Appalachian Studies: Research Guide
Appalachia Research Guide
Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Deep Creek valley. [Photograph]. In Encyclopædia Britannica Online Library Edition. Retrieved from http://library.eb.com/eb/art-101905
What is Appalachia?
The Appalachian Regional Commission defines Appalachia as a "205,000-square-mile region that
follows the spine of the Appalachian Mountains from southern New York to
northern Mississippi. It includes all of West Virginia and parts of the following 12 states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia".
Click here to view a map of Appalachia.