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Some common facts about the state of Alabama include that Alabama gained statehood on December 14, 1861, as the 22nd state and that Montgomery served as the capital of the Confederate States of America. Additionally, wor... More »

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Also known as the Heart of Dixie, Alabama is a state in the southern United States. Named after a word that means "tribal town," Alabama became the 22nd state in the United States in 1819. Alabama's major cities include ... More »

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Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama, has 2 miles of beaches, cottages for rent, a 20-foot wide fishing pier and hiking trails. The park is open every day from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., as of 2015. More »

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The largest lake in Alabama is Lake Weiss, which lies on the border between Alabama and Georgia in Cherokee County and measures 30,200 acres. The lake features four free public access areas and is home to 37 privately ru... More »

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Albertville, Alabama is known as the Fire Hydrant Capital of the World because it is the home of a part of the Mueller Company, which manufactures fire hydrants. The lofty nickname was bestowed upon the town after the Mu... More »

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Scottsboro, Alabama has earned the title of "Lost Luggage Capital of the World" because it is home to the Unclaimed Baggage Center, the central repository for all unclaimed airline luggage. At the Unclaimed Baggage Cente... More »

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Also known as the Heart of Dixie, Alabama is a state in the southern United States. Named after a word that means "tribal town," Alabama became the 22nd state in the United States in 1819. Alabama's major cities include ... More »

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