Geographical Extremes in the U.S.

Lower 48 Extremes    アラスカ州を除くアメリカ合衆国本土


America's most eastern point: West Quoddy Head, Maine  < >< >

The most western point in the continental U.S.: Cape Alava,
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The most northern point in the Lower 48: Northwest Angle, Minnesota   < >

The southernmost point of the continental U.S.: Ballast Key (privately owned), Florida, southwest of Key West  < >

50-State Extremes  (including Alaska and Hawaii) 

Most eastern point: West Quoddy Head, Maine       < >< >

Most western point: Cape Wrangell, Alaska - on the far-west edge of Attu Island at the far-west end of the Aleutians
For info on a rare trip to Attu Island, check out this site, < >

Most northern point: Point Barrow, Alaska  For info a trip to this town, see < >

Most southern point: Ka Lae [South Point], Hawaii   < >

Information Sources
1) "Geographical Extremes in the U.S."
Detroit Free Press, Travel Section, St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 15, 2010
2) Ellen Creager (
Detroit Free Press): "Destination > Maine  -  Geography tourists are drawn to this lighthouse* like moths", Travel Section, St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 15, 2010  * West Quoddy Head lighthouse was built in 1858.

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