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View Poll Results: Which states are southeastern? (Multi-choice option)
Alabama 67 75.28%
Arkansas 28 31.46%
Florida 76 85.39%
Georgia 86 96.63%
Kentucky 27 30.34%
Louisiana 42 47.19%
Maryland 10 11.24%
Mississippi 58 65.17%
North Carolina 79 88.76%
Oklahoma 3 3.37%
South Carolina 85 95.51%
Tennessee 59 66.29%
Texas 7 7.87%
Virginia 61 68.54%
West Virginia 19 21.35%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 89. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 11-05-2011, 12:08 PM
 
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Default What states would you consider "Southeastern"?

What states would you consider as belonging to the southeastern United States? Sometimes there's a bit of difference on what some people view as southeastern.
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Old 11-05-2011, 12:13 PM
 
Location: pine tree monotony
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Georgia, SC, Alabama, Fl (geographically) for certain.
NC, Tenn, Ky, Ms, probably
La and Ar possibly
Va and WV maybe
Tx and Ok not a chance
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Old 11-05-2011, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Southeastern Division Association of American Geographers
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Old 11-05-2011, 01:57 PM
 
Location: On the Great South Bay
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Exactly the same states I voted for. Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, both North and South Carolina, Florida

The Southeast to me is every State that is:
---- East of the Mississippi River all the way to the Atlantic Ocean
---- South of the Ohio River & Potomac River all the way to the Gulf of Mexico

4 states listed; Texas, Louisana, Arkansas and Oklahoma are part of the greater South but not the Southeast. They are South Central or the "Western South" if you will. In the Civil War, the Confederacy called the South Central area the "Trans-Mississippi", which was so remote from the rest of the South, it almost governed itself.

Maryland is historical Southern, and in some ways it still might be. But Maryland is very debatable, especially here on City-Data. I am really not sure, but today it probably fits in better with the Northeast (including Maryland's small size is similar to other NE states).
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Old 11-05-2011, 02:49 PM
 
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Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
Florida
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Southeast Arizona
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I voted "South-East" in the sense of geography.

So Georgia, SC, NC and Florida.

However, "The South" includes all of the states listed excluding Maryland and the far northern parts of West Virginia.
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:30 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ area
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Well said.
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:39 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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Louisiana, parts of Arkansas, and parts of Texas are southeastern, but not the southeast.
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Florida are no brainers. North Carolina is a yes. Tennessee and Kentucky are known as mid south but I still chose them as Southeastern. I was on the fence for Arkansas and Louisiana. Historically, they are different than the other southeast states. Texas, Virginia, Oklahoma, and Maryland, no.
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:56 PM
 
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Louisiana, parts of Arkansas, and parts of Texas are southeastern, but not the southeast.
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If you mean southeastern in culture they are in someways. But I have read about some foods over in the far SE that we don't have here. Or at least aren't common.

Never heard of serving hushpuppies with BBQ
Boiled peanuts aren't very well known here either
No shrimp and grits


If you don't believe me, then that may be your problem or maybe you know some differnet people than who I associate with. I can tlell you even more about how regionalized the food can get.
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