UFO Sightings: Which States Are The Best?


In May, the Pentagon announced an initiative to better understand “unidentified aerial phenomena,” or what we know as UFOs.

In a conference before the House Intelligence Subcommittee, two senior US defense intelligence officials confirmed 140 official cases of UFO sightings since 2014 and stated that the Pentagon is committed to further investigating the origin of such unexplained objects and assessing their threat – if any – for our country’s national security, according to Reuters.

“UAPs are unclear, that’s true. But they are real,” said Andre Carson, the subcommittee chair.

“We are aware that our service personnel have encountered unidentified airborne phenomena, and as UAPs pose potential flight safety and general security risks, we commit to a focused effort to determine their origin,” said Ronald Moultrie, one of the US -Intelligence agent.

Which states are the best for UFO fans?

Knowing that the US government has recognized the validity of UFOs and is investigating their existence, where are the best spots for Americans interested in learning more about the mysterious objects?

To answer that question, Lawn Love ranked every state—including Washington, DC—from best to worst for UFO fans in her report, 2022’s Best States for UFO Fans. The report compiled factors in each state such as UFO sightings, a UFO-supportive community, the potential for sightings, and UFO/alien-related entertainment.


Using data from Lawnlove’s 2022’s Best States for UFO Fans report, here are the states where curious minds might find the most fun looking for UFOs.

  1. California.
  2. Texas.
  3. Florida.
  4. New York.
  5. Arizona.
  6. Pennsylvania.
  7. Ohio.
  8. New Mexico.
  9. Nevada.
  10. Washington.
  11. North Carolina.
  12. Massachusetts.
  13. Michigan.
  14. Illinois.
  15. Colorado.
  16. Indiana.
  17. New Jersey.
  18. Georgia.
  19. Maryland.
  20. Oregon.
  21. South Carolina.
  22. Tennessee.
  23. Virginia.
  24. District of Colombia.
  25. Oklahoma.
  26. Missouri.
  27. Wisconsin.
  28. Connecticut.
  29. Alabama.
  30. Arkansas.
  31. Minnesota.
  32. Hawaii.
  33. Kansas.
  34. Utah.
  35. Iowa.
  36. Mississippi.
  37. Idaho.
  38. Louisiana.
  39. Rhode Island.
  40. New Hampshire.
  41. Kentucky.
  42. Nebraska.
  43. Alaska.
  44. West Virginia.
  45. Wyoming.
  46. Delaware.
  47. Montana.
  48. Vermont.
  49. Maine.
  50. South Dakota.
  51. North Dakota.

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