This Is How Many Types of Venomous Snakes Are in Your State

Check out a full list of the most dangerous snakes potentially lurking in your backyard.

Depending on where you live, you may not have given much thought to the threat of a snakes. And that's probably pretty reasonable: Snake bites are relatively rare, and the vast majority are not fatal. But that doesn't mean there's no risk, especially when you realize that there are highly venomous snakes lurking in nearly every U.S. state.

Wondering which dangerous critters could be crawling through your backyard? While your proximity to these creatures depends largely on exactly where you live, it's still worth knowing which snakes make their home in your state. Antivenom brand CroFab, which helps make treatment for snake bites, has put together a full list of the venomous snakes across the U.S. Read on to find out how many deadly threats are slithering near you, and which state has the most kinds.

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Alabama

Mountain Brook, Alabama
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Eastern Coral Snake
  4. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  6. Timber Rattlesnake

Alaska

glaciers, lake, and tress in Chugach, Alaska
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There are no venomous snakes in Alaska.

Arizona

landscape photo of Phoenix, Arizona at sunset
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  1. Arizona Black Rattlesnake
  2. Black-Tailed Rattlesnake
  3. Grand Canyon Rattlesnake
  4. Massasauga
  5. Mojave Rattlesnake
  6. Prairie Rattlesnake
  7. Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake
  8. Rock Rattlesnake
  9. Sidewinder
  10. Speckled Rattlesnake
  11. Sonoran Coral Snake
  12. Tiger Rattlesnake
  13. Twin-Spotted Rattlesnake
  14. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Arkansas

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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  4. Texas Coral Snake
  5. Timber Rattlesnake
  6. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

California

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  1. Great Basin Rattlesnake
  2. Mojave Rattlesnake
  3. Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
  4. Panamint Rattlesnake
  5. Red Diamond Rattlesnake
  6. Sidewinder
  7. Southern Pacific Rattlesnake
  8. Speckled Rattlesnake
  9. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

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Colorado

Eldorado Springs, Colorado
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  1. Faded Western Rattlesnake
  2. Massasauga
  3. Mojave Rattlesnake
  4. Prairie Rattlesnake

Connecticut

Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Timber Rattlesnake

Delaware

Hockessin, Delaware
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Timber Rattlesnake

Florida

Florida Keys
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Eastern Coral Snake
  4. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  6. Timber Rattlesnake

Georgia

Georgia
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Eastern Coral Snake
  4. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlensnake
  6. Timber Rattlesnake

Hawaii

landscape photo of the coastline of Na Pali Coast and mountain in Kauai, Hawaii
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There are no venomous snakes in Hawaii.

Idaho

the Sawtooth Mountain Range and lake in Stanley, Idaho
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  1. Prairie Rattlesnake

Illinois

landscape photo of flowers and a field in Naperville, Illinois at sunset
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Massasauga
  4. Timber Rattlesnake

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Indiana

Landscape photo of Brown County State Park, Indiana
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Massasauga
  4. Timber Rattlesnake

Iowa

waterloo iowa
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Massasauga
  3. Prairie Rattlesnake
  4. Timber Rattlesnake

Kansas

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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Massasauga
  4. Prairie Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  6. Timber Rattlesnake
  7. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Kentucky

landscape photo of Frankfort, Kentucky at sunrise
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  4. Timber Rattlesnake

Louisiana

the cameron parish marshes Louisiana
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Eastern Coral Snake
  4. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  6. Texas Coral Snake
  7. Timber Rattlesnake

Maine

Fox Den Cove Moosehead Lake
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There are no venomous snakes in Maine.

Maryland

the Great Falls of Potomac in Potomac, Maryland
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Timber Rattlesnake

Massachusetts

Waban Lake Park Massachusetts
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Timber Rattlesnake

Michigan

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  1. Massasauga

Minnesota

Orange and green trees next to and a bridge over a lake in Duluth, Minnestoa
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  1. Massasauga
  2. Timber Rattlesnake

Mississippi

Madison, Mississippi
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Eastern Coral Snake
  4. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  6. Timber Rattlesnake

Missouri

pond in a garden with autumn trees in St. Louis, Missouri
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Massasauga
  4. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  5. Timber Rattlesnake

Montana

Montana
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  1. Prairie Rattlesnake

Nebraska

national historic park, chimney rock, nebraska
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Massasauga
  3. Prairie Rattlesnake
  4. Timber Rattlesnake

Nevada

Southern Rocky Mountains and flowers in El Paso, Texas at sunrise
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  1. Great Basin Rattlesnake
  2. Mojave Rattlesnake
  3. Panamint Rattlesnake
  4. Prairie Rattlesnake
  5. Sidewinder
  6. Speckled Rattlesnake
  7. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

New Hampshire

Etna New Hampshire
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  1. Timber Rattlesnake

New Jersey

pine barrens in new jersey
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Timber Rattlesnake

New Mexico

The White Cliffs of Gallup in Gallup, New Mexico
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  1. Black-Tailed Rattlesnake
  2. Massasauga
  3. Mojave Rattlesnake
  4. Prairie Rattlesnake
  5. Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake
  6. Rock Rattlesnake
  7. Sonoran Coral Snake
  8. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

New York

field of flowers and tress and a lake in Fort Montgomery, New York
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Massasauga
  3. Timber Rattlesnake

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North Carolina

garden filled with flowers and trees in Raleigh, North Carolina
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Eastern Coral Snake
  4. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  6. Timber Rattlesnake

North Dakota

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  1. Prairie Rattlesnake

Ohio

A Stone Stairway And Path Through A Forest Glen Helen Nature Preserve Yellow Springs Ohio
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Massasauga
  3. Timber Rattlesnake

Oklahoma

photo of rock formation, the Wedding Party, in the Black Mesa Area, Oklahoma
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Massasauga
  4. Prairie Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  6. Timber Rattlesnake
  7. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Oregon

glaciers, lake, and tress in Deschutes County, Oregon
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  1. Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
  2. Prairie Rattlesnake

Pennsylvania

kinzua bridge in kane pennsylvania destroyed during the 2003 tornado
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Massasauga
  3. Timber Rattlesnake

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Rhode Island

flowers and beach in Newport, Rhode Island
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There are no venomous snakes in Rhode Island.

South Carolina

landscape photo of a garden in Charleston, South Carolina
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Eastern Coral Snake
  4. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
  5. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  6. Timber Rattlesnake

South Dakota

buffalo in custer state park, south dakota
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  1. Prairie Rattlesnake

Tennessee

fall trees reflecting on the shoreline of Bay Mountain Lake Park in Kingsport, Tennessee
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  4. Timber Rattlesnake

Texas

landscape photo of Garner State Park, Texas
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  1. Black-Tailed Rattlesnake
  2. Copperhead
  3. Cottonmouth
  4. Massasauga
  5. Mojave Rattlesnake
  6. Prairie Rattlesnake
  7. Pygmy Rattlesnake
  8. Rock Rattlesnake
  9. Texas Coral Snake
  10. Timber Rattlesnake
  11. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

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Utah

a field of pink, orange, and purple wildflowers and mountains in Alta, Utah
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  1. Faded Western Rattlesnake
  2. Great Basin Rattlesnake
  3. Mojave Rattlesnake
  4. Prairie Rattlesnake
  5. Sidewinder
  6. Speckled Rattlesnake
  7. Timber Rattlesnake

Vermont

red farmhouses, orange trees, and rural land in Reading, Vermont at sunrise
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  1. Timber Rattlesnake

Virginia

landscape photo of Buchanan, Virginia
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  1. Copperhead
  2. Cottonmouth
  3. Timber Rattlesnake

Washington

landscape photo of mountains and flowers at Mt. Rainier in Seattle, Washington
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  1. Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
  2. Prairie Rattlesnake

West Virginia

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  1. Copperhead
  2. Timber Rattlesnake

Wisconsin

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  1. Massasauga
  2. Timber Rattlesnake

Wyoming

sunset in the rural town of buffalo wyoming
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  1. Faded Western Rattlesnake
  2. Prairie Rattlesnake

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