Encyclopedia of Associations®: Regional State Local: Volume 5: Western States, 32nd Edition

  • Volume 5
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0028668510
  • ISBN-13: 9780028668512
  • DDC: 061
  • Shipping Weight: 9.32 lbs ( 4.23 kgs)
  • 1872 Pages | Print | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2020, 2018, 2017
  • © 2021 | Published



Provides comprehensive information on more than 97,000 U.S. regional, state and local nonprofit organizations. Covers associations and societies that are organized and function at the regional (both interstate and intrastate), state, county, city, neighborhood, and local levels.

Each of the 5 print volumes is devoted to a specific geographic region of the U.S.: Vol 1. Great Lakes States; Vol 2. Northeastern States; Vol 3. Southern and Middle Atlantic States; Vol 4. South Central and Great Plains States; Vol. 5 Western States. The geographic scope of each volume takes into account factors such as shared regional characteristics or interests, and geography, allowing users to acquire only those volumes that will meet their information.

RSL covers trade and professional associations, social welfare and public affairs organizations, labor unions, fraternal and patriotic organizations, religious, sports, and hobby groups and many other types of nonprofit organizations. Entries feature a wealth of information, including: year founded, membership, budget, purpose and activities, publications, conventions/events and scholarships, fellowships and awards bestowed by the organizations. Provides multiple points of contact, such as addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, websites and social media handles, allowing for quick connection with organizations that meet their interests and needs. Entries are updated for each edition, making the information accurate and reliable.

Features and Benefits

  • All entries are verified and updated for each edition, making the information accurate and reliable.
  • All entries are updated by direct contact with the organizations.
  • The majority of entries feature a wealth of descriptive information, including year founded, membership, budget, purpose and activities, services, publications, and other organization programs.
  • 100% of entries include at least one email address, organization website and/or social media handle, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube.

What's New

  • Each regional volume of the 32nd Edition of RSL lists, on average, 17,000 – 20,000 organizations, and covers the chapters and affiliates of organizations listed in EA-National.
  • More than 1,500 new regional, state and local associations added for each edition.

Table of Contents

Volume 5: Western States.
User’s Guide.
Keyword List.
Descriptive Listings
New Mexico.
Name and Keyword Index.