Other cities in the 334 area code include: Phenix City, Troy, Enterprise, Andalusia, Eufaula, Lanett, Tuskegee, Daleville, Prattville, Thomasville, Ozark, Lafayette, Wetumpka, Marion, Greensboro, Linden, Greenville, Demopolis, Eclectic, Uniontown, Deatsville, Midland City, Clayton, Fort Deposit, Tallassee, Luverne, Elba, Newton, Georgiana, Brantley, Newville, Roanoke, Hurtsboro, Maplesville, Valley, Opp, Geneva, Hartford, Abbeville, Camden, Pine Hill, Ariton, Banks, Forest Home, Notasulga, Thomaston, Five Points, Orrville, Union Springs, Slocomb, Red Level, Samson, Dozier, Ashford, New Brockton, Mc Kenzie, Safford, Clio, Millbrook, Brundidge, Hayneville, Goshen, Sweet Water, Florala, Kinston, Louisville, Headland, Vredenburgh, Columbia, Cottonwood, Catherine, Wing, Gordon, Alberta, Lowndesboro, Arlington, Dixons Mills, Fort Mitchell, Grady, Highland Home, Midway, Ramer, and Skipperville.
Montgomery / m ɒ n t ˈ ɡ ʌ m ər i / is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Named for Richard Montgomery, it is located on the Alabama River, in the Gulf Coastal Plain. As of the 2013 Census, Montgomery has a population of 201,332. It is the second-largest city in Alabama, after Birmingham, and is the 115th largest in the United States. The Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area had a 2010 estimated population of 374,536. It is the fourth-largest in the state and 136th among United States metropolitan areas. The city was incorporated in 1819 as a merger of two towns situated along the Alabama River. It became the state capital in 1846, representing the shift of power to the south-central area with the growth of cotton as a commodity crop of the Black Belt and the rise of Mobile as a mercantile port on the Gulf Coast. In February 1861, Montgomery was selected as the first capital of the Confederate States of America, until the seat of government moved to Richmond, Virginia, in May of that year. During the mid-20th century, Montgomery was a major center of events and protests in the Civil Rights Movement, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Selma to Montgomery marches.In addition to housing many Alabama government agencies, Montgomery has a large military presence due to Maxwell Air Force Base ; public universities Alabama State University, Troy University (Montgomery campus), and Auburn University at Montgomery ; private colleges/universities Faulkner University and Huntingdon College ; high-tech manufacturing, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama ; and cultural attractions such as the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.Two ships of the United States Navy have been named after the city, including USS Montgomery. Montgomery has won several national awards: Best Historic City by USA Today, All-America City in 2014 by the National Civic League, "Top City For Job Growth" in 2014 by ziprecruiter.com, and the'happiest city in Alabama.' Montgomery has also been recognized nationally for its downtown revitalization and new urbanism projects. It was one of the first cities in the nation to implement Smart Code Zoning.
Dothan / ˈ d oʊ θ ən / is a city in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Alabama, situated approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of the Georgia state line and 16 miles (26 km) north of Florida. It is the seat of Houston County, with portions extending into nearby Dale County and Henry County. Its name derives from Genesis 37:17: "let us go to Dothan." According to the 2010 census the city's population was 65,496. Dothan is the principal city of the Dothan, Alabama metropolitan area, which encompasses all of Geneva, Henry, and Houston counties; the small portion that lies in Dale County is part of the Ozark Micropolitan Statistical Area. The combined population for the entire Dothan metropolitan area in 2010 was 145,639. The city serves as the main transportation and commercial hub for a significant part of southeastern Alabama, southwest Georgia, and nearby portions of the Florida Panhandle. Since approximately one-fourth of the U.S. peanut crop is produced nearby, with much of it being processed in the city, Dothan is sometimes referred to as "The Peanut Capital of the World". Dothan also hosts the annual National Peanut Festival at the dedicated "Peanut Festival Fairgrounds".
Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, in the Black Belt region of south central Alabama and extending to the west. Located on the banks of the Alabama River, the city has a population of 20,756 as of the 2010 census. The city is best known for the 1960s Selma Voting Rights Movement and the Selma to Montgomery marches, beginning with "Bloody Sunday" in March 1965 and ending with 25,000 people entering Montgomery at the end of the last march to press for voting rights. This activism generated national attention to social justice and that summer, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was passed by Congress to authorize federal oversight and enforcement of constitutional rights of all citizens.It had been a trading center and market town during the years of King Cotton in the South. It was also an important armaments manufacturing and iron shipbuilding center during the Civil War, surrounded by miles of earthen fortifications. The undermanned Confederate forces were defeated during the Battle of Selma.
The 334 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in Central Daylight Time is 10:46 AM on May 19, 2022.