United States - List of Foundation Dates prior to 1894

USA/Canada Grand List - All Pro Soccer Teams - A-G
USA/Canada Grand List - All Pro Soccer Teams - H-N
USA/Canada Grand List - All Pro Soccer Teams - O-Z

Alaska - List of Foundation Dates
Hawaii - List of Foundation Dates

188?        Ansonia FC
1893        Pullman FC (Chicago)
1872        State University of Iowa (Iowa City)      [team name not exactly known; dissolved 1892]
Louisiana (Source: Crawford, C.: A History of Soccer in Louisiana : 1858 to 2013, 2013.)
1859        Jefferson City FC
1870        New Orleans Hibernians
1873        Louisiana FC (New Orleans)
1876        New Orleans Irish Hibernians
1877        New Orleans Americans
            New Orleans Englishmen
1883        New Orleans FC
1884        New Orleans Bernards
            New Orleans Hunters

1893        Baltimore Orioles FC                      [dissolved 1895]
1862        Oneida FC (Boston)                        [dissolved 1865]
New Jersey  
1883        Clark Our New Thread (East Newark)
1887        Newark Bears                              [founded as Orange Athletic Club]
            Paterson True Blues                       [dissolved after 1915]  
1885 (?)    Philadelphia Hibernians

Women Club Foundation Dates 

2000 Apr 10 Philadelphia Charge (Villanova, Pa.)      [dissolved 2003]
            San Jose CyberRays                        [founded as Bay Area CyberRays; dissolved 2003]
2001        Atlanta Beat                              [dissolved 2003]
            Boston Breakers (Somerville, Mass.)    
            Carolina Courage (Cary, N.C.)             [dissolved 2003] 
            magigJack (Boca Raton, Fla.)              [founded as Washington Freedom (Germantown, Md.); dissolved 2003] 
            New York Power (Uniondale, N.Y.)          [dissolved 2003]
            San Diego Spirit                          [dissolved 2003] 
2007 Feb 27 Saint Louis Athletica                     [dissolved 2010]  
     Sep  4 Los Angeles Sol (Carson, Calif.)          [dissolved Jan 28, 2010]        
            Chicago Rede Stars (Lisle, Ill.)
            Sky Blue FC (Harrison, N.J.)       
2008 Sep  3 FC Gold Pride (Santa Clara, Calif.)       
            Western New York Flash (Elma, N.Y.)       [founded as Buffalo Flash]  
2009 Jun 18 Atlanta Beat                      
            Philadelphia Independence (Chester, Pa.)  [dissolved 2012]
2012 Nov 21 FC Kansas City                            [dissolved Nov 20, 2017]
            OL Reign (Tacoma, Wash.)                  [founded as Seattle Reign FC]
            Portland Thorns FC
            Washington Spirit (Washington, D.C.)
2013        Houston Dash
2015        Orlando Pride
2017        North Carolina Courage (Cary, N.C.)
            Utah Royals (Salt Lake City, Utah)

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