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The Episcopal Church in the United States of America currently has over 100 dioceses. This was not always the case, however. When the church was originally founded, in the 1780s, it had only nine. These were:

  1. Diocese of Massachusetts
  2. Diocese of Connecticut
  3. Diocese of Pennsylvania
  4. Diocese of Virginia
  5. Diocese of New York
  6. Diocese of Maryland
  7. Diocese of New Jersey
  8. Diocese of Delaware
  9. Diocese of South Carolina
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