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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:
- Heart of Dixie / Cotton State
- Audemus Jura Nostra Defendere(We Dare Defend Our Rights)
- 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:
- State Flower:
- State Tree:
- Southern Pine (pinus palustris)
- State Song:
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Real Estate & Home Values in Alabama
Home Buyer and Seller Resources
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- First Time Homebuyers Guide
- Financial Assistance for First Time Homebuyers
- Do You Qualify for an FHA Loan?
- Homeowners insurance: What you need to know
- Home Maintenance Checklist
- What Is A Short Sale?
- What Is A Deed-In-Lieu?
- Reverse mortgage: the pros and cons
- How to Sell Your Home In a Down Market
- 2009 Mortgage Bailout Explained
- Obama Stimulus Plan FAQ
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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Alabama
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Browse all 1609 Schools in Alabama
- Cherokee Bend Elementary School
- (205) 871-3595
- 4400 Fair Oaks Dr
- Mountain Brook, AL 35213
- Oxford Elementary School
- (256) 831-1424
- 1401 Caffey Dr
- Oxford, AL 36203
- Central Baldwin Middle School
- (251) 947-2327
- 24545 State Highway 59
- Robertsdale, AL 36576
- Athens Intermediate School
- (256) 230-2880
- 1916 Us Hwy 72 W.
- Athens, AL 35611
- Sumter County High School
- (205) 392-4771
- 902 4th Ave
- York, AL 36925
- Georgiana High School
- (334) 376-9130
- 225 Patterson Ave
- Georgiana, AL 36033
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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