East Coast of the United States

The east coast of the United States, also known as the Eastern Seaboard, the Atlantic Coast, and the Atlantic Seaboard, is the coastline along which the eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean. Regionally, the term refers to the coastal states and area east of the Appalachian Mountains that have shoreline on the Atlantic Ocean, from north to south, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.[2]

East Coast of the United States
Map of the East Coast of the United States, excluding subdivisions with tidal arms of the Atlantic
Country United States
Principal citiesBoston
New York City
Newark
Baltimore
Washington, D.C.
Virginia Beach
Raleigh
Charlotte
Atlanta
Jacksonville
Orlando
Tampa
Miami
Largest cityNew York City
Largest metropolitan areaNew York metropolitan area
Population
 (2017 estimate)
  Total118,042,627[1]
Time zoneUTC–05:00 (Eastern Time Zone (ETZ))
  Summer (DST)UTC–04:00 (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT))