December 3, 1819
Operates as a mayor-council form of government. Under this system, the mayor heads the executive branch of government.
Mayor Steven L. Reed. Elected on October 8, 2019 and sworn in on November 12th.
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."
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 km
Time Zone Central
Zip Codes The city consists of
35 different zip codes. View complete list.
Nearby Cities Prattville, Tuskegee, Auburn, Selma