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Facts About Montgomery

Incorporated

December 3, 1819
Montgomery         State capital

City Government

Operates as a mayor-council form of government. Under this system, the mayor heads the executive branch of government.

Mayor

Todd Strange. Elected on  March 10th and installed on March 23rd.

Council

The City is composed of a nine members representing the legislative branch of government. The Council is elected by the people to also serve a four year term.

City Seal

Six-pointed star containing the words "Cradle of the Confederacy," Birth Place of the Civil Rights Movement" and "City of Montgomery."

County

Montgomery

City Flower

Rose 

City tree

Magnolia 

City bird

Cardinal 

Populations

201,998 (based on 2006 estimate)

Races

Black (49.6%), White (47.7%), Hispanics/Latinos (1.2%), American Indians and Alaska Natives (0.3%) and Asians (1.1%)

Education

High school graduates (80.7%), Bachelor's degree or higher (29.4%)

Median Income

$35,627

Area Code

334

Land Area

155.38 sq mi (402.43 km2)

Time Zone

CST

Zip Codes

The city consists of 35 different zip codes. Click here to view complete list.

Nearby Cities

Prattville, Tuskegee, Auburn, Selma

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Last updated: 10/17/2013 8:43:04 AM