Fascinating Facts About U.S. State Borders
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Since the founding of the United States, state lines have been determined by a variety of factors, including natural features such as rivers or mountain ranges, railroad lines, political tensions, and land purchases. This has led to some pretty peculiar aspects of state lines, whether that’s one state quietly jutting into another or part of a state completely separated from the rest. These seven fascinating facts about U.S. state borders showcase just how unique the country’s delineations are.