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Montgomery

Montgomery

Alabama State University is located in Montgomery, the capital of Alabama and the birthplace of the modern Civil Rights Movement. The second largest city in Alabama, Montgomery’s population stands at more than 200,000.

History

Montgomery has a rich history, and is best known for its many historic and cultural landmarks, including the Alabama State Capital building, Dexter Avenue Memorial Baptist Church and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Several museums and memorial centers in the city offer visitors and residents an opportunity to gain new knowledge and appreciation for the world-changing events that took place in Montgomery, such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Selma to Montgomery March.

Culture, Entertainment and Education

The city offers many avenues for culture and entertainment, from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts to Montgomery Biscuits Baseball to the Rosa Parks Museum to a growing downtown entertainment district. Montgomery is home to several colleges and universities, as well as the nationally recognized Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base.

Geographic Location

Conveniently located within a 2 to 4 hour drive to many major cities, Montgomery is located at the intersection of Interstate 85, which runs east and west, and Interstate 65, which runs north and south. The city is conveniently located 164 miles southwest of Atlanta and 155 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.

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