Montgomery County Alabama
Montgomery County is located in the State of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, its population was 229,363, making it the fourth-most populous county in Alabama. Its county seat is Montgomery, the state capital.
Montgomery County Alabama History
Montgomery County was established by dividing Monroe County on December 6, 1816, by the Mississippi Territorial Legislature. It is named for Lemuel P. Montgomery, a young U.S. Army officer killed at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the final battle of the Creek Indian war, which was waged concurrently with the War of 1812.
Montgomery County Alabama Cities
Montgomery County Alabama Towns
Pike Road Alabama
Pike Road is a town in Montgomery County. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town was 310. The 2010 census indicated a population of 5,406. It is part of the Montgomery metropolitan area.
Montgomery County Alabama Unincorporated Communities
Hope Hull Alabama
Le Grand Alabama
Le Grand, also spelled as Legrand, is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County. Le Grand is located on U.S. Route 331, 15.8 miles south of Montgomery. A post office operated under the name Legrand from 1883 to 1916.
Mathews is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, located 18.7 miles east-southeast of Montgomery. Mathews had a post office until it closed on November 19, 2011; it still has its own ZIP code, 36052. It was named for Revolutionary War hero and Georgia Governor George Mathews.
Mount Meigs Alabama
Pine Level Alabama
Also known as Athens, Ramer Alabama is an unincorporated community located in Montgomery County. The elevation is 469 feet. The community is located 23.9 miles from the city of Montgomery.
When the town applied for a post office, Athens was already in use by a city in Alabama. Instead, the community became known as Ramer, which is the name of a nearby creek. A post office opened under the name Ramer in 1851.
Red Level Alabama
Sprague Junction Alabama
Montgomery County Alabama Historic Destinations
Alabama State Capitol*
W.A. Gayle Planetarium
Old Alabama Town
The City of St. Jude Interpretive Center and Garden
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church & Parsonage
Civil Rights Memorial Center
First White House of the Confederacy
Freedom Rides Museum in the Historic Montgomery Greyhound
Hank Williams Museum
Museum of Alabama
Rosa Parks Museum and Children’s Wing*
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum