2) The relics of Dungeness are found in Cumberland Island National Seashore, which was a splendid Carnegie land. Furthermore, wild horses feed in the middle of inhospitable sandbanks.
4) The second oldest city in the country is the famous Saint Marys.
5) The oldest steamer to travel across the Atlantic Ocean was the City of Savanna. It voyaged from Georgia.
6) Richmond Hill is the new name of the Ways Station. It was changed on May 1, 1941, adopting the name of the winter manor of the famous car manufacturer Henry Ford.
7) Blackbeard Island is home to a residence built by Edward "Blackbeard" Teach, the robber. The Blackbeard Island Wilderness Area was authorized by the United States Congress in 1975. Currently, the place covers an area of 3,000 acres.
8) Georgia was admitted to the Union on January 19, 1861.
9) The largemouth bass is the official fish of Georgia.
10) Gainesville is dubbed as the Chicken Capital of the World. Having chicken with a fork is prohibited here.
11) The state was named after King George II of England.
12) Stone Mountain close to the capital is one of the biggest individual heaps of bare granite in the world.
13) Georgia holds the top rank in the country in producing the three Ps - pecans, peanuts, and peaches.
14) Shoot the Bull Barbecue Championship takes place every year at the Hawkinsville Civitan Club. Men and women from different corners of the state of GA and the neighboring states gather at this tiny town in South Georgia to become a participant with their delicious barbecue mixtures in this celebrated cooking competition. The money raised from this competition is spent to help the Civitan International Research Center and its research en route for a remedy for Down's syndrome and other growth handicaps.
15) Georgia is famous for hosting the International Poultry Trade Show every year. This show is the biggest poultry conference in the world.
16) Savannah houses the oldest transportable external-combustion engine in the U.S. that is put on show at Historic Railroad Shops.
17) The Vidalia onion is called as the sweetest onion in the world. It is exclusively raised in the meadows close to Glennville and Vidalia.
18) Georgia is the biggest state toward the eastern side of the Mississippi River.
19) The population of the state in 1776 was close to 40,000.
20) Cordele is dubbed as the Watermelon Capital of The World.
21) Every year, The Masters Golf Tournament takes place at the Augusta National during the first week of April.
22) Georgia is frequently nicknamed the Empire State of the South, the Cracker State, and the Peach State.
23) The location of the first Gold Rush in the United States in 1828 was Auraria. It is closely located to the Dahlongea city.
24) Coca-Cola, the world famous soft drink, was the invention of Dr. John S. Pemberton. He invented it in May 1886 in Atlanta, Georgia. The name of the beverage was recommended by Frank Robinson, who was the accountant of Dr. Pemberton. He wrote the word Coca-Cola in the running script, which is quite popular at the present time. The beverage was initially sold at a counter by Willis Venable in Jacob's Pharmacy, Atlanta.
25) Rome houses Berry College, which has the biggest campus in the world.
26) Warm Springs houses the Little White House, which was the restorative abode of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
27) A community of wealthy persons sold Jekyll Island to the state of Georgia in 1942. It was a private holiday property.
28) Providence Canyon State Park is nicknamed as the Little Grand Canyon of Georgia. It is closely located to Lumpkin.
29) The official flower is the Cherokee rose, the official bird is the brown thrasher, and the official tree is the live oak.
30) US Highway 27 covers the entire span of Georgia. The highway is also called as Martha Berry Highway, named after Martha Berry, a leading pedagogue.
31) Rome houses Marshall Forest, which is the sole natural forest inside the city boundaries in the U.S.
32) Six Flags Over Georgia, the famous funfair, was initially named after six flags that were hoisted in the state. These flags were flags of Spain, England, Georgia, Liberty, the United States, and Confederacy of America.
33) Big Shanty Museum domiciles the railway locomotive famously called as The General. The museum is located in Kennesaw. In 1862, the locomotive was pilfered in the Andrews Railroad Raid. Subsequently, the event was portrayed in The Great Locomotive Chase, a famous motion picture.
34) The name of the Okefenokee, the well-known South Georgia marsh, was originated from an Indian expression, signifying the shaking earth.
35) The tallest peak in Georgia is the Brasstown Bald Mountain. The altitude of the mountain is 4,784 feet.