This section covers the United States and its political possessions.  It includes all fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin islands, and a number of islands in the Pacific Ocean—in addition to Hawaii—where the United States has various types of political responsibility. 



For web-viewing ease, this selection is divided into five regions:



NORTHEAST AND MID-ATLANTIC:  Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.


SOUTHEAST AND MID-SOUTH:  Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington DC, and West Virginia.


GREAT LAKES AND GREAT PLAINS:  Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.


NORTHWEST:  Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.


SOUTHWEST AND PACIFIC:  Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and various Pacific Islands.



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Last edited in January of 2010