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ALABAMA – the word Alabama means tribal town in the Creek Indian language. On January 28, 1846 Montgomery was selected as capital of Alabama.  Per Wikipedia, Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th largest by area and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states.With a total of 1,500 miles (2,400 km) of inland waterways, Alabama has among the most of any state.


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Alabama Nursing News

According to Nurse.org Alabama ranks number 49 among all 50 states in nursing salary. The average RN salary $57,890 and average hourly is $27.83. The number of RNs in Alabama, as of 2019, is 49,290. (stats from Nurse.org).


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Nursing Careers & Jobs State Facts
Careers & Jobs in Alabama Top 10 Travel Destinations
Alabama Cities – Favorite Locations
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Discussions in Alabama
Nursing License Renewal Fun Facts
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Most Popular Jobs in Alabama

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Alabama Cities – Favorite Locations & Resources – Google Maps


If you are looking to relocate or move, travel nurse to, get a new job in/near, or just travel/vacation, you will find the following Alabama City Links helpful in your planning.

Birmingham, AL Tuscaloosa, AL Decatur, AL Prattville, AL
Huntsville, AL Hoover, AL Madison, AL Vestavia Hills, AL
Montgomery, AL Dothan, AL Florence, AL Gadsden, AL
Mobile, AL Auburn, AL Phoenix City, AL  

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Vacation Hot Spots, State and National Parks in Alabama

Top rated destinations, locations, vacation hot spots, state and national parks in the state of Alabama

State Parks in Alabama

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National Parks in Alabama

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Vacation Hot Spots in Alabama

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Alabama State Facts

In 1902 Dr. Luther Leonidas Hill performed the first open heart surgery in the Western Hemisphere by suturing a stab wound in a young boy’s heart. The surgery occurred in Montgomery.

Peter Bryce is recognized as the state’s first psychiatrist. He was born in 1834 and died in 1892

Established: Alabama became the 22nd state on December 14, 1819.

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Alabama symbols

Flag:

The Alabama State Flag was authorized by the Alabama Legislature on February 16, 1895, by Act number 383. According to the Acts of Alabama, 1895 , the state flag was to be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white. The bars forming the cross must not be less than six inches broad and must extend diagonally across the flag from side to side.

Motto: Audemus jura nostra defendere is the official state motto. Translated it means “we dare defend our rights.”

Bird: Yellowhammer (yellow-shafted flicker) Colaptes auratus

Flower: Camellia Camellia japonica L.

Fish: The official state fish is the Largemouth Bass.


Top 10 Travel Destinations in Alabama

  1. Dauphin Island
  2. Birmingham
  3. Fairhope
  4. Florence
  5. Gadsden
  6. Gulf Shores
  7. Mobile
  8. Auburn
  9. Cheaha State Park
  10. Decatur

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Alabama sports

Sports: Great information is located on Wikipedia

Alabama has several minor league semi-professional teams including four minor league baseball teams, and one Arena Football League team. Alabama is the second-most populous U.S. state without a major professional sports league franchise (it is the most populous if one considers Virginia to be the home of the NFL’s Washington Redskins and NHL’s Washington Capitals, which have their practice facilities and operational headquarters in Northern Virginia).[1][2]


Alabama fun facts

  1. Alabama introduced the Mardi Gras to the western world. The celebration is held on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins.
  2. Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.
  3. The world’s first Electric Trolley System was introduced in Montgomery in 1886.
  4. Alabama is the only state with all major natural resources needed to make iron and steel. It is also the largest supplier of cast-iron and steel pipe products.
  5. Montgomery is the capital and the birthplace of the Confederate States of America.

For Additional fun facts visit: Alabama State Facts – 50States.com


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