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Genealogical, historical, lineage, veterans, fraternal, family name, and ethnic societies often collect, transcribe, and publish records useful to family historians. Local genealogical societies often help family history researchers contact local record searchers or copy records that mention the researcher's ancestors. A current list of archives and libraries can be found in the Georgia Archives and Libraries Wiki article. Some of these organizations have their own Internet sites. You can also find local society addresses by using directories cited in the United States Societies Wiki article.

To learn of Georgia genealogical and historical societies that have records and services that may help you, contact:

Statewide Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Augusta Genealogical Society
President: Barbara Graybill
P.O. Box 3743
Augusta, GA 30914-3743
Telephone: (706) 722-4073 (Adamson Library)

Georgia Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 550247
Atlanta, GA 30355-2747
Facebook: Georgia Genealogical Society

Regional Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Central Georgia Genealogical Society
Serving Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Crisp, Dodge, Dooly, Houston, Johnson,
Jones, Lamar, Laurens, Macon, Monroe, Montgomery, Peach, Pike, Pulaski, Taylor,
Telfair, Treutlen, Twiggs, Upson, Washington, Wheeler, Wilcox, and Wilkinson Counties
P.O. Box 2024
Warner Robins, GA 31099-2024
Telephone: (478) 987-7260
Facebook: Central Georgia Genealogical Society

Coastal Georgia Genealogical Society
Serving Bryan, Camden, Glynn, Liberty, and McIntosh Counties.
Facebook Page: Coastal Georgia Genealogical Society
Facebook Group: Coastal Georgia Genealogical Society Group

East Georgia Genealogical Society Facebook Home
Serving Banks, Barrow, Butts, Clarke, Columbia, Elbert, Franklin, Glascock, Greene,
Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Hancock, Hart, Jackson, Jasper, Lincoln, Madison, McDuffie,
Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Rockdale, Stephens, Taliaferro, Walton,
Warren, and Wilkes Counties
President: Gloria Moon
P.O. Box 117
Winder, GA 30680
Facebook: East Georgia Genealogical Society

Northwest Georgia Historical & Genealogical Society
Serving Bartow, Cass, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Dade, Dawson,
Douglas, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Habersham, Hall, Haralson, Lumpkin,
Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Rabun, Towns, Union, Walker, White, and Whitfield Counties
Editor: Pat Millican
P.O. Box 5063
Rome, GA 30162-5063

Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society
Serving Baker, Ben Hill, Calhoun, Clay, Colquitt, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty,
Early, Grady, Irwin, Lee, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole,
Stewart, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Webster, Wilcox, and Worth Counties
P.O. Box 4672
Albany, GA 31706
Telephone: (229) 420-3218
Facebook: Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society

Wiregrass Genealogical Society Facebook
Serving Bleckley, Dodge, Laurens, Pulaski, Twiggs, Telfair, and Wilkinson Counties
President: Robin Mullis Flanders
Rt. 1, Box 68 G
Adrian, GA 31002
Telephone: (478) 274-0894
Facebook: Wiregrass Genealogical Society, Inc.

Lineage and Hereditary Societies[edit | edit source]

Department of Georgia & South Carolina Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Commander: William Miller
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Parent organization
Facebook: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - National Organization

Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Commander: Scott K. Gilbert, Jr.
Georgia SCV
P.O. Box 1081
544 Mulberry Street, Ste. 310
Macon, GA 31202
Telephone: (866) 728-4642
Facebook: Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans

Georgia Society of the Order of Founders and Patriots of America
Governer: Joseph Rude
Telephone: (770) 396-7960
The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America - Parent organization
Facebook: Founders and Patriots of America

Georgia Society, Sons of the American Revolution
President: W. Allen Greenly
Telephone: (404) 788-8824

Georgia State Society, National Society Daughters of the American Colonists
State Regent: Thelma M. Kilpatrick
National Society Daughters of the American Colonists - Parent organizaton
2205 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20008-2813
Telephone: (912) 764-4196

Georgia State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
State Regent: Joyce Ball Patton
NSDAR - Parent organization
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5392
Telephone: (202) 628-1776
Facebook: Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters

Georgia State Society, United States Daughters of 1812
President: Rachel Cole Colbert
National Society United States Daughters of 1812 - Parent organization
1461 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005-5402
Telephone: (202) 745-1812

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Georgia
Governor: Rose E. Bell
General Society of Mayflower Descendants - Parent organization
P.O. Box 3297
Plymouth, MA 02361-3297
Telephone: (508) 746-3188
Facebook: General Society of Mayflower Descendants

United Daughters of the Confederacy
President: Pauline Myers
United Daughters of the Confederacy - Parent organization
328 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220-4009
Telephone: (804) 355-1636

Virginia Commandery
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (includes Georgia)
Commander/Registrar: Dr. W. Courtney Fleenor
10611 Keithwood Parkway
Richmond, VA 23236-3010

Ethnic and Religious Societies[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Metro Atlanta Chapter
President: Gene Stephenson II
AAHGS Metro Atlanta
P. O. Box 54131
Atlanta, GA 30308-9998

Huguenot[edit | edit source]

Huguenot Society of Georgia
President: Janet Butler Walker
Tel: (478) 955-9345
Registrar: Maureen M. Wilburn
3401 Walkers Ridge Road
Dacula, GA 30019-4627
Facebook: Huguenot Society of Georgia

Jewish[edit | edit source]

Jewish Federation of Atlanta
President/CEO: Michael Horowitz
The Selig Center
1440 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
Telephone: (404) 873-1661
Facebook: Jewish Federation of Atlanta

Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia
The Breman Museum
1440 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
Telephone: (404)575-3767

Southern Jewish Historical Society
President: Ellen Umansky
P.O. Box 71601
Marietta, GA 30007-1601
Facebook: Southern Jewish Historical Society

Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society
President: Mary Lee
Mansell House and Gardens
1835 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Telephone: (770) 475-4663
E-mail to

Athens Historical Society
President: Michael Kitchens
P.O. Box 7745
Athens GA 30604-7745
Facebook: Athens Historical Society

Atlanta History Center
Kenan Research Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Telephone: (404) 814-4040
Facebook: Atlanta History Center

Eighth Air Force Historical Society
Managing Director: Debra D. Kujawa
P.O. Box 60369
Savannah, GA 31420-0369
Telephone: (912) 748-8884
Facebook: The Mighty 8th AF Historical Society, Georgia Chapter

Georgia Historical Society
President: W. Todd Groce
Research Center
501 Whitaker St
Savannah, GA 31401
Telephone: (912) 651-2125
Facebook: Georgia Historical Society

Historical Society of the Georgia National Guard
History Office, Bldg.447
1000 Halsey Avenue
Marietta, GA 30060-5099

Society for Georgia Archaeology
Chair: Joseph Roberts
P.O. Box 693
Athens, GA 30603
Telephone: (404) 583-0495
Facebook: Society for Georgia Archaeology

Additional Georgia Societies (Local or Special Interest)[edit | edit source]

  • For a comprehensive list of Genealogical and Historical Societies in Georgia, see Genealogical Societies in Georgia
  • Additional Georgia genealogical and historical societies may be listed in the following directories:
Federation of Genealogical Societies
Society Hill Click the link under Alphabetical Listings
US GenNet
Roots-L Go to Societies, Historical and Genealogical
Linkpendium Click on location and go to Societies
Cyndi's List