Unusual Maps That Provide Little-Known Facts About America

Most people use maps to find roads, rivers, and other geographical locations. But have you ever seen a map of climate disasters? What about the most effective driving route to reach all towns called Springfield? Unusual maps, created by both government agencies and bored internet users, display little-known facts about the U.S. You might be surprised by what you see.

Which State Produces Which Food

Have you ever questioned which state produces the food you eat? In 2014, the USDA released a map that portrayed where most U.S. foods come from.

A USDA map depicts which states produce which food.
USDA
USDA

Much of the United States’s food comes from five states: Minnesota, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and California. California harvests 80% of the country’s strawberries, and Maine grows 99% of the country’s blueberries.