Alabama Facts and Photos

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Above:  A charming, upscale home in Alexander City.


Below: The sublime Bellingrath Gardens in Theodore.


Fast Alabama Facts

1.  The state flower of Alabama is the Camellia.

2.  The official state bird of Alabama is the Yellowhammer.

3.  The official state tree of Alabama is the Longleaf Pine.

4.  As of 2013, it is perfectly legal in the state of Alabama to marry one's own immediate relatives.

5.  Alabama is the only U.S. state that can produce iron and steel from its own natural resources. 

6.  Famous people from Alabama include George Washington Carver, Helen Keller, and Rosa Parks.

7.  Alabama's leading industries are paper, chemicals, rubber, plastics, apparel, textiles, primary metals,  and automobile manufacturing.

8.  The 10 largest cities in Alabama (by population size) are Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Dothan, Decatur, Auburn, and Madison, in that order.

9. Alabama is home to eight state parks. 

Above:  A golf course in Dothan.


alabama state parks

Here is an alphabetical list of Alabama's 8 state parks:

  1. Buck's Pocket State Park in Grove Oak
  2. Cheaha State Park in Delta
  3. Confederate Memorial Park in Clanton
  4. DeSoto State Park in Fort Payne
  5. Horseshoe Bend National Military Park in Daviston
  6. Lake Guntersville State Park in Guntersville
  7. Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham
  8. Rickwood Caverns State Park in Warrior

More Alabama Facts:

The state of Alabama is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. 

Alabama has a total population of about 3.4 million people. 

Below: A sinkhole in Lebanon


Above: An orange sunset over the skyline of Mobile. 

Photo: Gulf Island Photography


Above: A pristine, undisturbed view of Gulf Shores.


Above: One of many surrealistic scenes from Rickwood Caverns,

this one possibly featuring a lost wedding ring. 



Above: No Alabama image gallery would be complete without a stunning Alabama sunset. 



Above: The USS Alabama.

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