The City of Montgomery, AL
Montgomery is a popular city in the state of Alabama with a total of 202,124 residents living there. Montgomery is ranked as the second most populated city in Alabama and the 95th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Montgomery County. The largest nearby city to Montgomery is Prattville, approximately 13 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Montgomery, including China Dragon, Subway Sandwiches and Salads, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Sonic Drive In and Church's Chicken. For a larger selection of Montgomery restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Montgomery Zoos, Arenas, Botanical Gardens, Golf Courses and/or Museums, including the Lagoon Park Golf Course, William Bartram Arboretum, Garrett Coliseum, Montgomery Zoo and Old Alabama Town. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Montgomery please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Montgomery:
- Mobile Regional Airport (MOB)
- Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM)
- Tuskegee Sharpe Field Airport (TGE)
Montgomery, Alabama Climate and WeatherIn the month of April, Montgomery experiences an average high temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 51 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.38 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Montgomery with daytime temperatures averaging 91 degrees in the summer, and 60 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Montgomery to receive an average of 5.15 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.39 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as 0 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Montgomery should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 78 degrees, and nighttime lows of 52.
Montgomery, Alabama Attractions
1Alabama Confederate Soldiers Home - , Mountain Creek,
The Alabama Confederate Soldiers Home was the official home for former soldiers of the Confederate States of America by the state of Alabama, located in what is now Confederate Memorial Park in Mountain Creek in Chilton County, Alabama.
2Alabama Department of Archives and History - Montgomery,
The Alabama Department of Archives and History is the official repository of archival records for the U.S. state of Alabama. It was created by an act of the Alabama Legislature on February 27, 1901 with a primary mission of collecting and preserving artifacts relating to the history of the state. It was the first publicly funded, independent state archives agency in the US. It subsequently became a model for the establishment of archives in other states.
3Alabama Governor's Mansion - Montgomery,
The Alabama Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Alabama and his or her family in the capital city of Montgomery, Alabama. The current Governor of Alabama, Bob Riley, and his wife, First Lady Patsy Riley, are the current residents. The original governor's mansion for Alabama was occupied from 1911 until 1950, when the current mansion was acquired. The current mansion was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 3, 1972, listed as Governor's Mansion.
4Alabama State Capitol - Montgomery,
The Alabama State Capitol, which is also referred to as First Confederate Capitol, is located on Goat Hill in Montgomery, Alabama. The structure was built in 1851.
5Alabama Supreme Court - Montgomery,
The Supreme Court of Alabama is the highest court in the state of Alabama. The court consists of a Chief Justice and eight Associate Justices, elected in partisan elections for staggered six year terms.
6First White House of the Confederacy - Montgomery,
The First White House of the Confederacy was the executive residence of President Jefferson Davis and family while the capital of the Confederate States of America was in Montgomery, Alabama. Completely furnished with original period pieces from the 1850s and 1860s, the 1835 Italianate-style house is open to the public. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974.
7Garrett Coliseum - , State Fairgrounds,
The Garrett Coliseum is an 13,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Montgomery, Alabama in the US. The arena is the centerpiece of the Alabama Agricultural Center, home to the Alabama National Fair. It was built in 1951 and named after W.W. Garrett, the first chairman of the Alabama Agricultural Board. The coliseum's first event was a concert by Hank Williams. From 2005 until 2007, it was home to the Montgomery Bears of the American Indoor Football Association.
8Jasmine Hill Gardens - Montgomery,
Jasmine Hill Gardens are botanical gardens located on U. S. Route 231 near Wetumpka, Alabama, north of Montgomery, Alabama. The gardens are open to the public most days of the week; an admission fee is charged.
9Joe L. Reed Acadome - Alabama State University - Montgomery,
The ASU Acadome is a 7,400-seat multi-purpose arena in Montgomery, Alabama. Opened in 1992, it is home to the Alabama State Hornets basketball team of Alabama State University.
10Lagoon Park Golf Course - Montgomery,
The Lagoon Park Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Montgomery County Alabama. Built in 1978, this Montgomery course designed by Charles Graves is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 334-271-7000. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2855 Lagoon Park Dr, Montgomery, AL 36109
Montgomery, Alabama Hotels
8Embassy Suites Montgomery Hotel & Conference Center
300 Tallapoosa Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
10Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa At The Convention Center
Montgomery, AL 36104
Montgomery, Alabama Restaurants
This is a list of Montgomery Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!
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