East South Central States constitute one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions of the United States.
Four states make up the division:
Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee. The division is one of three that together make up the larger Census Bureau Region known as the South (the other two of which are the South Atlantic States and the West South Central States).
The East South Central States form the core of
, one of the nine Old Dixie moral regions identified by James Patterson and Peter Kim in their acclaimed 1991 geopolitical best-seller, The Day America Told The Truth.
Demographics [ edit ]
As of 2010, the East South Central States had a combined population of 18,022,810. The East South Central region covers 183,401 square miles of land.
States in the East South Central Region
Top Ten Largest Cities by Population in the East South Central Region
Memphis, Tennessee 653,450
Nashville, Tennessee 634,464
Louisville, Kentucky 609,893
Lexington, Kentucky 308,428
Birmingham, Alabama 212,113
Montgomery, Alabama 201,332
Mobile, Alabama 194,899
Huntsville, Alabama 186,254
Knoxville, Tennessee 183,270
Chattanooga, Tennessee 173,366
Politics in the East South Central States [ edit ]
Bold denotes election winner.
Coordinates: 36°00′N 88°00′W / 36.0°N 88.0°W