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This is a list of state symbols for the U.S. state of Georgia, as defined in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated or by joint resolutions of the Georgia General Assembly:

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Type Symbol Year and
Amphibian American green tree frog
Hyla cinerea
2005 American Gr-een Tree Frog
Art Museum Georgia Museum of Art
Atlas The Atlas of Georgia
Ballet Company Atlanta Ballet
1973 Atlanta Ballet
Beef Barbecue Championship Cook-off The Hawkinsville Civitan Club's "Shoot the Bull" barbecue championship 1997
Bird Brown Thrasher
Toxostoma rufum
1935 (1970) Brown Thrasher
Botanical Garden The State Botanical Garden of Georgia 1984 State Botanical Garden of Georgia 001.jpg
Butterfly Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus
1988 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Center for character education National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force 2005 Mighty 8th Air Force Museum, Pooler, GA, US.jpg
Cold water game fish Southern Appalachian brook trout
Salvelinus fontinalis
2006 Southern Appalachian brook trout
Creed Georgian's Creed 1939
Crop Peanut 1995 Peanuts
Dog "Adoptable Dog" 2016
Fish Largemouth Bass 1970 Largemouth Bass
Flag Georgia State Flag 2003 Georgia State Flag
Flower Cherokee Rose
Rosa laevigata
1916 Cherokee Rose
Folk Dance Square Dance 1996 Square dancing
Folk Festival Georgia Folk Festival 1992
Folk Life Play Swamp Gravy 1994
Fossil Shark tooth 1976 Shark teeth
Frontier and Southeastern Indian Interpretive Center Funk Heritage/Bennett Center at Reinhardt College in Waleska, Georgia 2003 Funk Heritage Center.jpg
Fruit Peach 1995 Peach
Game Bird Bobwhite Quail 1970 Bobwhite quail
Gem Quartz 1976 Quartz rose GeorgiaHoggMine13.jpg
Historic Drama The Reach of Song
presented on the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds near Hiawassee
Historical civil rights museuem Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum 2008
Insect Honeybee 1975 Apis mellifera bi.jpg
Marine Mammal North Atlantic right whale
Eubalaena glacialis
1985 Eubalaena glacialis with calf.jpg
Mineral Staurolite 1976 Staurolite
Motto "Wisdom, Justice, Moderation" 1799
Musical Theatre Jekyll Island Musical Theatre Festival 1993
Nut Pecan 2021
Peanut Monument Turner County
on the west side of Interstate Highway 75 within the limits of the city of Ashburn
1998 Ashburn peanut.jpg
Poet Laureate Poet Laureate of Georgia 1925
Pork Cook-off The Dooly County Chamber of Commerce's "Slosheye Trail Big Pig Jig" 1997
‘Possum Pogo 'Possum
Prepared Food Grits 2002 Grits
Railroad Museum The Central of Georgia Railroad Shops Complex
1996 CG223 Georgia RR Museum.jpg
Reptile Gopher tortoise
Gopherus polyphemus
1989 Gopherus polyphemus Tomfriedel.jpg
Salt-water fish Red drum
Sciaenops ocellatus
2006 Largemouth Bass
School Plains High School, now part of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site 1997 Jimmy Carter's High School, Plains, GA, US.jpg
Seal Great Seal of Georgia 1798 (1914) Seal of Georgia.svg
Seashell Knobbed Whelk
Busycon carica
1987 Busycon carica.jpg
Song "Georgia on My Mind"
lyrics by Stuart Gorrell and music by Hoagy Carmichael with words by Robert Loveman.
Tartan Georgia Tartan 1997 Georgia Tartan.gif
Theater Springer Opera House
1971–2, (1992) GENERAL VIEW - Springer Opera House, 105 Tenth Street, Columbus, Muscogee County, GA HABS GA,108-COLM,31-1.tif
Tree Southern Live Oak
Quercus virginiana
1937 Live oak Georgetown.jpg
Transportation History Museum Southeastern Railway Museum 2000
Vegetable Vidalia sweet onion 1990 Vidalia Onions
Waltz "Our Georgia" 1951
Wildflower Azalea
Rhododendron sp.
1979 Redazalea.jpg
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