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  2. Anniston, Alabama - Wikipedia,_Alabama

    Anniston is the county seat of Calhoun County in Alabama and is one of two urban centers/principal cities of and included in the Anniston-Oxford Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census , the population of the city was 23,106. [2]

  3. Seal of Alabama - Wikipedia

    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 major rivers. The map was shown affixed to a living tree, with no motto. Seal of 1868

  4. Alabama - Wikipedia

    Alabama (/ ˌ æ l ə ˈ b æ m ə /) is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States, 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 is the 30th largest by area and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states.

  5. List of counties in Alabama - Wikipedia

    Counties of Alabama Alabama counties (clickable map) Location State of Alabama Number 67 Populations Greatest: 667,820 (Jefferson) Least: 7,629 (Greene) Average: 75,222 (2021) Areas Largest: 1,590 sq mi (4,100 km 2) (Baldwin) Smallest: 535 sq mi (1,390 km 2) (Etowah) Average: 782 sq mi (2,030 km 2) Government County government Subdivisions cities, towns, unincorporated communities, census ...

  6. Freedom Riders - Wikipedia

    They assured Gary Thomas Rowe, an FBI informer and member of Eastview Klavern #13 (the most violent Klan group in Alabama), that the mob would have fifteen minutes to attack the Freedom Riders without any arrests being made. The plan was to allow an initial assault in Anniston with a final assault taking place in Birmingham. Anniston

  7. Geography of Alabama - Wikipedia

    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. It also borders the Gulf of Mexico.

  8. List of rivers of Alabama - Wikipedia

    This is a list of rivers of the US state of Alabama. Alabama has over 77,000 miles of rivers and streams with more freshwater biodiversity than any other US state. Alabama's rivers are among the most biologically diverse waterways in the world. 38% of North America's fish species, 43% of its freshwater gill-breathing snails, 51% of its freshwater turtle species, and 60% of its freshwater ...

  9. List of power stations in Alabama - Wikipedia

    In 2019, Alabama had a total summer capacity of 29,256 MW through all of its power plants, and a net generation of 142,679 GWh. The corresponding electrical energy generation mix was 40.1% natural gas, 30.6% nuclear, 18.7% coal, 8.0% hydroelectric, 2.3% biomass, and 0.3% solar.