The Coastal Plains

Coastal Plains region

Economic Activity

This region is know for its tourism, shipping, seafood, and agriculture. Savannah is the most important port in the Coastal Plains. It was found in 1733, and is the oldest city in the state. Peaches, cotton, peanuts, and Vidalia onions are the Coastal Plains' most important crops. The Coastal Plains is known as the agricultural heartland of the state.

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Geography

The Coastal Plains makes up 3/5 of the state. It is the southern most region. The eastern coast is made up of the Atlantic ocean, its southern border is Florida, and its western border is Alabama. The region is very flat and most of it is very fertile. Farms cover a lot of the Coastal Plains. The climate is temperate, with hot and humid summers, and fairly cold winters.

Physical Features

The Okefenokee Swamp is in southeast Georgia. It is the second largest in America. It is home to more than 1,000 species of plants and animals. The Fall Line splits the Coastal Plains and the Piedmont. It has lots waterfalls along its path. It also splits the two regions' water sources. The Coastal Plains uses aquifers and the Piedmont uses reservoirs. The Barrier Islands protects the state from many storms and are a major tourist attraction.

Come visit St. Simons island.
Okefenokee Swamp
Come visit Savannah

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