Montgomery

Montgomery (HM15ZA)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36104 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 22.677', W 86° 19.052'

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After Horseshoe Bend defeat, Creeks ceded millions of acres to United States. Cotton was in great demand. This area ideal for crop which is still planted on peninsular across river. In 1817, lands went on sale. Andrew Dexter, Massachusetts lawyer, founded village of New Philadelphia (Capitol Area). John Scott and Georgians established Alabama Town on bluff to west. Year later, this group acquired land adjacent to Dexter's, settled East Alabama Town. (Commerce Street). 1819, latter two joined to form Montgomery which developed as major market center. City became state capital. 1846: Confederate capital. Feb - May, 1861; birthplace of Civil Rights, 1955.
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HM NumberHM15ZA
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Placed ByCity of Montgomery
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:34am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 564197 N 3582534
Decimal Degrees32.37795000, -86.31753333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.677', W 86° 19.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 40.62" N, 86° 19' 3.12" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-698 Maxwell Blvd, Montgomery AL 36104, US
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