All there is to know About Georgia, the Peach State, can be found right here! Here you will find general and useful information on what it is like to live in this wonderful state.
Let's now talk a bit first about Georgia, its history and several other info you must know at first before we get into more details. First off, Where is Georgia? It's located on the southeastern region of the United States of America. Bordered on the south by Florida; on the east by South Carolina and the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by Alabama; and on the north by Tennessee.
The State of Georgia was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. It was named after King George II of Great Britain. It was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution in 1788. And, after the Civil War, it was the last state to be restored to the Union on July 15, 1870. The State capital is Atlanta, one of the U.S. Largest and most attractive cities. Other important cities in the State are Savannah, Augusta, Athens, Columbus, Roswell and Sandy Springs.
As of 2010 the state had an estimated population of 9,687,653. And is now one of the most culturally diverse States in the U.S. The people in Georgia, are traditionally friendly as they are the embodiment of the term 'Southern Hospitality'. It has been the cradle of many famous people and important world figures, such as former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, civil rights activist and prominent figure, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, singer and songwriter, Ray Charles, Academy Award Winner, Kim Basinger, and legendary musician, James Brown, just to name a few.
In our different sections you will see in more detail a clear picture about what's it like to live day by day in Georgia. Details about housing, jobs, and schools, as well as sections dedicated to the nightlife, tourism and hotels this state has to offer.
Health care in Georgia is an issue that is more than covered by its 150 hospitals, over 15,000 doctors and almost 6,000 dentists, as well as several drugstores that have received nothing but stellar .
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