Publication Date

January 1986


Georgia has 159 counties, 187 school systems, over 500 chartered municipalities and numerous local boards, commissions, and authorities. Many are experiencing dramatic growth, and that is straining their resources and necessitating change in their traditional operations. Preservation of the historical record is a responsibility recognized by Georgia's local government officials. This fact is supported by requests to the Department of Archives and History, by laws passed by the legislature, and by recent studies.



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