The American Midwest

Following scholarly research and the official definition by the United States Census Bureau, the American Midwest includes twelve federal states: Iowa (IA), Indiana (IN), Illinois (IL), Kansas (KS), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Missouri (MO), Nebraska (NE), North Dakota (ND), Ohio (OH), South Dakota (SD), and Wisconsin (WI).

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The American Midwest
This map shows the location, states, and major cities of the American Midwest

Cartography: Stephan Fuchs

Further Reading

Shortridge, J.R. (1994): Middle West. Its Meaning in American Culture. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas.

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