8 of the Venomous Snakes in the United States

By Manish Choudhary

1. Timber Rattlesnake 

Found in the southeast, it has diamond shapes on its back. 

2. Spiky Western Rattlesnake 

Lives in the southwest and has a similar look to the Big Diamondback. 

3. Copperhead Snake 

It's brown with a copper-colored head and lives in the eastern and central parts of the country. 

4. Water Snake 

It has a white mouth and lives in the southeast near water. 

5. Big Rattlesnake with a Timber Name 

Found in the east, it rattles its tail when scared. 

6. Eastern Coral Snake 

With red, yellow, and black bands, it's found in the southeast. 

7. Western Coral Snake  

Similar to the one with bands, but lives in the southwest. 

8. Mojave Rattlesnake 

Lives in the southwest and Mexico, and has strong venom.