On 1/28/2019 at 2:11 PM, DiggingDogFarm said:
Some say that Appalachia is a state-of-mind more than a geographical region.
I think it's both, and MORE!
The soul of Appalachia extends well beyond any geographical definition.
Having said that, I do think the following is one of the best maps defining the "Appalachian Mountains."
Here's a comical comment pertaining to my area, specifically.
About right, I think. Includes the Piedmont, so I’m in Appalachia...or nearly so.