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Old 02-12-2011, 11:13 PM
 
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Some people tell me, north carolina is mid-atlantic and others tell me its the south east. I was wondering if north carolina was more mid-atlantic or more southern
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Old 02-12-2011, 11:52 PM
 
Location: Durham, NC
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It's a southern state. Hope that helps.
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Old 02-13-2011, 05:44 AM
 
Location: Heart of TEA country--Livingston County, MI
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Nags head is about the middle of the Atlantic coast..
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:53 AM
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Location: The Sand Hills of NC
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I would say it is one of the Northernmost of the Southern states and also the Southernmost of the Mid Atlantic states
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:54 AM
 
Location: Charlotte
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Southeast
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Old 02-13-2011, 09:00 AM
 
Location: Heart of TEA country--Livingston County, MI
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I would say it is one of the Northernmost of the Southern states and also the Southernmost of the Mid Atlantic states

Makes sense geographically. Just don't let them folks in Virginia know about that northern most southern thing...
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Old 02-13-2011, 09:02 AM
 
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geographically and traditionally (culture-wise) it's southeast...not as "southern" as it once was of course...do you feel like you're in the south when spending time in the triangle...I don't
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Old 02-13-2011, 09:09 AM
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Location: The Sand Hills of NC
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Makes sense geographically. Just don't let them folks in Virginia know about that northern most southern thing...
Notice I said one of, that lets those folks in MD and VA know they were not excluded.
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Old 02-13-2011, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Columbus, Ohio
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The U.S. Census Bureau considers NC to be in the South Atlantic.
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:14 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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By no stretch of the imagination is NC "Mid-Atlantic" which defines cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore, etc.

Actually "NC" cannot be defined in one specific term. The rural areas are very Southern, almost "Mayberry RFD"-like in many places, and the urban areas are like large urban centers in some areas. The suburbs are like suburbs anywhere, with a mix of people from all over. Most places are "traditionally Southern with aspects from the North and Midwest".

I'm not sure why you are trying to characterize 9 million people in the state as all one thing, as there is a WIDE diversity of people here. You cannot possibly say "NC is like _____" and have it be true in every case.
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