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Old 08-03-2012, 10:05 PM
 
Location: The heart of Cascadia
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Do you see it as a physical place or just a state of mind? Also, what regions would count? Personally I'd exclude the 'fringe' part of the US from Middle America. BosWash, New England as a whole, the deeper part of the South, the Desert Southwest, urban California, and the Pacific Northwest, wouldn't count as being Middle America imo.

I would say the entire Midwest, the Rocky Mountain region, the inland Northeast, and the 'shallower' part of the South would be geographic Middle America. But really it is just as much a state of mind.
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Old 08-03-2012, 11:13 PM
 
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didn't you already make a midwest topic post? In fact, havn't you already made tons of post like this?
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Jefferson City 4 days a week, St. Louis 3 days a week
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didn't you already make a midwest topic post? In fact, havn't you already made tons of post like this?
Midwest and Middle America are two different things.

As far as Middle America goes, I'd argue that the following states all belong: Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Ohio. All states are inland and middle latitude.

That's if I'm in a generous mood. If not, then cut out Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
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Old 08-05-2012, 03:08 PM
 
Location: the dairyland
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When I hear Middle America I think of Central America, so that would be all the countries from Guatemala to Panama. Some also include Mexico but I'd say that is more North than Middle America.
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Old 08-05-2012, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
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If it's 60 miles inland from the oceans or gulf, then its apart of middle America.
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Old 08-05-2012, 05:12 PM
 
Location: PG County, MD
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That term makes me think of nothing. I don't think i've ever heard it used in context.
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Old 08-05-2012, 05:24 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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For me, "Middle America" has no specific geographic relevance. It's more of a lifestyle reference; characterized by smaller cities and towns, more conservative political views, and a higher level of conformity to traditional customs.
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