List of beaches in the United States

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The following is list of beaches in the U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.


States, federal district, and territories[edit]

Alabama[edit]

Alaska[edit]

American Samoa[edit]

Ofu Beach on Ofu-Olosega in American Samoa

Arizona[edit]

California[edit]

Ocean Beach Pier, San Diego

Connecticut[edit]

Delaware[edit]

District of Columbia[edit]

The District of Columbia does not currently have a true beach; several areas (such as Georgetown Waterfront Park) have boundaries along the Potomac river, but lack a true beach. From 1914 to 1925, there was a beach at the District of Columbia’s tidal basin.[17]

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Guam[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Idaho[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Mississippi[edit]

Montana[edit]

Nevada[edit]

New Hampshire[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

New York[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

Cape Hatteras from space, October 1989

North Dakota[edit]

Northern Mariana Islands[edit]

Ohio[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Oregon Coast at Cannon Beach

Pennsylvania[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

Boquerón beach, Puerto Rico

Rhode Island[edit]

Newport beach

South Carolina[edit]

Texas[edit]

U.S. Minor Outlying Islands[edit]

U.S. Virgin Islands[edit]

Utah[edit]

Vermont[edit]

(Central Vermont)

(Northern Vermont)

  • Alburg Dunes State Park
  • Boulder Beach State Park
  • Brighton State Park
  • Burton Island State Park
  • Crystal Lake State Park
  • Elmore State Park
  • Grand Isle State Park
  • Kill Kare State Park
  • Knight Point State Park
  • Lake Carmi State Park
  • Maidstone State Park
  • North Hero State Park
  • Ricker Pond State Park
  • Sand Bar State Park
  • Stillwater Recreation Area of Groton State Forest

(Southern Vermont)

  • Lake Shaftsbury State Park

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Wyoming[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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