Mobile (English pronunciation: /moʊˈbiːl/) is the third most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Mobile County. The population within the city limits was 187,041 as of the 2020 census. It is at the head of Mobile Bay. Mobile is the principal municipality of the Mobile Metropolitan Statistical Area, a region of 430,197 residents which is composed of Mobile and Washington counties and is the third largest MSA in the state. Mobile Mobile is included in the Mobile-Daphne-Fairhope Combined Statistical Area with a total population of 661,964, the second largest CSA fully in the state.
"The Port City", "Azalea City", "The City of Six Flags"
|Incorporated (town)||January 20, 1814|
|Incorporated (city)||December 17, 1819|
|• City||180.07 sq mi (466.39 km2)|
|• Land||139.48 sq mi (361.26 km2)|
|• Water||40.59 sq mi (105.14 km2)|
|• Urban||222.8 sq mi (577 km2)|
|• Metro||1,644 sq mi (4,260 km2)|
|Elevation||33 ft (10 m)|
|• Rank||US: 138th|
|• Density||1,340.97/sq mi (517.75/km2)|
|• Urban||321,907 (US: 126th)|
|• Urban density||1,458.3/sq mi (563.0/km2)|
|• Metro||430,197 (US: 126th)|
|• CSA||661,964 (US: 76th)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2404278|
- "An Act to provide for Government of the Town of Mobile. —Passed January 20, 1814." (Internet Archive). A Digest of the Laws of the State of Alabama: Containing The Statutes and Resolutions in Force at the end of the General Assembly in January 1823. Published by Ginn & Curtis, J. & J. Harper, Printers, New-York, 1828. Title 62. Chapter XII. Pages 780–781.
- "An Act to incorporate the City of Mobile. —Passed December 17, 1819." (Internet Archive). A Digest of the Laws of the State of Alabama: Containing The Statutes and Resolutions in Force at the end of the General Assembly in January 1823. Published by Ginn & Curtis, J. & J. Harper, Printers, New-York, 1828. Title 62. Chapter XVI. Pages 784–791.
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