Southeastern United States Wall Map
The Southeastern United States Wall Map highlights an elaborate know-how of the political and topographical layout of the region. This sector encapsulates the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Boundaries of States are demarcated with defined margins. States names, capitals and major cities are easily identifiable with readable fonts.
Oceans and gulfs are clearly depicted along with other terrain features. The map also shares data on the transportation network interlinking the region with route charts. Attractive and informative,the wall map makes a great map for reference in schools, homes and offices.
Details on the map
Designed with accuracy using current map data, this Southeastern United States Wall Map is a high quality image of the political and physical layout of the region. The states that define this sector are Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Each Federal division is projected in their true proportions with clear demarcation of boundaries. Provincial capitals and major cities are names to indicate placement. The physical landscape is depicted with attractive imagery and variation in color. Significant terrain features are captioned and can be placed easily on the frame.
Oceans and gulfs are easily identifiable. The Map also shares information on transportation networks interlinking the entire region. Interstate, national and state highways are drawn out with color coded route charts and specific numbering. An informative key table is added to the exhibit to help understand symbolic representations in the title frame.
This wall map of the Southeastern region is a perfect reference tool which stands out for its attractive imagery, quality and usability.
Location on the map
The Southeastern region of the United States is bordered to the north by the states of Kentucky and Virginia. Missouri can be placed on the north western corner. Arkansas can be placed on the west whereas Louisiana borders the region to the southwest and south. The Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean binds this sector to the south and south east and east respectively.
The most populous state in the region is Florida with a population of approximately 20,612,439, followed by Georgia and North Carolina.
Major Cities and Metropolitans
Jacksonville is the most populous city of Florida as well as the most populous city in the southeastern region of the United States. The other major cities of the region include Charlotte in North Carolina, Nashville and Memphis in Tennessee and Atlanta in Georgia. The largest metropolitan area is South Florida followed by Metro Atlanta and Tampa Bay Area on the west coast of Florida.
The Southeastern geographical region of the United States falls under two different time zones namely the Eastern Time Zone and Central Time Zone.
Eastern Time Zone: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, most of Florida and the eastern part of Tennessee fall under the Eastern Time Zone and observes the Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Central Time Zone: The states of Alabama, Mississippi, western part of Tennessee, the panhandle of Florida in the northwestern side fall under the Central Time Zone and follow the Central Standard Time (CST) which is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Physical Features of the Region
The Gulf of Mexico can be placed at the south part and Atlantic Ocean form the southeastern and eastern coast of this region. Major mountain features include the Appalachian ranges, Great Smoky Mountains, The Blue Ridge Mountain and the Black Mountains. Mount Mitchell is the highest peak of the Appalachian region and is located in the state of North Carolina.
The Piedmont plateau dominates the central part between the Atlantic coastal plains and the Appalachian Mountain ranges. The Mississippi River is the longest river of this region and empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Big Black River, Pearl River, Chattooga River, Carolina bay, estuaries, salt marshes and sand hills are other significant physical attributes of this region.
More about the Southeastern States
The Southeastern region of the United States encapsulates seven federal divisions which are Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Alabama: Alabama is known as the “Heart of Dixie”. Dixie is the nickname used for the southern United States. The State capital is Montgomery and the most populous city is Birmingham while the oldest settlement of the state is Mobile. The US State of Alabama is divided into 67 counties. The Range of Zip codes of the state is from 35004- 36925.
Florida: Tallahassee is the State Capital and also the largest city in the Florida Big Band and Florida panhandle region. It is divided into 67 Counties. Jacksonville is not only the most populous city of Florida but also the largest city in terms of land area in contiguous US. The Zip Code of the state ranges from 32003-34997.
Georgia: Named after King George II of Great Britain, it is the eight most populous state of the US. Atlanta the state capital, is the largest and most populous city of the state. The Atlanta metropolitan area is the cultural and economic center of the state and also the 9th largest metropolitan area of the nation. The US State of Georgia is divided into 159 counties. It also has 8 consolidated city counties and the Zip Code of the state ranges from 30002-39901.
Mississippi: The State capital of Mississippi is named after General Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. The city is located in Hinds County and is the most populous city of the state. The Greater Jackson Metropolitan area comprises the major population of the state. Mississippi is divided into 82 counties. The Range of Zip codes in the state of Mississippi is from 38601-39776.
North Carolina: North Carolina is the 28th largest and the 9th most populous state of the USA. North Carolina is divided into 100 counties. Mecklenburg is the biggest in terms of population concentration and Dare County is the largest in terms of land area. The State capital is Raleigh and Charlotte is the most populous city of the state. The Range of Zip codes in North Carolina is from 27006-28909.
South Carolina: South Carolina is named in honor of King Charles I, of England who was the first to establish South Carolina as an English Colony. South Carolina was the 8th state to ratify the US Constitution. The capital of the state is Columbia located in Richland County. It is also the second largest city of the state. The largest city is Charleston and the largest metropolitan is Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin. South Carolina is divided into 46 Counties. The Zip Code of the state ranges from 32003-34997.
Tennessee: Tennessee is divided into 95 counties. The Great Valley region has a concentration of urban population and the major cities of Knoxville and Chattanooga are both located in this region. Nicknamed “Athens of the South”, Nashville is the state capital and the most populous city of the State. The Range of Zip codes in Tennessee is from 29401- 29493.
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