List of regions of the United States

U.S. Census Bureau Regions and Divisions.
Standard federal regions
Federal Reserve districts.
U.S. time zones. (Some U.S. time zones are not on this map.)
U.S. Courts of Appeals circuits
Bureau of Economic Analysis regions
US map of the five ARS regions (USDA)
Map showing the seven regions of the US National Park Service
A map of Alabama regions.
The Alaska Panhandle
American Samoa
The Arizona Strip
An enlargeable map of the Front Range Urban Corridor of Colorado and Wyoming.
The Greater Bridgeport Region in relation to other unofficial Connecticut regions.
The Connecticut Panhandle and "The Oblong"
The First Coast
The Florida Panhandle
Hawaiian archipelago
Main Hawaiian Islands
The Idaho Panhandle
Southern Illinois is also known as "Little Egypt".
Regions of Indiana
Regions of Iowa.
A map of Louisiana's regions
Maryland's regions
The Berkshire region of Massachusetts
Michigan's regions
Regions of Minnesota
The Missouri Bootheel
The Nebraska Panhandle
Regions of North Carolina.
Northern Mariana Islands
The Oklahoma Panhandle
Oregon's topography
Oregon's High Desert
Puerto Rico
South Dakota East River and West River
The Texas Panhandle
The United States Minor Outlying Islands (Navassa Island not on map)
A map of the Shenandoah Valley
Wisconsin's five geographic regions
Boy Scouts of America regions in 1992

List of some of the regions in the United States.

- List of regions of the United States
U.S. Census Bureau Regions and Divisions.

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State in the Great Lakes region of the upper Midwestern United States.

State in the Great Lakes region of the upper Midwestern United States.

Père Marquette and the Indians (1869) by Wilhelm Lamprecht
Map of British America showing the original boundaries of the Province of Quebec and its Quebec Act of 1774 post-annexation boundaries
Treaty of Paris, by Benjamin West (1783), an unfinished painting of the American diplomatic negotiators of the Treaty of Paris which brought official conclusion to the Revolutionary War and gave possession of Michigan and other territory to the new United States
Detroit in the mid-twentieth century. At the time, the city was the fourth-largest U.S. metropolis by population, and held about one-third of the state's population.
The Michigan State Capitol in Lansing houses the legislative branch of the government of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The floor of the Michigan House of Representatives
Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) speaking at a National Guard ceremony in 2019
Michigan Supreme Court at the Hall of Justice
Map of the Saint Lawrence River/Great Lakes Watershed in North America. Its drainage area includes the Great Lakes, the world's largest system of freshwater lakes. The basin covers nearly all of Michigan.
The Huron National Wildlife Refuge, one of the fifteen federal wildernesses in Michigan
Mackinac Island, an island and resort area at the eastern end of the Straits of Mackinac. More than 80% of the island is preserved as Mackinac Island State Park.
Sleeping Bear Dunes, along the northwest coast of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan
The Tahquamenon Falls in the Upper Peninsula
The Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, one of the 221 state game and wildlife areas in Michigan. It encompasses 7,483 acres of hunting, recreational, and protected wildlife and wetland areas at the mouth of the Huron River at Lake Erie, as well as smaller outlying areas within the Detroit River.
Köppen climate types of Michigan, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Michigan population distribution
The Basilica of Sainte Anne de Détroit is the second-oldest continuously operating Roman Catholic parish in the country.
The Ambassador Bridge, a suspension bridge that connects Detroit with Windsor, Ontario, in Canada. It is the busiest international border crossing in North America in terms of trade volume.
Michigan is the center of the American automotive industry. The Renaissance Center in Downtown Detroit is the world headquarter of General Motors.
Ford Dearborn Proving Ground (DPG) completed major reconstruction and renovations in 2006.
Distribution of Michigan's jobs as percentages of entire workforce
Michigan is the leading U.S. producer of tart cherries, blueberries, pickling cucumbers, navy beans and petunias.
The world headquarters of the Kellogg's Company in Battle Creek
Mackinac Island is well-known for cultural events and a wide variety of architectural styles, including the Victorian Grand Hotel
Holland, Michigan, is the home of the Tulip Time Festival, the largest tulip festival in the U.S.
Marquette, Michigan, is home to a vast snowmobile trail system.
Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station on the shore of Lake Erie near Monroe
The Bluewater Bridge, a twin-span bridge across the St. Clair River that links Port Huron and Sarnia, Ontario
US Highway 2 (US 2) runs along Lake Michigan from Naubinway to its eastern terminus at St. Ignace.
The Mackinac Bridge, a suspension bridge spanning the Straits of Mackinac to connect the Upper and Lower peninsulas of Michigan
Aerial view of Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)
The Finlandia University in Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan
Cranbrook Schools, one of the leading college preparatory boarding schools in the country
Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor is the largest stadium in the Western Hemisphere, and the third-largest stadium in the world.
Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan
Dwarf lake iris

See Also Michigan Regions


State in the South Central region of the United States.

State in the South Central region of the United States.

Early Native American tribal territories
Nicolas de La Fora's 1771 map of the northern frontier of New Spain clearly shows the Provincia de los Tejas.
Stephen F. Austin was the first American empresario given permission to operate a colony within Mexican Texas.
Mexico in 1824. Coahuila y Tejas is the northeasternmost state.
Surrender of Santa Anna. Painting by William Henry Huddle, 1886.
The Republic of Texas with present-day borders superimposed
Captain Charles A. May's squadron of the 2nd Dragoons slashes through the Mexican Army lines. Resaca de la Palma, Texas, May 1846
Spindletop, the first major oil gusher
Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Texas Hill Country
Steinhagen Reservoir
Palo Duro Canyon
Franklin Mountains State Park
Big Bend National Park
Köppen climate types in Texas
Colonia in the Rio Grande Valley near the Mexico–United States border
A geomap depicting income by county as of 2014
Cotton modules after harvest in West Texas
An oil well
Brazos Wind Farm
Electronic Data Systems headquarters in Plano
Astronaut training at the Johnson Space Center in Houston
The Alamo is one of the most recognized symbols of Texas.
Big Tex presided over every Texas State Fair since 1952 until it was destroyed by a fire in 2012. Since then a new Big Tex was created.
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Houston
Texas A&M University
Rice University
The Texas Medical Center in Houston
The High Five Interchange in Dallas
"Welcome to Texas" sign
Terminal D at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Terminal E at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston
Port of Houston along the Houston Ship Channel
The Texas State Capitol at night
Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas, 36th president of the United States
George W. Bush of Texas, 43rd president of the United States
AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys
Playoff game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers in 2007

The vast geographic, economic, and cultural diversity within the state itself prohibits easy categorization of the whole state into a recognized region of the United States.

Coastal areas of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties

Gold Coast (Florida)

Coastal areas of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties
The Gold Coast, when compared with the image above, shows that the region is primarily made up of the long urban cluster along Florida's southeastern coast, the Miami metropolitan area

The Gold Coast is a region of the U.S. state of Florida.

Southwestern United States

Panoramic view of the southwestern United States
The Chihuahuan desert terrain mainly consists of basins broken by numerous small mountain ranges.
Saguaro cactus in the Sonoran Desert.
The Delicate Arch at Arches National Park
Four Corners Monument
Ancestral Puebloans ruins at Chaco Canyon
Map of Paleo-Indians in the American Southwest and Mexico
Oraibi pueblo
Narváez expedition (1528–36)
1846 map: Mexican Alta California (Upper California) in pink.
United States 1849–1850
United States 1850–1853
1860 Colorado Territory map
Utah Territory evolution 1850–1868
Confederate Arizona (outlined in blue)
Split of Arizona and New Mexico territories, in 1866, after small portion ceded to Nevada
The second transcontinental railroad: the "Santa Fe Route" – 1891.
Sandia Peak Ski Area, New Mexico
Map of the Southwestern United States as defined by the Learning Center of the American Southwest
The Wigwam. A dwelling used by various Native American tribes among the Southwestern US.
Fanciful drawing by Marguerite Martyn in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of October 21, 1906, headed "Passing of the Country Store in the Southwest"
A Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia)
The High Plains in Eastern New Mexico, but also located in Eastern Colorado and West Texas
Desert bighorn sheep
Sonoran Desert terrain near Tucson
Chihuahuan Desert terrain near Carlsbad
Monument Canyon, some of the high desert lands found in Colorado
Grand Canyon from the South Rim
White Sands National Park, New Mexico
Little Finland in Gold Butte National Monument, Nevada
Runningback Josh Jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders NFL team
T. J. McFarland pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks professional baseball team.
1. Phoenix (also the largest MSA)
2. El Paso (5th largest MSA)
3. Las Vegas (2nd largest MSA)
4. Albuquerque (also the 4th largest MSA)
5. Tucson (3rd largest MSA)

The Southwestern United States, also known as the American Southwest or simply the Southwest, is a geographic and cultural region of the United States that generally includes Arizona, New Mexico, and adjacent portions of California, Colorado, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.

First Coast

Florida's First Coast, or simply the First Coast, is a region of the U.S. state of Florida, located on the Atlantic coast of North Florida.

The two dark red states are most always included, and the three-striped states are usually included as making up the Northwestern United States.

Northwestern United States

Informal geographic region of the United States.

Informal geographic region of the United States.

The two dark red states are most always included, and the three-striped states are usually included as making up the Northwestern United States.
Seattle, the largest metropolitan area in the Northwest
Portland, the second largest metropolitan area in the Northwest
Boise, the third largest metropolitan area in the Northwest
Spokane, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the Northwest

The region is similar to Federal Region X, which comprises Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska.

Central Florida

The Yearling won Floridian Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings a Pulitzer Prize for her glimpse at life in Central Florida.
Historic Gamble Plantation, Manatee County
Yulee Sugar Mill, located in the Central Florida town of Homosassa. The Florida State Park is the site of David Levy Yulee's 5,100-acre sugar plantation. The mill operated from 1851 to 1864 and served as a supplier of sugar products for Southern troops during the Civil War.
Spanish Moss by Winslow Homer - Tampa bay, Florida, painting of Spanish Moss swaying from live oak limbs, a familiar scene in Central Florida
Jackson Rooming House in Tampa, accommodated African-Americans during the era of racial segregation in Central Florida. The hotel played host to prominent figures such as Count Basie, Cab Calloway, James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, and Ray Charles.
Central Florida Cowboy Culture, Silver Spurs Rodeo, Kissimmee
Orange Groves, Central Florida
Ferris Groves Store in Floral City, one of many Old Florida style citrus stands found on the back roads of Central Florida.
Plant City Strawberry Festival, Congressman Putnam with wife Melissa and their daughters at the Strawberry Parade in Plant City, Florida,
Silver Springs in Ocala is one of the many natural springs and lakes found in Central Florida.
Cracker Country Living History Museum, located at The Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa. Founded by Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Carlton, Jr. to ensure future generations might better understand and appreciate Florida's rural heritage
Daytona International Speedway on the day of the Daytona 500 in Central Florida.
The Central Florida Seafood Industry is shown here with a photograph of shrimp, snapper, grouper, and stone crab fishing boats at Cortez, Florida
Historic Egmont Key Light is located in Tampa Bay, built in 1848 and commissioned by Col. Robert E. Lee. The island is on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a National Wildlife Refuge and a state park. Early in the Civil War, Confederate blockade-runners used the island as a base.
The Dixie Highway is a historic route passing through the heart of Central Florida. Before the interstate system, it connected motorists traveling to towns like Orlando, Arcadia and Bartow.
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Central Florida is a region of the U.S. state of Florida.

Coastal areas of Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties

Treasure Coast

Coastal areas of Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties
Aerial view of Indian River Lagoon

The Treasure Coast is a region of the U.S. state of Florida.

New England

Region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Indigenous territories, circa 1600 in present-day southern New England
Soldier and explorer John Smith coined the name "New England" in 1616.
A 1638 engraving depicting the Mystic massacre
An English map of New England c. 1670 depicts the area around modern Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
The New England Ensign, one of several flags historically associated with New England. This flag was reportedly used by colonial merchant ships sailing out of New England ports, 1686 – c. 1737.
New England's Siege of Louisbourg (1745) by Peter Monamy
The Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Bread and Roses Strike. Massachusetts National Guard troops surround unarmed strikers in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1912.
Autumn in New England, watercolor, Maurice Prendergast, c.1910–1913
Cambridge, Massachusetts, has a high concentration of startups and technology companies.
A political and geographical map of New England shows the coastal plains in the southeast, and hills, mountains and valleys in the west and the north.
A portion of the north-central Pioneer Valley in Sunderland, Massachusetts
Köppen climate types in New England
The White Mountains of New Hampshire are part of the Appalachian Mountains.
Montpelier, Vermont, is the smallest state capital in the United States.
Largest self-reported ancestry groups in New England. Americans of Irish descent form a plurality in most of Massachusetts, while Americans of English descent form a plurality in much of the central parts of Vermont and New Hampshire as well as nearly all of Maine.
World's largest Irish flag in Boston. People who claim Irish descent constitute the largest ethnic group in New England.
Southeastern New England is home to a number of Lusophone ethnic enclaves.
The Port of Portland in Portland, Maine, is the largest tonnage seaport in New England.
The Hartford headquarters of Aetna is housed in a 1931 Colonial Revival building.
A plowed field in Bethel, Vermont
Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant in Seabrook, New Hampshire
A New England town meeting in Huntington, Vermont
Flag of the New England Governor's Conference (NEGC)
Alumni Hall at Saint Anselm College has served as a backdrop for media reports during the New Hampshire primary.
New England is home to four of the eight Ivy League universities. Pictured here is Harvard Yard of Harvard University.
Phillips Exeter Academy and Phillips Academy are two prestigious New England secondary schools founded in the late 18th century
Flag of New England flying in Massachusetts. New Englanders maintain a strong sense of regional and cultural identity.
A classic New England Congregational church in Peacham, Vermont
Boston's Symphony Hall is the home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra—the second-oldest of the Big Five American symphony orchestras.
New England regionalist poet Robert Frost
Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom is set on a fictional New England island and was largely filmed in Rhode Island
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
A Hartford Line Train at Hartford Union Station
The MBTA Commuter Rail serves eastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island, radiating from downtown Boston, with planned service to New Hampshire. The CTrail system operates the Shore Line East and Hartford Line, covering coastal Connecticut, Hartford, and Springfield, Massachusetts.
1. Boston, Massachusetts
2. Worcester, Massachusetts
3. Providence, Rhode Island
4. Springfield, Massachusetts
5. Bridgeport, Connecticut
6. Stamford, Connecticut
7. New Haven, Connecticut
8. Hartford, Connecticut
9. Cambridge, Massachusetts
10. Manchester, New Hampshire
Harvard vs. Yale football game in 2003
Fenway Park
Bill Russell and Red Auerbach of the Boston Celtics
The New England Patriots are the most popular professional sports team in New England.
The Middlebury College rowing team in the 2007 Head of the Charles Regatta
Köppen climate types in New England

New England is one of the U.S. Census Bureau's nine regional divisions and the only multi-state region with clear, consistent boundaries.

This map made by the U.S. military shows the term "Everglades" was in use by 1857.


Natural region of tropical wetlands in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Florida, comprising the southern half of a large drainage basin within the Neotropical realm.

Natural region of tropical wetlands in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Florida, comprising the southern half of a large drainage basin within the Neotropical realm.

This map made by the U.S. military shows the term "Everglades" was in use by 1857.
A satellite image of the Everglades, taken in March, 2019
Limestone formations in South Florida. Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Predevelopment flow direction of water from Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Hurricane Charley in 2004 moving ashore on South Florida's Gulf of Mexico coast
A storm over the Shark River in the Everglades, 1966
Photo:Charles Barron / State Library and Archives of Florida
Uneven limestone formations in an Everglades sawgrass prairie
Major landscape types in the Everglades before human action. Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Alligator in the Everglades.
In a tropical hardwood hammock, trees are very dense and diverse.
A pond in The Big Cypress
Red mangrove trees bordering a tidal estuary in the Everglades
A clump of mangroves in the distance, Florida Bay at Flamingo
Seminoles made their home in the Everglades
Map of the Everglades in 1856: Military action during the Seminole Wars improved understanding of the features of the Everglades
Hamilton Disston's land sale notice
A canal lock in the Everglades Drainage District around 1915
A sign advertising the completion of the Herbert Hoover Dike
President Harry Truman dedicating Everglades National Park on December 6, 1947.
A 2003 U.S. Geological Survey photo showing the border between Water Conservation Area 3 (bottom) with water, and Everglades National Park, dry (top)
Warnings are placed in Everglades National Park to dissuade people from eating fish due to high mercury content. This warning explicitly mentions bass.
Climbing ferns overtake cypress trees in the Everglades. The ferns act as "fire ladders" that can destroy trees that would otherwise survive fires.
Planned water recovery and storage implementation using CERP strategies
Airboating has become a popular ecotourism attraction in the Everglades
A satellite image of the Everglades, taken in March, 2019

A 2007 survey by geographers Ary J. Lamme and Raymond K. Oldakowski found that the "Glades" has emerged as a distinct vernacular region of Florida.