Exactly which states are in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West, according to the US government

The Northeast includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

New England consists of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

The Middle Atlantic division consists of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

The next Census region is the Midwest. It consists of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas.

East North Central consists of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Illinois.

The West North Central division comprises Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas.

The third region, the South, claims more states than any other region. According to the Census Bureau, the South consists of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma.

Washington, DC, is also included in the South.

The South Atlantic division contains Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, as well as Washington, DC.

The East South Central division contains Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi.

The West South Central division contains Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

The West consists of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii.

The Mountain division consists of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada.

The Pacific division consists of California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii.