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Find Your Local Train Collectors Association Division & Chapter

The Train Collectors Association has 20 established Divisions spread across the United States—and the world—and arranged by geographic area. Many TCA Divisions also have active local Chapters that allow TCA members to gather with their neighbors in their home region.  

Browse our listings here to find your local Division and/or Chapter and get involved today!  

You can also see who is in charge of your local Division and/or Chapter by accessing our current leadership list at the link below. (Note that address information is not included for privacy reasons on this public page. If you need contact information for your local TCA leadership, please contact the National Business Office). 

TCA Divisions and Geographical Areas 

Each Division name below (and applicable Chapter names) links to that group’s website. In addition, if a given Division or Chapter has an online newsletter, we have also provided a link to that for your convenience. 

Atlantic Division

Est. 1977. Pennsylvania counties of Chester, Bucks, Delaware, Philadelphia, and Montgomery; New Jersey counties of Mercer, Burlington, Ocean, Camden, Gloucester, Atlantic, Salem, Cumberland, and Cape May. 

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Cottonbelt Division

Est. 1988. Alabama; Mississippi; Tennessee west of the Tennessee River; Florida counties west of Apalachicola River. 

Casey Jones Chapter 
Gulf Wind Chapter 
Magic Valley Chapter 


Desert Division

Est 1971. Arizona; New Mexico; Texas counties of El Paso, Hudspeth, Colberson, Loving Winkler, Ward, Reeves, Jeff Davis, Pecos, Presidio, Brewster, and Terrell. Also handles Australia and New Zealand. 

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Australia/New Zealand Chapter 
Rio Grande Chapter, Est 2006 


Dixie Division

Est. 1988. Georgia; Tennessee east of the Tennessee River. 

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Music City Chapter  (Read Chapter Newsletters)
Terminus Chapter, Est. 1969 
Volunteer State Chapter 


Eastern Division

Est. 1954. New Jersey counties of Hunterdon, Warren, and Sussex; New York (except counties of Ulster, Sullivan, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, NYC, Nassau, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester); Maryland; Delaware; District of Columbia; Virginia-Richmond/Staunton line including those cities; Pennsylvania counties except those listed by Atlantic, Fort Pitt, and Keystone Divisions. 

Upstate New York Chapter, Est. 2012 
WB&A Chapter, Est. 1964 (Read Chapter Newsletters)


Fort Pitt Division

Est. 1977. West Virginia; Pennsylvania counties west of and including Warren, Elk, Clearfield, Centre, Blair, and Bedford. 


Great Lakes Division

Est. 1966. Ohio; Indiana (except Midwest part); Michigan (except cross-lake portion); Kentucky; Ontario, Canada. 

Bluegrass Chapter, Est. 2009 
Central Ohio Chapter 
Detroit-Toledo Chapter 
Lake Erie Chapter 
Ohio River Chapter 
Three Rivers Chapter 
Western Michigan Chapter, Est 1968 


Keystone Division

Est. 1978. Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Perry, Adams, York, Berks, Lancaster, Lebanon, and Dauphin. 


Lakes and Pines Division

Est. 1969. Wisconsin (except Midwest portion); Minnesota; cross-lake portion of Michigan; North Dakota; South Dakota. 

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Lone Star Division

Est. 1968. Texas (except the Desert Division counties); Louisiana. 

Central Texas Chapter 
Gulf Coast Chapter, Est. 1973 
Louisiana Chapter 
North Texas Chapter 

Metropolitan Division

Est. 1961. Fairfield County, Connecticut; New York: counties of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, Sullivan, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, and New York City; New Jersey counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, and Union. 


Midwest Division

Est. 1960. Illinois (except Calhoun, Madison, St. Clair, Monroe and Randolph counties, and those portions of Jersey and Macoupin counties south of Illinois Rt. 16); Iowa; Indiana west of the South Bend-Indianapolis-New Albany line and including those towns; Wisconsin south of Sheboygan-Baraboo line but not including those towns. 

Central Indiana Chapter, Est 1973 


New England Division

Est. 1958. All of the New England states (except Fairfield County in Connecticut). 

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Northern New England Chapter (NONEC) 
Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) 


Northern California Division

Est 1958. California north of San Luis Obispo-Visalia line and including those towns; northern half of Nevada (all counties not included in Western Division). 

Sacramento-Sierra Chapter 


Ozark Division

Est. 1967. Illinois counties of Calhoun, Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Randolph, and those portions of Jersey and Macoupin counties south of Illinois Highway 16; Missouri; Arkansas; Kansas; Oklahoma. 

Gateway Chapter, Est 1975 
Central Missouri Chapter, Est 1995 
Heart of America Chapter, Est. 2009 


Pacific Northwest Division

Est. 1958. Washington; Oregon; Idaho; Alaska; British Columbia, Canada. 

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Portland Chapter, Est. 1987 
Seattle Chapter, Est. 1986 
Treasure Valley Chapter, Est 2003 


Rocky Mountain Division

Est 1971. Montana; Wyoming; Nebraska; Utah; Colorado. 


Southeastern Division

Est. 1970. Virginia south of Richmond/Staunton line but not including those cities; North Carolina, South Carolina. 

Palmetto Chapter 
Tidewater Chapter, Est. 1987 


Southern Division

Est 1966. Florida (except counties West of Apalachicola River). 

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Western Division

Est. 1954. California south of San Luis Obispo-Visalia line and not including those towns; southern half of Nevada including the counties of Mineral, Ezmeralda, Nye, White Pine, Lincoln, and Clark; Hawaii. 

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