GD727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 925 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2566 times:
Yes, but they make references to many different Springfields across the country in different episodes, so they don't really live anywhere, they kindof live in a mythical state that does not really exist.
Beefmoney From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 1124 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2381 times:
The episode shown today showed the elevation of Springfield at around 1500 ft. (It was a more precise number on the TV, but I only remember
it was around 1500 because thats about the same altitude as Phoenix )
Blackened From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 month 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2309 times:
Springfield where the Simpsons live is based on Springfield, MA. That's how Matt Groening did it - that's proven. Of course the Simpsons' Springfield is more like mixture of various typical U.S. cities and the area around Springfield includes all types of different landscape (sea, forest, mountains, desert, river...) nowhere to be found in the U.S..