President’s Day


While the third Monday in February is popularly referred to as Presidents’ Day, 5 U.S. Code § 6103 officially recognizes this date as Washington’s Birthday.

Lincoln’s Birthday is recognized on a state-by-state basis. And, you can pretty much guess which states do not observe a day memorializing the 16th president.

South Carolina observes George Washington’s Birthday / President’s Day.

Mississippi observes George Washington’s Birthday.

Florida does not any state holidays in February.

Alabama observes George Washington and Thomas Jeffersons’ Birthday.

Georgia observes George Washington’s Birthday.

Louisiana does not observe any state holidays in February.

Texas observes Presidents’ Day in honor of Washington’s Birthday.

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