east coast of the united states
map of the east coast of the united states
|country|| united states|
| • total||118,042,627|
|time zone||utc−5:00 (eastern time zone (etz))|
| • summer (dst)||utc−4:00 (eastern daylight time (edt))|
the east coast of the united states, also known as the eastern seaboard, the atlantic coast, and the atlantic seaboard, is the coastline along which the eastern united states meets the north atlantic ocean. regionally, the term refers to the coastal states and area east of the appalachian mountains that have shoreline on the atlantic ocean, from north to south, maine, new hampshire, massachusetts, rhode island, connecticut, new york, new jersey, delaware, maryland, virginia, north carolina, south carolina, georgia, and florida.