Facts About Montgomery

Incorporated December 3, 1819
State Capital Montgomery
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 installedon March 23rd.
Council The City is composed of a nine membersrepresenting 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)
Education High school graduates (80.7%),Bachelor's degree or higher (29.4%)
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. View complete list.
Nearby Cities Prattville, Tuskegee, Auburn, Selma