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View Poll Results: Which states do you believe belong in the Mid-Atlantic region?
New York 75 61.48%
New Jersey 87 71.31%
Pennsylvania 88 72.13%
Delaware 92 75.41%
Maryland 92 75.41%
Virginia 60 49.18%
West Virginia 25 20.49%
North Carolina 15 12.30%
Other (please specify) 4 3.28%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 122. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-25-2014, 02:21 PM
 
Location: The City
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The Little League World Series Mid-Atlantic division consists of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Washington DC. Virginia and West Virginia are in the Southeast division.

I just thought I'd make things more complicated for city-data's sake.

and I could live with this as well as VA is probably the one I would be on the fence with, MD seems to be and DC by default north of the potomac would make sense


http://www.demog.berkeley.edu/145/ma...susRegions.gif

though it seems many different takes
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Old 08-25-2014, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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To me Maryland and Delaware are the epitome of the mid-atlantic. Going one level up and one level down from there brings in NJ and Penn to the North and Virginia to the South.

New York is often included and I can see the argument for that, but to me that is pushing it b/c so much of NY is so far north (above states that are considered New England such as Conn, Mass, and R.I.).

IMO West Va is too far west, and NC is too far south.
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Old 08-25-2014, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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I've looked at that map, the Wikipedia person who made it gives no sources. I can make maps too with Microsoft Paint.
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Old 08-25-2014, 03:10 PM
 
Location: The City
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To me Maryland and Delaware are the epitome of the mid-atlantic. Going one level up and one level down from there brings in NJ and Penn to the North and Virginia to the South.

New York is often included and I can see the argument for that, but to me that is pushing it b/c so much of NY is so far north (above states that are considered New England such as Conn, Mass, and R.I.).

IMO West Va is too far west, and NC is too far south.
see to me NJ is my epitome of Mid Atlantic
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Old 08-25-2014, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Center City
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New York is often included and I can see the argument for that, but to me that is pushing it b/c so much of NY is so far north (above states that are considered New England such as Conn, Mass, and R.I.).
So if New York is not in the Mid-Atlantic and not in New England, do you have any thoughts as to how you would categorize it?
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Old 08-25-2014, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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To me Maryland and Delaware are the epitome of the mid-atlantic. Going one level up and one level down from there brings in NJ and Penn to the North and Virginia to the South.

New York is often included and I can see the argument for that, but to me that is pushing it b/c so much of NY is so far north (above states that are considered New England such as Conn, Mass, and R.I.).

IMO West Va is too far west, and NC is too far south.
Yes, Maryland and Delaware are the epitome of Mid-Atlantic. Philadelphia and South Jersey are right up there too.

New York is included really because of NYC more so than the rest of the state. The Mid Atlantic really streches from the Connecticut suburbs of NYC (which is a good part of Connecticut) down to NOVA. MD,DE, PA, and NJ are solidly Mid Atlantic.
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Old 08-25-2014, 03:33 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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Core Mid-Atlantic cities
Baltimore, MD
New York, NY
Wilmington, DE
Washington DC
Philadelphia, PA
Newark, NJ

Sometimes included as being Mid-Atlantic cities
Pittsburgh, PA
Richmond, VA
Buffalo, NY
Hampton Roads, VA
Charleston, WV
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Old 08-25-2014, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Center City
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Yes, Maryland and Delaware are the epitome of Mid-Atlantic. Philadelphia and South Jersey are right up there too.

New York is included really because of NYC more so than the rest of the state. The Mid Atlantic really streches from the Connecticut suburbs of NYC (which is a good part of Connecticut) down to NOVA. MD,DE, PA, and NJ are solidly Mid Atlantic.
Do you feel this way solely because of geography, or are there other characteristics they share which define them as Mid-Atlantic?
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Old 08-25-2014, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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New York to Virginia is my answer, unfortunately it looks like I forgot to include VA. A little hesitant on West Virginia before answering (ended up not picking it).
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Old 08-25-2014, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia.

My reason is that the mid-Atlantic is simply the lower northeastern United States, which means that it excludes the New England states.
This.
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