

Alaska

Alaska

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

Washington

Washington

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

Oregon

Oregon

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

California

California

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

Nevada

Nevada

704,167 acres, 4,370 successful claims

Idaho

Idaho

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

Utah

Utah

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

Arizona

Arizona

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

New Mexico

New Mexico

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

Colorado

Colorado

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

Wyoming

Wyoming

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

Montana

Montana

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

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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

North Dakota

North Dakota

17,417,466 acres 118,472 successful claims

South Dakota

South Dakota

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

Nebraska

Nebraska

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

Kansas

Kansas

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

Arkansas

Arkansas

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

Missouri

Missouri

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

Iowa

Iowa

903,164 acres, 8,851 successful claims

Minnesota

Minnesota

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

MS

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

Louisiana

Louisiana

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

Alabama

Alabama

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

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

3,110,990, 29,246 successful claims

Michigan

Michigan

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

Illinois

Illinois

5,667 acres, 74 successful claims

Indiana

Indiana

1,785 acres, 30 successful claims

Ohio

Ohio

7,707 acres, 108 successful claims

Florida

Florida

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

ir_separator