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Georgia

Nicknamed the "Peach State" and the "Empire of the South", Georgia is the largest state in the southeast. Its Blue Ridge Mountains in the northernmost part of the state descend into rolling hills and eventually the coastal plain, which is known for its moist, rich pastures.

Georgia is home to a booming economy with 15 fortune 500 companies, and produces much agriculture and goods. Though mainly famous for its peaches, Georgia is a large producer of other products such as cotton, tobacco, poultry, and peanuts, producing twice as many peanuts as the next leading state.

Atlanta, the state's largest city and capital, is the hub of communication and transportation of the Southeast. This historic city was a Confederate stronghold and saw extensive military activity during the Civil War.

The coast of Georgia is only 100 miles long from the Savannah River to the St. Mary's River, and yet the Georgia coast has a higher percentage of waterfront property in those 100 miles than the states of Washington, Oregon and California combined.

Small barrier islands lie just off the coast and feature some of the region’s best beaches. State parks and mountain resorts also boast fine beaches at inland lakes.

There are nearly one hundred miles of Georgia beaches stretching between St Mary’s River and the Port of Savannah. Well-known beaches along the Georgia seacoast include Tybee, St. Mary’s, Jekyll Island, and Cumberland Island National Seashore, Sapelo Island, Sea Island, St. Simons Island, coastal towns, and more.

While the South is known for warm summers, the climate is actually more agreeable than that in many Northeastern states.  For instance, you’ll rarely see snow on the ground in Savannah (that’s reserved for those “100-year storms”).  You will find that winter, spring, and fall are quite comfortable, with moderate temperatures.  The summers are warm, certainly, but no warmer than what you might find in New York.

Georgia’s coastal population is expected to grow 50% by 2030, rivaling the growth rate of Atlanta.

Water Bodies

  • Adcock- Morris Lake North
  • Alapaha River
  • Alcovy River
  • Altamaha River
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean - Blythe Island
  • Atlantic Ocean - Jekyll Island
  • Atlantic Ocean - Oak Grove Island
  • Atlantic Ocean - Saint Simons Island
  • Atlantic Ocean - Wilmington Island
  • Atlantic Ocean-Tybee Island
  • Bear Creek Reservoir
  • Ben Hall Lake
  • Berkeley Lake
  • Bishops Lake
  • Blackwell Springs Lake
  • Blue Ridge Lake
  • Broad River
  • Brooks Lake
  • Brunswick River
  • Canoe Lake
  • Canoochee River
  • Carnigan River
  • Cartecay River
  • Carter's Lake
  • Carters Lake
  • Chattahoochee River
  • Chatuge Lake
  • Chatuge Lake
  • Cheatham Lake
  • Cherokee Lake
  • Chestatee River
  • Coleman River
  • Conasauga River
  • Coosa River
  • Coosawattee River
  • Cove Lake
  • Crystal Falls Lake
  • Crystal Lake
  • Cypress Lake
  • Darien River
  • Dog River Reservoir
  • Edwards Lake
  • Etowah River
  • Fightingtown Creek
  • Flint River
  • Foley lake
  • Francis Lake
  • Goat Rock Lake
  • Gowrie Creek
  • Grandview Lake
  • Grant's Ferry Cove
  • Gulf Coast - Buttermilk Sound
  • Hardeman Lake
  • Harps Lake
  • High Falls Lake
  • Hiwassee River
  • Horselot Lake
  • Houston Lake
  • Hudson Creek
  • Hudson River
  • Huntington Lake
  • Ichawaynochaway Creek
  • Isle of Wight
  • Jacks River
  • Julienton River
  • Juliette Mill Lake
  • Kinchafoonee Creek
  • Lake Acworth
  • Lake Alapaha
  • Lake Allatoona
  • Lake Arrowhead
  • Lake Ashley
  • Lake Atha
  • Lake Blackshear
  • Lake Blackshear
  • Lake Buckhorn
  • Lake Burton
  • Lake Carroll
  • Lake Chickasaw
  • Lake Cindy
  • Lake Collins
  • Lake Dakwa
  • Lake Deer Run
  • Lake Dow
  • Lake Eufaula / Walter F. George
  • Lake Freeman
  • Lake George
  • Lake Harding
  • Lake Hartwell
  • Lake Jackson
  • Lake Jodeco
  • Lake Laceola
  • Lake Laceola
  • Lake Lanier
  • Lake Linda
  • Lake Lorraine
  • Lake Louise
  • Lake Mayers
  • Lake Nottely
  • Lake Nottely
  • Lake Oconee
  • Lake Oliver
  • Lake Pamona
  • Lake Petit
  • Lake Piedmont
  • Lake Rabun
  • Lake Rabun
  • Lake Redwine
  • Lake Russell
  • Lake Seaton
  • Lake Seed
  • Lake Seminole
  • Lake Sinclair
  • Lake Sovereign
  • Lake Spivey
  • Lake Strom Thurmond
  • Lake Tamarack
  • Lake Tara
  • Lake Tchukolako
  • Lake Tobesofkee
  • Lake Tugalo
  • Lake Varner / Cornish Creek Reservoir
  • Lake Walton
  • Lake Wildwood
  • Lake Windward
  • Lake Worth
  • Lake Yonah
  • Lambert Lake
  • Little Ohoopee River
  • Little River
  • Little Satilla River
  • Little Tennessee River
  • Long Pond
  • Madison Lakes
  • Martin Lake
  • Michael Lake
  • Muckalee Creek
  • Noonday Creek
  • Norris Lake
  • North River
  • Nottely River
  • Oak Lake
  • Oakwood Lake
  • Ochlockonee River
  • Ocmulgee River
  • Ocmulgee River
  • Oconee River
  • Oconee River
  • Ogeechee River
  • Ohoopee River
  • Oostanaula River
  • Raes Creek
  • Saddlebags Lake
  • Saint Simons Sound
  • Sapelo River
  • Satilla River
  • Savannah River
  • Savannah River
  • Shelter Cove Lake
  • Silver Lake
  • Soque River
  • South Newport River
  • South River
  • St. Marys River
  • St. Marys River
  • Staghorn Lake
  • Stillwater Lake
  • Strom Thurmond / Clarks Hill Lake
  • Summit Lake
  • Suwannee River
  • Sweetwater Creek
  • Tallapoosa River
  • Tallulah Falls Lake
  • Taylor Mill Lake
  • Thundering Springs Lake
  • Tidal Creek
  • Toccoa River
  • Toccoa River
  • Troupe Creek
  • Tugaloo River
  • Turtle River
  • Twin Lakes - Lake Balboa
  • Twin Lakes - Lake Ponce de Leon
  • Twin Rivers
  • Walter F. George Lake
  • Weiss Lake
  • Wells Lake
  • West Point Lake
  • White Chimney River
  • Withlacoochee River
  • Wolf Creek

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