Most Neighborly States
Updated July 24, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Which U.S. state shares the most borders with other states?
It is a tie.
Tennessee and Missouri each share borders with eight states.
Here are the states with their neighbors, listed clockwise.
Tennessee: Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri.
Missouri: Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska.
If you would like to learn more about any of these states, check out our U.S. States page.
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