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Region VII Boundaries

A region is an entity established to fulfill specific administrative activities. Region VII is one of eight geographic regions established by the Toastmasters International Board of Directors. Region VII is comprised of eight districts which are the administrative extension of Toastmasters International World Headquarters.

Region VII extends from central Virginia along the Atlantic coast into the Maritime Provinces of Canada. It is one of four regions that encompass districts from both the United States and Canada. District 45 is one of only five districts that straddle the US-Canadian border.

District 18 Extends into five states. It encompasses the entire state of Delaware; the Maryland counties of Washington, Frederick, Carroll, Howard, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico, Worcester, and Somerset; the Virginia counties of Clarke, Frederick, and on the Eastern Shore, Accomack and Northampton; one county in Pennsylvania, Franklin; and finally in West Virginia, the counties of Berkeley and Jefferson.

District 27 Extends into two states and the District of Columbia (DC). It encompasses the Southwest and Southeast quadrants of DC. In the state of Virginia, it includes the counties of Westmoreland, King George, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Orange, Madison, Greene, Shenandoah, Page, Culpeper, Fauquier, Prince William, Rappahannock, Warren, Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington, and Northumberland. Lastly, in Maryland, it includes the counties of Charles, Calvert, Saint Mary’s, and Prince George’s south of a line extended from the north-south dividing line of DC, eastward along East Capitol Street and Central Avenue to the County’s eastern border.

District 31 Extends into two states: it encompasses the entire state of Rhode Island and the eastern part of Massachusetts. The western border of the area in Massachusetts is the western border of Worcester County running from north to south.

District 36 Is geographically the smallest district in Region VII. It extends into Maryland and into Washington, DC. In Maryland, it includes the counties of Montgomery and Prince George’s north of a line extended from the north-south dividing line of DC, eastward along East Capitol Street and Central Avenue to the County’s eastern border. In DC, it includes the Northwest and Northeast quadrants.

District 38 Encompasses two states: New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, the western border of the district is the 77°30´ longitudinal line, and in New Jersey, it includes the counties of Hunterdon, Mercer, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland, Cape May, Atlantic, Ocean and Monmouth west of NJ Route 527 and south of US Route 33.

District 45 Includes the Provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick in Canada, and the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont in the United States.

District 46 Encompasses two states: New York and New Jersey. In New York, it includes all five boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx) and the counties of Nassau, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester. In New Jersey, the district includes the counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Union, Middlesex, Somerset, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Warren, and all of Monmouth County except that part lying west of NJ Route 527 and south of US Route 33.

District 53 Extends into three states: Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts. It covers the entire state of Connecticut and western Massachusetts. The eastern border of the area in Massachusetts is the western border of Worcester County, running north and south. In New York, it includes the counties of Essex, Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Rensselaer, Albany, Schoharie, Schenectady, Montgomery, Fulton, Hamilton, Greene, Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster.