Northeast Information Center

Northeast Information Center

  • Maintain historical and archaeological records, reports, and maps for our service region.
  • Provide archived information to state and federal agencies, local governments, consultants, and individuals with responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the California Environmental Quality Act.
  • Maintain a list of qualified historical resources consultants(opens in new window).

The Northeast Information Center (NEIC) is one of nine regional offices of the California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS)(opens in new window), established by the California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP)(opens in new window) to maintain an inventory of the state’s historical resources. The Information Centers are non-profit organizations each serving a specific geographic area within the State of California.

The NEIC archives include more than 45,500 historical resource records documenting indigenous and post-contact era sites. We also have more than 15,000 reports, including archaeological investigations, historical studies, evaluations, ethnographic studies, environmental planning documents, and consultation letters.

The NEIC maintains information for Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, and Trinity counties.

Map of Northern California