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Mobile is the third most
populous city in the Southern U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat
of Mobile County. It is located on the Mobile River and the central Gulf
Coast of the United States. The population within the city limits was 198,915
during the 2000 census. Mobile is the principal municipality of the Mobile
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), a region of 399,843 residents which
is composed solely of Mobile County and is the second largest MSA in the
state. Mobile is included in the Mobile-Daphne-Fairhope Combined Statistical
Area with a total population of 540,258, the second largest combined statistical
area in the state behind Birmingham.
|Mobile began as the first
capital of colonial French Louisiana in 1702. The city gained its name
from the Native American Mobilian tribe that the French colonists found
in the area of Mobile Bay. During its first 100 years, Mobile was a colony
for France, then Britain, and lastly Spain. Mobile first became a part
of the United States of America in 1813. It then left that union in 1861
when Alabama joined the Confederate States of America, which collapsed
Located at the junction of
the Mobile River and Mobile Bay on the northern Gulf of Mexico, the city
is the only seaport in Alabama. The Port of Mobile has always played a
key role in the economic health of the city beginning with the city as
a key trading center between the French and Native Americans down to its
current role as the 10th largest port in the United States.
As one of the Gulf Coast's
cultural centers, Mobile houses several art museums, a symphony orchestra,
a professional opera, a professional ballet company, and a large concentration
of historic architecture. Mobile is known for having the oldest organized
Carnival celebrations in the United States, dating to the 1700s of its
early colonial period. It was also host to the first formally organized
Carnival mystic society or "krewe" in the United States, dating to 1830.
People from Mobile are known as Mobilians..
Fort Conde, Mobile, Alabama
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HOTELS IN MOBILE, AL
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Inn Mobile Airport
Located near Mobile airport;
easy access from I-65. This hotel is near to the tourist, business and
educational areas of Mobile and offers free internet access, free continental
breakfast, free USA Today; outdoor seasonal pool; jacuzzi rooms available.
This Mobile property is
situated in the suburbs. Spring Hill College, Oakleigh Historic Complex,
and National African American Archives and Museum are area attractions.
Enjoy our FREE 5:30 Kickback, FREE hot breakfast, FREE wireless Internet
access and FREE long distance. Our 5:30 Kickback includes a rotating menu
of chicken tenders, meatballs, baked potatoes, salad, chicken wings, beer,
wine, soda, mixed drinks and more (subject to state and local laws). Our
QUIKSTART breakfast buffet includes scrambled eggs, sausage, Belgian waffles,
biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit, bagels, and pastries. Enjoy our exercise
room, business center, swimming pool and spa tub.
Inn and Suites, Mobile
Ready to escape to one of
America's most beautiful, historic port cities? Welcome to Mobile. Though
it's a thriving metropolitan area, the city has retained its friendliness
and sense of community. In fact, a recent survey ranked Mobile as one of
the top five most polite cities in the nation. Discover why when you stay
at the Hampton Inn & Suites® Mobile I-65 at Airport Blvd., AL hotel.
As a city with 300-year-old roots, Mobile features a rich history and culture
that guests at our Mobile hotel delight in exploring. Over the years, Mobile
has officially flown six flags: France, Britain, Spain, the Republic of
Alabama, the Confederacy and the United States, thus earning the nickname
"City of the Six Flags".
Quinta Inn Mobile
The La Quinta Inn offers
guests a clean, comfortable room at a price that will allow you to enjoy
the rest of your trip. The hotel offers consistent quality and value at
every location. Guests will appreciate the fresh, contemporary décor
and comfortable standard and king rooms with thoughtful amenities. It is
the ideal choice for both business and leisure travelers visiting this
fine destination. All of the rooms feature the modern amenities that guests
have come to expect of a hotel of this quality.
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