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Alabama Profile

Known as the Heart of Dixie, Alabama became the 22nd state in 1819. The name Alabama is derived from an Indian word meaning "thicket clearers." Alabama has been at the center of many American battles--between white settlers and Native Americans, and between the North and South in the Civil War. The state also is home to the first of three Space Camps in the United States. These camps let kids experience what it would be like to be in outer space. The capital is Montgomery, and state flower is the camellia. ...Read more here: Alabama - The Heart of Dixie

Capital City:
Montgomery
Nickname:
Heart of Dixie / Cotton State
Motto:
Audemus Jura Nostra Defendere(We Dare Defend Our Rights)
Statehood:
December 14, 1819 (22nd)
Origin of State's Name:
Means "tribal town" in Creek Indian language.
Largest Cities:
Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa
Border States:
Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
Land Area:
50,750 sq. mi., 28th largest
State Bird:
Yellowhammer
State Flower:
Camellia
State Tree:
Southern Pine (pinus palustris)
State Song:
Alabama

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Alabama

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Alabama Schools

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Elementary Schools

Pleasant Valley Elementary School
(256) 741-6600
265 Mark Green Road
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Coosada Elementary School
(334) 285-0273
5260 Airport Road
Millbrook, AL 36054

Middle Schools

Arab Junior High School
(256) 586-6074
911 Old Cullman Rd
Arab, AL 35016
Muscle Shoals Middle School
(256) 389-2640
100 Trojan Dr
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

High Schools

Shades Valley Technical Academies
(205) 379-5360
5191 Pine Whispers Dr
Birmingham, AL 35210
Bessemer Center For Technology
(205) 432-3785
50 High School Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022

Sex Offender Information for Alabama

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Alabama, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://community.dps.state.al.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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