The great state of Georgia ratified the Federal Constitution on Jan. 2, 1788. and is one of the original 13 states. It was named in honor of England's King George II.
The state capital Atlanta is regarded as the economic and cultural center of the Southeast.
- The state flower is the Cherokee rose.
- State Song- Georgia On My Mind
- Slogan - the Peach State
- Highest Point: 4784 feet, 25th Brasstown Bald