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East Coast of the United States

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The states colored in dark red are always thought of as the East Coast. All parts that have stripes are sometimes not thought of as the East Coast.

The East Coast of the United States, is a part of the United States. It is also called the "Eastern Seaboard" or "Atlantic Seaboard". The East Coast refers, or talks about, the farthest east states of the US. These states touch the Atlantic Ocean all the way up to Canada. It is usually used to talk about the northern half of this region, the thirteen original states plus Maine and Washington, D.C.. The southern half of this region is more often thought to be the South or Southeast.