The mission was originally organized as the Northwestern States Mission on 6 May 1878 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The mission name changed to the Northern States Mission on 20 July 1889.
Not to be confused with the Northwestern States Mission organized on 26 July 1897 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
Organized as the Northwestern States Mission on 6 May 1878 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
The mission home was located at 635 West Adams St., Chicago, Illinois.
On 1 November 1900, the state of Missouri was removed from the mission and added to the boundaries of the Southwestern States Mission while the states of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota were added to the Colorado Mission.