Government resources

This page contains a collection of various government-related resources, which are organized below.

Georgia & local resources

Surrounding county & city websites
Envision Athens

Envision Athens is a visionary, yet achievable, multi-dimensional strategy that will serve as the foundation of the Community and Economic Development Plan.

Envision Athens >

Department of Driver Services

Includes information about driver’s licenses, commercial driver’s licenses, learning permits, and motorcycle licenses. Includes fees, forms, manuals, directions, and more.

Department of Driver Services >

GA DHS Division of Child Support Services

The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Child Support Services (DCSS) increases the reliability of child support paid by parents when they live apart from their children.

DHS Division of Child Support Services >

Georgia Child Support Commission

The Georgia Child Support Commission offers for use a child support calculator based on Georgia’s child support guidelines statute, O.C.G.A. § 19-6-15.

Georgia Child Support Commission >

Georgia Government

Provides links to all state agencies. Legislative information is searchable by subject.

Georgia Government >

Georgia Municipal Association

Search for city information by name or population. Includes government information and map.

Georgia Municipal Association >

National Governor's Association

“The National Governors Association (NGA) is the collective voice of the nation’s governors and one of Washington, D.C.’s, most respected public policy organizations.” Includes information about current governor’s news, meeting highlights, and online documents.

National Governor’s Association >

State governments

State & local governments

Links to state and local government pages including statutes, counties, states libraries, and more.

State and Local Governments >


Access information on bills including text. Read the Congressional Record. Find out who’s on the committees and what they are doing. >

Roll Call

News, issues before Congress, fact checking for campaign claims, poll & money trackers. Congressional Quarterly is a non-partisan press corps covering Capitol Hill.

Roll Call >

U.S. House of Representatives

Includes house directory and links to representatives with websites.

U.S. House of Representatives >

U.S. Senate

Locate your state’s senators.

U.S. Senate >


“ helps citizens access government benefit eligibility information through a free, confidential, and easy-to-use online screening tool. After answering some basic questions, the user receives a customized report listing the benefit programs for which the user, or person for whom he or she is entering information, may be eligible.” >

Federal Register

The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents. Includes United States Government Manual and Code of Federal Regulations.

Federal Register >

Freedom of Information Act - Electronic Reading Room

“This page contains information routinely available to the public as well as documents frequently requested under the Freedom of Information Act.”

Freedom of Information Act – Electronic Reading Room >

GovInfo - GPO

GovInfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch.

GovInfo provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

GPO Access >

POTUS: Presidents of the United States

“In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included to enrich this site.”

POTUS: Presidents of the United States >

Supreme Court of the United States

Includes general information, docket, oral arguments, court rules, opinions, and public information.

Supreme Court of the United States >

U.S. Census Bureau

Search for information from past censuses. State profiles. Interesting feature includes the United States population updated every five minutes.

U.S. Census Bureau >

U.S. Courts

Includes links to the different federal courts: the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts.

U.S. Courts >

U.S. Department of State - Websites of U.S. Embassies & Consulates

Find websites for U.S. Embassies and Consulates in Africa, the Americas, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia.

U.S. Department of State – Websites of U.S. Embassies and Consulates >

U.S. Patent Public Search

Search the full-text or bibliographic database of patents since January 1, 1976.

U.S. Patent Public Search >

“One-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.” Search by keyword, topic, or agency. >

White House

Learn about the goings on of our President and his staff; users can also find out how they can join a tour of the White House and participate in any of the initiatives proposed by the Executive Branch of government.

White House >


U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets

“Factual publications that contain information on all the countries of the world with which the United States has relations. They include facts on the country’s land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and its relations with other countries and the United States.”

U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets >

CIA - World Factbook

Contains statistics and information regarding population, demographics, government, economy, communication, transportation, military, and transnational issues for the countries of the world.

CIA – World Factbook >

Countries of the World

Provides facts on different countries of the world. Includes population, history, geography, and economy. Also ranks countries by population and land area.

Countries of the World >

Guide to Law Online

Government information, legal guides, and general information from the Law Library of Congress. Includes full texts of laws, regulations, and court decisions. Countries are listed alphabetically.

Guide to Law Online >

” . . . a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD.” >

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