Genealogical and Historical Societies in Georgia

Below are meeting times and information about other societies in our state (in alphabetical order):

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society - Metro Atlanta Chapter

The Metro Atlanta Chapter of AAHGS is a non-profit membership organization committed to preservation of the history, genealogy and culture of the African-ancestored populations of the local, national and international community. Anyone interested in learning of future meetings should contact D L Henderson, P.O. Box 54131, Atlanta, GA 30308, or e-mail:  xlibris [at] bellsouth.net

Alpharetta Historical Society

Meets at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of the month at the Mansell House, 1835 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta 30004. Visitors are always welcome. Call 770-475-4633 for details.

Augusta Genealogical Society

Write to AGS at 1109 Broad Street, P. O. Box 3743, Augusta, GA 30914-3743 for more information about their society.

Carroll County Genealogical Society

Call (770) 832-7746 for information about their meetings.

Genealogy Society of Cobb County Georgia

Regular meetings are at 7 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month except December at First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church Street, Marietta, GA. To confirm dates and times, please visit their website (cobbgagensoc.org).visit their website.

Douglas County Genealogical Society

Meets every 4th Thursday (except November and December when the meetings are on the Thursday before the holiday) at the Douglas County Library on Selman Drive in Douglasville, Ga. Call 770-920-1917 for details or write to us at: Douglas County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 5667, Douglasville, GA 30154.

Genealogical Computer Society of Georgia

GCSG meets the 2nd Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Roswell Family History Center, inside the LDS church in Roswell. Go to the GCSG web page for more information.

Genealogical Society of Henry & Clayton Counties

The Genealogical Society is located at 71 Macon Street in McDonough, Georgia,
about 35 miles southeast of Atlanta off I-75 South.  It is housed in the 1826
home of Andrew McBride, which is now known as the Brown House. Open 10:00 AM
- 3:00 PM Wednesday & Fridays; closed legal holidays. Parking is available in
the adjoining First Baptist Church parking lot. Contact info: Mailing
Address: P. O. Box 1296 McDonough,Georgia 30253-1296 Phone:  770-954-1456
Email: genealsoc [at] gmail.com Facebook:  Genealogy of Henry & Clayton Counties,
Inc
The Family Research Library is a non-circulating reference library staffed by
volunteers and has available over 2,400 books and 1,000 periodicals of
genealogical interest, plus a microfilm scanner for accessing a microfilm
collection that includes census records and over 100 years' worth of Atlanta
newspapers. Ancestry.com, Fold3, and Newspapers.com are available, as is
wi-fi.

Georgia Department of Archives & History - Lunch & Learn

If you would like more information or have suggestions for a future Lunch & Learn Lecture, please contact: Howard Hancock, Reference Archivist, Tel: (404) 656-2370.

Gwinnett Historical Society

See the Gwinnett Historical Society Web Page for more details

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Regular meetings at, 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. No charge. Contact Gary Landau at 770.977.1954 for more information

Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia, Inc.

Monthly mentoring sessions in The Breman's Library, Spring Street, Atlanta. Contact JGSG at 404.575.3767 for more information or send a message to JGSG [at] thebreman.org.

Marble Valley Historical Society (Pickens County, Georgia)

Regular meetings are generally at 7 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month in Jasper. Meetings are not scheduled for July or December. For more information see "Programs and Events" at the MVHS web site.

National Archives-Southeast Region

National Archives-Southeast Region - is now open at 7 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday - Friday for research. Please see workshop listings at the top of the page.

Smyrna Historical and Genealogical Society

Regular meetings are held at Blind & Low Vision Services of No. Ga., 3830 So. Cobb Drive. Call 770-435-7549 for more information.