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Regions of US States

For each region, name the US state in which it is primarily located.
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Last updated: April 01, 2013
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Region
State
Long Island
New York
Puget Sound
Washington
The Big Island
Hawaii
Research Triangle
North Carolina
Aleutian Islands
Alaska
Cape Cod
Massachusetts
The Keys
Florida
Brazos Valley
Texas
Region
State
Black Hills
South Dakota
Outer Banks
North Carolina
Lower Peninsula
Michigan
Central Valley
California
Kenai Peninsula
Alaska
Inland Empire
California
The Poconos
Pennsylvania
Space Coast
Florida
Region
State
Willamette Valley
Oregon
Bluegrass Region
Kentucky
Acadiana
Louisiana
Skylands
New Jersey
Finger Lakes
New York
Door Peninsula
Wisconsin
Green Mountains
Vermont
Tidewater
Virginia
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level 52
May 11, 2013
Didn't realise you could use a state more than once- would have helped if I'd read the instructions. But then again maybe not as I didn't recognise that many and only scored 5!
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level 41
May 13, 2013
i hate quizzes where a state is used more than once. spread out the love
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level 20
May 14, 2013
Haha I knew Puget Sound from Owl City's song Hello Seattle :P
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level 44
May 14, 2013
Being from NJ I just want to say that "Skylands" is more a region made up by the tourism bureau. The Pine Barrens would be one more fitting for NJ.
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level 65
Nov 4, 2015
Agreed. I grew up in New Jersey (about 10 miles south of what is apparently defined as "the Skylands", in fact) and literally the only time I ever saw that term was in a tourism brochure at a "visitor center". The Pine Barrens would definitely be a better choice, as that's a term for a region that people in New Jersey actually use.
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level 70
Mar 5, 2017
Have lived most of my life in NJ and have known of the Pine Barrens (and it's most famous mythical inhabitant, the Jersey Devil....hence the name of the professional hockey team) since the mid-70s. I never heard of the Skylands region until this year. And I've now LIVED in the Skylands region for nearly 20 years. Pine Barrens >>>> Skylands. Not. Even. Close.
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level 77
May 29, 2018
New Jersey did not sound like the kind of state that would have a region called "Skylands." I guessed literally every state west of the Mississippi before that.
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level 61
Jun 18, 2018
Agreed, I tried at least 40 states before I tried New Jersey for Skylands.
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level 59
Jan 25, 2014
I grew up in New Jersey and I've never heard of "Skylands."
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level 52
Apr 22, 2014
21/24 :)
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level 80
Jul 7, 2014
The spelling of that stupid state... I *KNEW* the picture.
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level 71
Sep 13, 2014
"Skylands" should be "the Highlands" for NJ. Or even better, change it to the Pine Barrens, as suggested above.
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level 46
Dec 29, 2014
Never heard of the Northeast Kingdom, but NC feels the love for the Outer Banks and RTP. Great quiz!
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level 66
Jul 1, 2015
North Idaho is also known as the Inland Empire. It was actually the name of our football conference at Coeur d' Alene High School.
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level 13
Jul 10, 2015
The first one was obvious for me because I live there
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level 46
Aug 11, 2015
Never heard of Skylands for New Jersey. I don't even know what it would stand for. I eventually got it, but that was just through guessing and working my way through the map of the U.S. as I knew all the others. As others suggested, I think the Pine Barrens would be more appropriate. Nice quiz otherwise.
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level 65
Nov 4, 2015
Agreed. I grew up in New Jersey (about 10 miles south of what is apparently defined as "the Skylands", in fact) and literally the only time I ever saw that term was in a tourism brochure at a "visitor center". The Pine Barrens would definitely be a better choice, as that's a term for a region that people in New Jersey actually use.
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level 75
Oct 27, 2015
Kinda picky on the spelling of Massachusetts.
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level 57
May 23, 2017
Missed 3, two were California. Actually starting typing it but second guessed myself
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level 67
Oct 3, 2017
Could you walk the boundary of the USA Mainland? try this quiz...here it is
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level 24
Oct 31, 2017
No love for the Green Giant of Connecticut? The mountain/hilly range that's covered in trees.
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level 28
May 16, 2018
The skylands has got to be one of the most obscure regions to have come up with. I was born and raised in the skylands and I barely even know what it is.