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This section is provided for clubs and organizations related to gold mining in the United States.

Link index below uses US Postal standard abbreviations (California > CA, Idaho > ID, etc.).

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Clubs & Organizations / U.S. State [con’t]


Gopher State Treasure Hunters

​Ph: 1-763-267-9175

Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of every month [except in December, January and July].

Meetings start at 7:30 PM. at the New Brighton Eagles Hall, 563 Old Highway 8, New Brighton, MN.


Tri-State Coin & Relic Hunters Club

Contact: Charles Emmons

Ph: 1-662-423-3484 


Meetings: Thursday, December 8th, 2016, 7 O'Clock pm @ the Iuka Library 


417 Relic Hunters

Springfield, Missouri USA

417 Relic Hunters

Contact: Chris Russell


Meetings: held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 pm at the Springfield-Greene County Library located at 4653 S.Campbell in Springfield, MO 65810.

Members: FMDAC

Midwest Coinshooters & Historical Club

Contact: Doug Bierce [President]



Midwest Historical Detectors Club

Meetings Held Every Second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, Nebraska 68128.


Gold Searchers of Southern Nevada


The Gold Searchers of Southern Nevada has several claims where members can participate in a variety of prospecting activities.  The club also conducts monthly general membership meetings as well as monthly outings, as weather permits.  Please see the Join the Club page for more information regarding our monthly meetings.

Our monthly outings are typically held over two days on a Saturday and Sunday.  In most cases lunch on Saturday consists of a potluck where members contribute a plate for everyone to share.

New Hampshire

Granite State Treasure Hunter's Club for Historic Preservation

Auburn ( Concord/Manchester area )

184 Depot Rd.

Auburn, NH 03032-3221 USA


New Jersey

Deep Search Metal Detector Club

Contact: Donna Funk [President]

Ph: 1-973-219-5833 


Meetings: held at the Minnie B. Veal Community Center, 1070 Grove Ave., Edison, NJ. From 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m  Members and guests may arrive as early as 6:30 p.m. This will give everyone time to socialize, so we can start on time.

East Coast Research and Discovery Association (ECRDA)

Facebook page


Meetings: Third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the American Legion Post 242, 700 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains NJ 07444.

South Jersey Metal Detecting Club


PO Box 292

Haddon Hts, NJ 08035  USA


New Mexico

Albeqerque Metal Detectors Association [AMDA]

Los Griegos Center

Albuquerque, NM 87101 USA

Ph: 1-505-233-7067


Meetings: at 6:30 pm the second Monday of each month at Los Griegos Center, 1231 Candelaria Rd NW.

New York

Atlantic Treasure Club

Contact: Mike Cogan 

Ph: 1-516-702-2474 


Meetings: At 1845 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh, NY.  On Wantagh Avenue North of Sunrise Highway and South of Southern State Pkwy. Parking in Municipal Lot behind church.

EARTH Club of Central New York

5770 Norton Rd.

Vernon Center, NY 13477  USA

Contact: Larry

Ph: 1-315-339-0560

Empire State Metal Detector Association, The

7108 Chandler Rd.

Altamont, N.Y. 12009

Contact: Bob Lavoy (President)

Ph: 1-518-356-0564


Genesee Valley Treasure Seekers

Rochester, NY

Meetings:  held at 10:00AM the 1st Saturday of each month at the Chili Community Center, 4400 Buffalo Road, North Chili, New York 14514.

Members: FMDAC

New York Research and Recovery Club 

Schenectady, New York, USA

Ph: 1-518-393-0624

We are a small group of very Experienced treasure hunters who get together and Research old treasure sites and folklore of buried treasure in the upstate New York Region.We do have all types of metal detection equipment for land and underwater usage.

Niagara Frontier Relic Hunters Association

Facebook page

Meetings: On the 3rd. Sunday of the month @ 7:00 PM with the exception of December when we have a Christmas party for the membership only @ 3:00 PM and held at the Zion United Church of Christ, 15 Koenig Circle (at Parker Blvd), Tonawanda, NY 14150.

Putnam/Westchester Metal Detectorists & Archeological Society

Contact: [President]Don Mituzas


Meetings: Typically on the first Tuesday of each Month. Meetings start at 7:00 PM. [No meetings are held in July, August, December] Held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 2103 Route 6, Brewster, NY 10509.

Southern Tier Metal Detectors Club

Facebook page

Meetings: The last Wednesday of every month, from 7:00 P.M.- Till end [Exception the month of December, No meeting] at the Chenango Fire Company, 86 Castle Creek Rd., Binghamton, NY 13901.

North Carolina

Lower Piedmont Metal Detecting Club

Facebook page

The Lower Piedmont Metal Detecting Club is a new club for metal detectorists, treasure hunters and anyone interested in the hobby located in or close to the lower piedmont area of North Carolina. We are centered in Salisbury, NC. The goal is to link a group of like minded people towards having monthly meetings, scheduled hunts and other activities as part of a new metal detecting club in the local area. We follow the Metal Detector's code of ethics as well as try to make preserving history our focus.

Metal Detecting Association of the Carolinas

Charlotte, NC USA

Contact: Charles Jones (President)


Meeting are held the 4th Tuesday of every Month at 7:00 PM at the Matthews Community Center 100 East McDowell Street, Matthews, NC. 


Black Swamp Metal Detecting Club

(Lima Area)

Meetings: Held the 3rd Wednesday of each month April through September. Meetings are held at Harrod Park in Harrod, Ohio (about 10 miles east of Lima). Meeting time is 6:00 P.M.

Buckeye Searchers Association of NE Ohio

(Cleveland Area)

Meetings: Held on the second Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Solon Historical Society Building. It is located at the corner of Bainbridge Road and Route 91 (33975 Bainbridge Rd ) in Solon, Ohio.

Central Ohio Metal Detecting Association

Facebook page

Columbus, Ohio


North Coast Historical Recovery Association

(Cleveland Area)

Meetings: Held at 7:00 PM the second Tuesday of every month at the Painesville Baptist Church. The church is located on SR 84 about 1/4 mile east of SR 44, and is on the north side of SR 84.

Tri State Historical Research & Recovery Association

Contact: Alex Campbell [President]

Ph: 1-513-941-8220   


Meetings: at 7:00 p.m. The 2nd Thursday of each month at the Norwood Christian Church, 4400 Ashland Ave., Norwood, Ohio 45212  USA.  Visitors are Welcome.


Indian Territory Treasure Hunters Club

Facebook page

c/o Len Eames

5728 E 43rd

Tulsa, OK 74135

Three Forks Treasure Hunter’s Club

Facebook page

Three Forks Treasure Hunters Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the hobby of metal detecting. 

Meetings: We meet the 1st Friday of every month in Wagoner, OK.


Coil & Diggers Club of Lane County (CDCLC)

PO Box 87

Dexter, Oregon 97431 USA

High Desert Treasure Club [Bend]

Meetings: 2nd Wed of each Month at 7:pm at the Bend Senior Center.

Outings once a month for either, prospecting, rock or metal detecting on weekends.

Oregon Treasure Trail Society

PO Box 42545

Portland, OR 97242-0545


Meetings: Come join us at Waverly Church (3300 SE Woodward) , located at the corner of SE Woodward and SE 33rd Street in Portland, OR. We meet the 4th Tuesday of the month January through November. Come early and socialize from 6:30 to 7:00 and stay for the meeting from 7:00 to 9:00.


Black Diamond Treasure Hunting Club

Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month (unless otherwise stated). Winter Meeting Time: 6:00 pm.

Located at Forty Fort Borough, 1271 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, PA.

Lancaster Research And Recovery Club

Lancaster, PA USA

Leigh Valley Treasure Hunters Club

Facebook page

Meetings: first Wednesday at 7 PM - 8 PM at 502 Durham St, Hellertown, PA 18055-1909, United States.

Susquehanna Valley Metal Detecting Club

Facebook Page


Meetings: Club meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. May through September @ Ber Vaughn Park in Berwick PA under the pavilion. October through April Morris Family Restaurant 6305 Columbia Blvd, Bloomsburg PA 17815.

South Carolina

South Carolina Treasure & Artifacts Association

Facebook page

PO Box 38

Lake Lure, NC 28746 USA

Low Country Metal Detector Club

Meetings: first Saturday of the month at  7:00pm-8:00pm at 1700 Old Trolley Rd, Summerville, SC 29485.

We discuss our finds, where we go, tips, and metal detecting in general. We would love to have new members come out, all guests are welcome at our meetings!

South Dakota


East Texas Treasure Hunters Association

Meets on the 2nd Monday of the Month: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm @ 305 American Legion Blvd., Longview, TX 75601.

Texas Association of Metal Detecting Clubs

Contact: Terry Smith


The purpose of the TAMDC shall be to unite, promote, and encourage metal detecting clubs in the state of Texas, through education and instruction in the recovery and preservation of historical facts, relics, and artifacts.  It is the intent and charter of this association to develop and maintain a positive image for metal detectorists and their activities at  local,  state,   and national levels through performance of selected community service projects, charitable events, and through adherence to the TAMDC code of ethics.

Treasure Hunters Association of Pasadena

Grand View Funeral Home and Memorial Park (rear building)

8501 Spencer Highway

Pasadena, Texas 77505 USA

Contact: Thurman Fowler (Treasurer THAP)

Ph: 1-281-476-4087

Contact: Donna DeShazo (Secretary THAP)


Meetings held monthly at 7:00 PM on the first Monday except July.

World Wide Association of Treasure Seekers (WWATS)

1495 FM 49

2340 S. Pucketts Mill Rd.

Gilmer, Texas 75644 USA

Contact: Keith Wills

Ph: 1-903-734-7773


The World Wide Association of Treasure Seekers is an non-profit organization that was conceived and organized to help friends and associates in the field of treasure hunting, gold mining and metal detecting.

Our Mission Statement: Preserve, Promote and Protect the right to the use of the Land and Natural Resources for “We the People” now and in the future.


Utah Treasure Association


Meetings: The  club meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at the Midvale Museum, 7699 S Main St., Midvale, Ut.  Parking at the rear of the building.  

Organized  June 12, 2001.  A  non-profit organization committed to finding and preserving the history of Utah and the West.



Roanoke Valley Coin & Relic Club

Facebook page

Contact: Marilyn

Ph: 1-540-342-0153

Meetings: We meet first Tuesday of every month at 7:00PM at West Hamption Christian Church 2515 Grandin Rd. SW Roanoke, VA.

Tidewater Coin and Relic Club

C/O Ina Finn

1992 Kings Hwy.

Suffolk, VA 23435 USA

Meetings: Held the Second Tuesday of each Month at 6:30:  Meeting Starts at 7 PM at the Mary Pretlow Library 111 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503


Cascade Treasure Club

7109 Hazel Pl. SE

Auburn, WA 98092  USA


Meetings: Second Sunday of each month at 5:00 pmAt the Highland Park Improvement Center, 1116 SW Holden, Seattle, WA.

Hood Canal Detecotrists Club

Facebook page

20330 Hwy. 3

Allyn, WA 98524 USA

Contact: Ron Sharer

Ph: 1-360-275-6123 or

Contact: Terry Wright

Ph: 1-360-275-3856

Metal Detecting Association of Washington (MDAW)

PO Box 129

Silverdale, WA 98383 USA


Meetings: Held at the QFC, 201 NE SR300, Belfair, WA.

Northwest Treasure Hunters Club (NWTHC)

Spokane, WA USA

Ph: 1-509-720-7456


Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Sinto Community Center, 1124 W. Sinto. Spokane.

NWTHC was founded in 1971. Forum, classifieds, picture gallery, and more!

Member: Federation of Metal  Detector and Archeological Clubs, Inc.

Olympic Peninsula Treasure Hunter's Club

Facebook page

3701 McCall Blvd.

Bremerton, WA 98312 USA

Contact: Chuck Swanson

Ph: 1-360-698-2408

Pilchuck Treasure Hunting Club (PTHC)

18330 26th Dr. S.E.

Bothell, WA 98012 USA

Contact Ron Hetzel,


Meetings: Held on the third Wednesday of every month with the exception of July. Doors open at 7 PM and the meeting starts at 7:30 PM.Held at Everett Fire Fighters' Hall at 2411 Hewitt Ave. in Everett, WA. Guests are always welcome.

Puget Sound Treasure Hunters Club

7034 S. Prospect St.

Tacoma, WA 98409 USA /

8418 S. Fawcett

Tacoma, WA 98444 USA

Contact: Chuck Hicks


West Virginia


Four Lakes Metal Detector Club

PO Box 3424

Madison, WI 53704

Midstate Metal Detector Club

Meetings: Held every 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 pm at Shooter's Bar & Restaurant, Intersection of Hwy. 39 and 54, next to Shell Gas Station in Plover, Wisconsin.

Hosting an Annual Hunt every year for 14 years with silver coins and tokens buried in the ground, raffles, dealers and metal detectors given out to the lucky hunters that find prize tokens. Go to web site and get more information and print out an entry form or membership form. Hunt master: Steve Miller:

Three Seasons Treasure Hunters, LLC

Facebook page

1010 Front St.

Chippewa Falls, WI. 54729 USA

Contact: Kenneth W Briggs (President)


Meetings: We meet at the Ojibwa Golf and Bowl 8140 136th St. at 7:00 pm the first Thursday of each month.

Member: FMDAC (Federation Metal Detectors Archaeological Clubs Inc).

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