State size comparison
Washington is about 1.4 times bigger than North Carolina.
North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, while Washington is approximately 172,348 sq km, making Washington 37% larger than North Carolina. Meanwhile, the population of North Carolina is ~9.5 million people (2.8 million fewer people live in Washington).
This to-scale comparison of North Carolina vs. Washington uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.