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Grand Royal Arch Chapters in the U.S. &
General Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons International
&
Grand Councils in the U.S. &
General Grand Council Cryptic Masons (Royal & Select Masters)

U.S. Grand Royal Arch Chapters with Largest Memberships,
over 10,000 (for various years in the 1990s)
Ohio 27,695 (1998)
I believe this Grand Chapter does NOT belong to the General Grand Chapter
Texas 19,832 (June 23, 1995)
I believe this Grand Chapter does NOT belong to the General Grand Chapter
Pennsylvania 15,737 (1997)
I believe this Grand Chapter does NOT belong to the General Grand Chapter
Georgia 13,188 (Dec. 31, 1997)
Tennessee 11,442 (Dec. 31, 1997)
California 10,349 (1996)

 

U.S. Grand Councils with Largest Memberships,
over 5,000 (for various years in the 1990s)
Tennessee 12,444 (1990 - likely to be much lower now)
California 10,381 (1990 - likely to be much lower now)
South Carolina 9,197 (Jan. 1, 1998)
Indiana 8,890 (1990 - likely to be much lower now)
Georgia 7,339 (Dec. 31, 1997)
North Carolina 7,301 (Dec. 31, 1998)
Illinois 6,763 (1990 - likely to be much lower now)
Pennsylvania 6,430 (Mar. 31, 1999)
Missouri 6,302 (Dec. 31, 1998)
Iowa 5,766 (1990 - likely to be much lower now)
Massachusetts 5,194 (1990 - likely to be much lower now)

 

State Grand Royal Arch Chapter Grand Council
(Cryptic Masons or
Royal & Select Masters)
Alabama 4,172 (Dec. 31, 1998) 3,733 (Dec. 31, 1997)
Alaska 450 (1993) 324 (1990)
Arizona 1,589 (1996) 1,747 (1990)
Arkansas 2,837 (1997) 2,705 (1990)
California 10,349 (1996) 10,381 (1990)
Colorado 2,076 (June 30, 1997) 2,186 (1990)
Connecticut 2,660 (Feb. 28, 1998) does NOT belong to General Grand Council
Delaware 607 (1997) 415 (1998)
District of Columbia 868 (Dec. 31, 1999) 321 (Dec. 31, 1995)
Florida 7,946 (Dec. 31, 1996) 9,757 (1990)
Georgia 13,188 (Dec. 31, 1997) 7,339 (Dec. 31, 1997)
Hawaii 679 (1993) 622 (1990)
Idaho 1,347 (1993) 900 (1990)
Illinois 8,894 (Jun. 30, 1997)
I believe this Grand Chapter does NOT belong to the General Grand Chapter
6,763 (1990)
Indiana 8,978 (1995) 8,890 (1990)
Iowa 5,511 (1996) 5,766 (1990)
Kansas 5,118 (Dec. 31, 1997) 3,448 (Dec. 31, 1998)
Kentucky 8,238 (1996) 7,823 (1990)
Louisiana 4,072 (Dec. 31, 1997) 3,074 (Dec. 31, 1997)
Maine 6,006 (Mar. 31, 1997) 2,864 (1990)
Maryland 2,971 (Mar. 31, 1998) 2,241 (Mar. 31, 1999)
Massachusetts 7,550 (Aug. 31, 1996) 5,194 (1990)
does NOT belong to General Grand Council
Michigan 8,561 (1996) 3,625 (1990)
Minnesota 5,398 (Dec. 31, 1996) 1,283 (Jan. 1, 1997)
Mississippi 6,944 (1996) 8,190 (1990)
Missouri 8,183 (Dec. 31, 1998) 6,302 (Dec. 31, 1998)
Montana 2,280 (1995) 2,065 (1990)
Nebraska 2,472 (Dec. 31, 1998) 2,144 (Dec. 31, 1998)
Nevada 863 (Dec. 31, 1997) 849 (Dec. 31, 1997)
New Hampshire 1,211 (Nov. 16, 1998) 879 (Nov. 16, 1998)
New Jersey 2,780 (Dec. 31, 1997) 1,162 (Dec. 31, 1998)
New Mexico 1,090 (Dec. 31, 1998) 948 (Dec. 31, 1998)
New York 6,758 (Dec. 27, 1997) 2,981 (1990)
North Carolina 7,506 (Dec. 31, 1998) 7,301 (Dec. 31, 1998)
North Dakota 1,079 (1994) 628 (1990)
Ohio 27,695 (1998)
I believe this Grand Chapter does NOT belong to the General Grand Chapter
does NOT belong to General Grand Council
Oklahoma 2,156 (Dec. 31, 1997) 2,174 (Dec. 31, 1996)
Oregon 2,791 (1994) 2,325 (1990)
Pennsylvania 15,737 (1997)
I believe this Grand Chapter does NOT belong to the General Grand Chapter
6,430 (Mar. 31, 1999)
does NOT belong to General Grand Council
Rhode Island 1,606 (1993) 922 (1990)
South Carolina 9,266 (1997) 9,197 (Jan. 1, 1998)
South Dakota 1,410 (Apr. 30, 1997) 666 (Apr. 30, 1997)
Tennessee 11,442 (Dec. 31, 1997) 12,444 (1990)
Texas 19,832 (June 23, 1995)
I believe this Grand Chapter does NOT belong to the General Grand Chapter
does NOT belong to General Grand Council
Utah 596 (1995) 716 (1990)
Vermont 1,406 (Mar. 31, 1999) 1,093 (Mar. 31, 1999)
Virginia 8,525 (Sep. 30, 1997)
does NOT belong to General Grand Chapter
does not have a Grand Council or any separate body for Cryptic Masonry, as the Council degrees are included in the Grand Chapter since 1841
Washington 2,601 (1997) 2,008 (1990)
West Virginia 6,723 (Sep. 1, 1996)
does NOT belong to General Grand Chapter
does not have a Grand Council or any separate body for Cryptic Masonry, as the Council degrees are included in the Grand Chapter
Wisconsin 3,665 (1996) 2,803 (1990)
Wyoming 1,633 (1994) 1,191 (1990)

 


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