Geography Survey: Where have you spent the most time in your life?

Cities
1-Oakley UT (Lived there for 16 years)
2-Park City UT (Worked/played/visited practically lived for 5 years)
3-Upland CA (residence from 2001-present)
4-La Verne CA (location of my University. There every single day for the past 4 years)
5-Antioch CA (residence from 1998-2001)
6-Salt Lake City (always a big deal to make a trip to the Big City!)
7-Los Angeles (I only go for concerts and cool stuff like that)
8-Pasadena (same)
9-Kamas Ut (That’s where my grandparents live and where my schools were located)
10–Um, Las Vegas

States
1-Utah
2-California
3-Nevada

Countries
1-USA
2-Italy (only foreign country Iv’e ever visited)

Cities

  1. Ashburnham, MA-residence for 15 years
  2. Westminster, MA-frequent visits, work, family moved there
  3. Lowell, MA-2 years of school/residence
  4. Fitchburg, MA-practically daily visits in earlier life
  5. Leominster, MA-errands, family visits
  6. West Yarmouth, MA/Hyannis, MA (right next to one another)-family visits
  7. Gardner, MA-errands, dates, hanging out, visiting people…frequent visits.
  8. Malden, MA/Somerville, MA (walking distance)-spending every weekend there during the summers, drum corps
  9. Rindge, NH-errands
  10. Chelmsford, MA-have been working there for a few months
    States
  11. Massachusetts
  12. New Hampshire
  13. Connecticut
  14. California
  15. other misc. states during tour

Countries

  1. USA
  2. Germany
  3. Italy
  4. Netherlands
  5. Belgium
  1. Chagrin Falls, Ohio - 8 years
  2. Lexington, Kentucky - 7 years
  3. Denver/Aurora/Golden/Pine, Colorado - 7 years
  4. Cleveland Heights, Ohio - 6 years
  5. Pueblo, Colorado - 5 years
  6. Danville, Kentucky - 4 years
  7. Bloomington, Indiana - 4 years
  8. Laramie/Centennial, Wyoming - 3 years
  9. Gaithersburg, Maryland - 1 year
  10. Pontiac, Michigan - 9 months

States:

  1. Ohio
  2. Colorado
  3. Kentucky
  4. Indiana
  5. Wyoming

Countries:

  1. Canada
  2. UK
  3. Australia
  4. New Zealand
  5. Mexico

Cities/Towns:

  1. Monroe Twp., NJ - raised there - 15 years or so
  2. Old Bridge, NJ - about 5 years residence total
  3. South River, NJ - ditto
  4. Santa Rosa, CA - going on 5 years living here
  5. Philipsburg, PA - lived there 3 years
  6. State College, PA - worked there for 3 years, visited friends/went out some weekends
  7. Sea Bright, NJ - spent too many summer weekends there to count, and a few week-long stays thrown in.
  8. Atlantic City, NJ - week long stays, weekend stays, day trips, night trips, etc.
  9. New York City, NY - bar/club stomping grounds on the nights 2 AM was just too early to wrap it up, family visits, shopping, day trips, etc.
  10. San Francisco, CA - We’re averaging around 2 weekends a month, and misc. day trips.

States:

  1. New Jersey
  2. California
  3. Pennsylvania
  4. New York
    5.Louisiana (I lived there with my parents when I was around 18 months old or so for about a year, barely remember it, have only been back to visit family once.)

Countries:

  1. USA
  2. Mexico

I need to get out more.

  1. Petaluma, CA (8-18; 21-23)
  2. San Francisco, CA (birth-8, plus a million visits since Petaluma isn’t far from SF)
  3. Santa Cruz, CA (18-19; 21)
  4. Chicago, IL (25-26; present and ongoing)
  5. Ann Arbor, MI (24)
  6. Jerusalem, Israel (nine months when I was 20)
  7. Haifa, Israel (two months when I was 20)
  8. Mission Viejo, CA (my grandparents live/d there)
  9. Lake Forest, CA (my aunt and uncle live there; it’s right next door to Mission Viejo so it’s hard to separate the two. I’d say I’ve spent at least three months cumulatively in those two cities.)
  10. Mexico City, Mexico (another aunt and uncle live there.)

Another aunt and uncle have lived in a couple different LA suburbs, which splits their total. If you consider LA county as part of Los Angeles, then I’ve spent lots more time there than in Mexico City. All in all, I’ve probably spent over six months cumulative in Southern California.

States
CA
IL
MI
OH
NV

Countries
US
Israel
Mexico
UK
Italy

Cities

  1. **Logansport, LA ** (Grew Up There)
  2. **Shreveport, LA ** (Closest City)
  3. New Orleans, LA (College)
  4. Hanover, NH (Grad School)
  5. Canterbury, NH (Weekend House)
  6. Brighton, MA (Lived for 3 years)
  7. Holliston, MA (Now Home)
  8. Milford, MA (Shop there)
  9. St. Croix USVI (vacations every year)
  10. ** Clinton, MS ** (Mother and stepfather live there)

States

  1. Louisiana
  2. Texas
  3. Vermont
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Massachusetts

Countries

  1. USA
  2. France
  3. Italy
  4. Canada
  5. Mexico

Man, some of you people are way too old to be on the internet! :wink:

Cities:
Orangeburg, SC - 18 years
Clemson, SC - 5 years (college)
Athens, GA - Wife’s family
Charlotte, NC - Family visits
Birmingham, AL - Family visits
Middle of Nowhere, PA - CreationFest
San Antonio, TX - Business trip w/ father

States

  1. SC
  2. GA
  3. NC
  4. AL
  5. PA

Countries

  1. US
  2. Mexico

I don’t have enough money to get out more.

Cities

  1. Cherry Hill, NJ (18 years residence, vists)
  2. Santa Fe, NM (current resident)
  3. Philadelphia, PA (frequent visits)
  4. Moorestown, NJ (employed for the most miserable summer of my life)
  5. Silver Springs, MD (frequent family visits)
  6. Cleveland, OH (visits)
  7. Canton, OH (visits)
  8. Colorado Springs, CO (visits, vacation)
  9. Sea Isle City (day trips)
  10. Ocean City (day trips)

States

  1. NJ
  2. PA
  3. NM
  4. OH
  5. MD

Countries

  1. USA
  2. Canada
  3. Costa Rica

New York City - about 20 years total
Panama - about 15 years total
Boulder, Colorado - about 6 years
Washington DC - 5 years
Ithaca NY - 4 years
New Zealand - 3 1/2 years

Countries:

USA
Panama
New Zealand
Gabon
Peru

  1. 9 years, 9 months of residence: Montreal, Quebec (current residence)
  2. 8 years, 8 months of residence: Winnipeg, Manitoba (grew up)
  3. About 4 years of residence: Saint John, New Brunswick (birthplace)
  4. About 1 year of residence: North Hatley, Quebec
  5. Innumerable family trips of a week or more: Apsley, Ontario (cottage)
    6-10. Estimated longest/most frequent vacation stays: Lake of the Woods, Ontario; Los Angeles, California; Palm Springs, California; Peterborough, Ontario.

Provinces:

  1. Quebec
  2. Manitoba
  3. New Brunswick
  4. Ontario
  5. either British Columbia or Alberta

Countries:

  1. Canada
  2. United States
  3. Spain
  4. France
  5. The Netherlands (4 hours changing planes at Schiphol. No, I’m not as well travelled as I’d like to be.)

I haven’t moved around very much.

Cherokee, IA - 18 years.
Iowa City, IA - 4 years.
Ridgecrest, CA - 55 years.

Countries:

Canada
Mexico
UK
Netherlands
Belgium
Germany
Austria
Lichtenstein
Switzerland
Italy
France
Spain
Andorra
Denmark

  1. Spring Valley, CA – 19 years’ residence

  2. La Mesa, Lemon Grove, CA – nearby towns, shopping

  3. San Diego, CA – nearest large city

  4. Berkeley, CA – college & early career

  5. Walnut Creek, Concord, and Pleasant Hill, CA – towns I lived in while attending college

  6. Hayward, CA – worked there briefly

  7. Alameda, CA – work there now

  8. Pacifica, CA – rental with my girlfriend (now wife)

  9. American Canyon, CA – live there now
    10 Reno, NV – we go there a lot

  10. California

  11. Maryland (sister lives there)

  12. Virginia (parents lived there)

  13. Hawaii (honeymooned there)

  14. Nevada (Reno)
    Honorable mention to Oregon, Illinois, New York, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Mexico, & Texas

  15. USA

  16. Netherlands (mom’s from there)

  17. Belgium (same trip as Netherlands)

  18. Switzerland (brother born there)

  19. France & Luxembourg (one day each, all that same trip)

Cities

  1. Waukesha, WI (Lived for ~12 years)
  2. Gothenburg, Sweden (Lived for ~6 years + family visits while living in US)
  3. Glasgow, Scotland (Study at University, spent 2 years there so far)
  4. Heppenheim, Germany (Born there, lived for 2 years - don’t remember it though)
  5. Vasteras, Sweden (Lived there for 1 year)
  6. Auckland, NZ (In the middle of a 1 year study abroad exchange here)
  7. Nelson, NZ (spent this past summer there working)
  8. Minneapolis, MN (visiting my sister who lives there on a few occasions)
    9 and 10 could be anywhere I’ve visited in my life - can’t remember staying anywhere for too long of a time period)

Countries

  1. USA
  2. Sweden
  3. Scotland
  4. Germany
  5. New Zealand
    Not too bad for a 22 year old I think… looking forward to adding some more cities to my list of places I’ve lived once I graduate…

I see that others list states and I don’t want to be left out.

California
Oregon
Washington
Arizona
New Mexico
Texas
Utah
Idaho
Montana
Wyoming
Colorado
Nebraska
South Dakota
North Dakota
Minesota
Iowa
Missouri
Kansas
Oklahoma
Wisconsin
Illinois
Indiana
Ohio
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
New York
Connecticut
Rhode Island
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Virginia
Maryland
North Carolina
West Virginia
Kentucky
Georgia
Florida
Alabama

Some of them for just a brief time.

We get to list all the states and coutries we’ve visited? I didn’t realize that.

U.S. States
Just about all of 'em. I haven’t been to Alaska, Mississippi, or Alabama.

Australian States

Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia

Canadian Provinces
Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, British Columbia

Countries
USA
Germany
Australia
Canada
Mexico
the Netherlands
Kenya
Tanzania
El Salvador
Ecuador

Cities

  1. Belleville, Ont (8 years)

  2. Guelph, Ont (5 years)

  3. Kaohsiung, Taiwan (4 years)

  4. Brockville, Ont (4 years)

  5. Kingston, Ont (3 years)

  6. Toronto, Ont (2 years)

  7. Tokyo, Japan (2 years-residence for 3 more weeks)

  8. Oshawa, Ont. (1 year-birthplace)

  9. Peterborough, Ont (8 months)

  10. Cochabamba, Bolivia (3 months)

  11. Ulsan, Korea (3 months)
    Countries

  12. Canada

  13. Taiwan

  14. Japan

  15. Bolivia

  16. Korea or maybe America (visited many times)

Towns:
Boston, MA: 21 years
Sangenjaya, Japan: 4.5 years
Machida, Japan: 2.8 years (technically, Machida and Sangenjaya are both in Tokyo, but they’re really far apart and very different types of neighborhood)
Hamamatsu, Japan: 2.5 years
Oxford, ME: 2 years (on and off for weekends and summer vacations)
Olivet, France: 6 months

Countries:

  1. US (23 years)
  2. Japan (10 years, probably going to end up being #1 eventually)
  3. France (6 months)

I grew up in Dayton, OH. Went to college in Cincinnati, OH. Co-op’ed in Gaithersburg, MD during college.

After college I moved back to Dayton, OH. I’m now 37, and have lived in the the Dayton, OH area ever since.

Cities:
Bombay, India: 18 years
Poona, India: 4 years
Sangli, India: 4 years (I call these my Lost Years)
Hatfield, England: 3 months
Hamburg, Germany: 3 months
Ingolstadt, Germany: 7 months
Munich, Germany: 3 months
Dubai, U.A.E.: 10 very cool days

Countries:
India: 26 years
Germany: 1 year
England: 3 months

Aside from these, I’ve visited and spent at least a few days in pretty much every major coastal country in the world. My dad used to be a merchant mariner, and until I was about 6, we spent about 3 months a year (not always continuous) sailing with him.

  1. Yardville, NJ (near Trenton) - 17 yrs. growing up, college breaks
  2. Naperville, IL (and various locales around there) - 10 years
  3. Troy, NY - 4 years of college
  4. Chicago, IL - 2 years
  5. St. Croix, USVI - 20 months on job assignment
  6. Merritt Island, FL - 8 months, current
  7. Uxbridge, MA - 4 months for job
  8. Tioga, ND - 6 weeks for job
  9. Chesapeake, VA - 6 weeks for job
  10. Smithville, RI - 3 weeks for job

Fun little exercise.