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The Sun Belt, highlighted in red

The Sun Belt is a region of the United States generally considered to stretch across the South and Southwest. The Sun Belt has seen substantial demographic and economic growth in recent decades compared to the Rust Belt states of the Northeast.

Arizona, California, Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas are the states most commonly identified with the Sun Belt. Some people consider North Carolina to be a Sun Belt state because it has seen similar growth, although its climate is slightly more "wintry" than the others.

Interestingly, every elected President of the United States since 1964 has come from a Sun Belt State. They are:

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