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Connecticut – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: Connecticut is bordered by two major East Coast states, Massachusetts and New York, and serves as a suburb for many of their city workers. Connecticut has been historically important due to its major waterways and easy access to the Atlantic Ocean. Counties and Regions: The state of Connecticut has eight counties, but [...]

Massachusetts – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a New England state found directly beneath New Hampshire and Vermont. It is known for its complicated system of bays and capes, as well as the socially and historically important city of Boston. Counties and Regions: Massachusetts has fourteen counties, although some of these are actually less [...]

Maine – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: Maine is the northernmost state on America’s East Coast and is also the easternmost state out of the entire United States. It is known for its rugged topography, with much of the area being covered with mountains and pine forests. Seafood is an important part of Maine culture, as the majority of [...]

Vermont – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: Vermont is a state in the northern part of the East Coast, and is the nation’s smallest landlocked state. It is somewhat less urbanized than many other eastern states and is known for its lush forests and maple trees. Counties and Regions: At its inception, Vermont only had two counties, but over [...]

New Hampshire – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: New Hampshire is located in the historic New England portion of the United States, and is the northernmost New England state other than Maine. Its proximity to Quebec means that New Hampshire shares some common heritage with French Canadians. Counties and Regions: New Hampshire is a small state with only ten counties, [...]

Pennsylvania-Fast Facts

Location and Geography: The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is the only original U.S. colony not to border the sea, being mostly surrounded by land and with a small connection to Lake Erie in the northwest. The state is known for its rivers and wooded areas, extending from a cold mountainous region in the west to a [...]