Fun facts about this sweet southern state: Georgia is the nations number one producer of the three Ps–peanuts, pecans, and peaches. In Gainesville, the Chicken Capital of the World it is illegal to eat chicken with a fork. Coca-Cola was invented in May 1886 by Dr. John S. Pemberton in Atlanta, Georgia. The name “Coca-Cola” was suggested by Dr. Pemberton’s bookkeeper, Frank Robinson. He penned the name Coca-Cola in the flowing script that is famous today. Coca-Cola was first sold at a soda fountain in Jacob’s Pharmacy in Atlanta by Willis Venable.