Alabama Old Mill Photo by Robert Donovan
Statehood: December 14, 1819.
Name Origin: "tribal town" in Creek Indian language.
Nickname: Heart of Dixie / Cotton State.
Land Area: 50,750 sq. mi., 28th largest state in the US.
Largest Cities: Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa.
State Bird: Yellowhammer
State Flower: Camellia.
State Tree: The Southern Pine .
State Slogan: Share The Wonder (State slogans change frequently and some states have more than 1, so we will do the best we can in figuring out which one to use).
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Alabama Gulf State Park