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Highway Guides

Population Statistics

State Population
4,887,871
Metropolitan Populations
Birmingham, Hoover 1,151,801 Huntsville 462,693 Mobile 413,757
Montgomery 373,225 Daphne, Fairhope, Foley 218,022 Auburn-Opelika 163,941
Decatur 152,046 Dothan 148,245 Florence, Muscle Shoals 147,149
Top County Populations
Jefferson 659,300 Mobile 413,757 Madison 366,519
Montgomery 225,763 Baldwin 218,022 Shelby 215,707
Tuscaloosa 208,911 Lee 163,941 Morgan 119,089
Top City Populations
Birmingham 209,880 Montgomery 198,218 Huntsville 197,318
Mobile 189,572 Tuscaloosa 101,113 Hoover 85,108
Dothan 68,247 Auburn 65,738 Decatur 54,264
Madison 50,440 Florence 40,428 Gadsden 35,157
Source: U.S. Census Data – 2018 Population Estimates

About Alabama

  • Capital: Montgomery
  • Nickname: Heart of Dixie
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,001.39
  • Highest Point: Mt. Cheaha 2,407 feet

Major League Sports Franchises

None

Major Motorsport Speedways

  • Talladega Superspeedway

Page updated September 28, 2019.