Alabama Nick Name
The Heart of Dixie
The nickname of Alabama is "The Heart of Dixie".

This nickname reflects the central role that Alabama played in the history of the South. A major Cotton State, Alabama also became a leading proponent of secession in the days leading up to the Civil War. The Constitution of the Confederacy was drawn up in Montgomery and Jefferson Davis took his oath of office in Montgomery, which served as the first Confederate Capital. The "Heart of Dixie" has appeared on state automobile license plates since the 1955.

Other nicknames of Alabama:

  • The Yellowhammer State
  • The Cotton Plantation State
  • The Cotton State
  • The Lizard State
  • The Pioneer Space Capital of the World
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