State-level organizations

Georgia’s Office of the State Archaeologist is within the Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Natural Resources. Read more about it here.

The Georgia Archaeological Site File is the official repository for information about Georgia’s archaeological sites, dating to all periods and including standing historic buildings. The GASF houses over 3,400 Cultural Resource Management (CRM) reports from investigations in Georgia and over 700 manuscripts from archaeological research connected with the University of Georgia. Click here to go to the GASF website.

Professional archaeologists who work in Georgia often seek to join the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists. Information about the GCPA can be found here. The Council website also has helpful information about Georgia’s laws pertaining to human remains and Standards and Guidelines for Archaeological Surveys.