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Also known as the Heart of Dixie, Alabama's history is attracting more and more visitors to the south.

The state capital of Alabama is Montgomery.

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Alabama and the Alabama River, come from the Choctaw for brush gatherers, and refers to the Alibamu tribe.

States neighbouring Alabama are: Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.

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Alabama National Parks

Alabama has many historical sites relating to the American Civil War: Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, near Alexander City, is where the Creek were defeated in 1814.

Alabama's highest peak is Cheaha Mountain, in Cheaha State Park.

Alaweb offers information on Alabama's Government and travel, as well as a city directory and other resources.

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The Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel.


Montgomery is named after General Richard Montgomery, who died in the American Revolutionary War while trying to capture Quebec, Canada.

Montgomery, located on the northern part of the Alabama River, was the first capital of the Confederate States of America.

Founded on a river in 1819, Montgomery expanded as a centre of commerce and became the state's capital in 1846.

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Hotels in Montgomery, Alabama.


Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and played a major role in the Civil Rights Movement, led by Martin Luther King in the 1960's.

Birmingham Zoo:
Visit the animals at Birmingham zoo.

Accommodation in Birmingham

Hotels in Birmingham, Alabama.


Don't forget to visit the fortifications at Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines, in Mobile Bay.

Located in Southwest Alabama on Mobile Bay, Mobile is approximately one and a half hours from both the Mississippi and Florida state lines.

Accommodation in Mobile

Hotels in Mobile, Alabama.

Alabama Municipalities

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