Thirty states have a coastline: twenty-three with a coastline on the Arctic, Atlantic, and/or Pacific Ocean, and eight with a Great Lakes coastline; New York has coasts on both..
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33 rows Thirty states have a coastline: twenty-three with a coastline on the Arctic, Atlantic, and/or Pacific Ocean, and eight with a Great Lakes coastline; New York has coasts on both. States with no coastline are not included..
In the United States, the state of Alaska has the longest coastline, which extends for 6,640 miles. Alaska has 33,904 miles of s.line including islands. Alaska is the largest state by area, encomp.ing a m.ive 663 million square miles..
This does not include freshwater coastlines. Measurements are made with unit measure of 30 minutes of la.ude on charts as near scale of 1:1,200,000 as possible. Coastline of bays and sounds is included to point where they narrow to width of unit measure, and distance across at such point is included..
Nearly half of the states of the United States are not landlocked and border the Atlantic Ocean or its Gulf of Mexico , the Pacific Ocean, and even the Arctic Sea. Twenty-three states are adjacent to an ocean, while 27 states are landlocked. The following list of the states with the 10 longest coastlines in the United States is arranged by length..