Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Alabama City
ALABAMA CITY, a city of Alabama in Etowah co. It is on the Louisville and Nashville, the Alabama Great Southern, the Nashville, the Chattanooga and St. Louis, and the Southern railroads. It is the center of an important agricultural region producing the chief varieties of grain. Coal is found in the vicinity. The city has a cotton mill and a steel foundry. Pop. (1910) 4,313; (1920) 5,432.