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Science In Your Backyard: Alabama


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Alabama State Facts

Image of Alabama with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Montgomery(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 50,744 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 4,779,736
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Cheaha Mtn. at 2,407 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Cleburne
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Gulf of Mexico at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Chilton County approx. 12 miles southwest of Clanton
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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