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


Gopher State Treasure Hunters
Ham Lake, MN USA

Research and Recovery Experts (R.A.R.E.)
Minnesota Chapter
Contact: Mike kleid (webmaster)
Meetings: R.AR.E.’s 1st Meeting of the 2010 season will be held on Saturday Jananuary 30th @ 1:00 pm at the Black Water Coffee in Maple Plain, Minnesota.

Zumbro Valley Treasure Hunters (Z.V.T.H.)
Rochester, MN USA
Contact: Randy Kuznicki (Club Secretary)
Ph: 1-507-289-9181
Meetings: We meet on the second Wednesday of each month, at 7:30 p.m., at the Blondell Motel, across from St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN.


Tri-State Coin & Relic Hunters Club
PO Box 1143
Iuka, MS 38852 USA
Contact: Billy Waldrup


417 Relic Hunters
Springfield, Missouri USA
417 Relic Hunters
Contact: Chris Russell
We meet the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm.
Members: FMDAC

Midwest Coinshooters & Historical Club
c/o Roger Horrom
12683 Shepherd Dr.
Florissant, MO 63033 USA

Mid-Mo Research and Recovery
WWATS: Director for the State of Missouri
John DeRosa
1299 S. Summit Dr.
Holts Summit MO 65043 USA

Mo-Kan Search and Recovery
Basehor, KS USA
Contact: Harvey McDaniel (Webmaster)
E-Mail: questions@
Meetings, Held on the 3rd Wednesday of the Month at 7:30 pm @ First Bank of Missouri, 5959 NE Antioch Rd. Gladstone, MO.

Three Trails Treasure Hunters Club
Independence, MO USA


Great Plains Heritage Hunters
1420 W. "3rd" / PO Box 46
Sprague, NE 68438 USA
Contact: Leland Pavel

Midwest Historical Detectors Club
5701 N. "60th" St.
Omaha, NE 68104 USA
Contact: R.A. Sacha

Nebraska Adventurers
c/o Wayne Mander
Rt. 4, Box 217
Council Bluffs, IA 51503 USA

Nebraskaland Metal Detectors Club
Lincoln, NE USA

Nebraskaland Treasure Hunters Club
c/o Donald Day
304 N. Boggs
Grand Island, NE 68803 USA

Nebraskaland Treasure Hunters Club
Hastings, NE USA


Nevada State Treasure Club
Pitman, NV USA

Silver State Treasure Hunters Club
Wellington, NV USA

Southern Nevada Treasure Hunters
Henderson, NV USA

New Hampshire

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Granite State Treasure Hunter's Club for Historic Preservation
Auburn ( Concord/Manchester area )
184 Depot Rd.
Auburn, NH 03032-3221 USA

Professional Treasure Hunters Historical Society
307 Main St. (NH Rte 101)
Marlborough, NH 03455 USA
Contact: George Streeter
Ph: 1-603-876-4445

Recreational Detecting and Prospecting Club (R.D.P.C.)
Contact: Don Wilson
Club news and stories, as well as other topics in the metal detecting and prospecting hobbies. We provide articles, stories, information on the outdoor hobbies of Metal Detecting, Prospecting, Gemology, Rock-Hounding, and Geology.

Treasure Hunter's Gazette Club, The (THG)
307 Main St. (NH Rte 101)
Marlborough, NH 03455 USA
Contact: John Quist (Club Administer)

Yankee Treasure Hunters Club
307 Main St. (NH Rte 101)
Marlborough, NH 03455 USA
Contact: David Gaillardetz (President)

New Jersey

Deep Search Metal Detector Club
East Brunswick, NJ USA
Contact: Donna Funk (President)
Ph: 1-973-219-5833
Meetings: Third Monday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Minnie B. Veal Community Center, 1070 Grove Ave., Edison, New Jersey.

East Coast Research and Discovery Association (ECRDA)
E.C.R.D.A. is on Facebook!
Meetings: Third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Americon Legion Post 242, 700 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains NJ 07444.

Garden State Metal Detecting Club
PO Box 12
Lakehurst, NJ 08733 USA
Contact: Barry Wainwright (Club Secretary)

Jersey Coast Treasure Hunters Club
c/o Barry Wainwright
PO Box 12
Lakehurst, NJ 08733 USA

Jersey Coast Treasure Hunters
Belmar, NJ USA

Middlesex County Metal Detector Club Inc.
Piscataway, NJ USA

South Jersey Metal Detecting Club
c/o Jim Hatcher
412 S. Arthur Dr.
Edgewater Park, NJ 08010 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.

Four Corners Treasure Seekers
c/o Rose Akins
1800 Mesa Verde
Farmington, NM 87401 USA

N.M. Treasure Trove
Meetings: Held monthly at 6:00 p.m. on the first saturday of the month at 1505 Virginia st., Silver City, N.M. unless otherwise designated by previous announcement.
The N.M.Treasure Trove is a club devoted to all aspects of recreational prospecting, including panning, sluicing, metal detecting and sniping. In adition to promoting recreational prospecting, the club exchanges ideas and information on the various aspects of prospecting and metal detecting.

Zia Prospectors & Archeological Club
Clovis, NM USA

New York

Atlantic Treasure Club
East Meadow, NY
Ph: 1-516-785-6971
(Please type Atlantic Treasure Club in Subject line of all email)

Atlantic Treasure Club, The
c/o Barbara Harnos
150 Burr Ave.
Northport, NY 11768 USA

Brooklyn Treasure Hunters Club
c/o Jeff Benka
433 101st St.
Brooklyn, NY 11209 USA

Brooklyn Treasure Hunters Club of New York, The
Brooklyn, NY USA

EARTH Club of Central New York
Utica, NY, USA
Contact: Stu Copperwheat
Ph: 1-315-822-5462
Meetings: Last Monday, 7pm
Dunham Library, Whitesboro, NY

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Empire State Metal Detector Association, The
1/C Bob Lavoy
7108 Chandler Rd.
Altamont, N.Y. 12009
Contact: Bob Lavoy (President)

Genesee Valley Treasure Seekers
Contact: John Howard (President )
Monthly meetings are held at 10:00AM the 1st Saturday of each month at the Chili Community Center, 4400 Buffalo Road, North Chili, New York.
Members: FMDAC

Hudson Valley Metal Detectorists
Accord, NY USA

Jamestown Detectors
Jamestown, NY USA

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
Tonawanda, NY USA

Niagara Frontier Relic Hunter’s Association, Inc.
c/o Robert Miller
191 Burmon Dr.
Orchard Park, NY 14127 USA

Putnam/Westchester Metal Detectorists & Archeological Society
Meetings: First Tuesday each Month at 7:30 PM (no meetings held in July, August, December and January) at Sparkle Lake, 258 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY.

River Bottom Band
c/o Ed Fedory
PO Box 73
Coxsackie, NY 12051 USA

Southern Tier Metal Detectors Club
c/o BJ Coontz
111 Robble Ave.
Endicott, NY  13760 USA
Ph: 1-607-754-9046 or 1-607-760-7766

Things Lost & Found Metal Detectorists Club
c/o Ted Izzo
55 Wayacross Rd.
Mahopac, NY 10541 USA

Treasures Unlimited
Pattchouge, NY USA

North Carolina

Lower Piedmont Metal Detecting Club
We are on Facebook!
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 activites 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.

Person County Treasure Hunters Club
Roxboro, NC USA

Piedmont Treasure Hunters
Pfafftown, NC USA

South Carolina Treasure & Artifacts Association
c/o Tyrone Phillips
PO Box 38
Lake Lure, NC 28746 USA


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
Our 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
(Cincinnati Area)
Meetings: Held at 7:00pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Norwood Christian Church,  4400 Ashland Ave., Norwood, OH.


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Great Plains Metal Detecting Club
320 S. "11th" St.
Lawton, OK 73501 USA
Contact: Bob Needen

Indian Territory Treasure Hunters Club
Tulsa, OK USA

Oklahoma Metal Detecting and Treasure Hunting Club
A great new on-,ine forum out of Oaklahoma.

Oklahoma Territory Treasure Hunters Club
Ponca City, OK USA

Three Forks TH'ers Club
Fort Gibson, OK USA

Three Forks Treasure Hunter’s Club
c/o Bill Huntley
5378 E. "27th" Pl.
Tulsa, OK 74114 USA

Town & Country Metal Detector Club
c/o Dennis McDowell
1508 "24th" St.
Woodward, OK 73801 USA

Tulsey Town Treasure Hunters Club
5378 E. "27th" Pl.
Tulsa, OK 74114 USA

Twin Territories Treasure Hunters
PO Box 60023
Oklahoma City, OK 73146-0023 USA
Ph: 1-405-932-4357


Coil & Diggers Club of Lane County (CDCLC)
P.O. Box 87
Dexter, OR 97431 USA
Meetings: Held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 at the Springfield Elks Lodge, 1701 Centennial Blvd.

Columbia River Searchers
238747 Shepherd R.
Clatskanie, OR 97016 USA

Finders Keepers Treasure Club
2071 N.E. Stephens, Sp. A-8
Roseburg, OR 97470 USA
Contact: Jack Myers
E-Mail: unavailable

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.

Oregon Treasure Trails Society
2071 N.E. Stephens, Sp. A-8
Roseburg, OR 97470 USA

Rogue Valley CoinShooters
Southern Oregon Club for Metal Detectorists and Treasure Hunters
Contact: Frank Serroni
Ph: 1-541-476-2371
Meetings: held on the second Tuesday of each month, starting at 7:00 pm at the 1st Christian church, 305 Southwest H Street, located in Grants Pass Oregon on the corner of 4th and H streets and 5th and G street.


Berks Relic Hunters
311 West Buttonwood St.
Reading, PA 19601 USA
Mike Foulks (Club President)
John Babish (Club Vice-President)
Mabel Hughes (Club Treasurer)
Preserving history for future generations!
Our group is comprised of metal detecting enthusiasts, rock and mineral collectors and archaeology buffs.

Black Diamond Treasure Hunters
Kingston, PA USA

Black Diamond Treasure Hunting Club
c/o John Cartwright
73 N. Lehigh St.
Laster, PA 19029 USA

Butler County Treasure Hunters
Turtle Creek, PA USA

Central Pennsylvannia Metal Detecting Club
Carlisle, PA USA

Gold Prospectors & Treasure Hunters of America, Inc. (GPTHA)
1300 York Haven Road Lot 7
York Haven PA 17370 USA
Ph: 1-717-324-1635 or 1-888-547-9881
Meetings: To be announced. See web site for more information.

Greater Philadelphia Area TH’ing Club
300 Massasoit St.
Laster, PA 19029 USA
Contact: Edward Laub

Lancaster Treasure Hunters Club
Lancaster, PA USA

Laurel Highland Searchers
2218 Raymond Ave
Latrobe, PA 15650 USA
Contact: Rosemary Lucas (President)
Ph: 1-724-537-7608
We are in the Western Pa area.

Leigh Valley Treasure Club
3104 East Hill Dr.
Bethlehem, PA 18017 USA
Contact: Emil Kauffman

Preservation of Independent Detctorist Club
Easton, PA USA

Susquehanna Valley Metal Detecting Club
Berwick, PA USA

Washington County Metal Detector Club
c/o Alex Antanovich
106 Kusch Rd.
Scenery Hill, PA 15360 USA

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Washington County Metal Detectors Club
Houston, PA USA

Wyoming Valley Treasure Hunters
Olyphant, PA USA

South Carolina

South Carolina Treasure & Artifact Association
Greenville, SC USA

S. C. Metal Detector & Relic Association
Rock Hill, SC USA
Meetings: First Tuesday each month, 7pm-9pm at 914 Cherry Rd Rock Hill, SC.

South Dakota


Austin Metal Detecting Club
2508 E. Riviera Cr.
Cedar Park, TX 78613 USA
Contact: Larry Vickers

Central Texas Treasure Club
Brownwood, TX USA

Cuero Metal Detecting Club
Cuero, TX USA

Dogwood Metal Detecting Club
Fairfield, TX USA

East Fork Treasure Hunters Association
Mesquite, TX USA
Ph: 1-972-329-7190
Meetings: at Mesquite First Assembly of God church in the fellowship hall at the back of the church. Look for the EFTHA meeting sign.

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

Galveston Island Treasure Club
Galveston, TX. 77034 USA
Contact: Michele 409-502-7675 or Matt 281-461-8240
Meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday 7:00.

Gold Dusters & Treasure Hunters
El Paso, TX USA

Golden Triangle Explorer Society
Garland, TX USA

Hunt County Treasure Recovery Club
Greenville, TX USA

Lone Star Treasure Hunters Club
Dallas, TX USA
E-Mail: unavailable

San Antonio Area Metal Detector Club
419 E Magnolia Street
San Antonio, TX 78212 USA
Contact: Don Crawford
Ph: 1-210-923-3832

Smith County Metal Detecting Association
P.O. Box 538
Chandler, TX 75758 USA
Bob Norman (President)

Southwestern Searchers
Cisco, TX USA

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 postive 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.

Texas Treasure Hunting Hdqs.
5151 River Oaks Blvd.
Ft. Worth, TX 76114 USA
1-817-731-4289 800-444-4289

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.

Tri State Treasure Hunting Club
Texasarkana, TX USA

Waco Artifact & Coinshooters Organization
Waco, TX USA

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.


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Trails West Artifact Society
Kaysville, UT USA


Green Mountain Treasure Hunters, Inc.
RR 2, Box 162H
Center Rutland, VT 05736 USA
Contact: R.C. Ashcroft


Blue Ridge Coin & Relic Club
Shenandoah, VA USA

Central Virginia Relic Hunters Association
Richmond, VA USA

Roanoke Coin & Relic Club
Roanoke, VA USA
l-540-563-4118 or 1-540-342-0153

Springfield Detectors Club
3224 Bradford St.
Woodbridge, VA 22193 USA
Contact: David Wright

Tidewater Coin and Relic Club
C/O Ina Finn
1992 Kings Hwy.
Suffolk, VA 23435 USA
Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month at the Pretlow Library, 111 Oceanview Ave, Norfolk, VA from 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Valley Coin & Relic Club
330 Thomas St.
Staunton, VA 24401 USA
Contact: Craig Peterson


Cascade Treasure Club
14909 "134th" Ave.
South, Reton, WA 98055 USA

Cascade Treasure Club
29216 39th Ave. S.
Auburn, WA 98001 USA
Meets on the second Sunday of each month at 5:00 pm at the Highland Park Improvement Center, 1116 SW Holden, Seattle.

Cascade Treasure Club
c/o Jon Gentry
28148 134th Pl. S.E.
Kent, WA 98042 USA

Columbia River Searchers
c/o Lawrence Cataline
238747 Shepherd R.
Clatskanie, OR 97016 USA

Gold & Treasure Hunters Club
2009 Iron St.
Bellingham, WA 98225 USA

Hood Canal Detecotrists Club
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
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

Southeast Washington Association of Treasure Hunters
551 Decker Rd.
Pasco, WA 99301 USA
Contact: Kim Leverett
E-Mail: unavailable

Southeast Washington Association of Treasure Hunters
Tri-Cities, WA USA
E-Mail: unavailable

Southeast Washington Treasure Hunters
c/o David Thomas
1320 Marshall Ave.
Richland, WA 99352 USA

West Virginia

Central West Virginia GPAA
Craigsville/Summersville, WV USA
Contact: Larry Board (President)
Ph: 1-304-742-5097
Meeting the 4th Sat. Monthly 2:00pm @ Summersville City Hall.
ALL Treasure Hunters welcome!


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
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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