Incomplete record. The geographic center, or that point on which a surface of uniform thickness would balance, for the state is located in Twiggs County, 29 km (18 mi) southeast of Macon.
Statehood: 2 January 1788. The colony was referred to in the royal charterof 1732 as "The Colony of Georgia in America", taking the name of George II (with a Latin ending), then the King of England. (US-T131/1976/DOI - U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) News Release: Origin of Names of U S States)