Dawsonville, leafy and welcoming, is just 55 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. The North Georgia Mountains loom in the distance.
About two hours north of Atlanta along Highway 23, the little Blue Ridge Mountain town of Dillard makes its home. It started out in the early-1800s and has grown by 65% within the last decade or two.
Well planned from the beginning, Peachtree City boasts lovely homes, wooded surroundings and golf cart transporation. The rich menu of amenities includes lakes, golf courses, tennis courts, nature areas and much more. It is a great retirement spot!
Cresswind is an attactive new 55+ single family home community in Peachtree City. It spreads across 400 rolling acres and will soon boast a swimming pool, tennis courts, an outdoor grilling area and more.
With its rich history, charming riverfront setting, mellow way of life and reasonably priced housing, St. Marys beckons. It is a great retirement spot!
Spread across 1,100 lush coastal acres, Osprey Cove boasts single level homes, water views and Intracoastal Waterway access.
Both a barrier island and a beach town, Georgia's Tybee Island, referred to as Savannah Beach by the locals, is an idyllic, casual vacation destination. It is the easternmost point in Georgia, with the historic city of Savannah only 15 to 20 minutes away.
The Peach State ratified the Constitution on January 2, 1788, becoming the fourth state to enter the Union. By the mid-19th century, Georgia was rich in plantations and deeply dependent on the slave economy. During the Civil War, General Sherman captured Atlanta and set about destroying much of the state's plantation culture.
The largest state east of the Mississippi River, Georgia has five major geographical regions that descend from the Appalachian Mountains in the north down to the Okefenokee Swamp in the southeast. The climate is surprisingly uniform. Most of the state experiences a mild winter and a hot summer.
Although Georgia is the nation's number one producer of peaches, peanuts, and pecans, agriculture is not its major employer. Trade, service industries, textile manufacturing, and federal organizations like the CDC and Fort Benning supply a larger number of jobs.
Georgia was the first state to lower the voting age to 18. Its Wesleyan College was the first chartered college in the world to grant degrees to women.
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