Georgia by County
Official Georgia County and City Sites
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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