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First stakes

First stake organized in countries of the world

COUNTRY NAME OF STAKE DATE ORGANIZED CURRENT NAME
AMERICAN SAMOA Pago Pago (488) 5 Jun 1969 Pago Pago Samoa
ARGENTINA Buenos Aires (423) 20 Nov 1966 Buenos Aires Argentina East
AUSTRALIA Sydney (293) 27 Mar 1960 Sydney Australia Greenwich
AUSTRIA Vienna Austria (1126) 20 Apr 1980 Same
BELGIUM Brussels Belgium (813) 20 Feb 1977 Same
BOLIVIA Santa Cruz Bolivia (993) 14 Jan 1979 Santa Cruz Bolivia Cantoto
BRAZIL Sao Paulo (417) 1 May 1966 Sao Paulo Brazil
CANADA Alberta (35) 9 Jun 1895 Cardston Alberta
CHILE Santiago (590) 19 Nov 1972 Santi. Chile Quinta Normal
CHINA Hong Kong (756) 25 Apr 1976 Hong Kong Island
COLUMBIA Bogota Colombia (805) 23 Jan 1977 Same
COSTA RICA San Jose Costa Rica (803) 20 Jan 1977 Same
DR CONGA Kinshasa Zaire (2258) 3 Nov 1996 Kinshasa Dem. Rep. Congo
DENMARK Copenhagen Denmark (648) 16 Jun 1974 Same
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Santo Domingo DR (1593) 23 Mar 1986 Same
ECUADOR Guayaquil Ecuador (939) 11 Jun 1978 Guayaquil Ecuador West
EL SALVADOR San Salvador (618) 3 Jun 1978 San Salvador El Salvador
ENGLAND Manchester (294) 27 Mar 1960 Manchester England
FIJI Suya Fiji (1428) 12 Jun 1983 Same
FINLAND Helsinki Finland (865) 16 Oct 1977 Same
FRANCE Paris France (731) 16 Nov 1975 Same
GERMANY Berlin (334) 10 Sept 1961 Berlin Germany
GHANA Accra Ghana (1791) 21 May 1967 Same
GUATEMALA Guatemala City (436) 21 May 1967 Guatemala City Guatemala
HAITI Port-au-Prince Haiti (2399) 21 Sep 1977 Same
HONDURAS San Pedro Sula Honduras (820) 10 Apr 1977 Same
HUNGARY Budapest Hungary 4 Jun 2006 Same
IRELAND Dublin Ireland (2034) 12 Mar 1995 Same
ITALY Milan Italy (1274) 7 Jun 1981 Same
IVORY COAST Abidjian Ivory Coast (2387) 17 Aug 1997 Same
JAPAN Tokyo (505) 15 Mar 1970 Tokyo Japan
KOREA Seoul (604) 8 Mar 1973 Seoul Korea
KENYA Nairobi Kenya (2600b) 9 Sep 2001 Same
KIRIBATI Tarawa Kiribati (2215) 8 Aug 1996 Same
LIBERIA Monrovia Liberia (2563) 11 Jun 2000 Same
MADAGASCAR Managua Nicaragua (1246) 17 Sep 2000 Same
MARSHALL ISLANDS Majuro Marshall Islands 14 Jun 2009 Same
MEXICO Juarez (37) 9 Dec 1895 Colonia Juarez Mexico
MONGOLIA Ulannbaatar Mongolia (2832) 7 Jun 2009 Same
NETHERLANDS Holland (326) 12 Mar 1961 The Hague Netherlands
NEW ZEALAND Auckland (264) 18 May 1958 Auckland N.Z. Mt. Roskill
NICARAGUA Managua Nicaragua (1246) 22 Mar 1981 *15 Oct 1989; Reinstated 21 Jun 1998
NIGERIA Aba Nigeria (1695) 15 May 1988 Same
NORTHERN IRELAND Belfast Ireland (647) 9 Jun 1974 Belfast Northern Ireland
NORWAY Oslo Norway (835) 22 May 1988 Same
PANAMA Panama City Panama (1081) 11 Nov 1979 Same
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Port Moresby Papua New Guinea (2109) 22 Oct 1995 Same
PARAGUAY Asuncion Paraguay (1002) 25 Feb 1979 Same
PERU Lima (503) 22 Feb 1970 Lima Peru Limatambo
PHILIPPINES Manila (613) 20 May 1973 Manila Philippines
PORTUGAL Lisbon Portugal (1276) 10 Jun 1981 Same
PUERTO RICO San Juan Puerto Rico (1215) 14 Dec 1980 Same
SCOTLAND Glasgow (356) 26 Aug 1962 Glasgow Scotland
SINGAPORE Singapore Singapore (2025) 26 Feb 1995 Same
SOUTH AFRICA Transvaal (506) 22 Mar 1970 Same
SPAIN Madrid Spain (1327) 14 Mar 1982 Same
SWEDEN Stockholm Sweden (691) 20 Apr 1975 Same
SWITZERLAND Swiss (341) 28 Oct 1961 Zurich Switzerland
TAHITI Tahiti (573) 14 May 1972 Papeete Tahiti
TAIWAN Taipei Taiwan (755) 22 Apr 1976 Taipei Taiwan West
THAILAND Bangkok Thailand (2064) 18 Jun 1995 Same
TONGA Nuku'alofa (463) 5 Sep 1968 Nuku'alofa Tonga
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Port of Spain Trinidad Stake (2820) 1 Mar 2009 Same
UNITED STATES Kirtland (1) **Salt Lake (1a) 17 Feb 1834 3 Oct 1847 *24 May 1841 Same
URUGUAY Montevideo (444) 12 Nov 1967 Montevideo Uruguay West
VENEZUELA Caracas Venezuela (827) 15 May 1977 Same
WALES Merthyr Tydfil Wales 12 Jan 1975 Same
WESTERN SAMOA Apia (353) 18 Mar 1962 Spia Samoa
ZIMBABWE Harare Zimbabwe (2541) 12 Dec 1999 Same

() Chronological number of stake; *Discontinued; **First permanent stake

First stake in each state of the United States

STATE NAME OF STAKE DATE ORGANIZED CURRENT NAME
ALABAMA Alabama (452) 3 Mar 1968 Huntsville Alabama
ALASKA Alaska (331) 13 Aug 1961 Anchorage Alaska
ARIZONA Little Colorado (21), *Maricopa (24) 27 Jan 1878, 10 Dec 1882 **18 Dec 1887, Mesa Arizona Maricopa
ARKANSAS Arkansas (484) 1 Jun 1969 Little Rock Arkansas
CALIFORNIA San Bernardino (4a), *Hollywood (98) 6 Jul 1851, 22 May 1927 **By 1857, Los Angeles California
COLORADO San Luis (26) 10 Jun 1883 Manassa Colorado
CONNECTICUT Hartford (421) 18 Sep 1966 Hartford Connecticut
DELAWARE Wilmington Delaware (673) 8 Dec 1975 Same
DIST. OF COLUMBIA Washington (131) 30 Jun 1940 Washington D.C.
FLORIDA Florida (163) 19 Jan 1947 Jacksonville Florida West
GEORGIA Atlanta (241) 5 May 1957 Tucker Georgia
HAWAII Oahu (113) 30 Jun 1935 Laie Hawaii
IDAHO Bear Lake (8a) 20 Jun 1935 Paris Idaho
ILLINOIS Nauvoo (2a), *Chicago (118) 5 Oct 1839, 29 Nov 1936 **By 1846, Wilmette Illinois
INDIANA Indianapolis (283) 17 May 1959 Indianapolis Indiana
IOWA Iowa (3a), *Cedar Rapids (419) 5 Oct 1839, 29 May 1966 **By 6 Jan 1842, Cedar Rapids Iowa
KANSAS Wichita (355) 24 Jun 1962 Wichita Kansas
KENTUCKY Louisville (540) 17 Jan 1971 Louisville Kentucky
LOUISIANA New Orleans (221) 19 June 1955 New Orleans Louisiana
MAINE Maine (461) 23 Jun 1968 Augusta Maine
MARYLAND Chesapeake (526) 13 Sep 1970 Silver Spring Maryland
MASSACHUSETTS Boston (354) 20 May 1962 Boston Massachusetts
MICHIGAN Detroit (197) 9 Nov 1952 Bloomfield Hills Michigan
MINNESOTA Minnesota (317) 29 Nov 1960 Minneapolis Minnesota
MISSISSIPPI Jackson (404) 2 May 1965 Jackson Mississippi
MISSOURI Clay-Caldwell (2), *Kansas City (234) 3 Jul 1834, 21 Oct 1956 **By 1839, Kansas City Missouri
MONTANA Butte (208) 28 Jun 1953 Butte Montana
NEBRASKA Winter Quarters (318) 11 Dec 1960 Jackson Mississippi
NEVADA Carson Valley (7a), *Moapa (64) 4 Oct 1856, 9 Jun 1912 **By 1858, Logandale Nevada
NEW HAMPSHIRE Merrimack (507) 22 Mar 1970 Nashua New Hampshire
NEW JERSEY New Jersey (292) 28 Feb 1960 Morristown New Jersey
NEW MEXICO Young (63) 21 May 1912 Farmington New Mexico
NEW YORK New York (110) 9 Dec 1934 New York New York
NORTH CAROLINA North Carolina (332) 27 Aug 1961 Kinston North Carolina
NORTH DAKOTA Fargo North Dakota (852) 7 Aug 1977 Same
OHIO Kirtland (1), *Cincinnati (270) 17 Feb 1834, 23 Nov 1958 **24 May 1841, Cincinatti Ohio
OKLAHOMA Tulsa (298) 1 May 1960 Philadelphia Pennsylvania
OREGON Union (49) 9 Jun 1901 La Grande Oregon
PENNSYLVANIA Philedelphia (304) 16 Oct 1960 Philadelphia Pennsylvania
RHODE ISLAND Providence R.I. (818) 20 Mar 1977 Same
SOUTH CAROLINA South Carolina (169) 19 Oct 1947 Columbia South Carolina
SOUTH DAKOTA Rapid City (592) 10 Dec 1972 Rapid City South Dakota
TENNESSEE Memphis (403) 18 Apr 1965 Memphis Tennessee
TEXAS El Paso (194) 21 Sep 1952 El Paso Texas
UTAH Salt Lake (1a) 3 Oct 1847 Same
VERMONT Montpelier Vermont (753) 11 Apr 1976 Same
VIRGINIA Virginia (245) 30 Jun 1957 Richmond Virgina
WASHINGTON Seattle (124) 31 Jul 1938 Seattle Washington
WEST VIRGINIA West Virginia (522) 23 Aug 1970 Charleston-West Virginia
WISCONSIN Milwaukee (367) 3 Feb 1963 Milwaukee Wisconsin
WYOMING Star Valley (33) 14 Aug 1892 Afton Wyoming

() Chronological number of stake; *Discontinued; **First permanent stake

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