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How big is 137 square miles?

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It's about two-fifths as big as San Diego.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.42250 times the size of San Diego, and the size of San Diego is 2.3670 times that amount.
(California)
The second-largest city in California and the eleventh-largest in the United States as of 2009, San Diego measures 324.30 square miles in total area. The city is known for its defense manufacturing and biotechnology industries.
It's about two-fifths as big as Dallas.
In other words, the size of Dallas is 2.50 times 137 square miles.
(Texas)
The third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States as of 2009, Dallas measures 342.50 square miles in total area. The city is known as a strong industrial, commerce, and banking center, and as an "inland port," due to its metropolitan airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International.
It's about two-fifths as big as Indianapolis.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.3790 times the size of Indianapolis, and the size of Indianapolis is 2.6390 times that amount.
(Indiana) (Metropolitan Statistical Area)
The capital of and largest city in Indiana as of 2009, Indianapolis measures 361.50 square miles in total area. The city is known for its sports tourism, including the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 auto races, and the Men's and Women's NCAA basketball tournaments.
It's about one-third as big as Badlands National Park.
In other words, the size of Badlands National Park is 2.780 times 137 square miles.
(Jackson, Pennington, and Shannon Counties, South Dakota, near Rapid City, South Dakota)
Famous for its buttes, pinnacles, spires and grass prairies, the Badlands National Park occupies 381 square miles, of which 64,144 acres is a designated Wilderness Area. The site is renown for its large caches of fossils from large North American mammals dating back the Oligocene epoch - about 33 million years ago.
It's about one-third as big as San Antonio.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.3360 times the size of San Antonio, and the size of San Antonio is 2.9760 times that amount.
(Texas)
The second-largest city in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States as of 2009, San Antonio measures 407.70 square miles in total area. The city is known for its tourist attractions, including the Alamo Mission and the annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.
It's about three-and-a-half times as big as Hilton Head.
In other words, 137 square miles is 3.259430 times the size of Hilton Head, and the size of Hilton Head is 0.3068020 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hilton Head Island) (South Carolina)
Hilton Head Island measures 42.0311 square miles in total land area. The island (and city of the same name) is located in the Atlantic Ocean and is known as popular vacation destination.
It's about three-tenths as big as Los Angeles.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.2920 times the size of Los Angeles, and the size of Los Angeles is 3.4250 times that amount.
(a.k.a. LA, a.k.a. City of Angels) (California)
The largest city in California and the sixth-largest city in the United States, Los Angeles measures 469.10 square miles in total area. The city is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for its contributions to media, entertainment, and culture.