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  2. Jacksonville, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    Jacksonville is a city in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 12,548, which is a 49% increase since 2000. It is included in the Anniston-Oxford Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is home to Jacksonville State University, which is a center of commerce and one of the largest employers in the area.

  3. Seal of Alabama - Wikipedia

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    The first seal was designed in 1817 by William Wyatt Bibb, the governor of the Alabama Territory and the subsequent first governor of the state. When Alabama became a state in 1819, the state legislature adopted the design as the official state seal. The seal prominently features a map showing one of the state's most valuable resources—its ...

  4. List of Alabama state prisons - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of state prisons in Alabama.It does not include federal prisons or county jails located in the state of Alabama.

  5. List of law enforcement agencies in Alabama - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the state of Alabama.. According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 417 law enforcement agencies employing 11,631 sworn police officers, about 251 for each 100,000 residents.

  6. Alabama's congressional districts - Wikipedia

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    Alabama was no exception. However, by 1874 the Democratic party had re-established itself in Alabama, and a series of redistrictings and then punitive race laws ensured that no Republicans remained congressmen after 1877. With very little deviation, Southern Democrats remained steadfastly dominant in Alabama until 1965. Over the next 30 years ...

  7. Music of Alabama - Wikipedia

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    The state song of Alabama is entitled "Alabama".It was written by Julia Tutwiler and composed by Edna Gockel Gussen. It was adopted as the state song in 1931. A State Senate bill (SB-458) was passed 32–1 in 2000 to move "Alabama" to the status of State Anthem, with "Stars Fell On Alabama", a song written in 1933 whose most popular release was by Jimmy Buffett in 1972 becoming the new State ...

  8. Sumter County, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    The state of Alabama offered $28 million in incentives to get the plant located in Sumter County. The plant would make use of a new technology that produces a carbon alloy for use in steel making at the U.S. Steel plant in Fairfield, Alabama near Birmingham. At the time of the announcement, the unemployment rate in Sumter County was 6.1%.

  9. Geography of Alabama - Wikipedia

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    The geography of Alabama describes a state in the Southeastern United States in North America.It extends from high mountains to low valleys and sandy beaches. Alabama is 30th in size and borders four U.S. states: Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida.