Only in Georgia! Funny Photos From Georgia

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In Georgia, we tell it like it is. Like this sign in Griffin, Georgia. “If you hit this sign, you will hit that bridge.” Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Interesting Georgia Fact: Live shrimp can be found at the top of Stone Mountain. Depressions in the stone gather rainwater and provide a habitat for them.

Look – we’re still shellshocked from the blizzard of 93′.  That Wednesday it was close to 80 degrees out. On Saturday we had waist deep snow. It was wild.

Interesting Georgia Fact: In 1993 the northern suburbs received 10 to 15 inches of snow. Areas in the north Georgia mountains had anywhere from 12 to 30 inches of snow.

With over 129,000 miles of roadway, Georgia isn’t short of potholes and roads that need mending. Thankfully there are a few Georgians out there who can find humor in it. Which one of you customized this road sign?

Interesting Georgia Fact: There was a Gold Rush in Georgia that lasted from 1829- 1861. It produced more than 870,000 ounces of gold.

If you live, work or visit Atlanta, you know just how bad the traffic can be. Wanna have the Atlanta roads to yourself? Early Sunday mornings are almost always dead. Some people are headed to church but that’s about it.

Interesting Georgia Fact: The first college in America to grant women college degrees is located in Macon Georgia. Wesleyan College.

If you’ve ever had to park in Atlanta, you know how difficult it can be at times. I know Georgians that won’t go to Atlanta solely because of the parking.

Interesting Georgia Fact: As of writing this, the Varsity is the world’s largest and busiest drive-in restaurant.

Yeah, Georgia is hot but most other states underestimate just how humid and muggy it is here. There’s 100 degrees and then there’s Georgia high humidity 100 degrees!

Interesting Georgia Fact: The highest temperature ever recorded is 112 °F , while the lowest ever recorded is −17 °F.

There’s mosquitos and then there’s Georgia mosquitos that are capable of carrying off full grown men. Three things I never go in the woods without. A shirt, boots and deet. Picture that if you will.

Interesting Georgia Fact: The state spends approximately $125,000,000 annually for mosquito control. Currently there are 63 known species of mosquitoes in Georgia.

You have to love a good vanity plate and Georgia’s not short on them. In 2016, the Georgia Department of Revenue said there were 142,993 active vanity plates in GA. Vanity plates cost $35.

Interesting Georgia Fact: All the major lakes in Georgia are man made.

If I was asked to describe the Georgia heat with one photo, this would be it.

Interesting Georgia Fact: On average, August is the most humid. The average annual percentage of humidity in Georgia is 68.0%.

Ahh. God’s chicken. We’re not short on Chick-fil-As in Georgia. After all, Georgia is home to Chick-fil-A. Dwarf Grill (later renamed the Dwarf House) was first opened on May 23, 1946.

Interesting Georgia Fact: After much success with the Dwarf House, the first-ever Chick-fil-A opened in 1967 in Atlanta. The “A” at the end of “Chick-fil-A” isn’t just a play on the word “fillet.” It also means Grade A.

Hey if it works, it works. And this works! If you’ve spotted a four wheeler in the back of a car, there’s a decent chance you’re in Georgia.

Interesting Georgia Fact: Georgia was named after King George II, who approved the colony’s charter in 1732.

If you’ve ever traveled on 441 between Athens and Milledgeville you might be familiar with Peches. They sell great peaches and it’s been there as long as I can remember.

Interesting Georgia Fact: The current owners are the fourth generation to own the Peches fruit stand. After a misspelling that received a lot of attention, the name stuck.

Leave it to Georgia to have a sign like this. “Sign not in use”.

Interesting Georgia Fact: Over half the state is covered in pine trees and Georgia has more commercial forestland than any other state.

Aspen has skiing. Georgia has tubing! Whether you shoot the hooch or float the Broad, it’s a a great way to beat the heat.

Interesting Georgia Fact:The Chattahoochee River’s name is derived from Creek Indian words meaning “painted rock.”

Few conversations in Georgia are short on “y’all”. It’s plural for “you” and one word rather than two for “you all”. It’s perfect and will be nationally adapted one day! Georgia is just ahead of the curve.

Interesting Georgia Fact: There are over 55 streets in Atlanta with the name “Peachtree.” Many historians believe that the streets are a reference to the Native American village “Standing Pitch Tree,” a Creek Indian settlement near Atlanta. Not the fruit.

We’re not short on Waffle Houses. After all, the first location was in Avondale Estates, Georgia, about 10 miles outside of Atlanta.

Interesting Georgia Fact: Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River.

We’re not short on squirrels in Georgia. So, so many squirrels.

Interesting Georgia Fact: The Okefenokee in south Georgia is the largest swamp in North America.

On vacation I met a couple from New York. After talking for a bit they asked if I was from the south. I asked them, “What gave it away?” They said… “Y’all.”

Interesting Georgia Fact: In the city of Athens, there’s a tree that owns itself. The Junior Ladies Garden Club cares for it.

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This was spotted outside of Atlanta. What you think about nut milk? Are you as opinionated as whoever put up this billboard?

Interesting Georgia Fact: Although Georgia is called the Peach State, it’s also the nation’s top producer of peanuts, pecans, and Vidalia onions.

You’ve heard of the peach drop but have you heard of the opossum drop?

Interesting Georgia Fact: A female opossum delivers 16-18 babies tiny enough to fit into a teaspoon. Opossums are marsupials, making them unique in Georgia.

Georgia’s not short on Nascar fans. After all, the speedway in Hampton Georgia has been at the epicenter of America’s motor racing industry for nearly 80 years.

Interesting Georgia Fact: Stone Mountain, near Atlanta, is one of the largest single masses of exposed granite in the world.

Only in Georgia can you buy a diamond and get a free hunting rifle.

Interesting Georgia Fact: In 1945, Georgia became the first state to lower the legal voting age from 21 to 18.

You don’t have to go very far in Georgia before you run into a football fan. Like this Falcons fan with a “Even Jesus Rose Up” hoodie.

Interesting Georgia Fact: Georgia is home to the oldest state park in the nation.

If you’re driving anywhere outside of Atlanta you’ve probably encountered deer. So many deer!

Interesting Georgia Fact: By 1895 the deer population in Georgia was almost zero. In 1948 the Georgia Game and Fish Commission launched a restocking program. The current population is over 1.2 million!

Leave it to Georgia to have this truck roaming the roads.

Interesting Georgia Fact: The largest wild hog found ever discovered was found and harvested in Alapaha, Georgia. Weighing in at 1,000 pounds and measuring 12 feet in length, the beast was nicknamed “Hogzilla”.

It might have been a good idea to get a second opinion on this sign…

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You’ve heard of tumble weeds but have you ever heard of tumble weaves? This was apparently spotted in Georgia!

Interesting Georgia Fact: Elberton Georgia is the Granite Capital of the World.

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Once again, “y’all” rears its head on this list… Georgia is home to over 14,000 churches. Atlanta alone has over 1,000 places of worship.

Interesting Georgia Fact: Georgia was named after King George II, who approved the colony’s charter in 1732.

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Leave it to a Georgian to have fun with their mailman!

Interesting Georgia Fact: Hernando de Soto was the first European to explore Georgia in 1540.