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

The Southeastern United States is a section of the United States. It is also commonly referred to as the American Southeast or just the Southeast. Location-wise, it spans a large swath of land between the eastern and southern sides of the US south. Several states along the eastern Gulf Coast and the southeastern United States are central to this region. Its vast scope allows it to extend north to West Virginia and Maryland (which it shares with the Ohio River and the Mason-Dixon Line) and west to Arkansas and Louisiana. 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 As defined by 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; plus Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.

A southeastern United States definition has not been established by the Census Bureau. Instead, they create three distinct regions within the larger area that includes Texas, Oklahoma, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia but is not typically associated with the Southeast.

The states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia make up the Southeastern United States, as defined by the non-profit American Association of Geographers. Arkansas and Louisiana are added to the list of states used by the OSBO (Organization Supporting Business Owners). The U.S., the states of Delaware and Missouri, S definitions sometimes include the nation's capital of Washington, D.C.

History [ edit ]

There is evidence of human habitation in the Southeast dating back to at least 11,000 BC, or 13,000 years ago. Clovis culture artifacts date to the beginning of recorded history. Woodland Native Americans lived in the area for several hundred years before Europeans arrived.

Conquistadors from the Spanish Empire were the first Europeans to arrive in the area. Hernando de Soto traveled the southeast and crossed the Mississippi River in 1541. In 1606, 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.

Southerly states like Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, and Arkansas formed the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Texas, though a Confederate state, is not typically placed in the southeast. Some border states remained in the Union despite being politically uninvolved: Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, and Delaware. In 1863, West Virginia was established as a separate state from its parent Virginia. After the end of the Civil War in the 1870s, Jim Crow laws were enacted in many Southeastern states. In the United States, the era of segregation lasted roughly from the late 19th century to the mid-1960s.

Significant demographic and economic shifts occurred in the region's Southeast in the middle and latter decades of the 20th century. New Deal policies, such as the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Fair Labor Standards Act, which established a national minimum wage, helped spur economic growth in the Southeast during the 1930s. Military bases and the production of military equipment attracted workers from farming and other low-wage industries to the Southeast during World War II, further fostering economic growth in the region. 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]

Because of its favorable business and weather conditions, the Southeast's population grew rapidly toward the end of the twentieth century, drawing in people looking for work and people looking to retire. S regions Particularly, Florida rose from the nation's 27th most populous state to the S region with 1 in 1940 From having the least people in the United States (at 1. S In the year 2000, the state of California had nearly 13 million residents. States in the southeast, like North Carolina and Georgia, also experienced substantial population growth in the latter part of the twentieth century. [3]

Demographics [ edit ]

State with the highest population [ edit ]

As of the upcoming 2020 United States census, the states of Florida (21,538,187), Georgia (10,711,908), and North Carolina (10,439,388) will hold the three highest populations in the Southeast. [4]

State Countdown to the 2020 Census Census Data From 2010 Change Land area Density Alabama 5,024,279 4,779,736 5.12% Approximately 131,170 square kilometers (50,645 square miles) 99.2/sq mi (38 3/km2) Arkansas[a] 3,011,524 2,915,918 3.28% 52.035 square miles (134.77 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% Over 57,000 square miles (149,000 square kilometers) 186.3/sq mi (71 9/km2) Kentucky[a] 4,505,836 4,339,367 3.84% Inches: 39.486 (102.26 square kilometers) 114.1/sq mi (44 1/km2) Louisiana[a] 4,657,757 4,533,372 2.74% Covering an area of approximately 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% Covering an area of 32,134 square kilometers (12,500 square miles), 497.9/sq mi (192 2/km2) Mississippi 2,961,279 2,967,297 −0 20% Area: 46,923 square miles (121,531 square kilometers) 63.1/sq mi (24 4/km2) Missouri 6,154,913 5,988,927 2.77% Space covering 68,886 square miles (178,414 square kilometers). 89.3/sq mi (34 5/km2) The state of North Carolina1. 10,439,388 9,535,483 9.48% The area is approximately 48,618 square miles (125,920 square kilometers). 214.7/sq mi (82 9/km2) Southeastern United States, Specifically, the State of South Carolina1 5,118,425 4,625,364 10.66% 30.06 square miles (77.8 square kilometers) 170.3/sq mi (65 7/km2) Tennessee 6,910,840 6,346,105 8.90% An Area of Approximately 106,798 Square Kilometers (41,235 Square Miles) 167.6/sq mi (64 7/km2) Virginia[a] 8,631,393 8,001,024 7.88% There are 39,490 square miles (102,279 square kilometers) of land in this country. 218.6/sq mi (84 4/km2) There's no place like 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% Area: 526,874 square miles (1,364,597 square kilometers) 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, both of which are located southeast of Florida. S by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service [5][6][7]

The World's Biggest Cities [ edit ]

Jacksonville is the region's most populous city and the tenth-largest metro area.
Charlotte is the region's second-largest city and the economic hub of the sixth-largest metropolitan area.
As the hub of the South's third-largest metropolitan area, Atlanta, the eighth largest city in the region, plays an important role.
Even though it's only the region's thirteenth largest city, Tampa is a major hub for the fourth-largest metropolitan area.
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 makes up the region's fourth-largest city.

According to the United States Census Bureau in 2015, these are the largest cities in the Southeast:[11]

Rank City State
or a geographical region Global Human Populace (in the Year 2020) 1 Jacksonville[a] Florida 949,611 2 Charlotte Carolina del Norte 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 A Beach in Virginia Virginia 452,745 10 Raleigh Carolina del Norte 451,066 11 Miami Florida 441,003 12 The Big Easy[a]. Louisiana 389,617 13 Tampa Florida 369,075 — San Juan Commonwealth of Puerto Rico1 318,441 [12] 14 Lexington Kentucky 314,488 15 Greensboro State of North Carolina1 285,342 16 Orlando Florida 270,394 17 Durham Carolina del Norte 257,636 18 Iconic Russian City, St. Petersburg Florida 257,083 19 Norfolk Virginia 246,393 20 Winston-Salem Carolina del Norte 241,218 21 Hialeah Florida 237,069 22 Chesapeake Virginia 235,429 23 The City of Baton Rouge1 Louisiana 228,590 24 Richmond Virginia 220,289 25 Birmingham Alabama 212,461 26 Fayetteville The State of North Carolina1 208,501 27 Augusta[a] Georgia 206,922 28 Specifically, 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 The Big City The Main Town Humans in 2016 Legislative body of a state or other territorial entity 1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Washington 6,280,487 State of Maryland / Commonwealth of Virginia /
State of Maryland and the State of West Virginia 2 The Greater Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach Area Miami 6,166,488 Florida 3 Metro Area of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell Atlanta 6,020,364 Georgia 4 The Greater Tampa Bay Area, including St. Petersburg and Clearwater Tampa 3,194,831 Florida 5 Metropolitan Area of St. Louis and 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 State(s): North Carolina and South Carolina 8 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Orlando 2,608,147 Florida — Airports in San Juan, Caguas, and Guaynabo San Juan 2,020,000[14] Ponce, Puerto Rico1 9 Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin Nashville 1,934,317 Tennessee 10 Cities of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News As in, "Virginia Beach1" 1,768,901 Virginia/North Carolina 11 Jacksonville Jacksonville 1,559,514 Florida 12 Suburbs of Louisville and Jefferson County Louisville 1,395,634 Places in Kentucky and Indiana 13 Raleigh Raleigh 1,390,785 This is the state of North Carolina1. 14 Memphis Memphis 1,346,045 Jackson, Mississippi, Little Rock, Arkansas 15 Richmond-Petersburg Richmond 1,291,900 Virginia 16 Metairie-Kenner-New Orleans A New Orleans1 1,270,530 Louisiana 17 Birmingham-Hoover Birmingham 1,090,435 Alabama

Statistical regions that have been combined [ edit ]

The 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 more connect rural outlying areas of the Southeast to major population centers elsewhere:

  • The "Gulf Coast" stretches from Texas to Florida's westernmost point.
  • Much of Maryland, Central Virginia, and Eastern Virginia are included in the "Northeast"

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. The table includes metro areas that are not included in any CSAs, such as Tampa and Richmond. [15]

Rank Metropolitan Statistical Area 2016 Populace Constituent Core-Based Statistical Areas 1 Metro Area Comprised of Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania 9,814,928 The Greater Washington, DC, Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia Metropolitan Area
The Greater Baltimore Area, which includes the cities of Baltimore, Columbia, and Towson in Maryland.
Metropolitan Statistical Area of Hagerstown–Martinsburg, Maryland–West Virginia
The Greater Chambersburg-Waynesboro Area of Pennsylvania
In the Winchester, Virginia-West Virginia MSA,
Metropolitan Statistical Area of California-Lexington Park, Maryland
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Easton, Maryland
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Cambridge, Maryland 2 The Metropolitan Area of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Port St. Lucie, Florida 6,889,936 Greater Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area of Port St. Lucie, Florida
The Greater Sebastian-Vero Beach Area of Florida
M.S.A. Okeechobee, Florida 3 Combined Statistical Area of Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, Georgia 6,853,392 Metro Area of Atlanta, Sandy Springs, and Roswell
M.S.A. : The Greater Athens-Clarke County Area in Georgia
Statistical Area Surrounding Gainesville, Georgia
MSA LaGrange, GA
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Jefferson, Georgia
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Calhoun, Georgia
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Cedartown, Georgia
Georgia's Thomaston MSA 4 Combined Statistical Area of Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Beach, Florida 4,160,646 The Greater Orlando, Kissimmee, and Sanford Area in Florida
Metropolitan Statistical Area of Deltona, Daytona Beach, and Ormond Beach, Florida
The Greater Villages Area of Florida 5 Areas of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1 3,194,831 MSA only 6 Metro Area of Charlotte and Concord, North Carolina and South Carolina 2,797,636 The Greater Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, North Carolina and South Carolina Statistical Area
MSA Shelby is a statistical area that includes Shelby, North Carolina.
The Albemarle, North Carolina, Micropolitan Statistical Area 7 The Greater Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Area of North Carolina 2,079,687 The Greater Raleigh Area
The Greater-Chapel Hill Area of North Carolina
The Greater Dunn, North Carolina MSA
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Oxford, North Carolina
MSA Sanford is a statistical area that includes Sanford, North Carolina.
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Henderson, North Carolina 8 Area Code: 615 Metro: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, Tennessee 2,062,547 Franklin, Murfreesboro, and Nashville are all part of the Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin MSA.
MSA (Micropolitan Statistical Area) of Shelbyville, Tennessee
MSA (Micropolitan Statistical Area) of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
MLSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) of Lewisburg, Tennessee 9 Metropolitan Statistical Area of Virginia Beach and Norfolk, North Carolina 1,859,197 Metropolitan Statistical Area of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News, North Carolina
M.S.A. of Elizabeth City, North Carolina
M.S.A. Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 10 Greater Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High-Point Area, North Carolina 1,689,151 The Greater Greensboro-High Point Area of North Carolina
A Metropolitan Statistical Area Including Winston-Salem, North Carolina
MSA-Burlington, North Carolina
The Mount Airy, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area 11 Cooperative Statistical Area of Jacksonville-St. Marys-Palatka, Florida and Georgia 1,688,701 Greater Jacksonville Area Statistical Area
This is the micropolitan statistical area that includes Palatka, Florida.
MSA St. Marys, GA 12 Combined Statistical Area of Louisville/Jefferson County/Elizabethtown/Bardstown, Kentucky/Indiana 1,601,309 M.S.A. of Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky and Indiana
The Greater Elizabethtown-Fort Knox Area of Kentucky
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Bardstown, Kentucky
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Scottsburg, Indiana 13 C.S.A. of New Orleans, Metairie, and Hammond, Louisiana and Mississippi 1,507,017 Metro Area of New Orleans and Metairie, Louisiana
The Hammond MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area), Louisiana
Area Code: 662; Micropolitan Statistical Area Name: Picayune
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Bogalusa, Louisiana 14 South Carolina's Tri-City MSA (Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson) 1,475,235 The Greater Greenville, Anderson, and Mauldin Area of South Carolina
South Carolina's Larger Urban Area Encompassing Spartanburg
Metro Area Code For The Greenwood, South Carolina Area
Southeastern South Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area (Seneca)
MSA Gaffney is a small metropolitan area in Gaffney, South Carolina. 15 The Memphis–Forrest City Tri-State MS–AR MSA 1,371,039 Metro Area of Memphis (Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas)
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Forrest City, Arkansas 16 The Greater Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, Alabama Combined Statistical Area 1,317,702 The Greater Birmingham and Hoover Area
MSA Talladega-Sylacauga, Alabama
MSA of Cullman, AL 17 Richmond-Petersburg 1,291,900 MSA only 18 The Greater Cape Coral-Fort Myers-Naples, Florida Metropolitan Area 1,197,501 The Greater Fort Myers-Cape Coral, Florida Area
Greater Metropolitan Statistical Area of Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida 19 Combined Statistical Area of Knoxville, Morristown, and Sevierville, Tennessee 1,146,049 Metropolitan Statistical Area centered on Knoxville, Tennessee
M.S.A. of Morristown, Tennessee
M.S.A. Sevierville (Tennessee)
There is a Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Newport, Tennessee. 20 Cooperative Statistical Area of North Port and Sarasota, Florida 1,063,906 Florida's Greater North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Statistical Area
Central Florida's Gulf Coast; specifically, the Punta Gorda, Florida MSA
Micropolitan Statistical Area of Arcadia, Florida 21 St. Louis and the Surrounding Area Population: 2.81 million St. Louis and Surrounding Area
M.S.A. of St. Louis, Missouri

Culture [ edit ]

The Southeast United States is home to a distinct culture that S has its roots in the arrival of European colonists and African slaves to the area between the 17th and 19th centuries. During this time, large numbers of people from the United Kingdom, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Spain, France, and Acadia settled in the area. It wasn't until the late 20th century that the "New South" became the most economically dynamic region in America. The Southeastern states are among the most recent to embrace multiculturalism. There is still a large African American population in the Southeast, making up about 30% of the region's total inhabitants. When looking at the Southeastern United States, it is easy to see that the New South is based on the metropolitan areas along the I-85 corridor. The Raleigh–Durham metropolitan area, Greensboro, Charlotte, Spartanburg, Greenville, Atlanta, and Montgomery are all cities that can be found along this route heading south.

Climate [ edit ]

Humid subtropical climate (Cfa/Cwa) prevails over most of the southeastern United States. All months of the year, including winter, have average highs that are warmer than 64 degrees Fahrenheit, and the climate becomes more tropical as one travels southward through Florida. 4 °F (18 0 degrees Celsius) (the official definition of the coldest monthly mean temperature in tropical climates).

The region as a whole experiences hot and humid summers. During the summer, the Bermuda High forces hot and humid air from the tropical Atlantic Ocean and eastern Gulf of Mexico westward toward the southeast United States, producing the typical hot and humid weather of a tropical climate. 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. In contrast to the quick, heavy downpours that are common in the region during the summer, the southeastern United States sees an abundance of sunshine. Maximum monthly rainfall amounts in the mid-South occur during the winter and spring due to abundant Gulf moisture and clashes between warm, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico and cold, dry air from Canada. This is especially true for Tennessee and the northern halves of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. In this region (including the cities of Tupelo, Mississippi, Huntsville, Alabama, and Memphis, Tennessee), the wettest months are typically December, March, or April, while the driest months are August through October.

The northern regions, including East Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, and western North Carolina, have mild winters with January highs averaging around 45 °F (7 °C). Average January highs in the interior of eastern North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama are in the 53 °F (12 °C) range, making for considerably warmer weather than the northern parts of those states. Daytime highs rise above 60 degrees Fahrenheit (16 degrees Celsius) in the winter as one travels toward the coast from the Gulf of Mexico, the coastal plain, and the coastal areas of Georgia and the Carolinas, and eventually reach above 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius) in central Florida. Florida has very dry, sunny winters, with rainfall increasing gradually with latitude, especially west of the Appalachians.

Economy [ edit ]

The late 20th century marked a turning point in the Southeast's economy. Its service economy, industrial base, high tech industries, and financial sector have all been growing. 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. Both Dillard's and Heifer International call Little Rock, Arkansas home for their administrative offices. Similar to Walmart, which has its headquarters in Arkansas

Twenty-two of the Southeast's Fortune 500 headquarters are located in Virginia in 2020; another eighteen are in neighboring states like Georgia and Florida; thirteen are in neighboring North Carolina; and ten are in neighboring Tennessee. Because of this growth in industry, some southern states 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.

However, many Southeast states and regions still have a high poverty rate when compared to the rest of the United States, despite the success of some Southeast states and regions. S nationally In 2017, seven states in the Southeast ranked among the top ten in the country for highest poverty rate. [20]

Topics for future study and development [ edit ]

The Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area in North Carolina is home to Research Triangle Park, which 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 important 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 is located in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) is the most cutting-edge and expansive flight simulation test facility complex in the world, and it is located at this base.

Tallahassee, Florida is home to the world's largest magnetism research facility: the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Currently, [21] the University of South Carolina is the only Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Fuel Cells in the United States, and the university is building a research campus in the heart of Columbia. [22]

Education [ edit ]

Learning Beyond High School [ edit ]

The Coral Gables, Florida campus of the University of Miami
Athens, Georgia's University of Georgia
College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville
College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa
The Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina

Public and private institutions of higher education in the area are among the best in the world. The most prestigious public institutions are:

Additionally, there are a few prestigious non-government organizations Among the most notable are:

There are more HBCUs concentrated in this area than anywhere else in the country. Three of the region's largest are:

  • A & T State University of North Carolina
  • A&M University of Florida
  • University of Howard

Even though American football is popular all over the country, it is especially popular in the South. The Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, and the Washington Commanders are just a few of the NFL teams that call the Southeast home. When compared to other major North American professional sports leagues, the NFL's commercial presence is unmatched.

Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, New Orleans Pelicans, Orlando Magic, and Washington Wizards are the seven NBA teams based in the Southeast.

Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Miami Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, and Washington Nationals are the six MLB teams based in the Southeast.

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

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. Some of the tracks in the area are the 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.

The Kentucky Derby, held in Louisville, and the Preakness Stakes, held in Baltimore, are two of the three events that make up the American Triple Crown. The Derby is the westernmost jewel in the crown, while the Preakness Stakes is the southernmost.

College [ edit ]

Many southeastern universities compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), an NCAA Division I conference. This includes teams like Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Virginia, and Wake Forest.

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

Several famous college football bowl games are played in Southeastern cities, including the Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl, Peach Bowl, and Citrus Bowl.


See also [ edit ]

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  1. ^ St St. Louis is commonly included in the Midwest's definition. The truth is that St. St. Louis is the only city on this list that is located in the Midwest rather than the Southeast. St St. Louis is closer to Springfield, the capital of neighboring Illinois, than it is to Jefferson City, the seat of government in neighboring Missouri. St St. Louis is also geographically closer to the state of Ohio than it is to Illinois.

  1. ^ Does not apply to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands
  2. ^ Those states and the District of Columbia are Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Missouri, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Arkansas.

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