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List of regions of the United States

List of regions of the United States
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Interstate regions
Official U.S. regions
Regions defined in law or regulations by the federal government.

Bureau of Reclamation Regions (Western United States)
U.S. Census Bureau regions • Maine • New Hampshire • Vermont • Massachusetts • Rhode Island • Connecticut • Division 2 (Mid-Atlantic) • New York • Pennsylvania • New Jersey • Region 2 (Midwest) • Division 3 (East North Central) • Wisconsin • Michigan • Illinois • Indiana • Ohio • Division 4 (West North Central) • North Dakota • South Dakota • Nebraska • Kansas • Minnesota • Iowa • Missouri • Region 3 (South) • Division 5 (South Atlantic) • Delaware • Maryland • District of Columbia • Virginia • West Virginia • North Carolina

Bureau of Reclamation regions The Bureau of Reclamation divides the western United States into five major regions. • Great Plains Region - Billings, Montana • Lower Colorado Region - Boulder City, Nevada • Mid-Pacific Region - Sacramento, California • Pacific Northwest Region - Boise, Idaho • Upper Colorado Region - Salt Lake City, Utah

Census Bureau-designated areas
Regional divisions used by the United States Census Bureau • Region 1 (Northeast) • Division 1 (New England)

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• South Carolina • Georgia • Florida • Division 6 (East South Central) • Kentucky • Tennessee • Mississippi • Alabama • Division 7 (West South Central) • Oklahoma • Texas • Arkansas • Louisiana • Region 4 (West) • Division 8 (Mountain) • Idaho • Montana • Wyoming • Nevada • Utah • Colorado • Arizona • New Mexico • Division 9 (Pacific) • Alaska • Washington • Oregon • California • Hawaii

List of regions of the United States
• Region I: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont • Region II: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, 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, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas • 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, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands) • Region X: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Federal Reserve banks

Standard Federal Regions

Federal Reserve districts The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 divided the country into twelve regions with a central Reserve Bank in each. The Federal Reserve Districts are as follows: 1. Boston 2. New York 3. Philadelphia 4. Cleveland 5. Richmond 6. Atlanta 7. Chicago 8. St Louis 9. Minneapolis 10. Kansas City

Standard Federal Regions The ten standard Federal Regions were established by OMB (Office of Management and Budget) Circular A-105, "Standard Federal Regions," in April, 1974, and required for all executive agencies. In recent years, some agencies have tailored their field structures to meet program needs and facilitate interaction with local, state and regional counterparts. The OMB must still approve any departures, however.

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11. Dallas 12. San Francisco • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

List of regions of the United States
Ecotopia Four Corners Frontier Strip Great American Desert Great Basin Great Lakes Region Great North Woods Great Plains Great Valley Gulf Coast Gulf South High Plains Inland Empire (Pacific Northwest) Interior Plains Intermountain States Lake Tahoe Llano Estacado Mid-Atlantic The Midwest Mississippi Delta Mississippi River Mojave Desert Mountain States New England Ohio River Ozarks Pacific States Pacific Northwest Palouse Piedmont Piney Woods Rocky Mountains Shawnee Hills Shenandoah Valley Siouxland Southern Rocky Mountains Southeastern United States Southwest Susquehanna River Tennessee Valley Trans-Appalachia Twin Tiers Upland South Upper Midwest Virginias Waxhaws West Coast Western United States

Time Zones

U.S. time zones • • • • • • Hawaii-Aleutian time zone Alaska Time Zone Pacific Time Zone Mountain Time Zone Central Time Zone Eastern Time Zone

Unofficial U.S. multi-state regions
• • • • • • Appalachia Ark-La-Tex Atlantic Seaboard Bible Belt Blackstone Valley Border states: • Civil War Border States • International border states The Carolinas Cascadia Central United States Champlain Valley Coastal States Colorado Plateau Continental United States Columbia Basin The Dakotas Deep South Delaware Valley Delmarva Peninsula Dixie Driftless Area East Coast Eastern United States

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The Belts
• • • • • • Bible Belt Black Belt Cotton Belt Grain Belt Rust Belt Snowbelt

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• Sun Belt

List of regions of the United States

Interstate metropolitan areas
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Augusta-Aiken Metropolitan Area Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area Charlotte Metropolitan Area Chattanooga Metropolitan Area Chicago metropolitan area Evansville Metropolitan Area Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area Delaware Valley Front Range Urban Corridor Greater Boston Kansas City Metropolitan Area Louisville Metropolitan Area Memphis Metropolitan Area Michiana Minneapolis – Saint Paul New York Metropolitan Area, the Tri-State Region Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area North Carolina Triad (Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point) Portland Metropolitan Area Quad Cities The Research Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) Greater St. Louis Tri-Cities (Tennessee-Virginia) Twin Ports (Duluth, Minnesota-Superior, Wisconsin) Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (Hampton Roads) Washington Metropolitan Area

• South Alabama

Alaska

Interstate megalopolises
• • • • • Appalachian Piedmont BosWash Cascadia ChiPitts SanSan

Intrastate regions
Alabama
• • • • • • • • • Greater Birmingham Black Belt Central Alabama Alabama Gulf Coast Lower Alabama Mobile Bay North Alabama Northeast Alabama Northwest Alabama The Alaska Panhandle • • • • • • • Arctic Alaska The Bush Alaska Interior Alaska North Slope Alaska Panhandle Aleutian Islands Kenai Peninsula

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• • • • • • Seward Peninsula Southcentral Alaska Southwest Alaska Tanana Valley Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Mat-Su Vally

List of regions of the United States
• Yuba-Sutter Area • Sutter Buttes • The Delta • San Joaquin Valley (North) • Fresno Area • Merced Area • Modesto Area • Stockton Area • San Francisco Bay Area • East Bay • Oakland/Alameda County • Tri-Valley Area • Amador Valley • Livermore Valley • San Ramon Valley • North Bay • Marin County • Wine Country • Napa Valley • Russian River Valley • Sonoma Valley • Telecom Valley • The Peninsula • City and County of San Francisco • San Mateo County • South Bay • Santa Clara Valley • San Jose/Santa Clara County • Silicon Valley • Sierra Nevada • Gold Country • Lake Tahoe • Yosemite • Upstate California • North Coast • Emerald Triangle • Lost Coast • Klamath Mountains • Mendocino Mountains • Shasta Cascade • Redding Area • Trinity Alps • Tricorner Region • Modoc Plateau • Warner Mountains • SanSan Megalopolis • Southern California • Central Coast (South) • Oxnard Plain • San Luis Obispo Area • Santa Barbara Area • Central Valley (South) • San Joaquin Valley (South) • Bakersfield Area • Visalia Area • Channel Islands

Arizona

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

Arkansas
• Northern Arkansas • Arkansas panhandle

California
• Central California • Northern California • Central Coast (North) • Big Sur • Monterey Bay Area • Salinas Valley • Santa Cruz Mountains • Central Valley (North) • Sacramento Valley • Chico Area • Metropolitan Sacramento

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• Greater Los Angeles • Los Angeles Basin • Inner Los Angeles Area • Gateway Cities • Los Angeles City • East Los Angeles • Harbor Area • South Los Angeles • Westside • Palos Verdes Peninsula • South Bay • Beach Cities • Conejo Valley • Orange County • San Gabriel Valley • Crescenta Valley • Inland Empire • Cucamonga Valley • Peninsular Ranges (North) • San Bernardino Mountains • San Jacinto Mountains • Santa Rosa Mountains • Pomona Valley • Riverside Area • San Bernardino Valley • San Bernadino Area • Puente Hills • Santa Clarita Valley • San Gabriel Mountains • San Fernando Valley • Santa Ana Mountains • Santa Monica Mountains • Hollywood Hills • Desert Region • Coachella Valley (Palm Springs Area) • Death Valley • Eureka Valley • Imperial Valley • Ivanpah Valley • Sonoran Desert (Low Desert) • Colorado Desert • Salton Sink/Salton Sea • Mojave Desert (High Desert) • Antelope Valley • Rainbow Basin • Saline Valley • Victor Valley • Owens Valley • Metropolitan San Diego • North County • San Diego Bay Area • San Ysidro Border Area

List of regions of the United States

Colorado
• Central Colorado (part of Southern Rocky Mountains) • Colorado Eastern Plains (part of High Plains and Great Plains) • Colorado Front Range (part of Front Range Urban Corridor) • Colorado Mineral Belt (part of Southern Rocky Mountains) • Colorado Western Slope (part of Southern Rocky Mountains and Colorado Plateau) • Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area (part of Front Range Urban Corridor) • High Rockies (part of Southern Rocky Mountains) • Northwestern Colorado (part of Southern Rocky Mountains) • San Luis Valley • South-Central Colorado (part of Front Range Urban Corridor) • Southwestern Colorado (part of Southern Rocky Mountains and Colorado Plateau)

Connecticut
In Connecticut, there are 15 official regions, each with a regional government that serves for the absence of county government in Connecticut. There are also a fair amount unnofficial regions in Connecticut with no regional government.

Greater Bridgeport Region in location to other officially recognised Connecticut regions with regional governments. • • • • • • • • Coastal Connecticut Connecticut Panhandle New York Metropolitan Area/Gold Coast Litchfield Hills Naugatuck River Valley Greater Bridgeport Greater New Haven Greater Hartford

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List of regions of the United States

Connecticut Panhandle and "The Oblong" • • • • • Lower Connecticut River Valley Quiet Corner Southeastern Connecticut Southwestern Connecticut Upstate Connecticut Florida Panhandle • Florida Keys • Florida Panhandle • Emerald Coast • Nature Coast • North Central Florida • South Florida metropolitan area • Gold Coast • Southwest Florida • Space Coast • Suncoast • Tampa Bay Area • Treasure Coast

Delaware
• Delaware Coast • Delaware Valley • Cape Region

Florida

Georgia
• • • • • • • • Central Savannah River Area Colonial Coast North Georgia mountains The Golden Isles of Georgia Historic South Inland Empire Metro Atlanta Southern Rivers

Hawaii
• Hawaii / Big Island • Hamakua Coast • Puna District • Kahoolawe • Kauai • Lānai • Maui • Molokai • Niihau • Northwestern Hawaiian Islands • Oahu

The First Coast • Big Bend • Central Florida • Greater Orlando • Everglades • First Coast • Florida Heartland

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• Tahua

List of regions of the United States

Idaho

Southern Illinois is also known as "Little Egypt". Idaho Panhandle • • • • • • • Idaho Panhandle Magic Valley Treasure Valley Southern Idaho Central Idaho North Idaho Eastern Idaho

Illinois
• • • • • • • • • Chicago metropolitan area Champaign-Urbana Metropolitan Area Central Illinois Southern Illinois Fox Valley Metro-East American Bottom The Tract Northwestern Illinois Regions of Indiana • Northern Indiana • Northwest Indiana • Southern Indiana

Indiana
• East Central Indiana • Indianapolis metropolitan area • Michiana

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• Southwestern Indiana • Wabash Valley

List of regions of the United States

Iowa
• • • • • • • • • Central Iowa Des Moines Metropolitan Area Iowa Great Lakes Loess Hills Quad Cities East-Central Iowa Eastern Iowa Great River Road Western Iowa

Kansas
• • • • • East-Central Kansas Kansas City Metropolitan Area South Central Kansas Southeast Kansas Western Kansas Map of Louisiana regions

Maine
• • • • • • • • • Down East High Peaks / Maine Highlands Maine Highlands Maine Lake Country Maine North Woods Mid Coast Penobscot Bay Southern Maine Coast Western Maine Mountains

Kentucky

Kentucky’s regions (click on image for color coding information.) • • • • • • • • • • The Bluegrass Central Kentucky Cumberland Plateau Eastern Mountain Coal Fields Kentucky Bend The Knobs Northern Kentucky Pennyroyal Plateau The Purchase Western Coal Fields

Maryland

Geographic regions of Maryland • • • • • • Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area Chesapeake Bay Eastern Shore of Maryland Southern Maryland Western Maryland Capital region

Louisiana
• Acadiana • Cajun Heartland • River Parishes • Central Louisiana (Cen-La) • Florida Parishes • French Louisiana (Acadiana + Greater New Orleans) • Greater New Orleans • North Louisiana

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List of regions of the United States
• Mid or Central Michigan • Southern Michigan • West Michigan, including Northern Michiana • Flint/Tri-Cities • The Thumb • The Greater Tri Cities • Upper Peninsula • Copper Country • Keweenaw Peninsula

Massachusetts

Minnesota
• • • • • • • • • • • • • The Berkshires (map shown, right) Cape Ann Cape Cod Central Massachusetts Greater Boston List of islands of Massachusetts (includes Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket) Merrimack Valley MetroWest North Shore Pioneer Valley South Coast South Shore Western Massachusetts

Michigan

Regions of Minnesota • • • • • • • • • • • • • Arrowhead Region Boundary Waters Buffalo Ridge Central Minnesota Coulee Region Iron Range Minnesota River Valley North Shore Northwest Angle Pipestone Region Red River Valley Southeast Minnesota Twin Cities Metro

Mississippi
Regions of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan • Lower Peninsula • Southeast Michigan / Metro Detroit • Northern Michigan • • • • • • Golden Triangle Mississippi Plain Mississippi Delta Mississippi Gulf Coast Natchez District Pine Belt

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• Tennessee Valley

List of regions of the United States

Nevada
• • • • • • Black Rock Desert Lake Tahoe Las Vegas Valley Mojave Desert Pahranagat Valley Sierra Nevada

Missouri

New Hampshire
• Merrimack Valley (Golden Triangle) • Souhegan Valley • Seacoast Region • Monadnock Region • Connecticut River Valley • Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region • Lakes Region • White Mountains • Presidential Range • Pemigewasset Valley • Saco River Valley • Great North Woods • Western New Hampshire • Central New Hampshire

Missouri Bootheel • • • • • • Lead Belt Little Dixie Bootheel Natchez Trace Dissected Till Plains The Ozarks

New Jersey
• North Jersey • Skylands • Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians • Highlands • Gateway • Gold Coast • Meadowlands • North Hudson • Pascack Valley • West Hudson • Central Jersey • South Jersey • Pine Barrens • Delaware Valley • Jersey Shore • Bayshore • Southern Shore

Montana
• • • • • • • Bighorn Country Eastern Montana The Flathead Glacier National Park South Central Montana Southwestern Montana Western Montana

Nebraska

New Mexico
Nebraska Panhandle • • • • • • • Nebraska Panhandle Northwest Nebraska Pine Ridge Rainwater Basin Sand Hills Southeast Nebraska Wildcat Hills • • • • Central New Mexico New Mexico Bootheel Eastern New Mexico Northern New Mexico

New York
• Downstate New York • New York metropolitan area • The Five Boroughs (New York City)

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List of regions of the United States
• Land of the Sky • Asheville Metropolitan Area • Great Craggy Mountains • Blue Ridge Mountains • Black Mountains • Brushy Mountains • Great Balsam Mountains • Unaka Mountains • Unicoi Mountains • Great Smoky Mountains • Tennessee Valley • North Carolina Piedmont • Piedmont Crescent • Metropolitan Charlotte (Metrolina) • Lake Norman Area • Metropolitan Piedmont Triad • Sauratown Mountains • Uwharrie Mountains • Yadkin Valley • Metropolitan Research Triangle (The Triangle) • New Hope Valley • Triangle East • Coastal Plain (Eastern North Carolina) • Fayetteville Metropolitan Area • Inner Banks • Albemarle • Crystal Coast • Bogue Banks • Down East • Global TransPark Economic Development Area • Tidewater • Lower Cape Fear (Wilmington Area) • Outer Banks • Sandhills

Regions of New York as defined by the New York State Department of Economic Development • Long Island • The Hamptons • North Shore (Gold Coast) • South Shore • Upstate New York • Western New York • Holland Purchase • Burned-over district • Finger Lakes • Leatherstocking Country • Central New York • Central New York Military Tract • Phelps and Gorham Purchase • Mohawk Valley • Southern Tier • Capital District • North Country • Adirondack Mountains • Catskill Mountains • Borscht Belt • Hudson Valley • Shawangunk Ridge

North Dakota
• • • • Badlands Missouri Escarpment Missouri River Corridor Red River Valley

North Carolina Ohio
• Connecticut Western Reserve (historic, now defunct) • Great Black Swamp (shared with Indiana) • Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area • Greater Cleveland • The Lake Erie Islands • Miami Valley • Central Ohio • Northwest Ohio • Appalachian Ohio

• Western North Carolina • Foothills • South Mountains • The Unifour (Catawba Valley Area) • High Country (Boone Area)

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List of regions of the United States
Treasure Valley Tualatin Valley Western Oregon Willamette Valley

Pennsylvania
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Allegheny National Forest Coal Region Cumberland Valley Delaware Valley Dutch Country Endless Mountains Happy Valley Pennsylvania Highlands Region Laurel Highlands Lehigh Valley Main Line Northern Tier Northeastern Pennsylvania Northwest Region Pittsburgh Metro Area The Poconos South Central Pennsylvania Susquehanna Valley Wyoming Valley Western Pennsylvania

The Great Black Swamp roughly covered the black area within the green shaded counties.

Oklahoma

Rhode Island
Oklahoma Panhandle • • • • • • • • • South Central Oklahoma Central Oklahoma Cherokee Outlet Green Country Little Dixie Northwestern Oklahoma Kiamichi Country Southwestern Oklahoma Panhandle • • • • • Block Island Blackstone Valley East Bay West Bay South County

South Carolina
Major Regions • The Upstate • The Midlands • The Lowcountry Travel/Tourism Regions • Grand Strand • Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area • The Lowcountry & Resort Islands • Lake Murray Country • Old 96 District • Olde English District • Pee Dee • Santee Cooper Country • Thoroughbred Country • The Upcountry Other Regions • Blue Ridge Mountains • The Piedmont

Oregon
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • The Cascades Central Oregon Columbia River Gorge Columbia River Plateau Columbia River Eastern Oregon Harney Basin Inland Empire Mount Hood Corridor Oregon Coast Palouse Portland Metro Rogue Valley Southern Oregon

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• • • • The Sandhills South Carolina Coast Sea Islands Charlotte metropolitan area

List of regions of the United States
• Piney Woods • South Texas • Mission Country • Rio Grande Valley • Southeast Texas • Golden Triangle • Greater Houston • Texas Urban Triangle • West Texas • Edwards Plateau • Llano Estacado • Permian Basin • South Plains • Texas Panhandle (pictured) • Trans-Pecos • Great Plains

South Dakota
• Badlands • Black Hills • Coteau des Prairies

Tennessee
Grand Divisions • East Tennessee • Middle Tennessee • West Tennessee Geographic Divisions • Highland Rim • Nashville Basin • Tennessee Valley

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

Texas

Vermont
• • • • Northeast Kingdom Champlain Valley Mount Mansfield Green Mountains

Virginia
Texas Panhandle • Brazos Valley • Central Texas • Blackland Prairies • The Hill Country • Gulf Coast • Galveston Bay • Greater Houston • East Texas • Piney Woods • North Texas • Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex • Red River Valley • Rolling Hills • Northeast Texas • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Tri-Cities, Virginia Eastern Shore Hampton Roads Historic Triangle Middle Peninsula New River Valley Northern Neck Northern Virginia (sometimes NoVA) Richmond-Petersburg (aka Central Virginia) Shenandoah Valley South Hampton Roads Southside Virginia Southwest Virginia Tidewater Virginia Peninsula

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Map of the Shenandoah Valley Door Peninsula

Washington
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • Central Washington Columbia Plateau Eastern Washington Kitsap Peninsula Long Beach Peninsula Okanogan County Olympic Peninsula Puget Sound San Juan Islands Skagit Valley Tri-Cities Walla Walla Valley Western Washington Yakima Valley

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Central Plain Door Peninsula Eastern Ridges and Lowlands Lake Superior Lowland Northern Highland Western Upland

Wyoming
• Grand Teton • Powder River Country • Yellowstone National Park

See also
• • • • • • Historic regions of the United States Geography of the United States Political divisions of the United States United States territory United States metropolitan area Wikipedia:WikiProject United States regions • Nine Nations of North America • List of regions of Canada

West Virginia
• Eastern Panhandle • Potomac Highlands • North-Central West Virginia • Northern Panhandle • Southern West Virginia

Wisconsin

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