There are still 100s of Confederacy symbols across the US — here's where they are

City and state officials across the US are stepping up their efforts to remove Confederate monuments in the wake of the violence and chaos that gripped Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend during a white nationalist rally.

In an overnight operation on Wednesday, four Confederate monuments were removed from Baltimore, Maryland, following an order by Mayor Catherine Pugh and a vote by city council just days earlier.

Officials in Lexington, Kentucky; Jacksonville, Florida; and Memphis, Tennessee, have also said in recent days said they will either move forward with plans to remove statues, or make arrangements to do so.

The trend of removing prominent Confederate symbols has picked up steam since 2015, following the mass shooting by a white supremacist at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, but the symbols remain commonplace in many states.

According to data from the Southern Poverty Law Center, hundreds of public Confederacy symbols are scattered across states throughout the country — not only in the former Confederate states, but also in Union states, border states, and states that didn't yet exist during the Civil War.

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A bronze statue, titled the Confederate SoldieR is viewed in downtown Alexandria, Virginia, on August 14, 2017. He stands in the middle of the street, his back to the nation's capital as he gazes southwards towards the bloody battlefields of the Civil War. Erected nearly 130 years ago, the bronze statue of an unarmed Confederate soldier sits at a busy intersection in Alexandria, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Washington,DC.The Alexandria statue, known as 'Appomattox,' is one of hundreds of similar monuments across the American South honoring the Confederate dead.Debate over what to do with these controversial symbols of the Confederacy has been simmering for years and is likely to intensify after boiling over into bloodshed at the weekend. / AFP PHOTO / Paul J. Richards / TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY CHRIS LEFKOW- 'Pressure builds to remove Confederate statues following clashes over plans to pull down a monument to rebel commander Robert E. Lee in a Virginia city' (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
A monument to former U.S. Vice President and Confederate General John Cabell Breckinridge stands outside the Old Courthouse in Lexington, Ky., U.S., August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 04: A view of the Jefferson Davis monument on May 4, 2017 in New Orleans, Loiusiana. The Louisiana House committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs voted Wednesday to advance House Bill 71 that would forbid the removal of Confederate monuments in Louisiana as the City Council in New Orleans tries to move three statues of Confederate luminaries from public spaces and into museums. Protests that have at times turned violent have erupted at the site of the Jefferson Davis Monument after the Battle at Liberty Place monument was taken down in the middle of the night on April 24. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
A general view of the Confederate monument in Forsyth Park, Savannah, Georgia - completed in 1879 the monument is dedicated to those who fought for the Confederacy during the American Civil War. (Photo by Epics/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, USA - MAY 7, 2017: A person in opposition to the removal of monuments to the Confederacy holds confederate flags against the Robert E. Lee statue in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Annie Flanagan for The Washington Post via Getty Images)
NASHVILLE - DECEMBER 31: Belle Kinney's Confederate Women's Monument in War Memorial Plaza on December 31, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)
Farmville, VA - January 12 : A confederate monument stands across the street from Ruffner Hall at Longwood University. University President, W. Taylor Reveley IV is fond of saying the civil war ended at one end of Longwood's campus, and the modern civil rights era begin at the other end of campus. (Photo by Norm Shafer/ For The Washington Post via Getty Images).
A memorial to Confederate soldiers stands on the banks of the Ohio River in Brandenburg, Kentucky, U.S. May 29, 2017. The memorial was recently removed from the campus of the University of Louisville. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston
A monument of Robert E. Lee, who was a general in the Confederate Army, is removed in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., May 19, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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The symbols include statues, monuments, schools, parks, streets, and highways named after Confederate generals; districts that celebrate Confederate-related holidays; public buildings that feature Confederate flags; and even cities that issue commemorative license plates.

It's not an exhaustive list, but the SPLC used data from a mixture of public and private databases to determine that 1,503 confederate symbols existed throughout the country as of April, 2016. A Business Insider analysis found that at least 10 Confederacy symbols the SPLC originally listed have since been removed.

Here's an updated map that shows roughly how many symbols still exist in each state:

updated confederate symbols in each stateBusiness Insider/Anaele Pelisson

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