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United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 U.S. state, states, a Washington, D.C., federal di ...

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. Many regions are defined in law or regulations by the federal government; others by shared culture and history; and others by economic factors.


Interstate regions


Census Bureau-designated regions and divisions

Since 1950, the United States Census Bureau defines four statistical regions, with nine divisions. The Census Bureau region definition is "widely used ... for data collection and analysis","The National Energy Modeling System: An Overview 2003" (Report #:DOE/EIA-0581, October 2009). United States Department of Energy,
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and is the most commonly used classification system. * Region 1:
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New England New England is a region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. It is bordered by the state of New York (state), New York to the west and by the Cana ...

New England
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Connecticut Connecticut () is the southernmost state in the New England New England is a region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. It is bordered by ...
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Maine Maine () is a U.S. state, state in the New England region of the United States, bordered by New Hampshire to the west; the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast; and the Provinces and territories of Canada, Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Qu ...

Maine
,
Massachusetts Massachusetts (, ), officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * T ...

Massachusetts
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New Hampshire New Hampshire ( ) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspap ...

New Hampshire
,
Rhode Island Rhode Island (, like ''road''), officially the State of Rhode Island, is a state in the New England New England is a region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode ...
, and
Vermont Vermont () is a U.S. state, state in the New England region of the United States. It borders the states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, and New York (state), New York to the west, and the Provinces and territories of ...

Vermont
) ** Division 2:
Mid-AtlanticMid-Atlantic or Mid Atlantic can refer to: *The middle of the Atlantic Ocean *Mid-Atlantic English, a mix between British English and American English *Mid-Atlantic Region (Little League World Series), one of the United States geographic divisions of ...
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New Jersey New Jersey is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic States, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States, Northeastern regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York (state), New York; on the ...
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New York New York most commonly refers to: * New York City, the most populous city in the United States, located in the state of New York * New York (state), a state in the Northeastern United States New York may also refer to: Film and television * New ...
, and
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania ( ) ( pdc, Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern United States, Northeastern, and Appalachia, Appalachian regions of the ...

Pennsylvania
) * Region 2:
Midwest The midwestern United States, often referred to simply as the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau The United States Census Bureau (USCB), officially the Bureau of the Census, is a principal agency of ...
(Prior to June 1984, the Midwest Region was designated as the North Central Region.) ** Division 3: East North Central (
Illinois Illinois ( ) is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States. It has the List of U.S. states and territories by GDP, fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), List of U.S. states and territor ...

Illinois
,
Indiana Indiana () is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in North America. ...

Indiana
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Michigan Michigan () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper ...

Michigan
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Ohio Ohio () is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States. Of the List of states and territories of the United States, fifty states, it is the List of U.S. states and territories by area, 34th-large ...

Ohio
, and
Wisconsin Wisconsin () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper ...

Wisconsin
) ** Division 4: West North Central (
Iowa Iowa () is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west. It is bordered by six states: Wiscons ...

Iowa
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Kansas Kansas () is a state in the Midwestern United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in North America. It cons ...

Kansas
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Minnesota Minnesota () is a U.S. state, state in the north central region of the United States. It is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is , French for "The Star of the North". Of the U.S. state, U.S. states, Minnesota is the List ...

Minnesota
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Missouri Missouri is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in C ...

Missouri
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Nebraska Nebraska () is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River; Kansas t ...

Nebraska
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North Dakota North Dakota () is a state in the Upper Midwest region of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in ...
, and
South Dakota South Dakota () is a U.S. state in the Upper Midwest region of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily locate ...

South Dakota
) * Region 3:
South South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to the east and west. Etymology The word ''south'' comes from Old English ''sūþ'', from earlier Proto-Germanic language, Proto-Germa ...
** Division 5: South Atlantic (
Delaware Delaware ( ) is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Maryland to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean to its east. The sta ...
;
Florida Florida is a U.S. state, state located in the Southeastern United States, Southeastern region of the United States. Florida is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia (U.S. state), Georg ...

Florida
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Georgia Georgia usually refers to: * Georgia (country) Georgia ( ka, საქართველო; ''Sakartvelo''; ) is a country located at the intersection of Eastern Europe Eastern Europe is the region of the European continent between Wester ...
;
Maryland Maryland ( ) is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware a ...

Maryland
;
North Carolina North Carolina () is a U.S. state, state in the Southeastern United States, Southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the List of U.S. states and territories by area, 28th largest and List of states and territories of the Un ...

North Carolina
;
South Carolina South Carolina () is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in ...

South Carolina
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Virginia Virginia (), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, Southeastern regions of the United States, between the East Coast of the United St ...

Virginia
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West Virginia West Virginia () is a U.S. state, state in the Appalachian region, Appalachian, Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, Southeastern regions of the United States.The United States Census Bureau, Census Bureau ...
) ** Division 6: East South Central (
Alabama (We dare defend our rights) , anthem = "Alabama (state song), Alabama" , image_map = Alabama in United States.svg , seat = Montgomery, Alabama, Montgomery , LargestCity = Huntsville, Alabama, Huntsville , LargestCounty = Baldwin County, Ala ...
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Kentucky Kentucky ( , ), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a U.S. state, state in the Southeastern United States, Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio to the north; West Virginia and Virginia to ...
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Mississippi Mississippi () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper ...
, and
Tennessee Tennessee (, ), officially the State of Tennessee, is a U.S. state, state in the Southeastern United States, Southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is the List of U.S. states and territories by area, 36th largest by area and the L ...

Tennessee
) ** Division 7: West South Central (
Arkansas Arkansas () is a U.S. state, state in the South Central United States, South Central region of the United States, home to more than three million people as of 2018. Its name is from the Osage language, a Dhegihan languages, Dhegiha Siouan lan ...
,
Louisiana Louisiana (Standard French Standard French (in French: ''le français standard'', ''le français normé'', ''le français neutre'' eutral Frenchor ''le français international'' nternational French is an unofficial term for a standard v ...

Louisiana
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Oklahoma Oklahoma () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper i ...
, and
Texas Texas (, ) is a state in the South Central United States, South Central region of the United States. It is the second largest U.S. state by both List of U.S. states and territories by area, area (after Alaska) and List of U.S. states and ter ...

Texas
) * Region 4:
West 250px, A compass rose with west highlighted in black West or Occident is one of the four cardinal directions or points of the compass The points of the compass are the vectors by which planet-based directions are conventionally defined. A co ...
** Division 8:
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Arizona Arizona ( ; nv, Hoozdo Hahoodzo ; ood, Alĭ ṣonak) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ' ...
,
Colorado Colorado (, other variants) is a state in the Mountain states, Mountain West subregion of the Western United States. It encompasses most of the Southern Rocky Mountains, as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the wester ...

Colorado
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Idaho Idaho () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in C ...

Idaho
,
Montana Montana () is a U.S. state, state in the Mountain states, Mountain West region of the United States. It is bordered by Idaho to the west; North Dakota and South Dakota to the east; Wyoming to the south; and by the Provinces and territories ...

Montana
,
Nevada Nevada (, ) is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States, Western region of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east. Ne ...

Nevada
,
New Mexico ) , population_demonym = New Mexican ( es, Neomexicano, Neomejicano, Nuevo Mexicano) , seat = Santa Fe, New Mexico, Santa Fe , LargestCity = Albuquerque, New Mexico, Albuquerque , LargestMetro = Albuquerque metropolitan area, Greater Albuque ...

New Mexico
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Utah Utah ( , ) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper ...

Utah
, and
Wyoming Wyoming () is a state in the Mountain West region of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in Nor ...
) ** Division 9:
Pacific The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbour and support life. 29.2% of Earth's surface is land consisting of continents and islands. T ...
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Alaska Alaska (; ale, Alax̂sxax̂; ; ems, Alas'kaaq; Yup'ik The Yup'ik or Yupiaq (sg & pl) and Yupiit or Yupiat (pl), also Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Central Yup'ik, Alaskan Yup'ik ( own name ''Yup'ik'' sg ''Yupiik'' dual ''Yupiit'' pl; rus ...
,
California California is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States. With over 39.3million residents across a total area of approximately , it is the List of states and territories of the United States by population, most populous and the List of ...
,
Hawaii Hawaii ( ; haw, Hawaii or ) is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States, located in the Pacific Ocean about 2,000 miles from the U.S. mainland. It is the only state outside North America, the only state that is an archipelago, a ...

Hawaii
,
Oregon Oregon () is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States The Western United States (also called the American West, the Far West, and the West) is the List of regions of the United States#Census Bureau-designated ...

Oregon
, and
Washington Washington commonly refers to: * Washington (state), United States * Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States ** Federal government of the United States (metonym) ** Washington metropolitan area, the metropolitan area centered on Washingt ...
) Puerto Rico and other US territories are not part of any census region or census division.


Standard Federal Regions

The ten standard federal regions were established by OMB (
Office of Management and Budget The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the largest office within the Executive Office of the President of the United States The Executive Office of the President (EOP) comprises the offices and agencies that support the work of the pres ...
) Circular A-105, ''"Standard Federal Regions",'' in April 1974, and went into use for all
executive Executive may refer to: Role, title, or function * Executive (government), branch of government that has authority and responsibility for the administration of state bureaucracy * Executive, a senior management role in an organization ** Chief exec ...
agencies. In recent years, some agencies have tailored their field structures to meet program needs and facilitate interaction with local, state, and regional counterparts. However, the OMB must still approve any departures. * Region I: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont * Region II: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands * Region III: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia * Region IV: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee * Region V: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin * Region VI: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas * Region VII: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska * Region VIII: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming * Region IX: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands * Region X: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington Note: OMB Circular A-105 was rescinded on June 8, 1995.


Federal Reserve Banks

The
Federal Reserve Act of 1913 The Federal Reserve Act was passed by the 63rd United States Congress and signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856February 3, 1924) was an American politician and academic who served as the 28t ...
divided the country into twelve districts with a central
Federal Reserve Bank A Federal Reserve Bank is a regional bank of the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States. There are twelve in total, one for each of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts that were created by the Federal Reserve Act ...
in each district. These twelve Federal Reserve Banks together form a major part of the
Federal Reserve System The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve or simply the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States of America. It was created on December 23, 1913, with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act, after a serie ...
, the
central bank A central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages the currency and monetary policy of a State (polity), state or formal monetary union, and oversees their commercial bank, commercial banking system. In contras ...
ing system of the United States.
Missouri Missouri is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in C ...

Missouri
is the only
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to have two Federal Reserve locations within its borders, but several other states are also divided between more than one district. #
Boston Boston (, ), officially the City of Boston, is the capital city, capital and List of municipalities in Massachusetts, most populous city of the Commonwealth (U.S. state), Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 21st List of Unite ...

Boston
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New York New York most commonly refers to: * New York City, the most populous city in the United States, located in the state of New York * New York (state), a state in the Northeastern United States New York may also refer to: Film and television * New ...
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Philadelphia Philadelphia, colloquially Philly, is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. It is the sixth-most populous city in the United States and the most populous city in the state of Pennsylvania, with a 2019 estimated population ...

Philadelphia
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Cleveland Cleveland ( ), officially the City of Cleveland, is a city in the United States, U.S. U.S. state, state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Cuyahoga County. It is located along the southern shore of Lake Erie, across the U.S. ...
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Richmond Richmond may refer to: People * Richmond (surname) * Earl of Richmond * Duke of Richmond * Richmond C. Beatty (1905–1961), American academic, biographer and critic * Richmond Avenal, character in British sitcom List of The IT Crowd characters#R ...
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Atlanta Atlanta () is the capital city, capital and List of municipalities in Georgia (U.S. state), most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia (U.S. state), Georgia. With an estimated 2019 population of 506,811, it is also the List of United S ...
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Chicago (''City in a Garden''); I Will , image_map = , map_caption = Interactive maps of Chicago , coordinates = , coordinates_footnotes = , subdivision_type = Country , subd ...
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St. Louis St. Louis () is the second-largest city in Missouri Missouri is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States. With more than six million residents, it is the List of U.S. states and territor ...
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Minneapolis Minneapolis () is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. With a population of 429,954 as of 2020 United States census, 2020, it is the most populous city in the state and the 46th most populous in the nation. The county seat of Hennepin County, ...
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Kansas City The Kansas City metropolitan area is a bi-state metropolitan area A metropolitan area or metro is a region consisting of a densely populated core city, urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories under the same administrative ...
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Dallas Dallas (), colloquially referred to as Big D, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the largest city in and County seat, seat of Dallas County, Texas, Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin County, Texas, Collin, Denton County, T ...

Dallas
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San Francisco San Francisco (/Help:IPA/English, ˌsæn fɹənˈsɪskoʊ/; Spanish language, Spanish for "Francis of Assisi, Saint Francis"), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a cultural, commercial, and financial center in Northern Calif ...

San Francisco


Time zones

* UTC−12:00 (
Baker Island Baker Island (previously New Nantucket) is an uninhabited atoll just north of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean about southwest of Honolulu. The island lies almost halfway between Hawaii and Australia. Its nearest neighbor is Howland Isla ...
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Howland Island Howland Island () is an uninhabited coral island located just north of the equator The Earth's equator is an imaginary planetary line that is about long in circumference. The equator divides the planet into the Northern Hemisphere and S ...

Howland Island
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Samoa Time Zone image:timezoneswest.PNG, 250px, SST is UTC-11:00 The Samoa Time Zone or Samoa Standard Time (SST) observes standard time by subtracting eleven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-11:00). The clock time in this zone is based on the mean sol ...
( American Samoa,
Jarvis Island Jarvis Island (; formerly known as Bunker Island or Bunker's Shoal) is an uninhabited coral island located in the South Pacific Ocean The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic O ...

Jarvis Island
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Kingman Reef Kingman Reef is a largely submerged, uninhabited, triangle-shaped reef, east-west and north-south, in the North Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway between the Hawaiian Islands and American Samoa. It has an area of 3 hectares (0.03 km2) and is ...

Kingman Reef
,
Midway Atoll Midway Atoll (colloquialism, colloquial: Midway Islands; haw, Kauihelani, translation=the backbone of heaven; haw, Pihemanu, translation=the loud din of birds, label=none) is a atoll in the North Pacific Ocean. Midway Atoll is an insular a ...

Midway Atoll
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Palmyra Atoll File:Orthographic projection over Palmyra Atoll.png, alt=Palmyra in the middle of the Pacific, Orthographic projection over Palmyra Atoll Palmyra Atoll (), also referred to as Palmyra Island, is one of the Line Islands, Northern Line Islands ( ...

Palmyra Atoll
) *
Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone The Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone observes Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time (HST), by subtracting ten hours from Coordinated Universal Time Coordinated Universal Time or UTC is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and t ...
(
Hawaii Hawaii ( ; haw, Hawaii or ) is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States, located in the Pacific Ocean about 2,000 miles from the U.S. mainland. It is the only state outside North America, the only state that is an archipelago, a ...

Hawaii
, Aleutian Islands (Alaska),
Johnston Atoll Johnston Atoll, also known as Kalama Atoll to Native Hawaiians, is an Unincorporated territories of the United States, unincorporated territory of the United States, currently administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). J ...

Johnston Atoll
) *
Alaska Time Zone The Alaska Time Zone observes standard time Standard time is the synchronization of clock A clock is a device used to measure, verify, keep, and indicate time. The clock is one of the oldest human inventions, meeting the need to mea ...
(
Alaska Alaska (; ale, Alax̂sxax̂; ; ems, Alas'kaaq; Yup'ik The Yup'ik or Yupiaq (sg & pl) and Yupiit or Yupiat (pl), also Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Central Yup'ik, Alaskan Yup'ik ( own name ''Yup'ik'' sg ''Yupiik'' dual ''Yupiit'' pl; rus ...
, excluding Aleutian Islands) *
Pacific Time Zone The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico. Places in this zone observe standard time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−08:00). D ...
* Arizona Time Zone (excluding the
Navajo Nation The Navajo Nation ( nv, Naabeehó Bináhásdzo) is an American Indian territory covering about , occupying portions of northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah Utah ( , ) is a state in the Mountain West region of the United States ...
) *
Mountain Time Zone The Mountain Time Zone of North America North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere. It can also be described as the northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bord ...
(excluding most parts of
Arizona Arizona ( ; nv, Hoozdo Hahoodzo ; ood, Alĭ ṣonak) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ' ...
) *
Central Time Zone The North American Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone A time zone is an area that observes a uniform standard time for legal, Commerce, commercial and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries between Country, countries an ...
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Eastern Time Zone The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing part or all of 23 states in the eastern part of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Con ...
*
Atlantic Time Zone The Atlantic Time Zone is a geographical region that keeps standard time—called Atlantic Standard Time (AST)—by subtracting four hours from Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC), resulting in UTC−04:00. During part of the year, some portions of ...
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Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (; abbreviated PR; tnq, Boriken, ''Borinquen''), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico ( es, link=yes, Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, lit=Free Associated State of Puerto Rico) is a Caribbean island and Unincorporated t ...

Puerto Rico
,
U.S. Virgin Islands The United States Virgin Islands, officially the Virgin Islands of the United States,Also called the ''American Virgin Islands'' are a group of Caribbean islands and an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States The U ...

U.S. Virgin Islands
) *
Chamorro Time Zone The Chamorro Time Zone, formerly the Guam Time Zone, is a Time in the United States, United States time zone which observes standard time ten hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+10:00). The clock time in this zone is based on the mean so ...
(
Guam Guam (; ch, Guåhan ) is an Unincorporated_territories_of_the_United_States, organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the Micronesia subregion of the western Pacific Ocean. It is the List of extreme points of the United State ...

Guam
,
Northern Mariana Islands The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; ch, Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; cal, Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas), is an unincorporated territory Under Unit ...

Northern Mariana Islands
) * Wake Island Time Zone (
Wake Island Wake Island (also known as Wake Atoll) is a coral Corals are marine invertebrates within the class (biology), class Anthozoa of the phylum Cnidaria. They typically live in compact Colony (biology), colonies of many identical individual poly ...

Wake Island
)


Courts of Appeals circuits

* First Circuit *
Second Circuit The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (in case citations, 2d Cir.) is one of the thirteen United States Courts of Appeals The United States courts of appeals or circuit courts are the intermediate appellate courts of the Un ...
* Third Circuit *
Fourth Circuit The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (in case citations, 4th Cir.) is a United States federal court, federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the United States district court, district cou ...
*
Fifth Circuit The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (in case citations, 5th Cir.) is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction Appellate jurisdiction is the power of an appellate court to review, amend and overrule decisions of a trial ...
*
Sixth Circuit The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (in case citation Case citation is a system used by legal professionals to identify past court case decisions, either in series of books called reporters or law reports, or in a neutral ...
*
Seventh Circuit The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (in case citations, 7th Cir.) is the U.S. United States federal court, federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the United States district court, courts in the following United State ...
*
Eighth Circuit Eighth is ordinal form of the number 8, eight. Eighth may refer to: * One eighth, or ⅛, a fraction (mathematics), fraction, one of eight equal parts of a whole * Eighth note (quaver), a musical note played for half the value of a quarter note (c ...
*
Ninth Circuit The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (in case citations, 9th Cir.) is a federal court of appeals that has appellate jurisdiction Appellate jurisdiction is the power of an appellate court to review, amend and overrule decis ...
*
Tenth Circuit The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (in case citations, 10th Cir.) is a United States federal court, federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the United States district court, district courts in the following United Sta ...
*
Eleventh Circuit The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (in case citations, 11th Cir.) is a United States federal court, federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the United States district court, district courts in the following United S ...
* D.C. Circuit The
Federal Circuit Federal or foederal (archaic) may refer to: Politics General *Federal monarchy A federal monarchy, in the strict sense, is a federation of Federated state, states with a single monarch as overall head of the federation, but retaining different ...
is not a regional circuit. Its jurisdiction is nationwide but based on the subject matter.


Bureau of Economic Analysis regions

The
Bureau of Economic Analysis The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the United States Department of Commerce The United States Department of Commerce is an executive department The United States federal executive departments are the principal units of the Federal go ...
defines regions for comparison of economic data. * New England:
Connecticut Connecticut () is the southernmost state in the New England New England is a region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. It is bordered by ...
,
Maine Maine () is a U.S. state, state in the New England region of the United States, bordered by New Hampshire to the west; the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast; and the Provinces and territories of Canada, Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Qu ...

Maine
,
Massachusetts Massachusetts (, ), officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * T ...

Massachusetts
,
New Hampshire New Hampshire ( ) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspap ...

New Hampshire
,
Rhode Island Rhode Island (, like ''road''), officially the State of Rhode Island, is a state in the New England New England is a region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode ...
and
Vermont Vermont () is a U.S. state, state in the New England region of the United States. It borders the states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, and New York (state), New York to the west, and the Provinces and territories of ...

Vermont
* Mideast:
Delaware Delaware ( ) is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Maryland to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean to its east. The sta ...
,
District of Columbia ) , image_skyline = , image_caption = Clockwise from top left: the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, United States Capitol, Washington Metro, National Air and Space Museum, Air and Space ...
,
Maryland Maryland ( ) is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware a ...

Maryland
,
New Jersey New Jersey is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic States, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States, Northeastern regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York (state), New York; on the ...
,
New York New York most commonly refers to: * New York City, the most populous city in the United States, located in the state of New York * New York (state), a state in the Northeastern United States New York may also refer to: Film and television * New ...
and
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania ( ) ( pdc, Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern United States, Northeastern, and Appalachia, Appalachian regions of the ...

Pennsylvania
* Great Lakes:
Illinois Illinois ( ) is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States. It has the List of U.S. states and territories by GDP, fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), List of U.S. states and territor ...

Illinois
,
Indiana Indiana () is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in North America. ...

Indiana
,
Michigan Michigan () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper ...

Michigan
,
Ohio Ohio () is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States. Of the List of states and territories of the United States, fifty states, it is the List of U.S. states and territories by area, 34th-large ...

Ohio
and
Wisconsin Wisconsin () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper ...

Wisconsin
* Plains:
Iowa Iowa () is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west. It is bordered by six states: Wiscons ...

Iowa
,
Kansas Kansas () is a state in the Midwestern United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in North America. It cons ...

Kansas
,
Minnesota Minnesota () is a U.S. state, state in the north central region of the United States. It is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is , French for "The Star of the North". Of the U.S. state, U.S. states, Minnesota is the List ...

Minnesota
,
Missouri Missouri is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in C ...

Missouri
,
Nebraska Nebraska () is a U.S. state, state in the Midwestern United States, Midwestern region of the United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River; Kansas t ...

Nebraska
,
North Dakota North Dakota () is a state in the Upper Midwest region of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in ...
and
South Dakota South Dakota () is a U.S. state in the Upper Midwest region of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily locate ...

South Dakota
* Southeast:
Alabama (We dare defend our rights) , anthem = "Alabama (state song), Alabama" , image_map = Alabama in United States.svg , seat = Montgomery, Alabama, Montgomery , LargestCity = Huntsville, Alabama, Huntsville , LargestCounty = Baldwin County, Ala ...
,
Arkansas Arkansas () is a U.S. state, state in the South Central United States, South Central region of the United States, home to more than three million people as of 2018. Its name is from the Osage language, a Dhegihan languages, Dhegiha Siouan lan ...
,
Florida Florida is a U.S. state, state located in the Southeastern United States, Southeastern region of the United States. Florida is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia (U.S. state), Georg ...

Florida
,
Georgia Georgia usually refers to: * Georgia (country) Georgia ( ka, საქართველო; ''Sakartvelo''; ) is a country located at the intersection of Eastern Europe Eastern Europe is the region of the European continent between Wester ...
,
Kentucky Kentucky ( , ), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a U.S. state, state in the Southeastern United States, Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio to the north; West Virginia and Virginia to ...
,
Louisiana Louisiana (Standard French Standard French (in French: ''le français standard'', ''le français normé'', ''le français neutre'' eutral Frenchor ''le français international'' nternational French is an unofficial term for a standard v ...

Louisiana
,
Mississippi Mississippi () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper ...
,
North Carolina North Carolina () is a U.S. state, state in the Southeastern United States, Southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the List of U.S. states and territories by area, 28th largest and List of states and territories of the Un ...

North Carolina
,
South Carolina South Carolina () is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in ...

South Carolina
,
Tennessee Tennessee (, ), officially the State of Tennessee, is a U.S. state, state in the Southeastern United States, Southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is the List of U.S. states and territories by area, 36th largest by area and the L ...

Tennessee
,
Virginia Virginia (), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state, state in the Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, Southeastern regions of the United States, between the East Coast of the United St ...

Virginia
and
West Virginia West Virginia () is a U.S. state, state in the Appalachian region, Appalachian, Mid-Atlantic (United States), Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, Southeastern regions of the United States.The United States Census Bureau, Census Bureau ...
* Southwest:
Arizona Arizona ( ; nv, Hoozdo Hahoodzo ; ood, Alĭ ṣonak) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ' ...
,
New Mexico ) , population_demonym = New Mexican ( es, Neomexicano, Neomejicano, Nuevo Mexicano) , seat = Santa Fe, New Mexico, Santa Fe , LargestCity = Albuquerque, New Mexico, Albuquerque , LargestMetro = Albuquerque metropolitan area, Greater Albuque ...

New Mexico
,
Oklahoma Oklahoma () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper i ...
and
Texas Texas (, ) is a state in the South Central United States, South Central region of the United States. It is the second largest U.S. state by both List of U.S. states and territories by area, area (after Alaska) and List of U.S. states and ter ...

Texas
* Rocky Mountain:
Colorado Colorado (, other variants) is a state in the Mountain states, Mountain West subregion of the Western United States. It encompasses most of the Southern Rocky Mountains, as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the wester ...

Colorado
,
Idaho Idaho () is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper in C ...

Idaho
,
Montana Montana () is a U.S. state, state in the Mountain states, Mountain West region of the United States. It is bordered by Idaho to the west; North Dakota and South Dakota to the east; Wyoming to the south; and by the Provinces and territories ...

Montana
,
Utah Utah ( , ) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper ...

Utah
and
Wyoming Wyoming () is a state in the Mountain West region of the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located in Nor ...
* Far West:
Alaska Alaska (; ale, Alax̂sxax̂; ; ems, Alas'kaaq; Yup'ik The Yup'ik or Yupiaq (sg & pl) and Yupiit or Yupiat (pl), also Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Central Yup'ik, Alaskan Yup'ik ( own name ''Yup'ik'' sg ''Yupiik'' dual ''Yupiit'' pl; rus ...
,
California California is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States. With over 39.3million residents across a total area of approximately , it is the List of states and territories of the United States by population, most populous and the List of ...
,
Hawaii Hawaii ( ; haw, Hawaii or ) is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States, located in the Pacific Ocean about 2,000 miles from the U.S. mainland. It is the only state outside North America, the only state that is an archipelago, a ...

Hawaii
,
Nevada Nevada (, ) is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States, Western region of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east. Ne ...

Nevada
,
Oregon Oregon () is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States The Western United States (also called the American West, the Far West, and the West) is the List of regions of the United States#Census Bureau-designated ...

Oregon
and
Washington Washington commonly refers to: * Washington (state), United States * Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States ** Federal government of the United States (metonym) ** Washington metropolitan area, the metropolitan area centered on Washingt ...


Energy Information Administration

The
Energy Information Administration The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is a principal agency of the Federal Statistical System of the United States, U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating energy information to promote s ...
currently uses the
PADD In the ''Star Trek ''Star Trek'' is an American science fiction media franchise originating from the 1960s television program, television series ''Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek'', created by Gene Roddenberry. That series, now of ...

PADD
system established by Petroleum Administration for War in
World War II World War II or the Second World War, often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a World war, global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It involved World War II by country, the vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great ...
. It is used for data collection on refining petroleum and its products. Each PADD is subdivided into refining districts. * PADD I:
East Coast East Coast may refer to: Entertainment * East Coast hip hop, a subgenre of hip hop * East Coast (ASAP Ferg song), "East Coast" (ASAP Ferg song), 2017 * East Coast (Saves the Day song), "East Coast" (Saves the Day song), 2004 * East Coast FM, a rad ...
** East Coast: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida; along with counties in New York east of, north of and including
CayugaCayuga often refers to: * Cayuga people, a native tribe to North America, part of the Iroquois Confederacy * Cayuga language, the language of the Cayuga Cayuga may also refer to: Places Canada *Cayuga, Ontario United States *Cayuga, Illinois *Ca ...
, Tompkins, and Chemung; and counties in Pennsylvania east of and including
Bradford Bradford is a city A city is a large human settlement.Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Social Science Encyclopedia''. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. ...
, Sullivan,
Columbia Columbia may refer to: * Columbia (personification), the historical female national personification of the United States, and a poetic name for the Americas Places North America Natural features * Columbia Plateau, a geologic and geographic regio ...
, Montour,
Northumberland Northumberland () is a ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county and Historic counties of England, historic county in North East England. It is bordered by Cumbria to the west, County Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and the Scot ...
, Dauphin and
York York is a cathedral city with Roman origins at the confluence of the rivers River Ouse, Yorkshire, Ouse and River Foss, Foss in North Yorkshire, England. It is the historic county town of Yorkshire. The city has long-standing buildings and stru ...
. ** Appalachian No. 1: West Virginia along with counties of Pennsylvania and New York State not mentioned above. * PADD II:
Midwest The midwestern United States, often referred to simply as the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau The United States Census Bureau (USCB), officially the Bureau of the Census, is a principal agency of ...
** Indiana-Illinois-Kentucky: Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Ohio ** Minnesota-Wisconsin-North and South Dakota: Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota ** Oklahoma-Kansas-Missouri: Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa * PADD III:
Gulf Coast The Gulf Coast of the United States is the coastline along the Southern United States The southern United States, also known as the American South, the southern states, or simply the South, is a geographic and cultural List of regions of th ...

Gulf Coast
** Texas Gulf Coast: The Texan counties of Newton, Orange, Jefferson, Jasper, Tyler, Hardin, Liberty, Chambers, Polk, San Jacinto, Montgomery, Harris, Galveston, Waller, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Wharton, Matagorda, Jackson, Victoria, Calhoun, Refugio, Aransas, San Patricio, Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron ** Texas Inland: Texan counties not mentioned above. ** Louisiana Gulf Coast: Parishes of Louisiana south of, and including Vernon, Rapides, Avoyelles, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, Saint Helena, Tangipahoa and Washington; along with Pearl River, Stone, George, Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson County of Mississippi; and Alabama's Mobile and Baldwin County. ** North Louisiana-Arkansas: Arkansas and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama not mentioned above. ** New Mexico: New Mexico * PADD IV:
Rocky Mountain The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America. The Rocky Mountains stretch in great-circle distance, straight-line distance from the northernmost part of British Columbia, in western Canada, ...

Rocky Mountain
: Colorado, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah * PADD V:
West CoastWest Coast or west coast may refer to: Geography Australia * Western Australia *Regions of South Australia#Weather forecasting, West Coast of South Australia * West Coast, Tasmania **West Coast Range, mountain range in the region Canada * British ...
: Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii PADD I can also be subdivided into 3 Subdistricts: * Sub-PAD 1A:
New England New England is a region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. It is bordered by the state of New York (state), New York to the west and by the Cana ...

New England
(Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) * Sub-PAD 1B: Central Atlantic (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia) * Sub-PAD 1C: Lower Atlantic (Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia)


Agricultural Research Service

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the research arm of the USDA. The ARS has sectioned their work into five geographic regions: * Midwest Area * Northeast Area * Pacific West Area * Plains Area * Southeast Area


U.S. National Park Service

The U.S. National Park Service divides the U.S. into the following regions for U.S. National Park purposes: * Northeast region (Connecticut, Delaware, most of Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, most of Virginia, most of West Virginia) with regional office in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia (colloquially known simply as Philly) is the largest city in the Commonwealth (U.S. state), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States. It is the List of United States cities by population, sixth-most-populous city in the U ...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
. * National Capital region (District of Columbia, some of Maryland, some of Virginia, some of West Virginia) with regional office in Washington D.C. * Southeast region (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands) with regional office in
Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta () is the capital city, capital and List of municipalities in Georgia (U.S. state), most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia (U.S. state), Georgia. With an estimated 2019 population of 506,811, it is also the List of United S ...

Atlanta, Georgia
. * Midwest region (Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin) with regional office in
Omaha, Nebraska Omaha ( ) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County, Nebraska, Douglas County. Omaha is in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about north of the mouth of the Platte River (also know ...
. * Intermountain region (Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Wyoming) with regional office in
Denver, Colorado Denver () is a List of municipalities in Colorado#Consolidated city and county, consolidated city and county, the List of capitals in the United States#State capital, capital, and List of municipalities in Colorado#, most populous city of th ...

Denver, Colorado
. * Pacific region (California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands) with regional office in
San Francisco, California San Francisco (/Help:IPA/English, ˌsæn fɹənˈsɪskoʊ/; Spanish language, Spanish for "Francis of Assisi, Saint Francis"), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a cultural, commercial, and financial center in Northern Calif ...

San Francisco, California
. * Alaska region (Alaska) with regional office in
Anchorage, Alaska Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage; Dena'ina language, Dena'ina: ) is a unified municipal consolidated city-county, consolidated city-borough in the U.S. state of Alaska, on the West Coast of the United States. With an es ...
. The
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
are not part of any U.S. National Park Service region.


Unofficial regions


Multi-state regions

*
American Frontier The American frontier, also known as the Old West or the Wild West, includes the geography, history, folklore, and culture in the forward wave of American expansion that began with European colonial settlements in the early 17th century and en ...
*
Appalachia Appalachia () is a cultural region 's map of native American cultural areas within the territory of the United States (1948) as defined by Melville J. Herskovits influence , homelands of the Celtic languages The Celtic languages ( ...
*
Ark-La-Tex The Ark-La-Tex (a portmanteau of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas; also stylized as Arklatex or ArkLaTex) is a socio-economic Tri-state area, tri-state region where the Southern United States, Southern U.S. states of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas j ...
*
Black Dirt Region The Black Dirt Region is located in southern Orange County, New York, Orange County, New York (state), New York and northern Sussex County, New Jersey, Sussex County, New Jersey. It is mostly located in the western section of the Warwick (town), N ...

Black Dirt Region
* Border states: ** Civil War border states ** International border states *
Calumet Region The Calumet Region is the geographic area drained by the Grand Calumet River and the Little Calumet River of northeastern Illinois and northwestern Indiana in the United States. It is part of the Great Lakes Basin, which eventually reaches the Atla ...
*
The Carolinas The Carolinas are the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina, considered collectively. They are bordered by Virginia to the north, Tennessee to the west, and Georgia (U.S. state), Georgia to the southwest. The Atlantic Ocean is to the ...
* Cascadia *
Central United States The Central United States is sometimes conceived as between the Eastern United States, Eastern and Western United States, Western as part of a three-region model, roughly coincident with the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Census' definition ...
*
Coastal states Image:Coastal states.PNG, 300px, This is a list of U.S. states and Territories of the United States, territories ranked by their coastline length. Thirty states have a coastline: twenty-three with a coastline on the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic ...
* Colorado Plateau * Columbia River Drainage Basin, Columbia Basin * Contiguous United States * The Dakotas * Deep South * Delmarva Peninsula * Dixie * Driftless Area *
East Coast East Coast may refer to: Entertainment * East Coast hip hop, a subgenre of hip hop * East Coast (ASAP Ferg song), "East Coast" (ASAP Ferg song), 2017 * East Coast (Saves the Day song), "East Coast" (Saves the Day song), 2004 * East Coast FM, a rad ...
* Eastern United States * Four Corners * Great American Desert * Great Appalachian Valley * Great Basin * Great Lakes region, Great Lakes Region * Great Plains * Gulf Coast of the United States, Gulf Coast * Gulf South * High Plains (United States), High Plains * Interior Plains * Intermountain West#Intermountain states, Intermountain States * Kentuckiana * Llano Estacado * Mid-Atlantic states * Mid-South (region), Mid-South states * Midwestern United States * Mississippi Delta * Mojave Desert * Mormon Corridor *
New England New England is a region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. It is bordered by the state of New York (state), New York to the west and by the Cana ...

New England
** Northern New England ** Southern New England * Laurentian Mixed Forest Province, North Woods * Northeastern United States * Northern United States * Northwestern United States * Ohio Valley * Ozarks * Pacific Northwest ** Inland Northwest * Pacific States * Palouse * Piedmont (United States), Piedmont * Piney Woods * Rocky Mountains ** Southern Rocky Mountains * Siouxland * Southeastern United States * Southern United States * Southwestern United States * Old Southwest * Tidewater (region), Tidewater * Tornado Alley * Trans-Mississippi * Twin Tiers * Upland South * Upper Midwest * The Virginias, Virginias * Waxhaws *
West CoastWest Coast or west coast may refer to: Geography Australia * Western Australia *Regions of South Australia#Weather forecasting, West Coast of South Australia * West Coast, Tasmania **West Coast Range, mountain range in the region Canada * British ...
* Western United States


Multi-territory regions

* Mariana Islands (
Guam Guam (; ch, Guåhan ) is an Unincorporated_territories_of_the_United_States, organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the Micronesia subregion of the western Pacific Ocean. It is the List of extreme points of the United State ...

Guam
and the
Northern Mariana Islands The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; ch, Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; cal, Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas), is an unincorporated territory Under Unit ...

Northern Mariana Islands
) * Samoan Islands ( American Samoa, except Swains Island) * Virgin Islands (the Spanish Virgin Islands and the United States Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands)


The Belts

* Bible Belt * Coal Region, Coal Belt * Corn Belt * Cotton Belt (region), Cotton Belt * Fruit Belt * Pine Belt (Mississippi), Pine Belt * Rice Belt * Rust Belt * Snowbelt * Sun Belt


Interstate megalopolises

* Arizona Sun Corridor * California megapolitan areas, California * Pacific Northwest#Population, Cascadia * Great Lakes Megalopolis, Great Lakes * Gulf Coast of the United States, Gulf Coast * Northeast megalopolis, Northeast * Piedmont Atlantic Megaregion, Piedmont Atlantic * Southern Rocky Mountain Front


Interstate metropolitan areas

* Central Savannah River Area (part of Georgia and South Carolina) * Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area (District of Columbia and parts of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania) ** Washington metropolitan area (District of Columbia and parts of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia) * Greater Boston (parts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire) * Charlotte metropolitan area (parts of North Carolina and South Carolina) * Chattanooga, Tennessee, Chattanooga Metropolitan Area * Chicago metropolitan area (parts of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin) * Cincinnati metropolitan area (parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky) * Columbus-Auburn-Opelika (GA-AL) Combined Statistical Area (parts of Georgia and Alabama) * Delaware Valley (Philadelphia metropolitan area) (parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland) * Evansville, IN–KY Metropolitan Statistical Area (parts of Indiana and Kentucky) * Fargo–Moorhead (parts of North Dakota and Minnesota) * Fort Smith metropolitan area (parts of Arkansas and Oklahoma) * Front Range Urban Corridor (parts of Colorado and Wyoming) * Greater Grand Forks (part of Minnesota and North Dakota) * Hartford-Springfield (parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts) * Kansas City metropolitan area (parts of Missouri and Kansas) * Louisville metropolitan area (Kentuckiana) (parts of Kentucky and Indiana) * Memphis metropolitan area (parts of Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi) * Michiana (parts of Michigan and Indiana) * Minneapolis–Saint Paul (the Twin Cities) (parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin) * New York metropolitan area (parts of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania) * Omaha–Council Bluffs metropolitan area (parts of Nebraska and Iowa) * Portland metropolitan area (parts of Oregon and Washington) * Quad Cities (parts of Iowa and Illinois) * Sacramento metropolitan area (parts of California and Nevada) * Greater St. Louis (parts of Missouri and Illinois) * Texarkana metropolitan area (parts of Texas and Arkansas) * Tri-Cities, Tennessee, Tri-Cities (parts of Tennessee and Virginia) * Twin Ports (Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin) * Hampton Roads, Hampton Roads region (parts of Virginia and North Carolina) * Youngstown–Warren–Boardman metropolitan statistical area (parts of Ohio and Pennsylvania)


Intrastate and intraterritory regions


Alabama

* Gulf Coast (region of Alabama), Alabama Gulf Coast * Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Combined Statistical Area, Greater Birmingham * Black Belt (region of Alabama), Black Belt * Central Alabama * Lower Alabama * Mobile Bay * North Alabama * Northeast Alabama * Northwest Alabama * South Alabama


Alaska

* Alaska Interior * Alaska North Slope * Southeast Alaska, Alaska Panhandle * Aleutian Islands * Arctic Alaska * The Bush (Alaska), The Bush * Kenai Peninsula * Matanuska-Susitna Valley * Seward Peninsula * Southcentral Alaska * Southwest Alaska * Tanana Valley * Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta


American Samoa

* Manu'a, Manu'a Islands ** Ofu-Olosega ** Ta'ū * Rose Atoll * Swains Island * Tutuila and Aunu'u


Arizona

* Arizona Strip * Grand Canyon * North Central Arizona * Northeast Arizona * Northern Arizona * Phoenix metropolitan area * Southern Arizona


Arkansas

* Arkansas Delta * Arkansas River Valley * Arkansas Timberlands * Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR Combined Statistical Area, Central Arkansas * Crowley's Ridge * Fayetteville–Springdale–Rogers metropolitan area, Northwest Arkansas * South Arkansas


California


Colorado

* Central Colorado (part of Southern Rocky Mountains) * Colorado Eastern Plains (part of High Plains (United States), High Plains) * Colorado Mineral Belt (part of Southern Rocky Mountains) * Colorado Piedmont (parts of the Front Range Urban Corridor and High Plains (United States), Colorado High Plains) * Colorado Plateau (multi-state region) * Colorado Western Slope (parts of Southern Rocky Mountains and Colorado Plateau) * Denver metropolitan area, Denver Metropolitan Area (part of Front Range Urban Corridor) * Four Corners, Four Corners Region (multi-state region of Colorado Plateau) * Front Range Urban Corridor (multi-state region) * High Plains (United States), High Plains (multi-state region of Great Plains) * North Central Colorado Urban Area (part of Front Range Urban Corridor) * Northwestern Colorado (part of Southern Rocky Mountains) * San Luis Valley * South-Central Colorado * South Central Colorado Urban Area (part of Front Range Urban Corridor) * Southern Rocky Mountains (multi-state region of Rocky Mountains) * Southwestern Colorado (parts of Southern Rocky Mountains and Colorado Plateau)


Connecticut

and "The Oblong" Connecticut has no official regions. After abolishing county governments, all local governing is done by towns and cities, leaving counties as purely geographical and statistical entities. Some unofficial regions of Connecticut include: * Central Naugatuck Valley * Coastal Connecticut * Connecticut panhandle * Greater Bridgeport * Greater New Haven * Greater Hartford * Housatonic Valley (shared with Massachusetts) * Litchfield Hills * Lower Connecticut River Valley * Naugatuck River Valley * New York metropolitan area, New York Metropolitan Area/Gold Coast (Connecticut), Gold Coast * Southeastern Connecticut * Western Connecticut


Delaware

"Upstate" or "Up North" * Delaware Valley also known as "Above the Canal" (referring to the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal) "Slower Lower" * Cape Region (Delaware), Cape Region * Central Kent * Delaware coast


District of Columbia


Florida

Directional regions * Central Florida * North Florida * Northwest Florida * North Central Florida * Northeast Florida * South Florida * Southwest Florida Local vernacular regions * Big Bend (Florida), Big Bend * Emerald Coast * First Coast * Florida Heartland * Florida Keys * Florida Panhandle * Forgotten Coast * Glades (Florida), Glades * Gold Coast (Florida), Gold Coast * Halifax area (also Surf Coast and Fun Coast) * Red Hills Region, Red Hills * Nature Coast * Space Coast * Florida Suncoast, Suncoast * Tampa Bay Area * Treasure Coast


Georgia

* Atlanta metropolitan area * Central Georgia * Central Savannah River Area * Colonial Coast * Golden Isles of Georgia * Historic South * North Georgia (U.S. state), North Georgia * North Georgia mountains (Northeast Georgia) * Southern Rivers * Southeast Georgia * Wiregrass Region


Physiographic regions

* Appalachian Plateau * Blue Ridge Mountains * Coastal Plain * Piedmont (United States), Piedmont * Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians


Guam

* Cocos Island (Guam), Cocos Island * Guam, Guam (main island) ** Ritidian Point ** Tumon


Hawaiʻi

* Hawaii (island), Hawaiʻi Island (Big Island) ** Hamakua Coast ** Kaʻū Desert ** Kohala Coast ** Kona District, Hawaii, Kona Coast ** Mauna Kea ** Puna, Hawaii, Puna District ** Waiākea-Uka * Kahoolawe, Kahoʻolawe * Kauai, Kauaʻi ** Nā Pali Coast State Park, Nā Pali Coast * Kaʻula * Lanai, Lānai * Maui ** Haleakala, Haleakalā ** Molokini ** West Maui Mountains *** Iao Valley * Molokai, Molokaʻi ** Kalaupapa Peninsula * Niihau, Niʻihau ** Lehua * Northwestern Hawaiian Islands ** Nihoa, Nihoa (Moku Manu) ** Necker Island (Hawaii), Necker Island (Mokumanamana) ** French Frigate Shoals, French Frigate Shoals (Kānemiloha) ** Gardner Pinnacles, Gardner Pinnacles (Pūhāhonu) ** Maro Reef, Maro Reef (Nalukākala) ** Laysan, Laysan (Kauō) ** Lisianski Island, Lisianski (Papaāpoho) ** Pearl and Hermes Atoll, Pearl and Hermes (Holoikauaua) ** Kure Atoll, Kure Atoll (Mokupāpapa) * Oahu, Oʻahu ** Kaena Point, Kaʻena Point ** Makapuʻu ** North Shore (Oahu), North Shore ** Waikiki, Waikīkī


Idaho

* Central Idaho * Eastern Idaho * Idaho Panhandle * Magic Valley * North Central Idaho * Palouse Hills * Southern Idaho * Southwestern Idaho * Treasure Valley


Illinois

* American Bottom * Central Illinois * Champaign–Urbana metropolitan area * Chicago metropolitan area * Community areas in Chicago * Driftless Area * Forgottonia * Fox Valley (Illinois), Fox Valley * Metro-East * Metro Lakeland * Military Tract of 1812 * Mississippi Alluvial Plain * North Shore (Chicago), North Shore * Northern Illinois * Northwestern Illinois * Peoria, Illinois metropolitan area * Quad Cities * River Bend (Illinois), River Bend * Rockford, Illinois metropolitan area, Rock River Valley * Shawnee Hills * Southern Illinois (sometimes, ''Little Egypt'') * Streatorland * Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky tri-state area, Tri-State Area * Wabash Valley


Indiana

* East Central Indiana * Indianapolis metropolitan area * Michiana * Northern Indiana * Northwest Indiana * Southern Indiana * Southwestern Indiana * Wabash Valley


Iowa

* Coteau des Prairies * Des Moines metropolitan area * Dissected Till Plains * Driftless Area * Great River Road * Honey War, Honey Lands * Iowa Great Lakes * Loess Hills * Omaha–Council Bluffs metropolitan area * Quad Cities * Siouxland


Kansas

* East-Central Kansas * Flint Hills * High Plains (United States), High Plains * Kansas City Metropolitan Area * North Central Kansas * Osage Plains * Ozarks * Red Hills, Kansas, Red Hills * Santa Fe Trail * Smoky Hills * Southeast Kansas


Kentucky

* Bluegrass region, The Bluegrass * Cumberland Plateau or Eastern Coal Field * Jackson Purchase * Pennyroyal Plateau * Western Coal Field


Louisiana

* Acadiana :* Cajun Heartland#Geography, Cajun Heartland :* River Parishes * Central Louisiana (Cen-La) * Florida Parishes * "French Louisiana" (Acadiana + Greater New Orleans) * New Orleans metropolitan area, Greater New Orleans * North Louisiana * Southwest Louisiana


Maine

* Acadia * Down East * High Peaks (Maine), High Peaks / Maine Highlands * Hundred-Mile Wilderness * Kennebec Valley * Maine Highlands * Maine Lake Country * Maine North Woods * Mid Coast * Penobscot Bay * Southern Maine Coast * Western Maine Mountains


Maryland

* Baltimore–Washington Metropolitan Area * Capital region * Chesapeake Bay * Eastern Shore of Maryland * Patapsco Valley * Southern Maryland * Western Maryland Regions shared with other states: * Allegheny Mountains * Atlantic coastal plain * Blue Ridge Mountains * Cumberland Valley * Delaware Valley * Delmarva Peninsula consists of Eastern Shore of Maryland, Maryland's and Virginia's Eastern Shore AVA, Virginia's Eastern Shore and all of
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* Piedmont (United States) * Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians


Massachusetts

* Western Massachusetts ** The Berkshires (shown in map) ** Housatonic Valley ** Pioneer Valley ** Quabbin Valley, Quabbin-Swift River Valley * Central Massachusetts ** MetroWest ** Montachusett-North County ** South County (Massachusetts), South County ** Blackstone Valley, Blackstone River Valley * Northeastern Massachusetts ** North Shore (Massachusetts), North Shore *** Merrimack Valley *** Cape Ann ** Greater Boston * Southeastern Massachusetts ** Cape Cod and Islands *** Cape Cod *** Martha's Vineyard *** Nantucket ** South Coast (Massachusetts), South Coast ** South Shore (Massachusetts), South Shore


Michigan


Lower Peninsula

* Northern Michigan ** Traverse City micropolitan area, Traverse Bay Area ** Straits of Mackinac, Straits Area * Central Michigan, Central/Mid-Michigan ** The Thumb ** St. Clair County, Michigan, Bluewater Area ** Tri-Cities (Michigan), Tri-Cities ** Lansing–East Lansing metropolitan area, Capital Region * West Michigan ** Southwest Michigan ** Michiana ** Grand Rapids metropolitan area, Grand Rapids area * Southeast Michigan ** Metro Detroit


Upper Peninsula

* Copper Country ** Copper Island * Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Central Upper Peninsula ** U.S. Route 41 in Michigan, US 41 Corridor * Eastern Upper Peninsula ** Mackinac County, Michigan, Straits Area ** Chippewa County, Michigan, Soo Area


Minnesota

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Mississippi

* Mississippi Alluvial Plain * Mississippi Delta * Mississippi Gulf Coast * Natchez Trace


Missouri

* Boonslick * Missouri Bootheel, Bootheel * Dissected Till Plains * Kansas City Metropolitan Area * Lead Belt * Little Dixie (Missouri), Little Dixie * Ozarks * Platte Purchase * Greater St. Louis, St. Louis Metropolitan Area


Montana

* Big Horn Mountains * Eastern Montana * The Flathead * Glacier Country, Montana, Glacier Country * Glacier National Park (U.S.), Glacier National Park * Regional designations of Montana * South Central Montana * Southwestern Montana * Two Medicine * Western Montana * Yellowstone National Park


Nebraska

* Nebraska Panhandle * Northwest Nebraska * Pine Ridge (region), Pine Ridge * Rainwater Basin * Sand Hills (Nebraska), Sand Hills * Southeast Nebraska * South Central Nebraska * Wildcat Hills


Nevada

* Black Rock Desert * Lake Tahoe * Las Vegas Valley * Mojave Desert * Pahranagat Valley * Sierra Nevada (U.S.), Sierra Nevada


New Hampshire

* Connecticut River Valley * Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region (overlaps with Connecticut River Valley) * Great North Woods Region (New Hampshire), Great North Woods Region * Lakes Region (New Hampshire), Lakes Region * Merrimack Valley#Merrimack Valley Region in New Hampshire, Merrimack Valley ** Golden Triangle (New Hampshire), Golden Triangle * Monadnock Region (overlaps with Connecticut River Valley) * Seacoast Region (New Hampshire), Seacoast Region * White Mountains (New Hampshire), White Mountains


New Jersey

* North Jersey ** Skylands Region, Skylands *** Amwell Valley ***
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(shared with New York) *** Great Appalachian Valley, Great Valley **** Sussex County Snow Belt *** Hunterdon Plateau *** Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians *** New York-New Jersey Highlands, Highlands *** Somerset Hills *** The Sourlands ** Gateway Region, Gateway *** Chemical Coast/Soundshore *** Hudson Waterfront **** North Hudson, New Jersey, North Hudson *** New Jersey Meadowlands, Meadowlands *** Pascack Valley *** Raritan Bayshore *** West Hudson, New Jersey, West Hudson * Central Jersey ** Raritan Bayshore, Bayshore ** Jersey Shore ** Shore Region * South Jersey ** Shore Region *** Northern Headlands **** Spring Lake, New Jersey, Irish Riviera *** Pine Barrens (New Jersey), Pine Barrens ** Delaware Valley *** Pine Barrens (New Jersey), Pine Barrens *** The Sourlands ** Southern Shore Region, Southern Shore *** Cape May *** The Glades (New Jersey), The Glades *** Tri Cities (Bridgeton, New Jersey, Bridgeton, Millville, New Jersey, Millville, Vineland, New Jersey, Vineland) *** Tri-County Farm Belt ** Atlantic County, New Jersey, Greater Atlantic City *** Pine Barrens (New Jersey), Pine Barrens *** Central Corridor Piedmont Region


New Mexico

* Central New Mexico * Eastern New Mexico * New Mexico Bootheel * Northern New Mexico


New York

* Downstate New York ** New York metropolitan area ** Borough (New York City), The Five Boroughs (New York City) ** Long Island *** Nassau County, New York, Nassau County *** Suffolk County, New York, Suffolk County *** The Hamptons *** North Shore (Long Island), North Shore (Gold Coast) *** South Shore (Long Island), South Shore ** Westchester County, New York, Westchester County ** Rockland County, New York, Rockland County ** Putnam County, New York, Putnam County * Upstate New York ** Erie Canal, Erie Canal Corridor *** New York State Canal System *** New York State Canalway Trail ** Western New York *** Holland Purchase *** Burned-over district ** Finger Lakes ** former Leatherstocking Country (now the Central New York Region) ** Central New York *** Central New York Military Tract *** Phelps and Gorham Purchase *** Syracuse metropolitan area ** Mohawk Valley ** Southern Tier ** Capital District, New York, Capital District ** North Country, New York, North Country *** Adirondack Mountains **** Adirondack Park *** Ski country *** Thousand Islands *** Tug Hill ** Catskill Mountains *** Borscht Belt ** Hudson Valley *** Shawangunk Ridge ***
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North Carolina

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North Dakota

* Badlands * Drift Prairie * Missouri Escarpment * Missouri Coteau, Missouri Plateau (''Missouri Coteau'' in French) * Missouri River Corridor * Red River Valley


Northern Mariana Islands

* Northern Islands Municipality, Northern Islands ** Alamagan ** Anatahan ** Agrihan ** Asuncion Island ** Farallon de Medinilla ** Farallon de Pajaros ** Guguan ** Maug Islands ** Pagan (island), Pagan ** Sarigan * Rota (island), Rota * Saipan * Tinian


Ohio

* Allegheny Plateau * Appalachian Ohio * Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area * Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area * Connecticut Western Reserve (historic, now defunct) * Great Black Swamp (shared with
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Oklahoma

* Central Oklahoma * Cherokee Outlet * Green Country (Oklahoma), Green Country * Choctaw Country * Little Dixie (Oklahoma), Little Dixie * Northwestern Oklahoma * Oklahoma Panhandle, Panhandle * South Central Oklahoma * Southwestern Oklahoma


Oregon

* Cascade Range * Central Oregon * Columbia Plateau * Columbia River * Columbia River Gorge * Eastern Oregon * Goose Lake Valley * Harney Basin * High Desert (Oregon), High Desert * Hood River Valley * Mount Hood Corridor * Northwest Oregon * Oregon Coast * Palouse * Portland metropolitan area * Rogue Valley * Southern Oregon * Treasure Valley * Tualatin Valley * Warner Valley * Western Oregon * Willamette Valley


Pennsylvania

* Allegheny National Forest * Coal Region * Cumberland Valley * Delaware Valley * Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Dutch Country * Endless Mountains * Pennsylvania Highlands Region, Highlands Region * Laurel Highlands * Lehigh Valley * Pennsylvania Main Line, Main Line * Northern Tier (Pennsylvania), Northern Tier * Northeastern Pennsylvania * Pennsylvania's Northwest Region, Northwest Region * Pittsburgh metropolitan area * The Poconos * South Central Pennsylvania * Susquehanna River, Susquehanna Valley * Western Pennsylvania * Wyoming Valley (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Metropolitan Area)


Puerto Rico

* Caja de Muertos * Culebra, Puerto Rico, Culebra * Desecheo Island * Isla de Mona * Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (main island) ** Cordillera Central (Puerto Rico), Cordillera Central ** El Yunque National Forest, El Yunque * Vieques, Puerto Rico, Vieques


Rhode Island

* Blackstone Valley * Block Island * East Bay (Rhode Island), East Bay * Warwick, Rhode Island, West Bay * Washington County, Rhode Island, South County


South Carolina

* South Carolina Lowcountry, The Lowcountry * Midlands (South Carolina), The Midlands * Upstate South Carolina, The Upstate *Travel/Tourism locations ** Grand Strand ** Lake Murray Country ** South Carolina Lowcountry, The Lowcountry & Resort Islands ** Ninety-Six District, South Carolina, Old 96 District ** Olde English District ** Pee Dee ** Santee Cooper Country *Other geographical distinctions ** Blue Ridge Mountains ** Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan area, Charleston metropolitan area ** Coastal South Carolina ** Columbia, South Carolina metropolitan area, Columbia metropolitan area ** Piedmont (United States), The Piedmont ** Rock Hill, South Carolina Area ** Sandhills (Carolina), The Sandhills ** Sea Islands ** West Ashley


South Dakota

* East River (South Dakota), East River and West River (South Dakota), West River, divided by the Missouri River * Badlands National Park, Badlands * Black Hills * Coteau des Prairies


Tennessee

* East Tennessee * Middle Tennessee * West Tennessee *Other geographical distinctions: ** Highland Rim ** Nashville Basin ** Tennessee Valley


Texas

* Brazos Valley * Central Texas ** Texas blackland prairies ** Texas Hill Country, The Hill Country *
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** Galveston Bay ** Greater Houston * East Texas ** Piney Woods and Northeast Texas * North Texas ** Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex ** Texoma * South Texas ** Mission Country ** Rio Grande Valley (Texas), Rio Grande Valley * Southeast Texas ** Golden Triangle (Texas), Golden Triangle ** Greater Houston * Texas Midwest/West-Central Texas (includes Abilene, Texas, Abilene, San Angelo, Texas, San Angelo, Brownwood, Texas) * Texas Urban Triangle (Houston to San Antonio to Dallas-Fort Worth) * West Texas ** Concho Valley ** Edwards Plateau ** Llano Estacado (a portion of northwest Texas) ** Permian Basin (North America), Permian Basin ** South Plains (includes 24 counties south of the Texas Panhandle and north of the Permian Basin) ** Texas Panhandle (pictured) ** Trans-Pecos ** Great Plains


U.S. Minor Outlying Islands

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U.S. Virgin Islands

*Saint Croix *Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint John *Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint Thomas


Utah

* Cache Valley * Colorado Plateau * Dixie (Utah), Dixie * Great Salt Lake Desert * Mojave Desert * San Rafael Swell * Southeastern Utah * Southwestern Utah * Uinta Mountains * Wasatch Back * Wasatch Front * Wasatch Range


Vermont

* Burlington, Vermont metropolitan area, Burlington metropolitan area * Champlain Valley * Green Mountains * Mount Mansfield * Northeast Kingdom


Virginia

* Eastern Shore of Virginia, Eastern Shore * Hampton Roads * Historic Triangle * Piedmont region of Virginia * Northern Neck * Northern Virginia * Greater Richmond Region * Shenandoah Valley * South Hampton Roads * Southside (Virginia), Southside Virginia * Southwest Virginia * Tidewater region of Virginia, Tidewater * Tri-Cities, Virginia, Tri-Cities * Virginia Peninsula


Washington

* Central Washington * Columbia Plateau * Eastern Washington * Kitsap Peninsula * Long Beach Peninsula * Okanagan Country * Olympic Mountains * Olympic Peninsula * Puget Sound region, Puget Sound * Rocky Mountains * San Juan Islands * Skagit Valley * Southwest Washington * Tri-Cities, Washington, Tri-Cities * Walla Walla County, Washington, Walla Walla Valley * Western Washington * Yakima River, Yakima Valley


West Virginia

* Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, Eastern Panhandle * North Central West Virginia * Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, Northern Panhandle * Potomac Highlands of West Virginia, Potomac Highlands * Southern West Virginia


Wisconsin

Wisconsin can be divided into regions of Wisconsin, five geographic regions. * Central Plain (Wisconsin), Central Plain * Eastern Ridges and Lowlands * Lake Superior Lowland * Northern Highland * Western Upland


Wyoming

* Bighorn Basin * Powder River Country


Other regional listings


Regions of the Boy Scouts of America

* Central Region (Boy Scouts of America), Central Region * Northeast Region (Boy Scouts of America), Northeast Region * Southern Region (Boy Scouts of America), Southern Region * Western Region (Boy Scouts of America), Western Region


5 Geographic Regions

A common but unofficial way of referring to regions in the United States is grouping them into 5 regions according to their geographic position on the continent. They are the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and West.


See also

* Geography of the United States * Historic regions of the United States * List of metropolitan areas of the United States * Media market, e.g., Nielsen Designated Market Area * Political divisions of the United States * United States territory * Vernacular geography


Notes


References


External links


U.S. Library of Congress Map of the US Regions
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