Aerial photograph of UGA's Sanford Stadium in 1955.

The Map and Government Information Library maintains the largest collection of aerial photography of the State of Georgia outside of the National Archives. The paper collection consists of over 230,000 photos from the late 1930s through the mid-1990s. The aerial photographs in the Map and Government Information Library were produced by a variety of state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Geological Survey, as well as for projects done by academics and private companies.

Select a county from the list below for detailed information about our holdings for the late 1930s through the mid-1990s. Also, please consult the Legend for Aerial Photography Holdings for information about the fields and codes used on the county holdings pages.


The Georgia Aerial Photographs database provides online access to approximately 50,000 digitized black and white aerial photographs and indexes of select counties of the State of Georgia. 

Aerial photographs of the UGA campus are also available. 

Looking for aerial photographs of other geographic areas? Our Aerial Photography and Remote Sensed Imagery guide can direct you to sources for those materials.

Looking for a copy of an aerial photograph not available digitally? The UGA Libraries' maintains a list of Independent Researchers who are willing to conduct research for a fee.