Alabama State Symbols, Facts & Info
The United States of America accepted Alabama as the 22nd state to enter the union. Below, you will find the official state symbols and interesting facts about Alabama.
Date of Statehood:
December 14, 1819
4,557,808 (US Census 2005 estimate)
Alabama ranks high in the production of poultry, soybeans, milk, vegetables, livestock, wheat, cattle, cotton, peanuts, fruits, hogs and corn.
Paper, chemicals, rubber and plastics, apparel and textiles, and primary metals constitute the leading industries of Alabama. Continuing as a major manufacturer of coal, iron, and steel, Birmingham is also noted for its world-renowned medical center, especially for heart surgery.
The Yellowhammer State
We Dare Defend Our Rights
Camellia (Legislation of 1959)
Southern Longleaf Pine (Legislation of 1997)
Yellowhammer (Legislation of 1927)
Largemouth Bass (Legislation of 1975)
Monarch Butterfly (Legislation of 1989)
Star Blue Quartz (Legislation of 1990)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service
Greetings from America series.
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