Southeastern United States

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the Southeast

Red states show the core of the Southeast, states shown as pink may or may not be included in the Southeast, and thus their inclusion or exclusion varies from source to source.

The Southeastern United States or simply the Southeast refers to a region in the southeastern part of the USA. It usually consists of the following southern states:

and sometimes:

These states are more often referred to as simply the South, although that term also includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky. All of these states, with the exception of Oklahoma (which was not a state at the time), West Virginia and Kentucky, were members of the Confederate States of America.

Geographic regions of the United States
Central | Coastal States | Deep South | East | East Coast | Gulf Coast | Mid-Atlantic | Midwest
Mountain States | New England | North | Northeast | Northwest | Pacific | South | South Atlantic
South Central | Southeast | Southwest | Upper Midwest | West | West Coast
Multinational regions: Border States | Great Lakes | Great Plains | Pacific Northwest
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