Georgia became the fourth state in the US on Jan 2nd, 1788. Georgia is commonly known as the Peach state due to the large number of peaches grown in the state.
Origin of state's name: Georgia was named after King George II of England.
Capital City: Atlanta is the capital city of Georgian and the state is surrounded by Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and the Atlantic Ocean.
Population: The state has just over 8 million residents based on the last census in 2000.
The economy is driven by agriculture including peanuts, pecans, fruit and vegetables, cattle, dairy, poultry and eggs. The main industries are food processing, tourism, textile manufacturing and electrical equipment manufacture.
Driver's license information, applications, testing requirements, Driver's manuals and testing locations can all be found on the Department of Motor Vehicles and Safety's website.
State Song: The state song is "Georgia on My Mind" that sings the praise of this great state.
State Bird: The state song is the Brown Thrasher or Ferruginous Mocking Bird which can be found in abundance throughout the state.
State Flower: The state flower is the Cherokee Rose (Rosa Laevigata) is known as the flower that can flower twice given the right conditions and climate and Georgia offers this great climate.
State Motto: The state motto is Wisdom, Justice and Moderation