The United States of America (also known as U.S.A., U.S., the United States, and America) is the current home of Western Civilization. It declared its independence in 1776 from Great Britain to be the first democratic republic that is modeled somewhat after the Roman Republic with heads of government that are separated into three branches of government - executive, judicial, and legislative. Its history as a country has been affected by the actions of Greek and Roman demigods, such as the Civil War and World War II. The current president of America is Donald John Trump.

Camp Half-Blood Series

Percy Jackson and the Olympians

In all five books of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the United States of America is the center of the power of civilization followed by the Olympian gods and known as Western Civilization. Manhattan, a borough of New York City, is the location of Mount Olympus in the United States. The exact location of Mount Olympus is the Empire State Building. In the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, Mount Olympus is on the supposed "600th floor" of the Empire State Building. Many of the locations of Greek mythology have also moved with Mount Olympus and can be found all over America. Some of these locations include the labyrinth, Sea of Monsters, and the den of the Lotus Eaters (dwelling in the Lotus Hotel and Casino). The main entrance to the Underworld has moved to Los Angeles, CA in the DOA Recording Studios. The Titan base has moved along with Mount Olympus to the top of Mount Tamalpais in San Francisco, California.

The Heroes of Olympus

The Lost Hero, The Son of Neptune, The Mark of Athena and The Blood of Olympus have chapters set in the United States. In The Lost hero the characters are in the Grand Canyon, Long Island, Detroit, Chicago, Omaha and Northern California. In The Son of Neptune The characters are in Canifornia, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. In The Mark of Athena the seven go from San Francisco to Utah to South Carolina before heading to Europe. In the Blood of Olympus Nico, Reyna and Coach Hedge shadow travel from Puerto Rico to South Carolina and are taken by Pegasus to Long Island.

The Trials of Apollo

So far, all books are set in the continental United States. The Hidden Oracle is set in the New York Metropolitan Area, New York City and Camp Half-Blood in Montauk. The Dark Prophecy is set primarily in Indianapolis and the Bluespring Caverns in Indiana. The Burning Maze is set in Southern California with Palm Springs and Los Angeles being the most common reoccurring settings.

The Kane Chronicles

The U.S. appears in all three books, In The Red Pyramid, Amos Kane takes his brothers children to New York City. Later Carter Kane and Sadie Kane teleport to Washington, D.C. from Egypt and travel cross country to Phoenix. In The Throne of Fire The Kanes are at the twenty-first nome. In The Serpent's Shadow The Kane's and some of there students goe to Dallas to warn them of Apophis' attack then go to Brooklyn House. They later visit Thoth in Memphis. Carter and Zia Rashid go on a date in the Mall of America in Minnesota.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

Boston, the capital of the state of Massachusetts is the main Midgard setting of the series and the most recurring setting in Midgard.

National Symbol

The national symbol of the American government is the Bald Eagle, which coincides with the golden eagle, the symbol of Zeus.

Ancient Greek locations moved into America

Greek Location American Location Purpose
Mount Olympus Empire State Building Location of Olympus
Mount Etna Mount Saint Helens Prison of Typhon (formerly)
Mount Othrys Mount Tamalpais Home of the Titans
Lotus Tree Lotus Hotel and Casino Trap of the Lotus Eaters
Sea of Monsters The Bermuda Triangle Body of water heroes must enter on their quests.
Crete Most of the underground U.S.A Labyrinth
Cave of Trophonius Bluespring Caverns The Oracle of Trophonius


  • While not the official language, the United States is the most populous English speaking nation on the planet.
  • The United States is one of three countries to not use the metric system along with Myanmar and Liberia. All three use the imperial system.
  • The border between Canada and the United States is the longest land boarder shared between two countries.
Locations (CHB)
Magical Locations: Aeolia | Camp Fish-Blood | Camp Half-Blood | Camp Jupiter | Cave of Trophonius | C.C.'s Spa and Resort | Daedalus' Workshop | Lotus Hotel and Casino | Mount Othrys | Ogygia | Olympus | Pan's Cave | Tarquin’s Tomb | Sea of Monsters | The Labyrinth | Tartarus | Underworld | Waystation
Cities and Towns: Atlanta | Athens | Anchorage | Bar Harbor | Berkeley | Bologna | Buford | Chesapeake Beach | Chicago | Colorado Springs | Denver | Detroit | Évora | Gila Claw | Houston | Indianapolis | Jamestown | Los Angeles | Las Vegas | Leeds Point | Miami | Montauk | Nashville | New Orleans | New York City | Oakland | Omaha | Palm Springs | Paris | Quebec City | Richmond | Rome | San Francisco | San Juan | Santa Monica | Seward | Sparta | St. Augustine | St. Louis | Tahlequah | Vancouver | Venice | Virginia Beach | Washington, D.C. | Westport
Administrative Divisions: Alaska | Arizona | British Columbia | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Dalmatia | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Kansas | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Michigan | Missouri | Nebraska | Nevada | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Puerto Rico | Quebec | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | United States Virgin Islands | Utah | Virginia | Washington
Countries: Canada | Croatia | France | Greece | Italy | Portugal | United States of America
Continents: Africa | Europe | North America
Other Locations: Atlantic Ocean | Apennine Mountains | Aunty Em's Gnome Emporium | Caldecott Tunnel | Calvert Peninsula | Caribbean Sea | Carlsbad Caverns | Central Park | Crusty's Water Bed Palace | Empire State Building | Gateway Arch | Grand Canyon | Hoover Dam | Junkyard of the Gods | Mediterranean Sea | Mississippi River | Mount Diablo | Mount Etna | Mount Saint Helens | Mount Tamalpais | Oakland Airport | Panama Canal | Pikes Peak | Plaza Hotel | Polyphemus' Island | Rocky Mountains | Rainbow Organic Foods & Lifestyles | Roman Empire | St. Thomas | Triple G Ranch | Waterland
Locations (KC)
Magical Locations: Brooklyn House | Duat | Egyptian Queen | First Nome | Fifty-First Nome | Land of Demons | Sea of Chaos
Cities and Towns: Alexandria | Bloomington | Cairo | Dallas | El Paso | Houston | Las Cruces | London | Luxor | Memphis | New Orleans | New York City | Phoenix | Saint Petersburg | Tokyo | Washington, D.C.
Administrative Divisions: Alexandria Governorate | Arizona | Cairo Governorate | Chihuahua | Louisiana | Luxor Governorate | Minnesota | New Mexico | New York | Tennessee | Texas | Virginia
Countries: Egypt | France | Japan | Mexico | Russia | United Kingdom (England) | United States of America
Contenents: Africa | Asia | Europe | North America
Other Locations: British Museum | Brooklyn | Brooklyn Museum | Central Park | Cairo International Airport | Dallas Museum of Art | Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria | Graceland | Hermitage Museum | Mall of America | Memphis Pyramid | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Nevsky Prospekt | Nile River | River Thames | Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport | Red Pyramid | University of Memphis | Washington Monument
Locations (MC)
Nine Worlds: Alfheim | Asgard | Helheim | Jotunheim | Midgard | Muspellheim | Nidavellir | Niflheim | Vanaheim
Cities and Towns: Boston | Flåm | New London | Provincetown | York
Administrative Divisions: Connecticut | Massachusetts | New Hamshire | North Yorkshire | Sogn og Fjordane | South Carolina
Countries: Confederate States of America | Norway | United Kingdom (England) | United States of America
Continents: Europe | North America
Other Locations: Alderman Estate | Bifrost | Blitzen’s Best | Boston Public Library | Bridal Veil Falls | Cape Cod | Charles River | Chase Mansion | Dorchester | Folkvanger | Fort Wagner | Ginnungagap | Hotel Valhalla | Loki’s Cavern | Longfellow Bridge | Lyngvi | Morris Island | Provincetown Airport | River Oure | Sessrumnir | The Thinking Cup | Yggdrasil
Locations (RRP)
Cities and Towns: Atlanta | Chicago | Los Angeles | Loves Park | Miami | New York City | San Diego | Yuma
Administrative Divisions: Alabama | Arizona | California | Connecticut | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Kentucky | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | Quintana Roo
Landmarks and other Buildings: Beverly Hills Hotel | Georgia Aquarium | Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture
Countries: Mexico | United States of America
Continents: North America
Pandava Quartet: Amaravati | Court of the Sky | Department of Many Voices | Kingdom of Death | Little India | Naga Realm | Night Bazaar | Ocean of Milk | Otherworld | Warehouse of Quest Materials
Storm Runner series: Aztlán | The Beast | The Empty | Holy Ghost | Isla Holbox | Jazz’s Surf Shop | Mexica Empire | Mictlan | Old World | Pacific Ocean | Venice Beach | Xib’alb’a
Dragon Pearl: Fourth Colony | Ghost Sector | Hongok | Hongok Spaceport | Jinju | Kim Dome | Outer Rim | Pale Lightning | Red Azalea | Thousand Worlds
Sal & Gabi series: Coral Castle | Culeco Academy of the Arts | Hospital | Little Havana | Multiverse
Tristain Strong series: Alke | Midpass | Strong Apartment | Strong family farm
Race to the Sun: House of the Sun | Intertribal Community Charter School
Paola Santiago series: Gila River
City of the Plague God: Manhattan
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