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| caption = Photograph of an elderly man and woman in work clothes by traveling photographer Albert J. Ewing. The photograph was likely taken in southern Ohio or West Virginia, ca. 1890-1910.
<p>Appalachia is a geographic region within the eastern portion of the United States. It includes all of West Virginia and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Ohio, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Within these thirteen states, a total of 397 counties are Appalachia counties, encompassing almost 200,000 square miles of land and including approximately twenty million people. Twenty-nine counties in southeastern Ohio are part of Appalachia. At the start of the twenty-first century, this portion of Ohio ranks as the poorest economic region in the state.</p>
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