ⓘ Tidewater (region)

                                     

ⓘ Tidewater (region)

It includes the low-lying plains of southeast Virginia, northeastern North Carolina, southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay. According to another definition geographically it covers about 50.000 square miles extending north from Long Island down south to the North Carolina-South Carolina border. This would include the state of Delaware and the Delmarva Peninsula.

The district received its name due to the influence of tides on local rivers, sounds and ocean, it has a centuries-old cultural heritage, which establishes the Tidewater region apart from other parts of the United States, especially the dialect of the English language, which gradually disappear, with the Islands and coastline.