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The US Southeast is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, but the Census Bureau does not provide a standard definition of a "Southeast" region of the United States, and organizations that need to subdivide the US are free to define a "Southeast" region to fit their needs. [1] However, Georgia is almost always included, Texas is never included, and inclusion of other states varies. Historic Southern United States. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ...


Atlanta is the central metropolis of the Southeast [2] [3] , and the Southeast roughly corresponds to an area with Atlanta centrally located, with Hartsfield as the region's airline hub. Much of Virginia is associated with the Washington, Richmond or Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metropolitan areas. A portion of the latter extends into North Carolina. This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... For other uses, see Metropolis (disambiguation). ... Hartsfield is a surname, which may be used in reference to: Former mayor of Atlanta, GA, William B. Hartsfield Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (formerly known as The William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport) Category: ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... It has been suggested that National Capital Region (United States) be merged into this article or section. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic dic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (I) Area  - City 62. ... Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia from space, July 1996 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA is a U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of June, 2003. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ...


The region boasts a number of prominent universities, with several large research universities of longstanding significance (such as University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, UNC Chapel Hill, Furman University, University of Georgia, Emory University, Duke University, Medical College of Georgia, Medical University of South Carolina, Clemson University, University of South Carolina and Georgia Institute of Technology) exerting an influence beyond the region. Research Triangle Park, in the Raleigh-Durham urban area of North Carolina has emerged (over a nearly 50-year existence) as a major hub of technology, governmental and biotechnological research and development, as has the Virginia BioTechnology Research Park in Richmond. The Cummings Research Park in the Huntsville, Alabama area is another of the largest research complexes in the nation. The University of Virginia (also called U.Va. ... Virginia Commonwealth University, or VCU, is a large public American research university with its main campuses located in downtown Richmond, Virginia. ... This article or section should include material from Virginia Bioinformatics Institute. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is the eleventh-oldest institution of higher education and the oldest public university in the United States. ... The Bell Tower Furman University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian university in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. ... The University of Georgia (UGA) is the largest institution of higher learning in the U.S. state of Georgia. ... Emory University is a private university located in the metropolitan area of the city of Atlanta and in western unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ... In 1828 the Medical Academy of Georgia was chartered by the state of Georgia with plans to offer a single course of lectures leading to a bachelors degree. ... The Medical University of South Carolina opened in Charleston, South Carolina in 1824 as a small private college for the training of physicians. ... Clemson University is a public, coeducational, land-grant, research university located in Clemson, South Carolina, United States. ... The University of South Carolina, Columbia (USC or Carolina) is a public, co-educational, research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. ... The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, is a public, coeducational research university, part of the University System of Georgia, and located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia, Metz, France and Singapore. ... Research Triangle Park (RTP) is the largest research park in the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section can be improved by converting lengthy lists to text. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic dic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (I) Area  - City 62. ... Cummings Research Park, located primarily in the city of Huntsville, Alabama is the second largest research park in the United States, and the fourth largest in the world. ... Huntsville, Alabama (top center), near the Tennessee border, is north of Birmingham and northeast of Decatur, across the Tennessee River flowing northwest. ...


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A Look At Atlanta p. 6 x x x x x x x
Atlantic Coast Conference x x x x x
Southeastern Conference x x x x x x x x x
Comcast Sports Southeast/Charter Sports Southeast x x x x x x x x x x x x
Southeast Conference, United Church of Christ part part x x part x
Southeast Conservative Baptist x x x x
Southeast Tourism Society x x x x x x x x x x x x
Southeast Division (NBA) x x x x
Southeast Division (NHL) x x x x x
Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor x x x x x x
I-85 Corridor x x x x x
BellSouth x x x x x x x x x
Visibility Improvement State and Tribal Association of the Southeast x x x x x x x x x x
Atlanta Journal Constitution [4] x x x x x x x x x x x

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is one of the oldest collegiate athletic leagues in the United States. ... The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is a college athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which operates in the southeastern part of the United States. ... CSS is a regional sports cable television network based in Atlanta, Georgia, serving 4. ... The Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ is the judicatory that provides services to, and relates the congregations of, the UCC within the states of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and central and eastern Tennessee. ... Southeast Conservative Baptists (more properly Southeast Conservative Baptist Association) is one of nine regional associations fellowshipping with the Conservative Baptist Association of America. ... The Southeast Division is a division in the Eastern Conference of the NBA. It was formed when the Charlotte Bobcats entered the NBA as an expansion team in 2004. ... The NHLs Southeast Division was formed in 1998 as part of the Eastern Conference due to expansion. ... Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor (SEHSR) is a passenger rail transportation project in the United States to connect with existing high speed rail corridor from Boston, Massachusetts to Washington, DC known as the Northeast Corridor (served by Amtraks Acela Express and Regional services and many commuter railroads) and extend... The I-85 Corridor is a multi-state region that follows I-85 across the Southeastern U.S. It includes several metropolitan areas: the Atlanta metropolitan area, The SC Upstate, Asheville, Charlotte metropolitan area, The NC Piedmont Triad, The NC Triangle, and Richmond-Petersburg. ... BellSouth Corporation was an American telecommunications holding company based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the only major daily newspaper in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and its suburbs. ...

Largest metropolitan areas

Beyond Megalopolis by Virginia Tech's Metropolitan Institute, an attempt to update Jean Gottmann's work with current trends, defines two "megapolitan areas" contained within the Southeast, out of a total of ten such areas in the United States: This article or section should include material from Virginia Bioinformatics Institute. ... Jean Gottmann (October 10, 1915 – February 28, 1994) was a French geographer who was most widely known for coining the term megalopolis to describe the condition of the Boston-Washington corridor. ... A Megapolitan Area, or Megapolitan for short, are clustered networks of American cities whose population exceeds or will exceed 10 million by the year 2040. ...

Two others tie some areas on the margins of the Southeast to urban centers in other regions: Location of metropolitan area in the state of Florida Major cities Miami, Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 15,896 km² (6,137 mi²) 2,621 km² (1,011 mi²) 16. ... Central Florida is the central region of the United States state of Florida, on the East Coast. ...

  • "Gulf Coast" extending as far east as the western tip of Florida
  • "Northeast" including much of eastern Virginia
Rank Metropolitan Area Population State(s)
1 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 5,422,200 Florida
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria 5,290,400 Virginia / District of Columbia / Maryland / West Virginia
3 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta 5,249,121 Georgia
4 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 2,589,637 Florida
5 Orlando-Kissimmee 1,997,437 Florida
6 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News 1,700,000 Virginia / North Carolina
7 Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord 1,521,278 North Carolina / South Carolina
8 Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro 1,498,836 Tennessee
9 Raleigh-Durham 1,467,434 North Carolina
10 Jacksonville 1,348,381 Florida
11 Richmond 1,300,000 Virginia
12 Memphis 1,260,905 Tennessee/Mississippi/Arkansas
13 Louisville-Jefferson County 1,245,920 Kentucky
14 Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson 1,203,795 South Carolina

The Miami Urbanized Area stretches along the Atlantic Coast for most of the length of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metropolitan Area, but is confined to a relatively narrow area between the coast and the Everglades. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... It has been suggested that National Capital Region (United States) be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Largest metro area Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 101 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Largest metro area Charleston metro area Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... The Atlanta metropolitan area, commonly referred to as Metro Atlanta in Georgia, is the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States and consists of 28 counties in Georgia. ... The Tampa-St. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... The Orlando-Kissimmee, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as the Orlando Area, Metro Orlando or (more colloquially) Greater Orlando, is the state of Floridas third most densely populated metropolitan region. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia from space, July 1996 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA is a U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of June, 2003. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... Counties most commonly associated with the Charlote Metro area are in dark red, counties often included are light red, and counties sometimes included are in orange. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude 78° 32′ W to 83... The Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN is the 39th largest Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the United States[1] and the largest metropolitan area in the state of Tennessee, encompassing its north central section. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section can be improved by converting lengthy lists to text. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... Jacksonville redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic dic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (I) Area  - City 62. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... City nickname: The River City or The Bluff City Location in the state of Tennessee County Shelby County, Tennessee Area  - Total  - Water 763. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Largest metro area Little Rock Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,002 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... The Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area is the 43rd largest Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the United States. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Greenville is a large city and county seat located in Greenville County6 in South Carolina. ... Spartanburg is a city located in Spartanburg County in South Carolina, a state of the United States of America, and 98 miles northwest of Columbia. ... Anderson is a city located in Anderson County, South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude 78° 32′ W to 83...

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