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The FamilySearch regional research groups in the Community and on Facebook were created to be collaborative environments where individuals researching the same general location could help one another reach their family history goals through asking and answering questions, sharing helpful resources and information.

International Research Pages and Groups

(Click the arrows next to each column heading to sort the table.)

Topic FamilySearch Community FamilySearch Facebook Groups Misc Groups

=====Albania

Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Algeria

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Angola

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Argentina

Investigación Genealógica Investigación Genealógica en Argentina

=====Armenia

Russian Empire

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Australia
Australian Genealogy Asia, Africa & Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Austria

Austro-Hungarian Empire Central Europe Genealogy Research Community 

=====Azerbaijan

Russian Empire

=====Belarus

Russian Empire Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Belgium

Belgium, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands Central Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Belize

Mexico-Central America Genealogy Research Community

=====Benin

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Bosnia and Herzegovina

Austro-Hungarian Empire Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Botswana

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Brazil


Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Only in Portuguese.

=====Burkina Faso

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Bulgaria

Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Burundi

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Cabo Verde

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Cameroon

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Canada

Quebec Canada Genealogy Research Community
Quebec Family History Society
Halifax & District Genealogy

===== Caribbean Islands



=====Central African Republic (CAR)

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Chad

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Chile

Investigación Genealógica Investigación Genealógica en Chile

===== China

Chinese Genealogy Research, Asia Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Comoros

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Congo

(see either Democratic Republic of the Congo OR
Republic of the Congo listed below)

=====Costa Rica

Mexico-Central America Genealogy Research Community

=====Cote d'Ivoire

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Croatia

Austro-Hungarian Empire

=====Cyprus

Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community

===== Czechoslovakia
(Czechia)

Austro-Hungarian Empire Central Europe Genealogy Research Community 
Czech Genealogy

=====Democratic Republic of the Congo

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Denmark

Nordic Countries Northern Europe Genealogy Research Community
Denmark Genealogy - Sorø, Sjælland, Danmark Slægtsforskning

=====Djibouti

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Ecuador

Investigación Genealógica Investigación Genealógica en Ecuador

=====Egypt

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== El Salvador

Mexico-Central America Genealogy Research Community

===== England

British Isles British Isles Genealogy Research Community
Great Harwood Family and Local History Group

Lancashire Genealogy
Yorkshire Genealogy

=====Equatorial Guinea

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Eritrea

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Estonia

Russian Empire

=====eSwatini (formerly Swaziland)

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Ethiopia

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Finland

Nordic Countries Northern Europe Genealogy Research Community
Finnish Genealogy

===== France

Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Gabon

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Gambia

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Georgia (country)

Russian Empire

===== Germany/Prussia

Germany Central Europe Genealogy Research Community 

=====Ghana

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Greece

Greece Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community 
Hellenic Genealogy Resources

===== Guatemala

Investigación Genealógica Investigación Genealógica en Guatemala, Mexico-Central America Genealogy Research Community

=====Guinea

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Guinea-Bissau

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Honduras

Investigación Genealógica Mexico-Central America Genealogy Research Community, Investigación Genealógica en Honduras

===== Hong Kong

Chinese Genealogy Research, Asia Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Hungary

Austro-Hungarian Empire Central Europe Genealogy Research Community 

Hungary Exchange - Hungarian Genealogy

===== India

Asia Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Ireland & Northern Ireland

British Isles, Ireland British Isles Genealogy Research Community

===== Italy

Italy, Austro-Hungarian Empire (for parts of Italy) Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community 
Southern Italian Genealogy Network

Sicilian Genealogy

===== Jamaica


Jamaica Genealogy Research Community

===== Japan

Asia Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Kenya

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Kosovo

Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Latvia

Russian Empire Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Lesotho

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Liberia

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Libya

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Liechtenstein

Switzerland Central Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Lithuania

Russian Empire Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

===== Luxembourg

Belgium, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands Central Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Macedonia

Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

===== Madagascar

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Malawi

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Mali

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Malta

Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Mauritania

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Mauritius

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Mexico

Investigación Genealógica Mexico Genealogy Research, Mexico-Central America Genealogy Research Community
Guadalajara Dispensas

Genealogía Del Valle de México

=====Moldova

Russian Empire

=====Monaco

Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Montenegro

Austro-Hungarian Empire Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Morocco

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Mozambique

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Namibia

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Netherlands

Belgium, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands Central Europe Genealogy Research Community 
Dutch:
Genealogie Nederland
Genealogie/Stamboom onderzoek

Genealogievrienden English:
Dutch Genealogy

===== New Zealand

Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Nicaragua

Mexico-Central America Genealogy Research Community

=====Niger

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Nigeria

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Northern Ireland and Ireland

See entry above- Ireland and Northern Ireland

===== Norway

Nordic Countries Northern Europe Genealogy Research Community

Norwegian Society of Texas
Hovedstad Chapter
Midnattsolen Chapter
Snorre Chapter
Viking Chapter

===== Panama

Investigación Genealógica Mexico-Central America Genealogy Research Community, Panama Genealogy

===== Paraguay

Investigación Genealógica Paraguay Genealogy

===== Perú

Investigación Genealógica Perú Genealogy (Español)

===== Poland

Poland Central Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Portugal

Portugal

===== Puerto Rico

Investigación Genealógica ' Puerto Rico Genealogy

=====Republic of the Congo

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Romania

Austro-Hungarian Empire Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Rwanda

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Russia

Russian Empire Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community (English)

Исследования русской генеалогии (Russian)


===== Samoa (American)

Asia, Africa & Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Samoa (Western)

Asia, Africa & Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====San Marino

Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Sao Tome and Principe

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Scotland

British Isles Northern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Senegal

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Serbia

Austro-Hungarian Empire

=====Seychelles

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Sierra Leone

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Slovakia and Czechia

Austro-Hungarian Empire Central Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Slovenia

Austro-Hungarian Empire Central Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Somalia

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== South Africa

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa & Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====South Sudan

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Spain

Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community

=====Sudan

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Sweden

Nordic Countries Northern Europe Genealogy Research Community (English)
Släktforskning om Sverige(Swedish/Svenska)

=====Swaziland (see eSwatini listed above)

===== Switzerland

Switzerland Central Europe Genealogy Research Community

===== Taiwan

Chinese Genealogy Research, Asia Genealogy Research Asia, Africa & Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Tanzania

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Thailand

Asia Genealogy Research Asia, Africa & Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Togo

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Tonga

Asia, Africa & Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Tunisia

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Uganda

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

===== Ukraine

Russian Empire Eastern Europe Genealogy Research Community Ukrainian genealogy

===== United Kingdom

(See also individual entries for England, Scotland, and Wales)

British Isles Genealogy Research Community
UK Genealogy


===== Venezuela

Investigación Genealógica Investigación Genealógica en Venezuela(Español)

Venezuela Genealogía en Facebook(Español)

===== Wales

British Isles, Welsh Family History British Isles Genealogy Research Community
Monmouthshire Family Tree

=====Zambia

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

=====Zimbabwe

Africa Genealogy Research Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community

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North America Research Pages and Groups

Topic FamilySearch Community FamilySearch Facebook Groups Misc Groups

===== African American Research

Africa Genealogy Research, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research
African American

African American Genealogy Friends

===== Alabama

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

Alabama Genealogy Network

===== Alaska

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

===== American Indian

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research
American Indian

===== Arizona

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

Arizona Genealogy Network

===== Arkansas

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

Arkansas Genealogy Network

===== California

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community
California Genealogy Network

===== Canada

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research Canada Genealogy Research Community

Genealogy Network & Look Ups - Atlantic Canada

French Canadian Genealogy

===== Canada First Nations

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research
Canada First Nations

===== Colorado

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

Colorado Genealogy Network

===== Connecticut

New England, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community

Connecticut Genealogy Network

===== Delaware

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

Delaware Genealogy Network

===== Florida

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

===== Georgia

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

Georgia Genealogy Network

===== Hawaii

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

===== Hispanic

Investigación Genealógica, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research Hispanic Genealogy Research
Hispanic (Americas)

===== Idaho

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community
Idaho Genealogy Network

===== Illinois

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community

Illinois Genealogy Network

===== Indiana

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community
Indiana

Indiana Genealogy Network

===== Iowa

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community

Iowa Genealogy Network

===== Kansas

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community

Kansas Genealogy Network

===== Kentucky

Kentucky Genealogy, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community
Kentucky Genealogy Research, The Original

KY History and Genealogy (Network of Interest Groups)
Kentucky Genealogy Network

===== Louisiana

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

Louisiana Genealogy Network

===== Maine

New England, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community

===== Maryland

Maryland Genealogy, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community

FamilyHart's Maryland Genealogy
Maryland Genealogy Network

===== Massachusetts

New England, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community
Massachusetts

Massachusetts Genealogy Network

===== Michigan

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community

Michigan Genealogy Network
Michigan Genealogical Council

===== Minnesota

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community

Minnesota Genealogy Network
Minnesota Norwegians - genealogy

===== Mississippi

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

Mississippi Genealogy "Family Tree" and history
Magnolia Roots: a Mississippi genealogy network
Mississippi Genealogy Network

===== Missouri

Missouri, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

Missouri Genealogy Network

===== Montana

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

Montana Genealogy Network

===== Nebraska

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community

Nebraska Genealogy Network

===== Nevada

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community
Nevada Genealogy Network

===== New Hampshire

New England, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community

New Hampshire Genealogy Network

===== New Jersey

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community

FamilyHart's New Jersey Genealogy
New Jersey Genealogy Network

===== New Mexico

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

===== New York

New York, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community
New York

New York Genealogy Network
Colonial Families of Tryon and Montgomery Counties
Get Help With New York Family History

===== North Carolina

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

North Carolina Genealogy Network
McDowell County Family Genealogy
Haywood County Family Genealogy

===== North Dakota

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community
North Dakota Genealogy Network

North and South Dakota Norwegians - Genealogy

===== Ohio

Ohio Ancestors, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community
Ohio

Medina County Ohio History and Genealogy
Southeast Ohio Coal Mining - Family History
SE Ohio Coal Mining -Family History
Ohio Genealogy Network

===== Oklahoma

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community
Oklahoma Genealogy Network

===== Oregon

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

Oregon Genealogy Network

===== Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community
Pennsylvania

FamilyHart's Pennsylvania Genealogy
FamilyHart's Pennsylvania Dutch Genealogy
Pennsylvania Genealogy Network

===== Rhode Island

New England, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community
Rhode Island Genealogy Network

===== South Carolina

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

South Carolina Genealogy Network
South Carolina Genealogy Families

===== South Dakota

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community

South Dakota Genealogy Network
North and South Dakota Norwegians - Genealogy

===== Tennessee

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community
Tennessee Genealogy Network

Overton County Tennessee Genealogy Network
Madison/Gibson/ Carroll and
Henderson County Genealogy

Pickett County Family History Page

===== Texas

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community
Texas
Texas Genealogy Network

===== Utah

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community
 Utah Genealogy Network
Cache Valley History Society

===== Vermont

New England, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community

Vermont Genealogy Network

===== Virginia

Virginia Genealogy, U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

Virginia Genealogy Network

===== Washington

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

Washington State Genealogy Network

===== District of Columbia

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Northeast Genealogy Research Community
Washington, District of Columbia
Washington DC Genealogy

===== West Virginia

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. South Genealogy Research Community

West Virginia Genealogy Network

===== Wisconsin

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community

Wisconsin Genealogy Network
Wisconsin Norwegians - Genealogy

===== Wyoming

U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research U.S. West Genealogy Research Community

Wyoming Genealogy Network




Specialty Pages and Groups Related to Genealogy

Page or Group Name Description

=====23andMe Newbies

This is a closed group for those who are beginning genetic testing with 23andMe and discussing genealogy and health.

=====
Ancestry Paths


Site statement: "AncestryPaths is a free service designed to get you started on the road to discovering your ancestral roots."

=====Autosomal DNA

This group talks about geographical and historical origins of your genetic markers.

=====The Brickwall Club group

The group works together with the page by the same name.

=====The Brickwall Club page

Based in the UK, this Brickwall Club works to help each other in solving their brick walls in research. Also see their website The Brickwall Club

=====FamilySearch Webinar Followers

Unofficial group for Familysearch webinars. Follow it to get the latest news and schedule for webinar events hosted by Familysearch

=====Genealogists.com

Professional genealogists and research group who also provide a forum for help, tips, and free links

=====Genealogy 101

New Open Facebook Group for MyGenTools- instruction and tools for genealogy research. Come watch us grow as we add new content every week. 

=====Genealogy and Newspapers

A group for anyone who uses newspapers in their family history work.

=====Genealogy Research

Members of this group help each other with their research.

=====Genealogy webinar followers

Follow this group for the latest news and schedule for webinars happening around the web

===== Hispanic Genealogy Research

This FamilySearch page is dedicated to Hispanic Genealogy Research Support

=====International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG)

The mission for this group is to be an "advocate for and educate about the use of genetics as a tool for genealogical research, and promote a supportive network for genetic genealogists."

=====Jewish Genealogy Portal

Get help and collaborate with others on Jewish genealogy.

===== The NextGen Genealogy Network

This group fosters the next generations' interest in genealogy.

=====Scandinavian Genealogical Research Center Professional Research

From the group page "Purpose of this group is to provide a forum for links, tips and tricks that can be helpful or of interest for anyone interested in Scandinavian genealogy and research." Not for individual inquires.


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