Georgia ranked 10th in population in the
US with an estimated total of 8,560,310 in 2002, an
increase of 4.6% since 2000. Between 1990 and 2000,
Georgia's population grew from 6,478,453 to 8,186,453,
an increase of 26.4% and the fourth-largest population
gain among the 50 states for this period.
Savannah is the largest city and county
seat of Chatham County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Established in 1733, the city of Savannah was the
colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and later
the first state capital of Georgia.