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# Where is the geographic center of the 50 United States?

## Where is the geographic center of the 50 United States?

The geographic center of the United States is northeast of Belle Fourche in Butte County, South Dakota 44°58′N 103°46′WCoordinates: 44°58′N 103°46′W, while that of the contiguous 48 states is near Lebanon in Smith County, Kansas 39°50′N 98°35′W.

## Where is the exact middle of the US?

The exact geographic centre of the continental USA lies at latitude 39.50 north and longitude 98.35 west or, more prosaically, about a mile north-west of the little town of Lebanon in north-central Kansas.

In which state is the geographic center of the lower 48 states of all 50 states?

Kansas
The Geographic Center of the Lower 48 States is located north of Lebanon, Kansas. It was determined by finding the center of gravity for the contiguous United States, that is, the point at which a plane map of the 48 states would balance if it were of uniform thickness.

### What city is closest to the center of the US?

Contents

1. 1 Overview.
2. 2 Contiguous United States. 2.1 Overview. 2.2 Marker. 2.3 Method of measurement. 2.4 Cultural references.

### Where is the center of the lower 48 states?

Contiguous United States The geographic center of the 48 contiguous or conterminous United States, determined in a 1918 survey, is located at 39°50′N 98°35′W, about 2.6 miles (4.2 km) northwest of the center of Lebanon, Kansas, approximately 12 miles (19 km) south of the Kansas–Nebraska border.

What is the most central city in the USA?

Geographic Center of the United States. The Geographic Center of the United States (contiguous 48 states) is located about two miles northwest of Lebanon, Kansas. Take US Highway 281 north 1 mile, and turn west one mile on K-191 to the marker which was erected at the end of the paved road.

## Where is The geo-center of the 50 states?

of the 50 States In 1959, after Alaska and Hawaii became states, the geographic centerpoint of the nation shifted far to the north and west of Lebanon KS (the centerpoint of the 48 conterminous states ). The geo-center is now located on private ranchland in a rural part of Butte County SD.

## Where is the geographical center of the US?

The geographic center of the US is located outside of Belle Fourche, South Dakota. The geographic center of the US lies within private land near Belle Fourche, South Dakota.

Where is The geo-Center in Butte County SD?

The geo-center is now located on private ranchland in a rural part of Butte County SD. The county seat, Belle Fourche*, is the nearest town, and its proximity to the center is highlighted in much of their promotional literature.

### Where is the centre of the nation monument?

Located at the Tri-State museum and the Visitor Centre, the Centre of the Nation Monument is a designator marker indicating the location of the geographical center of the US in Belle Fourche. The monument has a 21-foot diameter made from granite. The monument is built in the shape of a compass with a map of the US.