A quick overview of Appalachian facts and information.
A collection of regional maps produced by the ARC
Another in the excellent series of maps by National Geographic, this interactive map of Appalachia features markers of cultural, natural, and historical importance, as well as information on festivals in the region.
An interactive map of the Appalachian Trail, featuring functionality to create your own maps, as well as find information about shelters, parking, and vistas along the trail..
A collection of data from the ARC relating to counties within the Appalachian region
The Appalachian Regional Commission generates county-level maps to graphically display potential geographic patterns and spatial correlations in the data of various socioeconomic topics. These visual representations of the data reveal hidden patterns and conditions that may lead to further analysis, research, and regional policy development.
Our quilt block collection slideshow features all of the patterns currently in our collection of photos. The collection is a beautiful representation of this traditional form of craftsmanship at its finest.
This is statistical data from the ARC relating to Economic Status in Appalachia, including the 3-year unemployment rate, per-capita market income, and poverty rate as well as others. Includes state-specific numbers.
Educational data from the ARC for Appalachian High School and College graduation rates for 1980, 1990, and 2000
Unemployment rate information for Appalachia from the ARC for 2006, 2007, and 2008
Appalachian poverty rate information from the ARC for 1980, 1990, and 2000
Appalachian personal income rate information for 2007 from the ARC
Appalachian population change data from the ARC from 1990 – 2000