I truly believe that where someone is from is what shapes certain parts of them – yes, even for United States presidents. So where was every president born? Did it shape them into the president they became? Let’s break it down.

George Washington: Popes Creek, Virginia

John Adams: Braintree, Massachusetts

Thomas Jefferson: Shadwell, Virginia

James Madison: Port Conway, Virginia

James Monroe: Monroe Hall, Virginia

John Quincy Adams: Braintree, Massachusetts

Andrew Jackson: Waxhaw Settlement, border of North and South Carolina

Martin Van Buren: Kinderhook, New York

William Henry Harrison: Charles City County, Virginia

John Tyler: Charles City County, Virginia

James K. Polk: Pineville, North Carolina

Zachary Taylor: Orange County, Virginia

Millard Fillmore: Moravia, New York

Franklin Pierce: Hillsborough, New Hampshire

James Buchanan: Cove Gap, Pennsylvania 

Abraham Lincoln: Sinking Spring Farms, Kentucky

Andrew Johnson: Raleigh, North Carolina

Ulysses S. Grant: Point Pleasant, Ohio

Rutherford B. Hayes: Delaware, Ohio

James A. Garfield: Moreland Hills, Ohio

Chester A. Arthur: Fairfield, Vermont

Grover Cleveland: Caldwell, New Jersey

Benjamin Harrison: Indianapolis, Indiana

William McKinley: Niles, Ohio

Theodore Roosevelt: Manhattan, New York City, New York

William Howard Taft: Cincinnati, Ohio

Woodrow Wilson: Staunton, Virginia

Warren G. Harding: Blooming Grove, Ohio

Calvin Coolidge: Plymouth Notch, Vermont

Herbert Hoover: West Branch, Iowa

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Hyde Park, New York

Harry Truman: Lamar, Missouri

Dwight D. Eisenhower: Denison, Texas

John F. Kennedy: Brookline, Massachusetts

Lyndon B. Johnson: Stonewall, Texas

Richard Nixon: Yorba Linda, California

Gerald Ford: Omaha, Nebraska

Jimmy Carter: Plains, Georgia

Ronald Reagan: Tampico, Illinois

George H. W. Bush: Milton, Massachusetts

Bill Clinton: Hope, Arkansas

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George W. Bush: New Haven, Connecticut

Barack Obama: Honolulu, Hawaii

Donald J. Trump: Queens, New York City, New York

Caroline C.
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