Do All Contiguous US States Touch at Least Two Other States?

All contiguous US states touch at least two other states, with the exception of one: Maine. Maine is the only state in the contiguous US that only shares its border with one other state. Located in the most northeastern part of the US, only Maine’s west side touches New Hampshire. Other than its western border with New Hampshire, Maine has a border with Canada on the north, and its eastern border is the Atlantic Ocean. This proximity to the ocean plays a part in the state being the leading lobster supplier in the US, accounting for over 90% of the nation’s lobster.

More about Maine:

  • Maine is the only state with a one syllable name.

  • Along with Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, Maine is part of the New England region. However, Maine is larger than all of the other five states combined.

  • Maine is the leading producer of toothpicks in the US, and manufactures an estimated 90%. The state also is the top grower of wild blueberries and supplies approximately 99% of the wild blueberries in the US.

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