Do the Rocky mountains have hillbillies like the Ozarks and Appalachians do?
- JohnLv 73 months ago
Appalachia has a society that is called, and calls itself, hillbilly. Generally not a nice word anymore. In a more general way there are people living relatively off the grid in mountains all over the world. In the Rockies and elsewhere that I have been they call themselves "Mountain people". Simply put: Yes, there are people living a similar mountain lifestyle, all over the world. No, they aren't called by that name mostly.
- FoofaLv 74 months ago
In the west they call themselves "survivalists" or "militiamen".
- CharlesLv 64 months ago
There are some American natives that continue to live the way they have for centuries. Some of them have jobs like other people. They are definitely not "hillbilllies".
- conley39Lv 74 months ago
No, it's not a hillbilly culture here.
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- GypsyfishLv 74 months ago
Do try not to stereotype people. If you're looking for uneducated people, they're everywhere. The survivalist nuts tend to be in the northwest- Oregon, Wyoming, North and South Dakota. They are just as uneducated, anti-science, uncivilized as anyone ever was in the South.
- Anonymous4 months ago
No. Not much worthwhile in the Rocky Mountains. It is just a dead divide for the most part.
The Ozarks and Appalachians were Living Mountains, peopled by escapees from the British dominated & persecuted Scots, and Irish. The high-lands for the Scots.
(Don Knotts, Jack Dempsey, Joanne Dru, Larry Groce, Steve Harvey, Fuzzy Knight, Soupy Sales, Blaze Starr, Pearl S. Buck, Chuck Yeager, Belle Boyd, et al)