Year

Settled

States.

Where Settled.

By Whom.

Admit'd to the Union

Capitals.

1565

Florida...........

St. Augustin...........

Spaniards...............

1845

Tallahassee.

1607

Virginia*.........

Jamestown...........

English..................

1788†

Richmond.

1614

New York*.......

Manhattan...........

Dutch...................

1788†

Albany.

1620

Massachusetts *

Plymouth............

English Puritans.,

1788†

Boston.

1623

N. Hampshire.

Dover..............

English.................

1788†

Concord.

1624

New Jersey *........

Bergen..............

Dutch and Danes..........

1787†

Trenton.

1625

Maine.............

Bristol..............

English................

1820

Augusta.

1627

Delaware*.........

Cape Henelopen.

Swedes and Finns.

1787†

Dover.

1683

Connecticut*.......

Windsor.............

From Massachu'ts

1788†

Hartford.

1634

Maryland*.........

St. Mary's...........

English.................

1788†

Annapolis.

1636

Rhode Island*.

Providence..........

English.................

1790†

Prov.& N'port

1663

NorthCarolina*

Albemarle...........

English.................

1789†

Raleigh.

1669

Wisconsin..........

Green Bay..........

French.................

1848

Madison.

1670

Michigan..........

Detroit.............

French.................

1837

Lansing.

1670

South Carolina*

Port Royal..........

English.................

1788†

Columbia.

1683

Pennsylvania.*

Philadelphia.........

English.................

1787†

Harrisburg.

1685

Arkansas..........

Arkansas Post........

French.................

1836

Little Rock.

1690

Texas.............

San Antouia........

Spaniards...............

1845

Austin.

1690

Indiana............

Vincennes.........

French.................

1816

Indianapolis.

1699

Louisiana.........

Iberville...........

French.................

1812

Baton Rouge.

1711

Alabama..........

Mobile............

French.................

1814

Montgomery.

1716

Missiassippi.......

Natchez............

French.................

1817

Jackson.

1720

Illinois............

Kaskaskia..........

French.................

1818

Springfield.

1725

Vermont..........

Fort Dummer........

From Massachu'ts

1791

Montpelier.

1 733

Georgia*.........

Savannah...........

English.................

1788†

Atlanta.

1757

Tennessee.........

Fort London........

From N. Carolina.

1796

Nashville.

1764

Missouri..........

St. Louis...........

French..................

1821

Jefferson City.

1769

California.........

San Diego..........

Spaniards...............

1850

Sacramento.

1775

Kentucky.........

Boonesboro........

From Virginia............

1792

Frankfort.

1788

Ohio.............

Marietta...........

FromN. England.

1803

Columbus.

1811

Oregon...........

Astoria............

From New York ..........

1859

Salem.

1833

Iowa............

Burlington.........

From N. England.

1846

Des Moines.

1846

Minnesota........

St. Paul...........

From N. England.

1857

St. Paul.

1850

Kansas..........

Ft.Leavenworth.

Fr.N.E.&W.States.

1861

Topeka.

1861

Nevada..........

Washoe...........

From California...........

1864

Carson City.

1862

West Virginia.....

(See Virginia)......

Formed fr. Va............

1862

Charleston.

1854

Nebraska........

.................

Fr.N.E.&W.States.

1867

Lincoln.

1858

Colorado........

Denver............

Fr. Western States

1876

Denver.

* The thirteen original States, † Date of adoption of Constitution.