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These Maps Show How Thanksgiving Celebrations Differ Across The US

Thanksgiving is around the corner, but not everyone celebrates the holiday the same way.

eBay’s Deals Blog just released a series of maps showing how different parts of the country give thanks. People in the Southwest and Midwest appear to enjoy a few more drinks with their big meal than the rest of the country, Thanksgiving dinners on the West coast take place a little earlier than those on the East, and almost everyone in the country (except a spot in Montana and the Texas Panhandle) says what they’re thankful for sometime during the day.

The eBay Deals Blog created these maps based on 13,000 responses they got from a variety of online survey tools, none of them on eBay properties. Check out the maps below:

The Midwest and Southwest appear to drink the most on Thanksgiving, while Idaho, the Texas Panhandle and Maine appear to abstain.

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From Montana down to New Mexico, Thanksgiving dinner starts around 6 p.m. It occurs a little later in the rest of the country.

Start Eating Thanksgiving

Almost everyone in the country says what they’re thankful for at some point on Thanksgiving day.

Thankful For

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