Where is everybody from?

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  1. Originplus profile image60
    Originplusposted 15 years ago

    Me-> I'm from New York, currently residing in the Bronx.

  2. C.M. Vanderlinden profile image63
    C.M. Vanderlindenposted 15 years ago

    Detroit metro area

  3. Olive S. profile image58
    Olive S.posted 15 years ago

    My dad was born in San francisco ,but his mom was born in Ireland. And his dad was born in southern France. Mom was born in Norway her mom and dad born in Scotland. I was born in San Francisco. Yet, all my bros. + sisters were all born in Norway. tongue wow!

  4. Maddie Ruud profile image75
    Maddie Ruudposted 15 years ago

    I was born in Oakland, California and raised for the most part in Berkeley, with a year in Lexington, Massachusetts, and a year in Oxford, England.  I lived in Arizona briefly as a teen, and more recently in the Dallas area of Texas.  Now I'm back in the Bay Area, and don't plan on leaving.  We're spoiled out here!!!

    1. Olive S. profile image58
      Olive S.posted 15 years agoin reply to this

      lol, wow, that's nice. smile have you ever been to San Francisco? or Norway, Wales?

      1. Maddie Ruud profile image75
        Maddie Ruudposted 15 years agoin reply to this

        Of course I've been to SF!  I'm there regularly.  It's only a few minutes by subway.

    2. gamergirl profile image88
      gamergirlposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      I was born in Berkeley (at the Kaiser Permanente there) and lived in Alameda for a short while. 

      More specifically, I'm from my mom.  tongue

      1. Maddie Ruud profile image75
        Maddie Ruudposted 15 years agoin reply to this

        I lived in Alameda for a good 6 months last year... Just a few blocks from the Tiki Lounge, formerly Lincoln's Address, if you know where that is.

  5. C.S.Alexis profile image88
    C.S.Alexisposted 15 years ago

    I am from The Calumet Region of Illinois/Indiana

  6. Saph profile image60
    Saphposted 15 years ago

    I'm from the beautiful state of Colorado smile

  7. Originplus profile image60
    Originplusposted 15 years ago

    alot of west coaster...cook smile

  8. Inspirepub profile image74
    Inspirepubposted 15 years ago

    The international members (and some from the Deep South, which apparently counts as a foreign place!) have just posted their locations in the "Where in the world ..." thread, so they are unlikely to pop up again on this one. You might like to go look them up over there.


  9. BipO Lars profile image60
    BipO Larsposted 15 years ago

    I'm pretty much a lifelong Washington state resident, mostly near Seattle. I also spent a little over a year in Wisconsin, but I was an infant at the time. And, no, it doesn't rain up here as much as most people think. It's just gray a lot, especially this time of year.

  10. compu-smart profile image88
    compu-smartposted 15 years ago


    When i say im from  London, people normally say "wow" or "cool" which it can be on one hand and not so cool on the other!!

  11. SweetiePie profile image84
    SweetiePieposted 15 years ago

    I have lived in Southern California all my life.

  12. amy jane profile image74
    amy janeposted 15 years ago

    I am originally from NY - the suburbs of NYC. I married a city boy and we made a big move. All the way to Connecticut smile  We would like to move somewhere warmer, but all of our family is here, so we will stay. For now.

  13. Wolfy profile image92
    Wolfyposted 15 years ago

    Im from California (bay area), im new here, and CRAZY addicted to hubbing.  :-)

  14. trakker14 profile image62
    trakker14posted 15 years ago

    I am from the  state of New Hampshire but was born in Brockton Massachusetts.

  15. Paraglider profile image88
    Paragliderposted 15 years ago

    I'm from South-West Scotland but currently living in the Middle East (where the weather's better, but that's not the reason!)

  16. VioletSun profile image79
    VioletSunposted 15 years ago

    I am originally from South America,  but lived in NY for most of my life. Now I live in a rural town in Oregon with my nature loving soulmate; its quite a change from the fast pace of the big city! smile

  17. elisabeth reid profile image66
    elisabeth reidposted 15 years ago

    Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image58
      Mark Knowlesposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      My wife is from Manitou Springs - up the hill.

      1. elisabeth reid profile image66
        elisabeth reidposted 15 years agoin reply to this

        Manitou's pretty -- I like it, especially during the holidays.   I'm impressed that you were able to charm her away.


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    Hovalisposted 15 years ago

    I live in Sydney, Australia. Originally I hail from the Hunter Valley, and lived about 15 minutes away from the vineyards.

  19. stormyweather profile image67
    stormyweatherposted 15 years ago

    I'm from the South West of the UK, a county called Devon. Devon is considered to be a holiday destination and is mostly agricultural.

  20. Blogger Mom profile image59
    Blogger Momposted 15 years ago

    I'm in Connecticut, a few miles away from NYC. smile

  21. grill'n guy profile image60
    grill'n guyposted 15 years ago

    Spent my first 50+ years in Nebraska so I guess that's where I am "from", Go Huskers! Learned to hate cold weather so now I live in SoCal, North County San Diego.

  22. ariellondono profile image59
    ariellondonoposted 15 years ago

    I am from Huntington , New York. How is everyone doing?

  23. topstuff profile image59
    topstuffposted 15 years ago


  24. Princessa profile image83
    Princessaposted 15 years ago

    I am from Peru, but I have lived in Scotland, New York, England, Spain, and now France.

  25. profile image0
    sandra rinckposted 15 years ago

    the land of Oz.

  26. Shirley Anderson profile image60
    Shirley Andersonposted 15 years ago

    From London, Ontario, Canada....Just moved to Hamilton, Ontario 3 weeks ago.

    Yes, it can be cold here....and hot.

  27. akeejaho profile image60
    akeejahoposted 15 years ago

    Born in Pheonix, grew up in upstate New York, and Pennsylvania, and live all over the place.  Now residing in Southweatern Minnesota.

  28. helpdeskian profile image59
    helpdeskianposted 15 years ago

    Pennsylvania here! By way of NC.

  29. H. P. Loveboat profile image77
    H. P. Loveboatposted 15 years ago

    South East Pennsylvania, born and raised.

  30. Mark Knowles profile image58
    Mark Knowlesposted 15 years ago

    I'm hard to resist big_smile big_smile

  31. Ralph Deeds profile image64
    Ralph Deedsposted 15 years ago

    Detroit area. Before that Boston, Ithaca, Bogota, Baton Rouge, Lincoln, Nebraska, and Aruba where I was born.

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    Om Paramapoonyaposted 15 years ago

    I grew up in Bangkok, Thailand and have lived in Sacramento, California, for five years. Hopefully, one day I'll move to San Francisco; it's my favorite city in the entire world!

  33. The Travel Bureau profile image59
    The Travel Bureauposted 15 years ago

    I'm from Si'mybio

  34. crazycat profile image38
    crazycatposted 15 years ago

    I'm from the Philippines but network is Idaho and US - because we protect American consumers. Nice to meet you all!

  35. Angela Harris profile image67
    Angela Harrisposted 15 years ago

    I don't know how in the world to answer this question, really. Do you mean this year, last year, or tomorrow? And yet, I still couldn't give a good answer. BUT I did grow up in Ohio and all of my family roots go WAY back in Kentucky. So I guess that's how I 'll answer.

  36. Rik Ravado profile image87
    Rik Ravadoposted 15 years ago

    I'm a couple 100 miles from stormyweather - Portsmouth In Hampshire UK.  Roughly the middle of the south coast of the UK - the warmest bit of the UK (which doesn't say much!)

  37. SparklingJewel profile image66
    SparklingJewelposted 15 years ago

    I am originally from a small town in southeast Kansas, good 'ole USA

  38. profile image0
    ysdataposted 15 years ago

    I'm from Dover, Delaware

  39. Kiter profile image59
    Kiterposted 15 years ago

    Adelaide Hills, South Australia smile

  40. rosen profile image60
    rosenposted 15 years ago

    Nice to see a few fellow Aussies here.
    I, myself am from Melbourne, Australia.

  41. Uninvited Writer profile image77
    Uninvited Writerposted 15 years ago

    I'm from Kitchener, Ontario. I am sick of winter and I'm longing for the summer days.

  42. Bonnie Ramsey profile image69
    Bonnie Ramseyposted 15 years ago

    Ok, I'm an oddball. I was born and raised in central Mississippi. I recently moved to north Mississippi and we just moved into our new home this week in New Albany, MS. Woooohooooo! It is in the country yet only 5 miles from town and hubby's work so it's perfect!
    Is there anyone else on HP that's from the south? Geez! I feel like the lone ranger here! lol

    Bonnie Ramsey

  43. Just_Rodney profile image72
    Just_Rodneyposted 15 years ago

    I am from Sunny South Africa

  44. cflynn profile image75
    cflynnposted 15 years ago

    Hi all
    I am from dublin ireland.


  45. WeddingConsultant profile image65
    WeddingConsultantposted 15 years ago

    I'm from the D.C. Metro area.  Pretty close to Misha, so I guess that makes me part celebrity just by association!

  46. ladyk78 profile image59
    ladyk78posted 15 years ago

    I am from Philadelphia, PA.

  47. Angela Harris profile image67
    Angela Harrisposted 15 years ago

    Bonnie, I already posted but my entire family is from Kentucky. I am currently in Georgia and will probably be in Texas soon. Does that count?

    1. writewanda profile image58
      writewandaposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      Texas ALWAYS counts!!! I am Wanda from Michigan originally (got out just in time!) For the past 10 years I have lived in the TEXAS!

      1. Angela Harris profile image67
        Angela Harrisposted 15 years agoin reply to this

        You DID get out of Michigan just in time. The job market there is absolutely dreadful. And I'm looking forward to going to Texas, but I will miss my little town in Georgia. We lived in Texas for almost a year in Dallas, and I loved it. The whole Texas pride thing is great.

        1. writewanda profile image58
          writewandaposted 15 years agoin reply to this

          I went back to Michigan last year, it is sooo depressing, it was like a ghost town with everything closing down... soooo sad!

          I can't wait till you come to Texas. Drop me a line so I can say "Welcome to Texas Ya'll!"

  48. Marco_Man profile image58
    Marco_Manposted 15 years ago

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  49. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 15 years ago

    I'm from half way between London and Windsor Ontario Canada. It looks as if there are a couple of Canadians on Hubpages too.Eh...zs

  50. Silent Assassin profile image61
    Silent Assassinposted 15 years ago

    I'm from Taranaki, New Zealand.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image58
      Mark Knowlesposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      Nobody is from Taranaki, New Zealand big_smile


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