There are many technology-based Slack channels, but in this article we have collected an ongoing list of Tech community Slack channels by geographical location.

This is an attempt to promote local tech communities and encourage all to join and engage in their local community.

There is an updated list AND the ability to submit a PR to add your city or tech slack on github here.

For Mid-Atlantic

If you live in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or Washington D.C., it is worth taking a look at these channels:

For the Midwest

In Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin, there are some active channels below:

The South Candidates

Join these local Slack channels in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or West Virginia:

  1. GNV Connect

  2. Orlando Devs

  3. Suncoast Developers Guild

From the Southwest

Local Slack channels in Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas:

The West

From Alaska, Hawaii and Washington down to California there are several local channels below:

  • CO : Denver Devs

  • OR : in Oregon there are several channels:

  1. Infinite Red Community

  2. Node PDX

  3. Portland ReactJS

  4. PDXstartups

In Canada

As mentioned before, this is an incomplete and ongoing list and although there maybe some great Slack Channels of interest not listed here, we hope this will be a good list to help anyone find their local channels to start networking.

Bonus channels

Below are some other interesting Slack channels for different technologies and programming languages that welcome anybody worldwide:

General Tech Slack Communities:

So, the real question isn’t, “Should I join a Slack community?” It’s, “Which Slack communities should I join?”.

Happy networking!

This article was co-written by Sara Nopsittiporn and Tracy Lee.

Need JavaScript consulting, mentoring, or training help? Check out our list of services at This Dot Labs.