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List of Largest Lakes in the U.S. by Area



This is List of Largest Lakes in the U.S. by Surface Area.



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This is list of Largest Lakes in the U.S. by Surface Area: Lake Superior Surface Area: 31,700 sq mi, Lake Michigan Surface Area:22,300 sq mi, Lake Huron Surface Area:22,300 sq mi. etc.

List of Largest Lakes in the U.S. by Surface Area

RankNameLocationArea sq miArea sq km
1Lake SuperiorMichigan-Minnesota-Wisconsin-Ontario31,700 sq mi82,103 km2
2Lake MichiganIllinois-Indiana-Michigan-Wisconsin22,300 sq mi57,757 km2
3Lake HuronMichigan-Ontario22,300 sq mi57,757 km2
4Lake ErieMichigan-New York-Ohio-Ontario-Pennsylvania9,910 sq mi25,667 km2
5Lake OntarioNew York-Ontario7,340 sq mi19,011 km2
6Great Salt Lake (salt)Utah2,117 sq mi5,483 km2
7Lake of the WoodsManitoba-Minnesota-Ontario1,485 sq mi3,846 km2
8Iliamna LakeAlaska1,014 sq mi2,626 km2
9Lake Oahe (man-made)North Dakota-South Dakota685 sq mi1,774 km2
10Lake OkeechobeeFlorida662 sq mi1,715 km2
11Lake Pontchartrain (salt)Louisiana631 sq mi1,634 km2
12Lake Sakakawea (man-made)North Dakota520 sq mi1,347 km2
13Lake ChamplainNew York-Vermont-Quebec490 sq mi1,269 km2
14Becharof LakeAlaska453 sq mi1,173 km2
15Lake St. ClairMichigan - Ontario440 sq mi1,140 km2
16Red LakeMinnesota427 sq mi1,106 km2
17Selawik LakeAlaska404 sq mi1,046 km2
18Fort Peck Lake (man-made)Montana393 sq mi1,018 km2
19Salton Sea (salt)California347 sq mi899 km2
20Rainy LakeMinnesota-Ontario345 sq mi894 km2
21Devils LakeNorth Dakota300.0 sq mi777 km2
22Toledo Bend Reservoir (man-made)Louisiana-Texas284 sq mi736 km2
23Lake Powell (man-made)Arizona-Utah251 sq mi650 km2
24Kentucky Lake (man-made)Kentucky-Tennessee250 sq mi647 km2
25Lake Mead (man-made)Arizona-Nevada247 sq mi640 km2
26Naknek LakeAlaska242 sq mi627 km2
27Lake WinnebagoWisconsin215 sq mi557 km2
28Mille Lacs LakeMinnesota207 sq mi536 km2
29Flathead LakeMontana192 sq mi497 km2
30Lake TahoeCalifornia-Nevada191 sq mi495 km2
31Pyramid LakeNevada183 sq mi474 km2
32Sam Rayburn Reservoir (man-made)Texas179 sq mi464 km2
33Eufaula Lake (man-made)Oklahoma169 sq mi438 km2
34Lake Marion (man-made)South Carolina165 sq mi427 km2
35Leech LakeMinnesota161 sq mi417 km2
36Utah LakeUtah151 sq mi391 km2
37Lake Francis Case (man-made)South Dakota149 sq mi386 km2
38Lake Pend OreilleIdaho148 sq mi383 km2
39Lake Texoma (man-made)Oklahoma-Texas139 sq mi360 km2
40Yellowstone LakeWyoming136 sq mi352 km2
41Falcon Lake (man-made)Tamaulipas-Texas131 sq mi339 km2
42Lake Livingston (man-made)Texas130 sq mi337 km2
43Lake Roosevelt (man-made)Washington128 sq mi332 km2
44Lake ClarkAlaska120 sq mi311 km2
45Moosehead LakeMaine117 sq mi303 km2
46Lake Strom Thurmond (man-made)Georgia-South Carolina111 sq mi287 km2
47Bear LakeIdaho-Utah109 sq mi282 km2
48Lake Guntersville (man-made)Alabama108 sq mi280 km2
49Lake St. Francis (man-made)New York-Ontario-Quebec105 sq mi272 km2
50Wheeler Lake (man-made)Alabama105 sq mi272 km2
51Amistad Lake(man-made)Coahuila-Texas102 sq mi264 km2
52Klamath LakeOregon96 sq mi249 km2
53Lake Moultrie (man-made)South Carolina94 sq mi243 km2
54Lake WinnibigoshishMinnesota91 sq mi236 km2
55Lake Barkley (man-made)Kentucky-Tennessee91 sq mi236 km2
56Lake Sharpe (man-made)South Dakota89 sq mi231 km2
57American Falls Reservoir (man-made)Idaho88 sq mi228 km2
58Lake Hartwell (man-made)Georgia-South Carolina87 sq mi225 km2
59Truman Reservoir (man-made)Missouri87 sq mi225 km2
60Lake of the Ozarks (man-made)Missouri86 sq mi223 km2
61Oneida LakeNew York80 sq mi207 km2
62Lake Cumberland (man-made)Kentucky79 sq mi205 km2
63Kerr Lake (man-made)North Carolina-Virginia78 sq mi202 km2
64Calcasieu LakeLouisiana77 sq mi199 km2
65Lake Murray (man-made)South Carolina75 sq mi194 km2
66Grand Lake o' the Cherokees (man-made)Oklahoma73 sq mi189 km2
67Lake WinnipesaukeeNew Hampshire71 sq mi184 km2
68Bull Shoals Lake (man-made)Arkansas-Missouri71 sq mi184 km2
69Walter F. George Lake (man-made)Alabama-Georgia71 sq mi184 km2
70Lake Martin (man-made)Alabama69 sq mi179 km2
71Clear LakeCalifornia68 sq mi176 km2
72Robert S. Kerr Lake (man-made)Oklahoma68 sq mi176 km2
73Seneca LakeNew York68 sq mi176 km2
74Pickwick Lake (man-made)Alabama-Mississippi67 sq mi174 km2
75Table Rock Lake (man-made)Arkansas-Missouri67 sq mi174 km2
76Cayuga LakeNew York67 sq mi174 km2
77Flaming Gorge Reservoir (man-made)Utah-Wyoming66 sq mi171 km2
78Lake VermilionMinnesota63 sq mi163 km2
79Lake Ouachita (man-made)Arkansas63 sq mi163 km2
80Lake MattamuskeetNorth Carolina63 sq mi163 km2
81Watts Bar Lake (man-made)Tennessee61 sq mi158 km2
82Lake Wallula (man-made)Oregon-Washington61 sq mi158 km2
83Lake Lanier (man-made)Georgia59 sq mi153 km2
84Lake Seminole (man-made)Florida-Georgia58 sq mi150 km2
85Lake Tawakoni (man-made)Texas57 sq mi148 km2
86Elephant Butte Lake (man-made)New Mexico57 sq mi148 km2
87Chickamauga Lake (man-made)Tennessee57 sq mi148 km2
88Grenada Lake (man-made)Mississippi55 sq mi142 km2
89Lake KissimmeeFlorida55 sq mi142 km2
90Lake Dardanelle (man-made)Arkansas54 sq mi140 km2
91Norris Lake (man-made)Tennessee53 sq mi137 km2
92Canyon Ferry Lake (man-made)Montana53 sq mi137 km2
93Lake ChelanWashington52 sq mi135 km2
94Cedar Creek Lake (man-made)Texas51 sq mi132 km2
95Lake Norman (man-made)North Carolina51 sq mi132 km2
96Sardis Lake (man-made)Mississippi51 sq mi132 km2
97Walker Lake (Nevada)Nevada50 sq mi129 km2
98Lake McConaughy (man-made)Nebraska56 sq mi145 km2
99Lake GeorgeNew York56 sq mi145 km2
100Beaver Lake (man-made)Arkansas44.06 sq mi114 km2
101Great Sacandaga LakeNew York42 sq mi109 km2




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