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Official Georgia County and City Sites
  • Capital: Atlanta
  • Population: 8,186,453
  • Entered the Union: January 2, 1788
  • As the: 4th state
  • Motto: Wisdom, justice, and moderation
  • Nicknames: Peach State, Empire State of the South
  • Flower: Cherokee Rose
  • Bird: Brown Thrasher
  • Song: Georgia on My Mind
  • Sports Teams: Atlanta Hawks (Men's Basketball), Atlanta Falcons (Football), Atlanta Braves (Baseball), Atlanta Glory (Women's Basketball)
  • Origin of Name: In honor of George II of England
  • Major Industries: textiles
  • Historical Sites: Confederate Memorial at Stone Mountain, Andersonville Prison Park and National Cemetery, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Etowah Mounds, Antebellum Trail, Historic Savannah, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Martin Luther King, Jr. Historical Site.
  • Points of Interest: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Cumberland Island National Seashore, High Museum of Art, Calloway Gardens
  • Bordering States: South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina

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