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The Southeastern United States
United States
is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, and the southern portion of the Eastern United States. It comprises 12 states in the southern United States.

Contents

1 Demographics

1.1 Most populous states

2 History

2.1 Culture 2.2 Climate

3 Economy

3.1 Research and development

4 Education

4.1 Higher education

5 Largest cities 6 Metropolitan Statistical Areas 7 Combined Statistical Areas 8 Fauna 9 Sports 10 See also 11 References 12 External links

Demographics[edit] There is no official Census Bureau
Census Bureau
definition of the southeastern United States. However, the American Association of Geographers defines the southeastern United States
United States
as Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.[1] The OSBO uses the same states, but includes Arkansas
Arkansas
and Louisiana. Most populous states[edit] The most populous state in the region is Florida
Florida
(20,612,439), followed by Georgia (10,310,371) and North Carolina
North Carolina
(10,146,788).[2]

State 2017 Estimate 2010 Census Change Area Density

Alabama 4,874,747 4,779,736 7000198778761002700♠+1.99% 50,645.29 sq mi (131,170.7 km2) 96/sq mi (37/km2)

Arkansas 3,004,279 2,915,918 7000303029783416410♠+3.03% 52,035.44 sq mi (134,771.2 km2) 58/sq mi (22/km2)

Florida 20,984,400 18,801,310 7001116113717607980♠+11.61% 53,624.72 sq mi (138,887.4 km2) 391/sq mi (151/km2)

Georgia 10,429,379 9,687,653 7000765640552980170♠+7.66% 57,513.44 sq mi (148,959.1 km2) 181/sq mi (70/km2)

Kentucky 4,454,189 4,339,367 7000264605413646740♠+2.65% 39,486.31 sq mi (102,269.1 km2) 113/sq mi (44/km2)

Louisiana 4,684,333 4,533,372 7000332999365593650♠+3.33% 43,203.87 sq mi (111,897.5 km2) 108/sq mi (42/km2)

Mississippi 2,984,100 2,967,297 6999566272941333470♠+0.57% 46,923.24 sq mi (121,530.6 km2) 64/sq mi (25/km2)

North Carolina 10,273,419 9,535,483 7000773884238480630♠+7.74% 48,617.87 sq mi (125,919.7 km2) 211/sq mi (82/km2)

South Carolina 5,024,369 4,625,364 7000862645620971670♠+8.63% 30,060.67 sq mi (77,856.8 km2) 167/sq mi (65/km2)

Tennessee 6,715,984 6,346,105 7000582844122497190♠+5.83% 41,234.86 sq mi (106,797.8 km2) 163/sq mi (63/km2)

Virginia 8,470,020 8,001,024 7000586169970243810♠+5.86% 39,490.06 sq mi (102,278.8 km2) 214/sq mi (83/km2)

West Virginia 1,815,857 1,852,994 2999799583808690150♠−2.00% 24,038.19 sq mi (62,258.6 km2) 76/sq mi (29/km2)

Total 83,715,076 78,385,623 7000679901848837770♠+6.80% 526,873.96 sq mi (1,364,597.3 km2) 159/sq mi (61/km2)

History[edit] Main article: History of the Southern United States

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Culture[edit] Main article: Culture of the Southern United States The predominant culture of the Southeast has its origins with the settlement of the region by British colonists and African slaves in the 17th century, as well as large groups of English, Scots and Ulster-Scots, Germans, French, and Acadians
Acadians
in succeeding centuries. Since the late 20th century the New South
New South
has emerged as the fastest growing area of the United States
United States
economically. Multiculturalism has become mainstream in the Southeastern states. African Americans remain a dominant demographic at around a 30% of the total population of the Southeast. The New South
New South
is built upon the metropolitan areas along the interstate 85 corridor. Cities include Birmingham, Atlanta, Greenville, Spartanburg, Charlotte, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Raleigh-Durham. The economic power of this megalopolis will rival that of the Northeastern megalopolis in the coming decades. Climate[edit] Most of the southeastern part of the United States
United States
is dominated by the humid subtropical climate. As one nears the southern portions of Florida, the climate gradually becomes tropical as winters are freeze free and all months have a mean temperature above 18 C (the defined coldest monthly mean temperature of tropical climates). Seasonally, summers are generally hot and humid throughout the entire region. The Bermuda High
Bermuda High
pumps hot and moist air mass from the tropical Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
and eastern Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico
westward toward the southeast United States, creating the typical sultry tropical summers. Daytime highs are often in the upper 80's to lower 90's F.[3][4] Rainfall is increasingly summer concentrated as one moves southward, reaching a sharp summer monsoon like pattern over Florida. Sunshine is abundant across the southeastern United States
United States
in summer, as the rainfall comes in quick, but intense tropical downpours. Winters are cool in the northern areas like Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, and western North Carolina, with average highs in the 45 °F (7 °C) range in January. Farther south, winters become more mild across interior eastern North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama, with average January highs in the 53 °F (12 °C) range. As one nears the Gulf of Mexico
Gulf of Mexico
coastal plain and coastal areas of Georgia and South Carolina, winters become warm, with daytime highs near or over 60 °F (16 °C), until far enough south in central Florida
Florida
where daytime highs are above 70 °F (21 °C). Winters tend to be very dry and sunny across Florida
Florida
in winter, with a gradual increase in winter rainfall with increasing latitude. Economy[edit]

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The Southeast has changed dramatically in the last two generations. Since 1980, there has been a boom in its service economy, manufacturing base, high technology industries, and the financial sector. Examples of this include the surge in tourism in Florida
Florida
and along the Gulf Coast; numerous new automobile production plants such as Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Hyundai
Hyundai
in Montgomery, Alabama; Toyota Motors
Toyota Motors
in Blue Springs, Mississippi; Kia in West Point, Georgia; the BMW
BMW
production plant in Greer, South Carolina; Volkswagen
Volkswagen
in Chattanooga, Tennessee; the GM manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee; the Volkswagen
Volkswagen
manufacturing plant in Pulaski, Virginia;and the Nissan
Nissan
North American headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee; the two largest research parks in the country: Research Triangle Park in the Triangle area of North Carolina
North Carolina
(the world's largest) and the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama
Alabama
(the world's fourth largest); and the corporate headquarters of Verso Paper in Memphis, as well as FedEx, which is one of the world's largest shipping companies. Fortune 500 companies having headquarters in the region include 20 in Virginia, 16 in Florida, 15 in North Carolina, and 14 in Georgia. This economic expansion has enabled parts of the South to have of some of the lowest unemployment rates in the United States.[5] In Alabama, there is a large-scale manufacturing project owned by the German steel megacorporation ThyssenKrupp, which operates a massive, state-of-the-art facility in Mobile. Research and development[edit] Research Triangle
Research Triangle
Park, in the Raleigh-Durham urban area of North Carolina, has emerged as a major hub of technology, governmental, and biotechnological research and development, as has the Virginia BioTechnology Research Park in Richmond. The Cummings Research Park in the Huntsville, Alabama
Alabama
area is the second largest research complex in the nation. Located in Huntsville is the Redstone Arsenal, United States Army Missile Command, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Marshall Space Flight Center
and many other key government, military, and aerospace agencies. The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
in Tallahassee, Florida, is the largest laboratory in the world devoted to the study of magnetism.[citation needed] The University of South Carolina
South Carolina
is currently constructing a research campus in downtown Columbia, and the university is the nation's only National Science Foundation-funded Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Fuel Cells.[6] Education[edit]

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Higher education[edit]

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University of Miami
University of Miami
in Coral Gables, Florida

There are a number of notable universities, with several large research universities which exert influence beyond the region. These include the oldest public universities in the country, the University of North Carolina
North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, College of William & Mary and University of Georgia, along with the University of Alabama, Florida State University, Clemson University, Auburn University, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Virginia
Virginia
Tech, and the University of Virginia. There are a number of well-known private institutions, including Wake Forest University and Duke University
Duke University
in North Carolina, Tulane University in New Orleans, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Emory University
Emory University
in Atlanta, the University of Miami
University of Miami
in Florida, Tuskegee University
Tuskegee University
in Alabama, and Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University
in Nashville, Tennessee. The region is home to the greatest number of historically black colleges and universities in the nation. The three largest in the region are North Carolina
North Carolina
A&T University, Florida
Florida
A&M University, and Jackson State University.

Largest cities[edit] These are the largest cities in the Southeastern region of the United States by population, according to the United States
United States
Census Bureau:[7]

Rank City State Population (2015)

1 Jacksonvillea[›] Florida 7005868031000000000♠868,031

2 Charlotte North Carolina 7005827097000000000♠827,097

3 Washington District of Columbia 7005672228000000000♠672,228

4 Nashvillea[›] Tennessee 7005660388000000000♠660,388

5 Memphis Tennessee 7005652717000000000♠652,717

6 Baltimore Maryland 7005621849000000000♠621,849

7 Louisvillea[›] Kentucky 7005615366000000000♠615,366

8 Atlanta Georgia 7005463878000000000♠463,878

9 Virginia
Virginia
Beach Virginia 7005452745000000000♠452,745

10 Raleigh North Carolina 7005451066000000000♠451,066

11 Miami Florida 7005441003000000000♠441,003

12 New Orleansa[›] Louisiana 7005389617000000000♠389,617

13 Tampa Florida 7005369075000000000♠369,075

14 Lexington Kentucky 7005314488000000000♠314,488

15 Greensboro North Carolina 7005285342000000000♠285,342

16 Orlando Florida 7005270394000000000♠270,394

17 Durham North Carolina 7005257636000000000♠257,636

18 Saint Petersburg Florida 7005257083000000000♠257,083

19 Norfolk Virginia 7005246393000000000♠246,393

20 Winston-Salem North Carolina 7005241218000000000♠241,218

21 Hialeah Florida 7005237069000000000♠237,069

22 Chesapeake Virginia 7005235429000000000♠235,429

23 Baton Rouge Louisiana 7005228590000000000♠228,590

24 Richmond Virginia 7005220289000000000♠220,289

25 Birmingham Alabama 7005212461000000000♠212,461

26 Fayetteville North Carolina 7005201963000000000♠201,963

27 Montgomery Alabama 7005200602000000000♠200,602

28 Columbus Georgia 7005200579000000000♠200,579

^ a:  Jacksonville, Louisville, Nashville and New Orleans are consolidated city-counties/parishes. Therefore the population given is for the entire city excluding other incorporated places lying within the county limits.

Metropolitan Statistical Areas[edit] These are the metropolitan areas of the Southeastern region which exceed 1 million in population according to the United States
United States
Census Bureau's 2016 estimates:[8]

Rank Metropolitan area Anchor city Population (2016) State(s)

1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Washington 6,131,977 District of Columbia
District of Columbia
/ Virginia
Virginia
/ Maryland
Maryland
/ West Virginia

2 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Miami 6,066,387 Florida

3 Atlanta–Sandy Springs-Roswell Atlanta 5,789,700 Georgia

4 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Tampa 4,310,524 Florida

5 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Baltimore 2,798,886 Maryland

6 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Charlotte 2,474,314 North Carolina
North Carolina
/ South Carolina

7 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Orlando 2,441,257 Florida

8 Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin Nashville 1,865,298 Tennessee

9 Virginia
Virginia
Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Virginia
Virginia
Beach 1,726,907 Virginia
Virginia
/ North Carolina

10 Jacksonville Jacksonville 1,478,212 Florida

11 Memphis Memphis 1,342,842 Tennessee
Tennessee
/ Mississippi
Mississippi
/ Arkansas

12 Raleigh Raleigh 1,302,946 North Carolina

13 Louisville-Jefferson County Louisville 1,283,430 Kentucky
Kentucky
/ Indiana

14 Richmond-Petersburg Richmond 1,281,708 Virginia

15 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner New Orleans 1,268,883 Louisiana

16 Birmingham-Hoover Birmingham 1,147,417 Alabama

Combined Statistical Areas[edit] Beyond Megalopolis by Virginia
Virginia
Tech's Metropolitan Institute, an attempt to update Jean Gottmann's work with current trends, defines two "megapolitan areas" contained within the Southeast, out of a total of ten such areas in the United States:

"Piedmont" extending from North Carolina
North Carolina
to Alabama "Peninsula" covering South Florida
Florida
and Central Florida

Two others tie some areas on the margins of the Southeast to urban centers in other regions:

"Gulf Coast" extending as far east as the western tip of Florida "Northeast" including much of Maryland
Maryland
and eastern Virginia

These are the combined statistical areas of the Southeastern region which exceed 1 million in population according to the United States Census Bureau's 2016 estimates. Note that the metropolitan areas of Tampa and Richmond are not included in any CSAs, so they are included in the table without constituent areas.[9]

Rank Combined Statistical Area Population (2016) Constituent Core Based Statistical Areas

1 Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA Combined Statistical Area 9,882,634 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area Easton, MD Micropolitan Statistical Area Cambridge, MD Micropolitan Statistical Area

2 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL Combined Statistical Area 6,723,472 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area Okeechobee, FL Micropolitan Statistical Area

3 Atlanta–Athens-Clarke County–Sandy Springs, GA Combined Statistical Area 6,451,262 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area LaGrange, GA Micropolitan Statistical Area Jefferson, GA Micropolitan Statistical Area Calhoun, GA Micropolitan Statistical Area Cedartown, GA Micropolitan Statistical Area Thomaston, GA Micropolitan Statistical Area

4 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 4,310,524 MSA only

5 Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Beach, FL Combined Statistical Area 3,202,927 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6 Charlotte-Concord, NC-SC Combined Statistical Area 2,632,249 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area Shelby, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area Albemarle, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area

7 Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Combined Statistical Area 2,156,253 Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area Dunn, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area Oxford, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area Sanford, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area Henderson, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area

8 Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro, TN Combined Statistical Area 1,987,778 Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area Shelbyville, TN Micropolitan Statistical Area Lawrenceburg, TN Micropolitan Statistical Area Lewisburg, TN Micropolitan Statistical Area

9 Virginia
Virginia
Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC Combined Statistical Area 1,830,629 Virginia
Virginia
Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area Elizabeth City, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area Kill Devil Hills, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area

10 Greensboro–Winston-Salem–High Point, NC Combined Statistical Area 1,650,019 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area Mount Airy, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area

11 Jacksonville-St. Marys-Palatka, FL-GA Combined Statistical Area 1,603,497 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area Palatka, FL Micropolitan Statistical Area St. Marys, GA Micropolitan Statistical Area

12 Louisville/Jefferson County–Elizabethtown–Madison, KY-IN Combined Statistical Area 1,510,945 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area Bardstown, KY Micropolitan Statistical Area Madison, IN Micropolitan Statistical Area

13 New Orleans-Metairie-Hammond, LA-MS Combined Statistical Area 1,501,213 New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Picayune, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area Bogalusa, LA Micropolitan Statistical Area

14 Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC Combined Statistical Area 1,442,117 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area Greenwood, SC Micropolitan Statistical Area Seneca, SC Micropolitan Statistical Area Gaffney, SC Micropolitan Statistical Area

15 Memphis-Forrest City, TN-MS-AR Combined Statistical Area 1,369,038 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area Forrest City, AR Micropolitan Statistical Area

16 Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, AL Combined Statistical Area 1,361,299 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area Talladega-Sylacauga, AL Micropolitan Statistical Area Cullman, AL Micropolitan Statistical Area

17 Richmond-Petersburg 1,245,764 MSA only

18 Knoxville-Morristown-Sevierville, TN Combined Statistical Area 1,117,758 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area Sevierville, TN Micropolitan Statistical Area Newport, TN Micropolitan Statistical Area

19 Cape Coral-Fort Myers-Naples, FL Combined Statistical Area 1,087,472 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

20 North Port-Sarasota, FL Combined Statistical Area 1,002,722 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area Arcadia, FL Micropolitan Statistical Area

Fauna[edit] There are about two million feral pigs in the Southeast. Around 500,000 are in Florida.[10] Sports[edit]

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In professional sports, the Southeast has seven NFL teams: Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans
New Orleans
Saints, Miami
Miami
Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers,and the Tennessee
Tennessee
Titans. The Falcons, Saints, Buccaneers and Panthers play in the NFC South, the Jaguars and the Titans play in the AFC South, and the Dolphins play in the AFC East. Three Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
teams play in the Southeast: Miami Marlins, Atlanta
Atlanta
Braves, and the Tampa Bay Rays. The Braves, and Marlins play in the NL East and the Rays play in the AL East. Four Major League Lacrosse
Major League Lacrosse
teams play in the southeast: Chesapeake Bayhawks, Florida
Florida
Launch, Charlotte Hounds, and the Atlanta
Atlanta
Blaze. Seven National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association
teams play in the Southeast: Washington Wizards, Charlotte Hornets, Atlanta
Atlanta
Hawks, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami
Miami
Heat, Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
and New Orleans
New Orleans
Pelicans. The Wizards, Heat, Hornets, Magic and Hawks are in the Eastern Conference and the Grizzlies and Pelicans are in the Western Conference. Five National Hockey League, NHL
NHL
teams play in the southeast: Carolina Hurricanes, Florida
Florida
Panthers, Nashville Predators, Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Washington Capitals. The Southeastern Conference
Southeastern Conference
is an NCAA Division 1
NCAA Division 1
conference of Southeastern college teams, including the Alabama
Alabama
Crimson Tide, Auburn Tigers, Kentucky
Kentucky
Wildcats, Ole Miss Rebels, Florida
Florida
Gators, South Carolina Gamecocks, Tennessee
Tennessee
Volunteers and Georgia Bulldogs, Mississippi
Mississippi
State Bulldogs, and Vanderbilt Commodores. The Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl, Peach Bowl, and Citrus Bowl are notable college football bowls held in Southeastern cities. The Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
also features Southeastern teams, such as the Florida
Florida
State Seminoles, Louisville Cardinals, Miami
Miami
Hurricanes, Clemson Tigers
Clemson Tigers
and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The majority of NASCAR
NASCAR
teams are headquartered in the Charlotte area along with the sports operations headquarters and media outlets. Tracks in the region include Daytona International Speedway, Homestead- Miami
Miami
Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Atlanta
Atlanta
Motor Speedway, Darlington Raceway, Kentucky
Kentucky
Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, and Richmond International Speedway. See also[edit]

Southeastern mixed forests
Southeastern mixed forests
– Southeastern habitat Hammock (ecology)
Hammock (ecology)
– Southeastern habitat East Coast of the United States
United States
– the southern Eastern Seaboard portion

References[edit]

^ Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 (PEPANNRES): All States within the United States
United States
and Puerto Rico". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 2, 2017.  ^ "Miami, Florida
Florida
Temperature Averages". Weatherbase. Retrieved 29 December 2015.  ^ " Virginia
Virginia
Beach, Virginia
Virginia
Temperature Averages". Weatherbase. Retrieved 29 December 2015.  ^ "State jobless rate below US average". The Decatur Daily. August 19, 2005. Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-12.  ^ "Business Partnership Opportunities". Innovista.sc.edu. Retrieved 2013-12-13.  ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places of 50,000 or More, Ranked by July 1, 2015 Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015 - United States
United States
-- Places of 50,000+ Population (PEPANNRSIP)". American Factfinder. United States
United States
Census Bureau, Population Division. Retrieved May 2, 2017.  ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 (PEPANNRES): All Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas within United States
United States
and Puerto Rico". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 2, 2017.  ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 (PEPANNRES)". American Factfinder. United States
United States
Census Bureau. Retrieved May 2, 2017.  ^ Waymer, Jim (September 19, 2013). "Refuge hopes new hunts help big pig problem". Florida
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External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Southeastern United States.

Flora Atlas of the Southeastern United States
United States
– by the North Carolina Botanical Garden & University of North Carolina
North Carolina
Herbarium (NCU). Sea Level Changes in the Southeastern United States. Past, Present, and Future – University of South Florida
Florida
(August 2011) Britannica Southeast U.S. – video on YouTube

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