How the States Got Their Shapes

Season 1 Episode 6

Use It or Lose It

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Jun 14, 2011 on The History Channel



  • Quotes

    • Brian: D.C. might have once been in the middle of America, but countries grow and people move. As the decades passed, the mean center of the U.S. population began shifting west and south. Today, the very center of the U.S., by population? It's in Texas County, Missouri - which is fitting, because in the 1870's there was a movement to make St. Louis the capitol of America.