Wikipedia:WikiProject Appalachia

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The scope of this project is twofold:

  • Any article relating to the history or culture of the region of Appalachia


  • To create, improve, and/or maintain articles relating to Appalachia or the Appalachian Mountains
  • To categorize and create consistency for articles relating to Appalachia or the Appalachian Mountains
  • To add sections or subsections to articles within the project's scope explaining the article subject's relation to the Appalachian region


Active participants[edit]

To join the WikiProject Appalachia, edit this section and add *{{subst:me}} and any comments to the following list of members in alphabetical order by username.

  1. Amcbride (talk · contribs)
  2. Arx Fortis (talk · contribs)
  3. Bms4880 (talk · contribs)
  4. Dwalls (talk · contribs)
  5. FloNight (talk · contribs)
  6. J654567 (talk · contribs)
  7. Ken Gallager (talk · contribs)
  8. Ken Thomas (talk · contribs)
  9. ktr101 (talk · contribs)
  10. MariAdkins (talk · contribs)
  11. Omarcheeseboro (talk · contribs)
  12. Orlady (talk · contribs)
  13. SonPraises (talk · contribs)
  14. Triadian (talk · contribs)
  15. TTS51207 (talk · contribs)
  16. Willking1979 (talk · contribs)
  17. (talk · contribs)
  18. Guerillero (talk · contribs)
  19. Donatrip (talk · contribs)
  20. Eastcote (talk · contribs)
  21. Coal town guy (talk · contribs)
  22. Nicole21532 (talk · contribs)
  23. Caponer (talk · contribs)
  24. Bluestrike12 (talk · contribs)

Participant userbox[edit]

You may place {{User WP Appalachia}} on your user page to display the following userbox:

This template will add your user page to:

For other Appalachia user templates, please see:

Articles in need of attention[edit]

Appalachian Mountains[edit]


  • Appalachia — overhaul (in progress — see Discussion page)

Clean-up, copyediting[edit]

  • Check any of the 400 or so counties (see list on the ARC website) in Appalachia for basic copyediting and clean-up; ensure they are in order and consistent with other county articles, remove any copy-pasted information or insulting language, remove non-notables from notable residents lists, etc.


Discussion page template[edit]

{{AppalachiaProject}} appears as

WikiProject Appalachia (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject icon This page is part of WikiProject Appalachia, a WikiProject dedicated to developing articles concerning Appalachia and the Appalachian Mountains. If you would like to participate, go to the project page to see a list of related articles needing attention.
 NA  This page does not require a rating on the quality scale.

Invite template[edit]

{{AppalachiaProjectInvite}} appears as:


{{User WP Appalachia}} appears as:


Articles in the Wikiproject are in Category:WikiProject Appalachia.

Related English-language Wikipedia categories:

Related categories at Wikimedia Commons:





  • Rudy Abramson and Jean Haskell (editors). Encyclopedia of Appalachia. Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press, 2006.
  • Richard B. Drake. A History of Appalachia. Lexington, Ken.: University Press of Kentucky, 2001.
  • John Alexander Williams. Appalachia: A History. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.