The following shows the 15 territories of the United States of America. These territories are administered by the Office of Insular Affairs of the U.S. Department of the Interior, while the nature preserves and uninhabited territories are administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. Some territories such as Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands have their own National Guard.
|American Samoa||South Pacific||June 7, 1900||Pago Pago||Pago Pago|
|Guam||North Pacific, Micronesia||December 23, 1898||Hagåtña||Dededo|
|Northern Mariana Islands||North Pacific, Micronesia||1978||Capitol Hill||Capitol Hill|
|United States Virgin Islands||North Atlantic, Caribbean||March 31, 1917||Charlotte Amalie||Charlotte Amalie|
*Disputed with Haiti
Note: Disputed with Colombia
- Bajo Nuevo Bank
- Serranilla Bank
Former Trust Territory
From July 18, 1947 until October 1, 1994, the U.S. administered the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, a United Nations Trust Territory, but later entered into new political relationships with each of the four political units (one of which is the Northern Mariana Islands listed above, the others being the three freely associated states noted below).
Compact of Free Trade Association
The following states entered a Compact of Free Trade Association:
- Republic of Marshall Islands
- Federated States of Micronesia
United States of America The Era of Relative Peace (Timeline) States* Territories* * denotes only states or territories that are mentioned in this timeline to have significance, the other unmentioned states or territories are linked into Wikipedia.