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Old 03-11-2017, 08:24 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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By that, I mean which State plates do you see most often that are from another State that does NOT border with your State?

In Washington, I am seeing a ton of Texas plates. Used to be California, but now Texas.
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Old 03-11-2017, 08:35 PM
 
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Not bordering MN - probably Illinois. I think there's a decent amount of college students from IL that attend school in MN.

You see some FL plates too especially in the summertime. That's likely from snowbirds who have homes in FL but come back for summers here.
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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Texas in a landslide. I'm guessing a fair amount of the ones I see are from people who live here but are too damn cheap to do the right thing and register their vehicles here.
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:16 PM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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By that, I mean which State plates do you see most often that are from another State that does NOT border with your State?

In Washington, I am seeing a ton of Texas plates. Used to be California, but now Texas.
I don't know what part of washington you live in but, here in south King County I see tons of CA and OR, but not so much of TX. I see ID sometimes but pretty rarely, Also I see British Columbia quite often too.
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:58 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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I don't know what part of washington you live in but, here in south King County I see tons of CA and OR, but not so much of TX. I see ID sometimes but pretty rarely, Also I see British Columbia quite often too.
Appreciate your post, but my question is about non border States. With the exception of the NE US, this is a better indicator of who is moving and/or visiting. (OR has always been seen in WA, and for many decades it was WA residents trying to avoid sales tax by registering in OR, though this has been enforced in recent years).
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Old 03-11-2017, 10:12 PM
 
Location: USA
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As a Connecticut resident, I can't even count the amount of Massachusetts plates I see on our roads daily.
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Old 03-12-2017, 04:18 AM
 
Location: Downtown & Brooklyn!
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In NYC, for non-border states, probably Florida.
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Old 03-12-2017, 08:39 AM
 
Location: Atlanta metro (Cobb County)
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Atlanta is a major crossroads so there are plenty of out of state vehicles on the interstate highways, probably not so many on the arterial roads. The large Northeast and Midwest states make a pretty frequent appearance - New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois in particular. While Texas is a similar distance and even larger in population, I don't see vehicles from there as reliably. Maybe they're all going to Colorado like the other post in this thread stated. :-)

Florida is technically a border state, but it is over 250 miles away from Atlanta and the major population centers are significantly further. There seem to be at least as many Florida vehicles around as those from much closer Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina.
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Old 03-12-2017, 08:50 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
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In Colorado we see California and Texas primarily. Also seeing a large influx from Florida lately and consistently seeing some from Ohio.
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Old 03-12-2017, 09:26 AM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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In AZ, definitely California plates, though I've been seeing more Texas plates as well
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