WELCOME TO GEORGIA...
Georgia was the 4th state in the USA; it became a state on January 2, 1788.
State Capital - Atlanta
Largest City - Atlanta
Area - 59,441 square miles [Georgia is the 24th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 8,684,715 (as of 2003)
Major Industries - textiles, timber (especially pine),
agriculture (cotton, corn, peanuts, soybeans, poultry)
Presidential Birthplace - James Earl Carter, Jr., was born in Plains
October 1, 1924(he was the 39th US President serving from 1977 to 1981)
Major Rivers - Chattahoochee River, Savannah River, Suwannee River
Major Lakes - Lake Sidney Lanier, Clark Hill Lake, West Point Lake,
Highest Point - Brasstown Bald - 4,784 feet (1,458 m) above sea level
Bordering Body of Water - Atlantic Ocean
Origin of the Name Georgia - Georgia was named to honor King George II
State Nickname - Empire State of the South, Peach State
State Motto - "Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation"
State Song - Georgia on My Mind