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Welcome to WikiProject United States on the English Wikipedia! We are a project dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to the United States, with an emphasis on subjects with regional and national significance. This project was formed to coordinate the development of United States related articles and help maintain the United States Portal. Some project goals are to help list and categorize United States related articles, develop quality standards for articles and build templates that help users browse the articles that fall under this project. This project also provides a place for Wikipedians to share information and resources regarding improvements to United States related articles. Here, editors can ask for help with certain articles and bring otherwise overlooked articles and problems to the attention of other editors. For more information of the role of WikiProjects, check out WikiProject guidelines.

Project statistics

As of 13 June 2024, there are 425,771 articles within the scope of WikiProject United States, of which 1,529 are featured and 5,031 are good articles. This makes up 6.23% of the articles on Wikipedia, 14.05% of all featured articles and lists, and 12.66% of all good articles. Including non-article pages, such as talk pages, redirects, categories, etcetera, there are 1,379,034 pages in the project.

Note: There are more than 100 Wikiprojects relating to United States topics. See the Wikiproject Embassy tab for links to statistics for those projects. For the Assessment statistics for the projects currently supported directly by WikiProject United States go to Quality and importance tables.

United States article rating and assessment scheme
(NB: Listing, Log, and Stats are updated on a daily basis by a bot)
Daily log of status changes
WP1.0 Assessment table

Statistics automatically update (refresh).

Click on [show] for progress bar for the Unassessed United States articles

Backlog: Unassessed United States articles
Goal: 0 articles
Current: 8,632 articles
Initial: 28,647 articles

Click on [show] for progress bar for the Unknown-importance United States articles

Backlog: Unknown-importance United States articles
Goal: 0 articles
Current: 43,168 articles
Initial: 73,309 articles

Project categories

Each U.S. state and territory by the assessed quality of its article, as of October 11, 2023.

WikiProjects supported as part of WikiProject United States

WikiProjects directly supported by WikiProject United States and the {{WikiProject United States}} banner:
National level projects:
States and territories:
City and local:
Education and university:

Joint Projects:

Caution: The projects in this section are associated or maintained by multiple projects. Under no circumstances should the banner from another project be replaced with the banner for WikiProject United States.

Also, some of these projects contain articles that do not pertain to the United States. Only those articles that pertain to the United States should be tagged with the WikiProject United States template even if it pertains to one of these projects.


Today's featured articles

Today's featured article requests

Did you know

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Articles for deletion

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Proposed deletions

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Categories for discussion

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Templates for discussion

Redirects for discussion

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Miscellany for deletion

Featured article candidates

Featured list candidates

Featured topic candidates

A-Class review

Good article nominees

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Good topic candidates

Featured article reviews

Requests for comments

Peer reviews

Requested moves

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Articles to be merged

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Articles to be split

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Articles for creation

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Project templates

General use templates
Navboxes, infoboxes, sidebars

These portals may be placed in the See also or another appropriate section of related articles. There are other, topic specific portals available. See Wikipedia:List of U.S. state portals.

Template Example
{{Portal|United States}}
Template Example

WikiProject United States participants should add one of the following Wikitext expressions to their user page.

Wikitext Userbox
[[Category:WikiProject United States participants]] no userbox
{{User WikiProject United States}}
{{User WP United States}}
Top icon
Template Example
{{WikiProject country member top icon|country=United States}} United States (see top right corner of this page)

Project awards


For awarding the WikiProject's Barnstar, use the following code:

{{subst:Wikipedia:WikiProject United States/Barnstar | 1= Message goes here. ~~~~}}
The WikiProject United States Barnstar of National Merit

Ribbon equivalents

File:US Ribbon.png File:USA Ribbon.svg File:BoNM - United States rib.png

I've created this ribbon for the Barnstar. ElectricalExperiment 15:53, 20 June 2008 (UTC)[reply]

There are three styles of ribbon at that page. Electrical Experiment created the first two, I just created the third and uploaded the full trio here. Sven Manguard Talk 02:08, 13 November 2010 (UTC)[reply]