Moving to Georgia
History, Geography, Homes, and State Resources of Georgia
Georgia was named after King George II of England and is at the center of southern arts and entertainment, it encompasses more than 57,906 sq. miles of beauty.
After you disembark in Georgia, you will discover a vast array of cultural and recreational and outdoor opportunities including fishing, boating, hiking, camping
and much more.
Relocating to Georgia could mean taking up some fresh sports teams. Georgia is known for it's world-class athletics. In addition to being the host of the summer
Olympics in "96", a pair of Super Bowls along with an endless array of Final Four tournaments for basketball, Atlanta is also the home to the Falcons, Braves,
Hawks and Silverbacks. No matter your sport, a game is always available to watch.
Hernando de Soto, the Spanish explorer, first traveled parts of Georgia in 1540. British claims later conflicted with those of Spain. After obtaining a royal charter,
Gen. James Oglethorpe established the first permanent settlement in Georgia in 1733 as a refuge for English debtors. In 1742, Oglethorpe defeated Spanish invaders in the
Battle of Bloody Marsh.
A Confederate stronghold, Georgia was the scene of extensive military action during the Civil War. Union general William T. Sherman burned Atlanta and destroyed a
60-mile-wide path to the coast, where he captured Savannah in 1864.
Georgia Geography, Facts and History
Georgia Facts & Trivia
Famous People from Georgia
Georgia Official Song
Flora and Fauna
Georgia State Bird
Georgia Official State Flower
Georgia State Tree
Georgia Airports Tree
Georgia Association of Realtors
Georgia Real Estate Commission
Georgia Real Estate Listings
Georgia Cities & Towns
Georgia Cities and Towns
Georgia Official State Website
Official Georgia Tourism Website
Books about Georgia