A Supernatural Map of The United States

September 17 2010

Uh… This is purely out of boredom. In welcome of the Season 6 of CW show Supernatural, I took a look at the path Sam and Dean have traveled. Guess which state hosted the most monsters?

Congratulations to Illinois! Then there goes South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Colorado, Missouri, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Minnesota and California. The supernatural communities, be them spirits, creatures, mutants, psychics, witches, demons, angels or gods, definitely share taste in choosing playgrounds.

The Haunted Map Of USA

Click to play with the interactive map:

Supernatural: the Road So Far screenshot

I’m aware that there are a few fictional towns in the show. Coordinates are selected from the first result returned by Google Maps, so, if a circle falsely falls on your neighborhood, don’t panic! Corrections welcomed.

I am also aware that my lines between cities show shortcuts rather than actual trips. But you see, the brothers don’t always drive; they travel in time, in dream, in spirit forms; they have been zapped here and there by angels, demons and god himself. No such data is available as far as I know. Though I’d love to, watching the 5 seasons all over again is not in my short-term plan.

Data source: The Supernatural Wiki, Google Maps

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