East Coast of the United States

easternmost coast of the United States, located near the North Atlantic Ocean

The East Coast of the United States, is the Atlantic coastline of the United States. It is also called the "Eastern Seaboard" or "Atlantic Seaboard".

Map of the East Coast of the United States. Only the states that border the Atlantic Ocean are part of the East Coast.

The coastal states are the farthest eastern states of the United States. These states touch the Atlantic Ocean all the way up to Canada. Sometimes people use it to mean only the Northeastern United States. Other times they mean the thirteen original states plus Maine, Washington, D.C. and Florida.