Georgia is a growing state that is home to 9,544,750 residents (2010), and increase of over 18% in the last decade. The city of Atlanta is the capital and the largest city in Georgia; the population of just over four hundred twenty thousand residents (2010) makes it the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. In contrast, the city of Edge Hill has a population of fewer than one hundred residents, making it the smallest community in Georgia.
Georgia is the largest state, in terms of land, east of the Mississippi River, and the fourth largest most extensive state in the United States. Within the state of Georgia are some of the nation’s fastest growing counties. Residents who have recently relocated to the state should seek the assistance of their local independent home insurance agent. When looking for quality home insurance coverage, someone who knows not only that Gone with the Wind was written by Margaret Mitchell in Georgia, but that the state experiences more tornados than any other state, can help homeowners be better prepared and protected if the unexpected happens.
Dates in History (According to National Fire Protection Association)
Fire damages 463 homes, Savannah, 1820
Thiokol Chemical Co. fire kills 29, Woodbine, 1971
Terminal Hotel fire kills 35, Atlanta, 1938
LP Gas car derailment/fire kills 23, Meldrim, 1959
In 2013 there were 11 fire deaths per million in the United States.
In 2013 there were 17.5 fire deaths per million in Georgia.
In 2014, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council 10.8% of the State’s residents lived in apartments compared to a national figure of 12.2.
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