Province of Georgia was one of the Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution by signing the 1776 Declaration of Independence, despite a large population of people loyal to the crown. Since Georgia was a relatively new colony at the time compared to the other twelve colonies, Georgia was not as active in the war...Following the war, Georgia became the fourth state of the United States of America after ratifying the United States Constitution on 2 January 1788.
South Carolina to the north east and the Atlantic Ocean lies to the east. Florida lies to the south and Alabama to the west. Tennessee and North Carolina are to the north.