Tidewater (region)

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Tidewater is a reference to the Atlantic coastal plain region of the United States of America.wikipedia
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Virginia

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It includes the low-lying plains of southeast Virginia, northeastern North Carolina, southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay. Geographically, in North Carolina and Virginia the Tidewater area is the land between the Suffolk Scarp and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Tidewater is a coastal plain between the Atlantic coast and the fall line.

North Carolina

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It includes the low-lying plains of southeast Virginia, northeastern North Carolina, southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay. Geographically, in North Carolina and Virginia the Tidewater area is the land between the Suffolk Scarp and the Atlantic Ocean.
The eastern half of the state, especially the Tidewater region, developed a slave society based on a plantation system and slave labor.

Hampton Roads

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The Hampton Roads area of Virginia is considered to be a Tidewater region. It includes Hampton Roads, the rest of the Virginia Peninsula, the Middle Peninsula, the Northern Neck, and the Eastern Shore.
Hampton Roads is the name of both a body of water that serves as a wide channel for the James, Nansemond and Elizabeth rivers between Old Point Comfort and Sewell's Point where the Chesapeake Bay flows into the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding metropolitan region located in the Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina portions of the Tidewater region.

Pocosin

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Much of the area is covered with pocosin and the higher areas are used for agricultural farmlands.
The city of Poquoson, Virginia, located in the coastal plain of Virginia (see Tidewater region of Virginia), derives its name from this geographic feature.

Atlantic coastal plain

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Tidewater is a reference to the Atlantic coastal plain region of the United States of America.

Maryland

MDState of MarylandMaryland, USA
It includes the low-lying plains of southeast Virginia, northeastern North Carolina, southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay. In Maryland the Tidewater area is the flooded river areas below the Fall Line.

Chesapeake Bay

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It includes the low-lying plains of southeast Virginia, northeastern North Carolina, southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay.

Tide

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The area got its name from the effects of the changing tides on local rivers, sounds, and the ocean; it has a centuries-old cultural heritage that sets the Tidewater region apart from other parts of the United States, especially its distinctive dialects of English that are gradually disappearing, along with islands and shoreline.

River

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The area got its name from the effects of the changing tides on local rivers, sounds, and the ocean; it has a centuries-old cultural heritage that sets the Tidewater region apart from other parts of the United States, especially its distinctive dialects of English that are gradually disappearing, along with islands and shoreline.

Sound (geography)

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The area got its name from the effects of the changing tides on local rivers, sounds, and the ocean; it has a centuries-old cultural heritage that sets the Tidewater region apart from other parts of the United States, especially its distinctive dialects of English that are gradually disappearing, along with islands and shoreline.

Ocean

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The area got its name from the effects of the changing tides on local rivers, sounds, and the ocean; it has a centuries-old cultural heritage that sets the Tidewater region apart from other parts of the United States, especially its distinctive dialects of English that are gradually disappearing, along with islands and shoreline.

Tidal marsh

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Tidewater region is generally flat and low flooded river plains composed of tidal marsh and large expanses of swamp.

Swamp

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Tidewater region is generally flat and low flooded river plains composed of tidal marsh and large expanses of swamp.

Atlantic Ocean

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Geographically, in North Carolina and Virginia the Tidewater area is the land between the Suffolk Scarp and the Atlantic Ocean.

Atlantic Seaboard fall line

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In Maryland the Tidewater area is the flooded river areas below the Fall Line.

Southern Maryland

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Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore, parts of Delaware round out the northern part of the region on the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Eastern Shore of Maryland

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Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore, parts of Delaware round out the northern part of the region on the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Virginia Peninsula

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It includes Hampton Roads, the rest of the Virginia Peninsula, the Middle Peninsula, the Northern Neck, and the Eastern Shore.

Middle Peninsula

It includes Hampton Roads, the rest of the Virginia Peninsula, the Middle Peninsula, the Northern Neck, and the Eastern Shore.

Northern Neck

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It includes Hampton Roads, the rest of the Virginia Peninsula, the Middle Peninsula, the Northern Neck, and the Eastern Shore.

Eastern Shore of Virginia

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It includes Hampton Roads, the rest of the Virginia Peninsula, the Middle Peninsula, the Northern Neck, and the Eastern Shore.

Plantations in the American South

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Planters in the early American colonies extended their tobacco productions above the Fall Line, where waterfalls or rapids mark the end of the Tidewater and the beginning of the foothill region known as the Piedmont.

Piedmont (United States)

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Planters in the early American colonies extended their tobacco productions above the Fall Line, where waterfalls or rapids mark the end of the Tidewater and the beginning of the foothill region known as the Piedmont.

Cape Fear (region)

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Cape Fear is a coastal plain and Tidewater region of North Carolina centered about the city of Wilmington.