Alabama (AL)


Quick Facts

State Symbols

Bird:  Yellowhammer | List of State Birds

Animal:  Black Bear (Ursus americanus)

Gemstone:  Star Blue Quartz

State Fruit:  Blackberry

Flag:  A crimson St. Andrew’s cross on a white field, patterned after the Confederate Battle Flag, and adopted in 1895. The bars forming the cross must not be less than six inches broad and must extend diagonally across the flag from side to side. More About Alabama’s Flag | Order This Flag

Flower:  Camellia (Camellia japonica L.) | Other State Flowers

Soil:  Bama


Tree:   Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris) | Other State Trees

Quarter: Helen Keller seated, longleaf pine branch (state tree), magnolia blossoms. Alabama Quarter | List of State Quarters



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  • Area: 52,423 sq.mi (135,775, 30th
  • Land: 50,750 sq.mi. (131,442, 28th
  • Water: 1,673 sq.mi. (4,333, 23rd
  • Coastline: 53 mi. (85 km.), 17th
  • Shoreline: 607 mi. (977 km.), 19th

Largest Cities:  Birmingham | Montgomery | Mobile | Huntsville | Tuscaloosa | Hoover | Dothan | Decatur | Auburn | Madison

Highest Point:  Cheaha Mountain; 2,407 feet (734 m.), 35th tallest

Lowest Point:  Alabama; sea level, tied for 3rd lowest

Geographic Center:  Chilton, 12 miles southwest of Clanton

Blank Outline Maps: Find printable blank map of the State of Alabama , without names, so you can quiz yourself on important locations, abbreviations, or state capital.

City Guide:  Visit Alabama City Guide for a look at geography, local history, architecture, and culture.

National Parks:

Little River Canyon National Preserve
Russell Cave National Monument
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument
Freedom Riders National Monument
Natchez Trace Parkway
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Alabama National Parks




State Government

Governor:  Kay Ivey (R)

Senators:  Richard Shelby (R) Tommy Tuberville (R)

Representatives:  House Senate

Constitution:  Alabama’s Constitution

Government Offices Directory:  Find all information here at the Alabama government offices directory

Electoral College Votes:  9 Votes

Vital Records: Find out all the information about the vital records for the state of Alabama



  • Economy:
    • Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, cattle, nursery stock, peanuts, cotton, vegetables, milk, soybeans.
    • Industry: Paper, lumber and wood products, mining, rubber and plastic products, transportation equipment, apparel.
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