Births by State

  • More presidents were born in Virginia than in any other state - eight.
  • Martin Van Buren was the first president born in a state rather than a colony.
  • 21 of the 50 states have been the birthplace of a president.

Rank#President# Presidents
1Virginia8
1George Washington
3Thomas Jefferson
4James Madison
5James Monroe
9William Henry Harrison
10John Tyler
12Zachary Taylor
28Woodrow Wilson
2Ohio7
18Ulysses S. Grant
19Rutherford B. Hayes
20James A. Garfield
23Benjamin Harrison
25William McKinley
27William H. Taft
29Warren G. Harding
3New York5
8Martin Van Buren
13Millard Fillmore
26Theodore Roosevelt
32Franklin D. Roosevelt
45Donald J. Trump
4Massachusetts4
2John Adams
6John Quincy Adams
35John F. Kennedy
41George H. W. Bush
5North Carolina2
11James K. Polk
17Andrew Johnson
5Texas2
34Dwight D. Eisenhower
36Lyndon B. Johnson
5Vermont2
21Chester A. Arthur
30Calvin Coolidge
8Arkansas1
42Bill Clinton
8California1
37Richard M. Nixon
8Connecticut1
43George W. Bush
8Georgia1
39Jimmy Carter
8Hawaii1
44Barack Obama
8Illinois1
40Ronald Reagan
8Iowa1
31Herbert Hoover
8Kentucky1
16Abraham Lincoln
8Missouri1
33Harry S. Truman
8Nebraska1
38Gerald R. Ford
8New Hampshire1
14Franklin Pierce
8New Jersey1
22 & 24Grover Cleveland
8Pennsylvania1
15James Buchanan
8South Carolina1
7Andrew Jackson

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