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Where in the Southeast is Gritzley?

State & Local Facts

Griffin, Georgia
By Mrs. Daniels' Class
Cresent Elementary School

State bird: Brown Thrasher

State flower: Cherokee Rose

State tree: Live Oak

State song: Georgia on My Mind

State motto: Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation

Average noon time temp while Gritzley visited: 62 degrees

Names of Congressional Representatives: Bill Sanders & John Yates

State Governor: Roy Barnes

Interstate highway closest to school: I-75

One thing Gritzley knows that he didn't know before he visited: Griffin just built a second high school in 2000

Other facts:

  • Georgia's nickname: Peanut stateÂ…We all thought it was the Peach state.
  • State fish: Largemouth Bass

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Updated 06/19/02