Georgia was the 4th state to join the union. It became a state on January 2, 1788.
Capital - Atlanta
Abbreviation - GA
Nickname - Empire State of the South, Peach State
Motto - "Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation"
Song - Georgia on My Mind
Bird - Brown thrasher
Flower - Cherokee Rose
Insect - Honey Bee
Area - approximately 59,441 square miles
Websites for studying about Georgia
The declarations of secession for Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia (primary sources)
Fun Educational Activities
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Georgia
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Georgia resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Georgia
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Georgia
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Georgia.
Georgia Virtual Field Trips