Memphis Blues and Nashville Country

Geography and music, two things that most people don’t associate with the other. Listening to a song on the radio does not, in most normal people, lead to a consideration of the peculiar geography of many of the music styles which emerged over the past century. And...

San Diego

San Diego is often ranked as one of the most beautiful places in the United States to live. As the 17th largest metro area, San Diego has seen average growth in the last 20 years, but saw a large growth from 1970-2000. With a population over 3.3 million people, and an...

Buffalo

Buffalo, New York is a classic geographic study in locational advantage. After the British burned the city during the War of 1812, and with the opening of the Erie Canal in the 1820’s, the Lake Erie port town of Buffalo grew rapidly so that by 1860, Buffalo was ranked...