Question About internet connection location detection?

I live in Maryland and when I connect to certain websites and type something like "nearest beer store" into the search bar, the results show nothing but Pennsylvania results..... Why is this????? I connect VIA USB tether from my phone to my computer.... I use Straight Talk Wireless.......... Just want... show more I live in Maryland and when I connect to certain websites and type something like "nearest beer store" into the search bar, the results show nothing but Pennsylvania results.....

Why is this?????

I connect VIA USB tether from my phone to my computer.... I use Straight Talk Wireless..........

Just want to know so that I can gain a bit of "Network" understanding.........
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