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State: Georgia<br>Number of failures: 74 (2008-present)
Georgia, particularly the area around Atlanta, has been a Circle of Death for community banks. Most of those banks were overly exposed to residential development, which crashed when housing demand flat lined.
State: Florida<br>Number of Failures: 57
Most of the bank failures in Florida, a victim of a collapsed housing bubble, has been along the states east and west coasts.