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List of US Presidents by Home State

Twenty-two states have produced the 45 presidents of the United States. Half of the US presidents came from four states: Virginia, Ohio, New York and Massachusetts. Eight are from Virginia, seven from Ohio, five from New York and four from Massachusetts.

Virginia:

  • George Washington
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • James Madison
  • James Monroe
  • William Henry Harrison
  • John Tyler
  • Zachary Taylor
  • Woodrow Wilson

Ohio:

  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Rutherford B Hayes
  • James A. Garfield
  • Benjamin Harrison
  • William McKinley
  • William Howard Taft
  • Warren G. Harding

New York

  • Martin Van Buren
  • Millard Fillmore
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Donald Trump

Massachusetts

  • John Adams
  • John Quincy Adams
  • John F. Kennedy
  • George H.W. Bush

North Carolina

  • James J. Polk
  • Andrew Johnson

Texas

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Lyndon B Johnson

Vermont

  • Chester A. Arthur
  • Calvin Coolidge

South Carolina

  • Andrew Jackson

New Hampshire

  • Franklin Pierce

Pennsylvania

  • James Buchanan

Kentucky

New Jersey

  • Grover Cleveland

Iowa

  • Herbert Hoover

Missouri

  • Harry S. Truman

California

  • Richard Nixon

Nebraska

  • Gerald Ford

Georgia

  • Jimmy Carter

Illinois

  • Ronald Reagan

Arkansas

  • Bill Clinton

Connecticut

  • George W. Bush

Hawaii

  • Barack Obama

Most of the 28 states that have not yet produced US presidents are in the West. The states that have not produced a US president are as follows: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Here are the 10 states with the most presidents:

  1. Virginia (8)
  2. Ohio (7)
  3. New York (5)
  4. Massachusetts (4)
  5. North Carolina (2)
  6. Texas (2)
  7. Vermont (2)
  8. Arkansas (1)
  9. California (1)
  10. Connecticut (1)

List of US Presidents by Home State

State Number of Presidents Presidents
Virginia8George Washington Thomas Jefferson James Madison James Monroe William Henry Harrison John Tyler Zachary Taylor Woodrow Wilson
Ohio7Ulysses S. Grant Rutherford B. Hayes James A. Garfield Benjamin Harrison William McKinley William Howard Taft Warren G. Harding
New York5Martin Van Buren Millard Fillmore Theodore Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt Donald Trump
Massachusetts4John Adams John Quincy Adams John F. Kennedy George H.W. Bush
North Carolina2James K. Polk Andrew Johnson
Texas2Dwight D. Eisenhower Lyndon B. Johnson
Vermont2Chester A. Arthur Calvin Coolidge
Arkansas1Bill Clinton
California1Richard Nixon
Connecticut1George W. Bush
Delaware1Joe Biden
Georgia1Jimmy Carter
Hawaii1Barack Obama
Illinois1Ronald Reagan
Iowa1Herbert Hoover
Kentucky1Abraham Lincoln
Missouri1Harry S. Truman
Nebraska1Gerald Ford
New Hampshire1Franklin Pierce
New Jersey1Grover Cleveland
Pennsylvania1James Buchanan
South Carolina1Andrew Jackson
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Colorado
Florida
Idaho
Indiana
Kansas
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Montana
Nevada
New Mexico
North Dakota
Oklahoma
Oregon
Rhode Island
South Dakota
Tennessee
Utah
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

List of US Presidents by Home State

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