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US Regions Map

The United States can be divided into several geographic regions, which share aspects of common culture and history.
USA Regions Map
USA Regions Map
Description : The Map showing the regional divisions of the United States according to US Census Bureau. Disclaimer

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United States Divided into Physical Regions

US regional Map
US regional Map
Description : The Map showing the various physical regions of the United States.

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The United States, in the geographical sense, is commonly showed as the contiguous US which has 48 states. The states of Alaska and Hawaii are outside of the contiguous United States.

Each region has distinct culture, history, climate, and geographic features, and more.

First map of the contiguous US shows four geographic regions: the East Coast, Midwest, South, and West.

The second map depicts physical regions of the country which are: Atlantic Coastal Plains, Appalachian Mountains, Great Lakes and Great Rivers Basin, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and Plateaus, Great Basin, Sierra Nevada and Cascades Mountains, and the Pacific Coast.

According to US Census Bureau, each of the four census regions is further divided into two or more census divisions. See table below –

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Regions of United States
Region 1 (The Northeast) 
Division 1 (New England)Division 2 (Middle Atlantic)
MaineNew York
New HampshirePennsylvania
VermontNew Jersey
Massachusetts 
Rhode Island 
Connecticut 
Region 2 (The Midwest) 
Division 3 (East North Central)Division 4 (West North Central)
WisconsinNorth Dakota
MichiganSouth Dakota
IllinoisNebraska
IndianaKansas
OhioMinnesota
 Iowa
Region 3 (The South) 
Division 5 (South Atlantic)Division 6 (East South Central)
DelawareKentucky
MarylandTennessee
District of ColumbiaMississippi
VirginiaAlabama
West Virginia 
North CarolinaDivision 7 (West South Central)
South CarolinaOklahoma
GeorgiaTexas
FloridaArkansas
 Louisiana
Region 4 (The West) 
Division 8 (Mountain)Division 9 (Pacific)
IdahoAlaska
MontanaWashington
WyomingOregon
NevadaCalifornia
UtahHawaii
Colorado 
Arizona 
New Mexico

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Last Updated on: February 7th, 2018