Where is everybody from?

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  1. Originplus profile image59
    Originplusposted 11 years ago

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

  2. C.M. Vanderlinden profile image61
    C.M. Vanderlindenposted 11 years ago

    Detroit metro area

  3. Olive S. profile image59
    Olive S.posted 11 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 image74
    Maddie Ruudposted 11 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 image59
      Olive S.posted 11 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 image74
        Maddie Ruudposted 11 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 image59
      gamergirlposted 11 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 image74
        Maddie Ruudposted 11 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 image92
    C.S.Alexisposted 11 years ago

    I am from The Calumet Region of Illinois/Indiana

  6. Saph profile image61
    Saphposted 11 years ago

    I'm from the beautiful state of Colorado smile

  7. Originplus profile image59
    Originplusposted 11 years ago

    alot of west coaster...cook smile

  8. Inspirepub profile image83
    Inspirepubposted 11 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 11 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 image66
    compu-smartposted 11 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 11 years ago

    I have lived in Southern California all my life.

  12. amy jane profile image78
    amy janeposted 11 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 image98
    Wolfyposted 11 years ago

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

  14. trakker14 profile image60
    trakker14posted 11 years ago

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

  15. Paraglider profile image88
    Paragliderposted 11 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 image80
    VioletSunposted 11 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 image68
    elisabeth reidposted 11 years ago

    Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      My wife is from Manitou Springs - up the hill.

      1. elisabeth reid profile image68
        elisabeth reidposted 11 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.


  18. Hovalis profile image80
    Hovalisposted 11 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 image76
    stormyweatherposted 11 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 image66
    Blogger Momposted 11 years ago

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

  21. grill'n guy profile image60
    grill'n guyposted 11 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 image60
    ariellondonoposted 11 years ago

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

  23. topstuff profile image61
    topstuffposted 11 years ago


  24. Princessa profile image83
    Princessaposted 11 years ago

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

  25. profile image0
    sandra rinckposted 11 years ago

    the land of Oz.

  26. Shirley Anderson profile image66
    Shirley Andersonposted 11 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 image59
    akeejahoposted 11 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 11 years ago

    Pennsylvania here! By way of NC.

  29. H. P. Loveboat profile image85
    H. P. Loveboatposted 11 years ago

    South East Pennsylvania, born and raised.

  30. Mark Knowles profile image61
    Mark Knowlesposted 11 years ago

    I'm hard to resist big_smile big_smile

  31. Ralph Deeds profile image65
    Ralph Deedsposted 11 years ago

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

  32. Om Paramapoonya profile image92
    Om Paramapoonyaposted 11 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 image60
    The Travel Bureauposted 11 years ago

    I'm from Si'mybio

  34. crazycat profile image37
    crazycatposted 11 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 image68
    Angela Harrisposted 11 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 image89
    Rik Ravadoposted 11 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 image72
    SparklingJewelposted 11 years ago

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

  38. profile image0
    ysdataposted 11 years ago

    I'm from Dover, Delaware

  39. Kiter profile image59
    Kiterposted 11 years ago

    Adelaide Hills, South Australia smile

  40. rosen profile image62
    rosenposted 11 years ago

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

  41. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 11 years ago

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

  42. Bonnie Ramsey profile image78
    Bonnie Ramseyposted 11 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 image79
    Just_Rodneyposted 11 years ago

    I am from Sunny South Africa

  44. cflynn profile image70
    cflynnposted 11 years ago

    Hi all
    I am from dublin ireland.


  45. WeddingConsultant profile image66
    WeddingConsultantposted 11 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 image60
    ladyk78posted 11 years ago

    I am from Philadelphia, PA.

  47. Angela Harris profile image68
    Angela Harrisposted 11 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 11 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 image68
        Angela Harrisposted 11 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 11 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 image57
    Marco_Manposted 11 years ago

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  49. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 11 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 image60
    Silent Assassinposted 11 years ago

    I'm from Taranaki, New Zealand.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Nobody is from Taranaki, New Zealand big_smile


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