Powder Springs is in northwestern Georgia, about 30 miles from downtown Atlanta, and is the site of Bel-Aire, a 55+ community with single family homes, quiet lanes, a clubhouse, a neighborhood garden, a dog park and more.
Jasper is in rolling north central Georgia and is the location of Big Canoe, a large, wooded resort community popular with empty nesters and baby boomers. Residents enjoy with three lakes, a marina, 27 holes of golf, tennis courts, restaurants and a wide range of home prices.
On Georgia's northern coast, Savannah's Skidaway Island is the site of The Landings, an elegant all ages, single family home community with clubhouses, golf courses, restaurants, marinas, miles of trails, gardents, marinas, tennis courts and more.
Outside of Atlanta in northwestern Georgia, Dallas is the setting for Nature Walk at Seven Hills, an all ages community with an active adult neighborhood, a community garden, pathways, a planned wellness center and more.
In the mountains of northern Georgia, Blairsville is the setting for Lakeside Village, a 55+ lakeside community with manufactured homes tucked in the woods. Amenities include RV storage, a marina, a clubhouse with a porch overlooking the lake and more.
Along the shores of pretty Lake Oconee in northern Georgia, rambling Reynolds Planation is an all ages community with marinas, tennis courts, golf courses and home prices in a wide range of home prices.
Hernando de Soto of Spain traveled to this area in 1540, but the English had a stake here, too. A general, James Oglethorpe of England, created a haven for English debtors here in 1733, and he defeated Spanish invaders in 1742.
Georgia was a Confederate stronghold during the Civil War. After general Sherman burned Atlanta, he moved on to the coastal city of Savannah and captured it in 1864.
Georgia is the largest state in the Southeast and has seen a lot of growth in the couple of decades. Atlanta, the capital city, is a transportation center and communications hub, and it is from where goods are distributed to much of the surrounding region.
A leader in paper and board products, Georgia also produces textiles, processed chicken, transportation equipment, chemicals and apparel. A few of the important agricultural products are soybeans, cotton, corn, tobacco, peaches and eggs. Georgia also grows more peanuts than any other state. Half of the world supply of turpentine and resins are made from Georgia's pine trees. The state mines kaolin, marble, bauxite and barite as well.
A few major tourist spots include the National Cemetery, Andersonville Prison Park, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, the Little White House where President Roosevelt died in 1945 (Warm Springs), the giant Confederate Memorial at Stone Mountain, the Cumberland Island National Seashore and Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.
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