Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

State Government Information Index

Basic information about each state and links to pages developed by libraries and other organizations providing detailed access to state government web sites. Online state encyclopedias or handbooks are included, where available.

Maine

Maine

Area: 35,385 sq.miles (rank: 41)

Capital: Augusta

Became a state March 15, 1820 (#23)


State government website: www.maine.gov/portal/

Tourism website: www.visitmaine.com


Libraries and other organizations with state information pages:

Maryland

Maryland

Area: 12,407 sq.miles (rank: 42)

Capital: Annapolis

7th of original 13 states to ratify the Constitution: April 28, 1788


State government website: www.maryland.gov

Tourism website: visitmaryland.org


Libraries and other organizations with state information pages:

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Area: 10,555 sq.miles (rank: 44)

Capital: Boston

6th of original 13 states to ratify the Constitution: February 6, 1788


State government website: www.mass.gov

Tourism website: www.massvacation.com


 

Libraries and other organizations with state information pages:

Michigan

Michigan

Area: 96,716 sq.miles (rank: 11)

Capital: Lansing

Became a state January 26, 1837 (#26)


State government website: www.michigan.gov

Tourism website: www.michigan.org


 

Libraries and other organizations with state information pages: