Regional Group of States in the Southeastern U.S.

The Southeastern United States, also called the American Southeast or simply the Southeast, is a region of the United States that spans a large chunk of the country's eastern half.

The Southeastern United States, also called the American Southeast or just the Southeast, is a region of the United States. Its location straddles the eastern half of the southern United States and the southern half of the eastern United States. Several states along the eastern Gulf Coast and the southeastern United States are central to this region. Extending far to the north, it touches both West Virginia and Maryland (bounded by the Ohio River and the Mason-Dixon Line to the north) and far to the west, it touches both Arkansas and Louisiana. Although there is no canonical U. S region as defined by the government, though different agencies and departments may use slightly

Geography [ edit ]

The U S For the purposes of the Geological Survey, the Southeast consists of the following states and territories: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee; Puerto Rico; and the United States Virgin Islands.

The southeastern United States is not defined by the Census Bureau. Instead, they create three distinct regions within a larger area that includes states like Texas, Oklahoma, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia, all of which are technically part of the South but aren't usually included when discussing what constitutes the Southeast.

According to the non-profit American Association of Geographers, these states make up the Southeastern United States: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The same states are used by the OSBO (Organization for the Success of Business Owners), with the addition of Arkansas and Louisiana ([1]). States of Delaware and Missouri, as well as the United S Washington, DC, the nation's capital, are sometimes tacked on to the end of definitions as well.

History [ edit ]

People have been living in the Southeast since at least 11,000 BC, or 13,000 years ago. The Clovis culture produced the earliest relics. Woodland Native Americans lived in the area for hundreds of years before Europeans arrived.

Conquistadors from the Spanish Empire were the first Europeans to arrive in the area. Hernando de Soto made his way through the southeastern United States and across the Mississippi River in 1541. In 1608, the English established Jamestown, Virginia as the first permanent European settlement in North America. The southeastern states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia were part of the original Thirteen Colonies that fought for independence from Great Britain and eventually joined the fledgling United States.

The Confederate States of America were the southern states that seceded from the United States during the American Civil War. These states were Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Although it was a Confederate state, Texas is not typically placed in the southeast. Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, and Delaware stayed in the Union despite being border states. In 1863, West Virginia was established as a separate state from its parent Virginia. Jim Crow laws were enacted by many southern states after the end of the Reconstruction period in the 1870s. From the late 19th century to the mid-1960s, the United States was deeply divided along racial lines.

Between the middle and end of the 20th century, the Southeast experienced significant demographic and economic shifts. In the 1930s, the Southeast experienced a period of renewed economic growth thanks to New Deal initiatives like the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Fair Labor Standards Act, which set a national minimum wage. Military bases and military production during World War II also contributed to the Southeast's economic growth by luring workers away from agriculture and other low-wage industries and into the new military economy. The Southeast's economy would undergo further change in the later decades of the twentieth century as a result of farming mechanization picking up steam in the 1940s, the promotion of various industries, and federal spending on defense and space programs. [2]

In the latter part of the twentieth century, the Southeast's population grew thanks in part to the region's favorable business and weather conditions, which drew in workers and retirees from other parts of the United States. S regions Most notably, Florida went from having the 27th highest population in the United States to having the S province with 1 in 1940 There are now 9. S country, with almost 13 million inhabitants in the year 2000 and a state Population growth was also substantial in the late 20th century in the southeastern states of North Carolina and Georgia. [3]

Demographics [ edit ]

Highest-density states [ edit ]

According to the United States Census of 2020, the three states with the highest populations in the southeast are Florida (21,538,187), Georgia (10,711,908), and North Carolina (10,439,388) [4]

State Countdown to the 2020 Census Census Data From 2010 Change Land area Density Alabama 5,024,279 4,779,736 5.12% 50,645 square miles (131,170 square kilometers) 99.2/sq mi (38 3/km2) Arkansas[a] 3,011,524 2,915,918 3.28% 52,035 square miles (134,772 square kilometers) 57.9/sq mi (22 3/km2) Florida 21,538,187 18,801,310 14.56% 53,625 square miles (138,887 square kilometers) 401.6/sq mi (155 1/km2) Georgia 10,711,908 9,687,653 10.57% Area: 57,513 square miles (148,959 square kilometers) 186.3/sq mi (71 9/km2) Kentucky[a] 4,505,836 4,339,367 3.84% Size: Approximately 102,269 square miles (39,486 square kilometers) 114.1/sq mi (44 1/km2) Louisiana[a] 4,657,757 4,533,372 2.74% Area: 111,898 square kilometers (43,204 square miles) 107.8/sq mi (41 6/km2) Maryland[a] 6,177,224 5,773,552 6.99% This area is approximately 32,134 square miles (12,407 square kilometers) in size. 497.9/sq mi (192 2/km2) Mississippi 2,961,279 2,967,297 −0 20% 46,923 square miles (121,531 square kilometers) 63.1/sq mi (24 4/km2) Missouri 6,154,913 5,988,927 2.77% Area: 68,886 square miles (178,414 square kilometers) 89.3/sq mi (34 5/km2) State of North Carolina1 10,439,388 9,535,483 9.48% Covering an area of approximately 125,920 square miles (48,618 square kilometers), 214.7/sq mi (82 9/km2) "South Carolina1" 5,118,425 4,625,364 10.66% Covering an area of approximately 30,061 square miles (77,857 km2) 170.3/sq mi (65 7/km2) Tennessee 6,910,840 6,346,105 8.90% Its total area is approximately 41,235 square miles (106,798 square kilometers). 167.6/sq mi (64 7/km2) Virginia[a] 8,631,393 8,001,024 7.88% Area: 39,490 square miles (102,279 square kilometers) 218.6/sq mi (84 4/km2) State of West Virginia (a) 1,793,716 1,852,994 −3 20% Area: 24,038 square miles (62,259 square kilometers) 74.6/sq mi (28 8/km2) Total 85,304,532 78,385,623 8.83% 1,364,497 square kilometers (or 526,874 square miles) 161.9/sq mi (62 5/km2)

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U S territories [ edit ]

The southern and southeastern United States include the territories of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, which are found southeast of Florida. S by the U.S. National Park Service, the Agricultural Research Service, and the Federal Aviation Administration [5][6][7]

Major urban centers [ edit ]

Jacksonville is the region's most populous city and the tenth-largest metropolitan area.
Charlotte is the region's second-largest city and the economic center of the sixth-largest metropolitan area.
Atlantis is the regional hub of the third-largest metropolitan area and the eighth-largest city in the region overall.
Tampa is the anchor of the region's fourth-largest metro area and the thirteenth-largest city overall.
Miami is the epicenter of the region's second-largest metro area, and the eleventh-largest city overall.
Nashville is the eighth largest metro area in the South and the fourth largest city.

From a population standpoint, these 11 cities dominate the Southeast in 2015: [Census data]

Rank City State
and/or geographical location Counted People in 2020 1 Jacksonville[a] Florida 949,611 2 Charlotte The State of North Carolina1 874,579 3 Washington Washington, DC 689,545 4 Nashville[a] Tennessee 689,447 5 Memphis Tennessee 633,104 6 Louisville[a] Kentucky 633,045 7 Baltimore Maryland 585,708 8 Atlanta Georgia 463,878 9 To the beach at Virginia Virginia 452,745 10 Raleigh Geographical Indication: North Carolina1 451,066 11 Miami Florida 441,003 12 The Big Easy[a] Louisiana 389,617 13 Tampa Florida 369,075 — San Juan An American Overseas Territory: 318,441 [12] 14 Lexington Kentucky 314,488 15 Greensboro Cary, North Carolina1 285,342 16 Orlando Florida 270,394 17 Durham Carolina del Norte 257,636 18 Petersburg, Russia Florida 257,083 19 Norfolk Virginia 246,393 20 Winston-Salem The State of North Carolina1 241,218 21 Hialeah Florida 237,069 22 Chesapeake Virginia 235,429 23 Place de Baton Rouge1 Louisiana 228,590 24 Richmond Virginia 220,289 25 Birmingham Alabama 212,461 26 Fayetteville To the State of North Carolina1 208,501 27 Augusta[a] Georgia 206,922 28 Arkansas's Little Rock1 Arkansas 202,591 29 (a) St. Louis Missouri 301,578

[a] |- According to 2016 estimates from the United States Census Bureau, these are the Southeastern metropolitan areas with populations of over one million:[13]

Rank Urbanized Places The Main Town Estimated 2016 Populace Country, province, or territory 1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Washington 6,280,487 Washington, DC; the Commonwealth of Virginia;
West Virginia and Maryland 2 Areas of South Florida including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach Miami 6,166,488 Florida 3 Asheville-Sandy Springs-Roswell-Atlanta Atlanta 6,020,364 Georgia 4 St. Petersburg-Clearwater-Tampa Tampa 3,194,831 Florida 5 Combined statistical area of St. Louis, St. Charles, and Farmington, Missouri and Illinois St. Louis 2,805,473 Missouri 6 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Baltimore 2,800,053 Maryland 7 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Charlotte 2,636,883 It's the Carolinas, North and South. 8 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Orlando 2,608,147 Florida — St. John's, Cayey, and Guaynabo San Juan 2,020,000[14] The Island of Puerto Rico1 9 Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin Nashville 1,934,317 Tennessee 10 The Tri-City Area of Newport News, Virginia Beach, and Virginia Beach A Beach in Virginia 1,768,901 Virginia and North Carolina 11 Jacksonville Jacksonville 1,559,514 Florida 12 The Greater Louisville and Jefferson County Area Louisville 1,395,634 States of Kentucky and Indiana 13 Raleigh Raleigh 1,390,785 Carolina del Norte 14 Memphis Memphis 1,346,045 Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee 15 Richmond-Petersburg Richmond 1,291,900 Virginia 16 Metro Area of New Orleans, Metairie, and Kenner Louisiana, New Orleans1 1,270,530 Louisiana 17 Birmingham-Hoover Birmingham 1,090,435 Alabama

Metropolitan statistical areas [ edit ]

Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech, in an effort to bring Jean Gottmann's work up to date, defines two of the ten megalopolitan areas in the United States as being located in the Southeast:

Two others connect rural outlying areas of the Southeast to major population centers elsewhere:

  • From the extreme eastern edge of Florida to the westernmost point of the Gulf Coast
  • The "Northeast" covers a large swath of the country, including much of the state of Maryland as well as Central and

According to 2016 estimates from the United States Census Bureau, these are the Southeastern region's combined statistical areas with populations of more than one million. Keep in mind that the Tampa and Richmond metro areas are not included in any CSAs, but are still included in the table as a whole because they are considered major metropolitan areas. [15]

Rank Metropolitan Statistical Region 2016 Populace Geographical Subdivisions Based on Constituent Cores 1 Metro Area Comprised of Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania 9,814,928 The Greater Washington, DC Area, including the Cities of Arlington and Washington, as well as the Counties of Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia
The Greater,, and South Maryland Area, Including the Cities of Baltimore, Columbia, and Towson
The GreaterHagerstown-Martinsburg Area, Maryland-West Virginia
MSA of Chambersburg and Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Greater Winchester Area in Virginia and West Virginia
Metropolitan Statistical Area of California-Lexington Park, Maryland
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Easton, Maryland
MSA Cambridge, located in the state of Maryland. 2 The Greater Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Port St. Lucie Area 6,889,936 Greater Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach Combined Statistical Area, Florida
Greater Port St. Lucie Area Statistical Area
The Greater Sebastian-Vero Beach Area of Florida
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Okeechobee, Florida 3 Combined Statistical Area of Atlanta, Athens, Clarke County, and Sandy Springs, Georgia 6,853,392 The Greater Atlanta, Sandy Springs, and Roswell, Georgia Area
M.S.A. of Athens and Clarke County, Georgia
The Greater Gainesville Area
Micropolitan Statistical Area centered on LaGrange, Georgia
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Jefferson, Georgia
Statistical Area (MSA) of Calhoun, Georgia
Metro Area Code For The City Of Cedartown, GA
The Micropolitan Statistical Area of Thomaston, Georgia 4 Greater Orlando and DeLand and Daytona Beach, Florida 4,160,646 The Greater Orlando, Kissimmee, and Sanford, Florida Area
The Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida MSA
The Greater Villages Area of Florida 5 St. Petersburg-Clearwater-Tampa 3,194,831 MSA only 6 The Greater Charlotte and Concord Area of North and South Carolina 2,797,636 The Greater Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Area of North Carolina and South Carolina
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Shelby, North Carolina
Statistical Area (MSA) of Albemarle, North Carolina 7 Local Area Code: 919 2,079,687 Greater Raleigh Area (MSA) of North Carolina
The Greater and Chapel Hill Area of North Carolina
MSA Dunn, North Carolina
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Oxford, North Carolina
A Micropolitan Statistical Area Including Sanford, North Carolina
Metropolitan Statistical Area of Henderson, North Carolina 8 MSA of Nashville, Davidson, and Murfreesboro, Tennessee 2,062,547 Statistical Area (MSA) of Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, Tennessee
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Shelbyville, Tennessee
A Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Including Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
There is a micropolitan statistical area in the Lewisburg, Tennessee area. 9 The Greater Virginia Beach-Norfolk, North Carolina MSA 1,859,197 Metropolitan Statistical Area of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News, North Carolina
MSA of Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Geographical Indication for the Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina MSA 10 North Carolina's Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point) 1,689,151 MSP of Greensboro and High Point, North Carolina
The Greater Winston-Salem Area of North Carolina
M.S.A. of Burlington, North Carolina
Metro Area of Mount Airy, North Carolina 11 The Jacksonville-St. Marys-Palatka, Florida-Georgia Combined Statistical Area 1,688,701 Areas of Greater Jacksonville, Florida
A Micropolitan Statistical Area Including Palatka, Florida
Micropolitan Statistical Area of St. Marys, Georgia 12 Combined Statistical Area of Louisville/Jefferson County/Elizabethtown/Bardstown, Kentucky/Indiana 1,601,309 Combined MSA of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, and Indiana
The Greater Elizabethtown-Fort Knox Area in Kentucky
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Bardstown, Kentucky
Greater Scottsburg Area, Indiana 13 The Greater New Orleans, Metairie, and Hammond Area, Louisiana and Mississippi 1,507,017 M.S.A. of New Orleans and Metairie, Louisiana
MSA Hammond, Louisiana
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Picayune, Mississippi
Metro Area of Bogalusa, Louisiana 14 The Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina Area 1,475,235 Greater Greenville, Anderson, and Mauldin (SC) Combined Statistical Area
M.S.A. Spartanburg, South Carolina
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Greenwood, South Carolina
Southeastern South Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area (Seneca)
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Gaffney, South Carolina 15 The Memphis–Forrest City Tri-State MS–AR MSA 1,371,039 A Metropolitan Statistical Area that Includes Parts of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas Named Memphis
A Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) that includes Forrest City, Arkansas 16 The Greater Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega Area in Alabama 1,317,702 The Greater Birmingham and Hoover Area
Alabama's Talladega-Sylacauga MSA
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Cullman, Alabama 17 Richmond-Petersburg 1,291,900 MSA only 18 Metropolitan Area of Cape Coral, Fort Myers, and Naples, Florida 1,197,501 Metropolitan Statistical Area of Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Florida
Metro Area of Naples, Immokalee, and Marco Island, Florida 19 The Greater Knoxville Area, which includes Morristown and Sevierville in Tennessee. 1,146,049 Metropolitan Statistical Area centered on Knoxville, Tennessee
Statistical Area Surrounding Morristown, Tennessee
Tennessee's Sevier County includes the micropolitan statistical area known as Sevierville.
MLSA for Newport, Tennessee 20 Combined Statistical Area of North Port and Sarasota, Florida 1,063,906 M.S.A. of North Port, Sarasota, and Bradenton, Florida
M.S.A. - Greater Punta Gorda
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Arcadia, Florida 21 Those Areas Surrounding St. Louis Population: 2.81 million St. Louis Metro Area
M.S.A. of Greater St. Louis, Missouri

Culture [ edit ]

The Southeaster American cultural norm S has its roots in the arrival of European colonists and African slaves to the area between the 17th and 19th centuries. These included large numbers of people from the United Kingdom, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Spain, France, and Acadia. For the last few decades, the "New South" has been the most rapidly developing economic region in the United States. In recent years, multiculturalism has entered the mainstream in the Southeastern United States. Even though the percentage of African Americans in the Southeast's total population has decreased, they still make up about 30% of the region's residents. From a Southeastern vantage point, the New South consists primarily of the metropolitan areas along I-85. Along this route, cities like Raleigh-Durham, Greensboro, Charlotte, Spartanburg, Greenville, Atlanta, and Montgomery can be found.

Climate [ edit ]

The humid subtropical climate (Cfa/Cwa) prevails across most of the southeastern United States. When traveling southward through Florida, one encounters increasingly tropical weather, with year-round average highs that consistently exceed 64 degrees Fahrenheit, a hallmark of the tropics. 4 °F (18 0 degrees Celsius) (the lowest average monthly temperature that can be expected in a tropical climate).

The region as a whole experiences hot and humid summers. Summers in the southeastern United States are typically humid and hot because the Bermuda High directs air from the tropics over land, bringing with it hot, humid air from the Atlantic and eastern Gulf of Mexico. Typical highs during the day range from the high 80s to low 90s Fahrenheit. There is a sharp summer monsoon-like pattern over peninsular Florida, with dry winters and wet summers, typical of the Gulf Coast and South Atlantic coast from Norfolk, Virginia southward. Summers in the southeastern United States are bright and sunny, with rain falling in brief but powerful bursts. Due to the abundant Gulf moisture and the clashes between warm, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico and cold, dry air from Canada during the cold season, the mid-South, especially Tennessee, and the northern halves of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia, receive their heaviest monthly rainfall totals in the winter and spring. It rains the most in this region in December, March, or April, and the least in August through October (this holds true for cities like Tupelo, Mississippi, Huntsville, Alabama, and Memphis, Tennessee).

Northern regions, such as East Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, and western North Carolina, experience mild winters with January highs around 45 °F (7 °C). East central North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama have milder winters than their northern counterparts, with January highs averaging in the 53 °F (12 °C) range. Winters become mild with daytime highs near or above 60 °F (16 °C) as one approaches the Gulf of Mexico, the coastal plain, and the coastal areas of Georgia and the Carolinas, and eventually reach above 70 °F (21 °C) in central Florida. Throughout Florida, winters are mild and sunny; rain amounts increase gradually with latitude, especially west of the Appalachians.

Economy [ edit ]

Compared to the late 20th century, the Southeast's economy has undergone dramatic shifts. The country has seen growth in many areas of its economy, including services, manufacturing, high tech, and the financial sector. Examples of this include the surge in tourism in Florida and along the Gulf Coast; the numerous new automobile production plants such as Mercedes-Benz in Tuscaloosa; Hyundai in Montgomery; Toyota Motors in Blue Springs, Mississippi; Kia in West Point, Georgia; BMW production plant in Greer, South Carolina; Volkswagen in Chattanooga; GM manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee; with the Nissan North American headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee; Mercedes-Benz USA; and Porsche North American headquarters in the Atlanta area; the two largest research parks in the country: Research Triangle Park in the Triangle area of North Carolina (the world's largest) and the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama (the world's fourth largest); and the corporate headquarters of Verso Paper and Memphis, Tennessee is home to both FedEx and the Coca-Cola Company's world headquarters. Atlanta, Georgia is home to Delta Airlines, The Home Depot, and UPS. Little Rock, Arkansas is home to both Dillard's and Heifer International's headquarters. Also based in Little Rock, Arkansas is Walmart.

By 2020, the Southeast will be home to a total of 22 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Virginia, 18 in Georgia, 18 in Florida, 13 in North Carolina, and 10 in Tennessee. [18] As a result of this economic growth, some areas of the South now have the nation's lowest unemployment rates. [19] The German steel multinational corporation ThyssenKrupp owns a massive, cutting-edge manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama.

Some parts of the Southeast are thriving economically, but the region as a whole has a higher poverty rate than the rest of the United States. S nationally Seven states in the Southeast had the ten highest poverty rates in the country in 2017. [20]

Areas of Research and Development [ edit ]

The Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area in North Carolina, specifically the Research Triangle Park, has become a major center for technological, governmental, and biotechnological R&D. Located near Huntsville, Alabama, the Cummings Research Park is the country's second-largest research complex. Huntsville is home to numerous government, military, and aerospace institutions, including the Redstone Arsenal, the United States Army Missile Command, the United States Space & Rocket Center, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, and many more. Arnold Air Force Base can be found in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) is the world's largest and most cutting-edge collection of flight simulation test facilities, and it is located at this base.

Tallahassee, Florida's National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is the world's largest magnetism research facility. In addition to being the only Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Fuel Cells in the country, funded by the National Science Foundation, the University of South Carolina is building a research campus in the heart of Columbia. [22]

Education [ edit ]

Graduation from a university or college [ edit ]

Coral Gables, Florida's University of Miami
Athens, Georgia's University of Georgia
The University of Tennessee, located in Knoxville
Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the University of Alabama
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is home to the University of North Carolina.

Numerous prestigious public and private institutions can be found in the area, and their collective research has a significant international impact. Among the most prominent public universities are:

Many prestigious non-governmental organizations exist as well. Among the most notable are:

There are more HBCUs concentrated in this area than anywhere else in the country. There are three major ones in this area, and they are:

  • A & T State University of North Carolina
  • The University of Florida's A&M System
  • University of Howard

The Southeast is particularly devoted to American football, but the sport is popular throughout the country. A total of nine teams play in the National Football League (NFL) in this area: the Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, and Washington Commanders. When compared to other major North American professional sports leagues, the NFL's commercial presence remains unrivaled.

In the NBA, the Southeast is represented by seven teams: the Atlanta Hawks, the Charlotte Hornets, the Memphis Grizzlies, the Miami Heat, the New Orleans Pelicans, the Orlando Magic, and the Washington Wizards.

Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Miami Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, and Washington Nationals are the six teams based in the Southeast that are part of Major League Baseball (MLB).

There are five NHL teams in the Southeast: the Carolina Hurricanes, the Florida Panthers, the Nashville Predators, the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Washington Capitals.

Atlanta United FC, Charlotte FC, DC United, Inter Miami CF, Nashville SC, and Orlando City SC are the current members of Major League Soccer.

The Charlotte metro area is home to the majority of NASCAR teams, as well as the league's sports operations headquarters and numerous media outlets. Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Darlington Raceway, Daytona International Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Nashville Superspeedway, North Wilkesboro Speedway, Richmond Raceway, and Talladega Superspeedway are all tracks in the area.

Kentucky's Derby and Baltimore's Preakness Stakes, two events in the American Triple Crown, are also held in the southeast. Traditionalists consider the Preakness the southern leg of the crown, while purists consider the Derby the western leg.

College [ edit ]

Clemson Tigers, Duke Blue Devils, Florida State Seminoles, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Louisville Cardinals, Miami Hurricanes, North Carolina Tar Heels, NC State Wolfpack, Virginia Cavaliers, Virginia Tech Hokies, and Wake Forest Demon Deacons are just a few of the Southeastern colleges that compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in NCAA Division I.

The Southeastern Conference is also an NCAA Division I conference made up of Southeastern college teams, including the: Alabama Crimson Tide, Arkansas Razorbacks, Auburn Tigers, Florida Gators, Georgia Bulldogs, Kentucky Wildcats, LSU Tigers, Ole Miss Rebels, Mississippi State Bulldogs, Missouri Tigers, South Carolina Gamecocks, Tennessee Volunteers, Texas A&M Aggies, and Vanderbilt Commodores

Popular college football bowl games are played in Southeastern cities like the Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl, Peach Bowl, and Citrus Bowl.

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See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

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  2. ^ M. F. McDonald John (2013) An Overview of Modern History with an Emphasis on Southern Cities by Hindawi Studies in Urban Environments Date Obtained: April 3, 2022
  3. ^ Quantifying Population Growth and Decline From 1910 to 2020 census gov Data Retrieval Date: April 3, 2022
  4. ^ Population and Housing Unit Annual Estimates, 2010–2016 (PEPANNRES): All 50 States and Puerto Rico The American Factbook U S Population and Housing Census First published February 13, 2020; archived February 13, 2020. Retrieved May 2, 2017
  5. ^ Federal Aviation Administration Southern Region, https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/arc/southern_region. Affecting the South Accessible as of July 5, 2020
  6. ^ The USDA's Agricultural Research Service, Southeast Region, can be accessed here: https://www.ars.usda.gov/southeast-area/. Locale: Southeast Date Accessed: July 5, 2020
  7. ^ Please contact us at: https://www.nps.gov/orgs/rtca/contactus.htm U.S. National Park Service S Department of National Parks Funding for Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Get in Touch (In the Past) Date Accessed: July 5, 2020
  8. ^ Obtainable at: u.s. census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/PR/PST045219 S Institution for Statistical Analysis and Categorization Facts on the Spot: Puerto Rico The 5th of July, 2020, Retrievable
  9. ^ a b CIA's World Factbook: A Guide to the World's Most Useful Reference Source U S San Juan, Puerto Rico Accessible as of July 5, 2020
  10. ^ The CIA's World Factbook Provides Up-to-Date Information on the World Around You Caribbean island of Puerto Rico Obtained on July 5, 2020
  11. ^ According to the report titled "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 -- Places 50,000 Population (PEPANNRSIP)", between April 1, 2010 and July 1, 2015, the United States had 1,045 incorporated places with a population of 50,000 or more. Encyclopedia of the United States of America Bureau of the Census, Population Division, United States First published February 13, 2020; archived February 13, 2020. Retrieved May 2, 2017
  12. ^ See: https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/sanjuanmunicipiopuertorico U S Statistics Canada Rapid Information: Puerto Rico's San Juan Municipality The 5th of July, 2020, Retrievable
  13. ^ Population and Housing Unit Estimates for All Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States and Puerto Rico (PEPANNRES): April 1, 2010–July 1, 2016 Facts About America U S In the Bureau of the Census Date of original upload: February 13, 2020 Retrieved May 2, 2017
  14. ^ Datausa, a business intelligence platform, has released a new report that analyzes the metropolitan areas of San Juan, Caguas, and Guaynabo in Puerto Rico. io Greater San Juan, including Caguas and Guaynabo Date Accessed: 7/5/2020
  15. ^ According to the report titled "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 (PEPANNRES)"1, US Government Reference Book The Bureau of the Census of the United States of America Date of original archive: February 13, 2020 Retrieved May 2, 2017
  16. ^ "Average Temperatures in Miami, Florida" Weatherbase Retrieved The 29th of December 2015
  17. ^ "Average Temperatures in Virginia Beach, VA" Weatherbase Retrieved On the 29th of December, 2015
  18. ^ U.S. Fortune 500 Companies by State in 2020 | Statista Accessible after February 13th, 2021
  19. ^ The unemployment rate in this state is lower than the national average. DeKalb Daily Democrat On this date in 2005, August 19 Date of original upload: September 28, 2007 Retrieved February 12th, 2007
  20. ^ Roger Moore (2018) Southern States Poverty Data slcatlanta org Accessed on February 13, 2021.
  21. ^ Lauren Everett 7 OCTOBER 2018 Center for Research in High Magnetic Fields Manager of the Laboratory Accessed on February 13, 2021.
  22. ^ Possibilities for Business Alliances Innovista sc edu Archive.org date=March 17, 2012 URL=http://www.archive.org/web/2012 Retrieved December 13 2013
  23. ^ Teams from the Sunshine State Realtors Wright com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  24. ^ North Carolina's sports teams. Wright Real Estate com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  25. ^ "Teams from Georgia" Realtors Wright com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  26. ^ "Sports Teams from Louisiana" Wright Real Estate com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  27. ^ Teams from the Volunteer State of Tennessee Realty Firm That Gets Results: Wright com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  28. ^ Teams from the Magnolia State Estate Agents Wright com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  29. ^ Alabama's athletic squads Realtors Wright com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  30. ^ Team Sports in the Palmetto State We're the Wright Real Estate Team! com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  31. ^ Teams from the Bluegrass State The Wright Real Estate Company com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  32. ^ Teams representing Virginia in various sports. Real Estate Agents Wright com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  33. ^ "Teams from Maryland" Realtors Wright com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  34. ^ D.C. Sports Teams www wrightrealtors com Retrieved March 26, 2020
  35. ^ Teams from West Virginia's Recognized Sports Leagues Realtors Wright com Retrieved March 26, 2020

Notes [ edit ]

  1. ^ St Many people place St. Louis in the Midwest. To wit, St. Saint Louis, the only city on this list, is located in the Midwest as opposed to the Southeast. St St. Louis is closer to Springfield, the capital of neighboring Illinois, than it is to Jefferson City, the capital of neighboring Missouri. St St. Louis is also geographically closer to the state of Ohio than it is to Illinois.

  1. ^ Neither Puerto Rico nor the Virgin Islands are included.
  2. ^ The states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Missouri, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Arkansas are all included.

Internet resources [ edit ]

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