Answer: How many stars are in the United States flag?
The United States flag has 50 stars and 13 stripes. The 50-star flag flew for the first time on July 4, 1960 at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore, Maryland.
The 50th star was added July 4, 1960 after Hawaii became a state in 1959.
- The 49th star was added in 1959 when Alaska became a state.
- The 48th and 47th stars were added in 1912 when New Mexico and Arizona became states.