The Georgia Piedmont lies between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Coastal Plain.The boundary of the Piedmont on the southeastern side is the fall line.This region is on a plateau. A plateau is an are of raised flat land, most of the Piedmont region is about 1,000 feet above sea level. Rolling hills cover the area making it a truly scenic area to visit.
The Piedmont contains many attractive physical features to visit. Some include: Stone Mountain, Chattahoochee River, West Point Lake, and the Fall Line. However, if your looking for some action visit Atlanta. There are lots of things to do in Atlanta; visit the Fox Theater,Atlanta's many museums, the Botanical Garden, and many more!
The climate in Georgia is unbelievable! We have a temperate climate, with warm summers and cool winters. This climate is to die for!
There are many different industries in the Piedmont making it a prime location to start or move your company. Some of the major industries like manufacturing keep the 4.5 million people who live in this region happy. Some other large industries include agriculture, primarily in the form of peaches and poultry.
Interesting facts about Georgia:
COLONY: Founded by James Oglethorpe on February 12, 1733; 13th colony
STATEHOOD: January 2, 1788; 4th state
CAPITAL: Atlanta, since 1868MOTTO: "Wisdom, justice, and moderation"
NICKNAMES: Empire State of the South; Peach State
TOTAL POPULATION: 9,687,653; 9th most populous in United States (as of 2010 census)LAND AREA: 57,513 square miles (as of 2010 census); 24th largest in United States
COASTLINE: 100 miles
HIGHEST POINT: Brasstown Bald, 4,784 feetLOWEST POINT: Sea level at the Atlantic Coast
ELECTORAL VOTES: 16 (as of the 2010 U.S. census)
U.S. CONGRESS: 2 senators; 14 representatives (as of the 2010 election)
GOVERNOR: Nathan Deal, 2011—
LATITUDE: 30° 31' N to 35°
LONGITUDE: 81° W to 85° 53'
LENGTH & WIDTH: 300 miles long and 230 miles wide
GEOGRAPHIC CENTER: in Twiggs County, 18 miles southeast of Macon
HIGHEST RECORDED TEMPERATURE: 112°F, July 24, 1953, at Louisville
LOWEST RECORDED TEMPERATURE: -17°F, January 27, 1940, at CCC Camp F-16
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: from a high of 92.2°F to a low of 32.6°F