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Government Information: Government Agencies

Research Guide for Government Information resources

Federal Agency Databases & Websites for Statistics

Government Agencies


   Federal Agency Directory (from LSU)

   Government Departments and Agencies (from

   United States Government Manual (1935 to current -- free, online);  USGM website has link to: History of Organizational Changes (a 107-pg. list of when agency/dept. names changed, and by which act/order).

  Selected Federal Agencies:

     Bureau of Labor Statistics

     Census Bureau

         -   Atlanta Region Office

     Environmental Protection Agency

         -   Region 4 (Southeast)

      Dept. of Energy  (DOE)

         -   National Laboratories and Technology Centers   

         -   Savannah River National Laboratory

      Food & Drug Administration - Medical Devices


GEORGIA:  (select "State Government" )

   Georgia State Agency Databases - links from Sarah Causey, of ALA's GODORT.


   State Government Information - from the Library of Congress

   State and Local Government on the Net 

   State Transportation Web Sites - Links from the Federal Highway Administration website.

   State Agency Databases Project - links from ALA's GODORT.

         in particular, see: Business, Finance & Economy Sources in State Agency Databases - for most states, the agency website for searching a business entity or corporation search is listed

   Book of the States - many statistics in this annual source from the Council of State Governments;

            archive also online from 1935-2012

Selected Georgia Agencies:

   Economic Development

   Environmental Protection Division (of the Dept. of Natural Resources)

   Georgia Association of Regional Commissions



   City of Atlanta

     -  Watershed Management

   Cobb County

   DeKalb County

   Fulton County

   Gwinnett County

   Atlanta Regional Commission - the regional planning agency for the 10-county area (Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties), as well as the City of Atlanta.

   Local government (listings of official websites from