Would you believe that Reno, Nevada
is west of Los Angeles, California?
Don’t believe it? Scroll down to the map!
Now that I have your attention, I have a few other facts similar to that. I’ll let you check the map yourselves.
1. Spokane, Washington is further west than San Diego, if only by a third of a degree (117.4250 West vs. 117.1625 West)
2. Mountain City, Tennessee is closer to Canada than it is to Memphis, Tennessee. Check it out here.
3. The western-most state of the United States is Alaska.
4. All of South America is east of Ohio, or Atlanta, Georgia, for that matter.