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Montgomery, AL

State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama, February 1861, artist's impression
MONTGOMERY, city, seat of justice of Montgomery co., and the capital of the state of Alabama, having succeeded Tuscaloosa, as the seat of government, in 1847, has a central situation in Montgomery county, 220 miles northeast of Mobile, and 839 miles from Washington.... The population in 1840, was 2,179; in 1850, 11,937. (Fanning's, 1853)


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