Have you been to a website or used an app that can detect what city and state you are in? This is called geolocation and it's powered by third-party databases.
Not all geolocation services are the same. These services use different algorithms that look at factors like:
The location information is usually a close approximation, but isn't 100% accurate all the time.
If your location is displaying incorrectly, the quickest way to correct the issue it to change your location settings with the content provider (the website or app).
Anyone with some time and a little patience can submit a request to have a geolocation provider make an update. Here are some tips to get you started: