established Jan. 2, 1788 formerly known as Province of Georgia, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of Georgia
seal of Georgia
Georgia two letter code: GA
capital: Atlanta est. 1868
10,736,059 ( 169.50 people per square mile )
Peach State
Cracker State
Empire State of the South
Yankee-land of the South
Goober State
State of Adventure
5 Neighboring States:
North Carolina
South Carolina
9 Areacodes:
229     404     470     478     678     706     762     770     912    
Airport : 339
Gliderport : 1
Heliport : 114
Seaplane Base : 2
Electoral Votes: 16
State Motto: Wisdom, Justice, Moderation
Highest point in Georgia: Brasstown Bald , 4,784 feet
fossil Shark tooth
fossil scientific name undetermined
tree Southern Live Oak
tree binomial nomenclature Quercus virginiana
flower Cherokee rose
flower scientificname Rosa laevigata
fish Largemouth bass
fish binomial nomenclature Micropterus salmoides
bird Brown Thrasher
game bird Bobwhite quail
shell Knobbed whelk
reptile Gopher tortoise
reptile scientific name Gopherus polyphemus
insect European honey bee
insect scientific name Apis mellifera
butterfly Eastern tiger swallowtail
butterfly binomial nomenclature Papilio glaucus
amphibian American green tree frog
amphibian binomial nomenclature Hyla cinerea
dog Adoptable dog
land mammal White-tailed deer
marine mammal Right whale
mineral Staurolite
gemstone Quartz
zipcodes for Georgia : 30002 30003 30004 30005 30006 30007 30008
all 868 zipcodes for Georgia
Crime Chart Georgia Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 10,097,343 318,857,056
violent crimes 38,0971,197,987
violent crime rate377.3375.7
murder and manslaughter58014,249
murder and manslaughter rate5.74.5
rape rate30.236.6
robbery rate123.0102.2
aggravated assault22,052741,291
aggravated assault rate218.4232.5
property crimes331,3168,277,829
property crime rate3281.22596.1
burglary rate756.9542.5
larceny theft228,0345,858,496
larceny theft rate2258.41837.3
motor vechicle theft26,854689,527
motor vehicle theft rate266.0216.2
625 cities in Georgia
Map City Population
Atlanta 463,878
Augusta 201,793
Columbus 200,579
Macon 153,515
Savannah 145,674
Athens 123,912
Sandy Springs 105,330
Roswell 94,501
Johns Creek 83,335
Albany 74,843
159 counties in Georgia
County Population
Fulton 1,063,937
Gwinnett 936,250
Cobb 760,141
DeKalb 759,297
Clayton 292,256
Chatham 289,430
Cherokee 258,773
Forsyth 244,252
Henry 234,561
Hall 204,441