East Coast of the United States

  • east coast of the united states
    coastline
    300px
    map of the east coast of the united states
    country united states
    population
     (2017 estimate)
     • total118,042,627
    time zoneutc−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.[1]

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East Coast of the United States
300px
Map of the East Coast of the United States
Country United States
Population
 (2017 estimate)
 • Total118,042,627
Time zoneUTC−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.[1]