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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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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Georgia

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Georgia Schools

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Elementary Schools

Kennesaw Charter School
(678) 290-9628
1370 Lockhart Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Jamestown Elementary School
(706) 796-4760
3637 Hiers Boulevard
Hephzibah, GA 30815

Middle Schools

Stewart Middle School
(770) 651-5400
8138 Malone Street
Douglasville, GA 30134
Flat Rock Middle School
(770) 969-2830
325 Jenkins Road
Tyrone, GA 30290

High Schools

Jordan Vocational High School
(706) 649-0769
3200 Howard Avenue
Columbus, GA 31904
Lagrange High School
(706) 883-1590
516 North Greenwood Street
Lagrange, GA 30240

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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