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Georgia Profile

Known today as the "Peach State," Georgia, founded in 1733, is one of the original 13 states. It was named in honor of England's King George II. During the Civil War, the fall of Atlanta was a crucial turning point in the defeat of the South. Today, Atlanta, which became Georgia's capital in 1868, is a thriving city with major national corporations, and it is considered the economic and cultural center of the Southeast. The state flower is the Cherokee rose. ...Read more here: Georgia - The Peach State

Capital City:
Atlanta
Nickname:
Peach State / Goober state/ Empire State of the South
Motto:
Wisdom, justice, and moderation
Statehood:
January 2, 1788 (4th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named for King George II of England.
Largest Cities:
Atlanta, Columbus, Savannah, Macon, Albany
Border States:
Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Land Area:
57,919 sq. mi.; 21st largest
State Bird:
Brown Thrasher
State Flower:
Cherokee Rose (rosa laevigata)
State Tree:
Live oak (quercus virginiana)
State Song:
Georgia on My Mind

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Georgia Schools

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Elementary Schools

Gould Elementary School
(912) 201-5400
4910 Pineland Drive
Savannah, GA 31405
Ruth Hill Elementary School
(770) 254-2895
57 Sunset Lane
Newnan, GA 30263

Middle Schools

Morrow Middle School
(404) 362-3860
5968 Maddox Road
Morrow, GA 30260
Oglethorpe County Middle School
(706) 743-8146
757 Athens Road
Lexington, GA 30648

High Schools

Heritage High School
(770) 483-5428
2400 Granade Road
Conyers, GA 30094
Classic City Performance Learning Center
(706) 353-2323
280 Mitchell Bridge Road
Athens, GA 30606

Sex Offender Information for Georgia

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Georgia, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.ganet.org/gbi/sorsch.cgi. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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