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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Map of Alabama Cities, Counties, State

Check out Alabama state map, county map and cities.

Alabama State Map


The state of Alabama is situated in southeastern part of the United States. The state is bordered by Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, to the north is Tennessee, Mississippi is in the west and the state of Georgia is to the west.

It has the second largest concentration of inland waterways in the United States and is ranked thirtieth in total land mass. As of 2009, Alabama had 4.7 million residents that contributed to it becoming the 23rd most populous state.

The state of Alabama was predominantly a backward state till the late 1960’s due to its heavy dependence on agriculture and underrepresentation of African Americans in the political and economic system. However, it has since diversified into mineral extraction, technology, heavy manufacturing and education. In addition, the installation of many military establishments in the state has also contributed to the growth in government jobs.
The state of Alabama is often referred to as the Yellowhammer state, and is unofficially nicknamed after the state bird. Additionally, it is occasionally called the ‘Heart of Dixie’.

Montgomery is capital of the state of Alabama, with the official flower being the Camellia and official state tree being the Longleaf Pine. Birmingham is the most populous city and Huntsville city has the largest total land mass. The city of Mobile is the oldest city in the state of Alabama and was founded by the French colonists.
Alabama has been the inspiration to many in the field of entertainment, with the song ‘Sweet home Alabama’ going on to attain cult status. There have been many movies that have been made as an ode to the southern lifestyle in the state of Alabama.

Alabama County Map 

 



The state has sixty seven counties and each county has a local self government that carry out the governing activities within its borders. The various counties are listed below:
1. Autauga
2. Baldwin
3. Barbour
4. Bibb
5. Blount
6. Bullock
7. Butler
8. Calhoun
9. Chambers
10. Cherokee
11. Chilton
12. Choctaw
13. Clarke
14. Clay
15. Cleburne
16. Coffee
17. Colbert
18. Conecuh
19. Coosa
20. Covington
21. Crenshaw
22. Cullman
23. Dale
24. Dallas
25. DeKalb
26. Elmore
27. Escambia
28. Etowah
29. Fayette
30. Franklin
31. Geneva
32. Greene
33. Hale
34. Henry
35. Houston
36. Jackson
37. Jefferson
38. Lamar
39. Lauderdale
40. Lawrence
41. Lee
42. Limestone
43. Lowndes
44. Macon
45. Madison
46. Marengo
47. Marion
48. Marshall
49. Mobile
50. Monroe
51. Montgomery
52. Morgan
53. Perry
54. Pickens
55. Pike
56. Randolph
57. Russell
58. Shelby
59. St. Clair
60. Sumter
61. Talladega
62. Tallapoosa
63. Tuscaloosa
64. Walker
65. Washington
66. Wilcox
67. Winston

Alabama Cities Map

According to the 2010 census, there are 460 cities and towns in Alabama. The prominent cities include Montgomery, Birmingham, Auburn, Huntsville, Mobile, Decatur, Dotham, Tuscaloosa and Tuscumbia which is Helen Keller's birth city. Montgomery is the capital while Birmingham is the largest city of Alabama.

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