Appalachia Region

The Appalachian region spans from different parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, and all of West Virginia.

Food Deserts In Appalachia:

  • An article by the Oxford Human Rights Hub about food deserts in Appalachia and Socio-Economic Ill and Opportunities for Reform. Describes the region and why it is so heavily affected.

For a full PDF report from 2017 on Appalachia and their health disparities

  • The PDF report by the Appalachian Regional Commission is at the bottom of the page.