Here's a list of the states that are in New England.
It's the Super Bowl, and once again the New England Patriots are playing in the NFL's annual title game. So it's time for a quick geography lesson about which states actually comprise the region of New England.
Most NFL teams represent a city or have an entire state in their names. The Patriots are one of the few franchise that represent an entire geographical region.
New England is generally associated with six states in the northeastern portion of the country: Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine.
Here's a map of the region, which borders Canada, New York and the Atlantic Ocean.
Here is a very old map of New England.
Here is a map of New England from 1876.
The team was first called the Boston Patriots and moved to their current location in Foxborough and changed the name of the team before the 1971 season.
The Patriots will make their 11th Super Bowl appearance when they take on the Los Angeles Rams on Feb. 3.