- Admitted to statehood: January 2, 1788
- Origin of name: Named by James Oglethorpe for King James II
- Capital: Altanta
- Nickname: "The Empire State of the South", and "The Peach State"
- Motto: "Wisdom, Justice, and Modification"
- Bird: Brown Thrasher
- Flower: Cherokee Rose
- Song: "Georgia on My Mind"
- Tree: Live Oak
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