Encyclopedia of Alabama

The Encyclopedia of Alabama's mission is to present trustworthy and authoritative information on a wide range of topics.

What is the Encyclopedia of Alabama?


The Encyclopedia of Alabama is a free, online reference resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. Recognized nationally for its excellent content, it was named a “Best of Free Reference” by the Library Journal, regularly featured in Family Tree Magazine’s annual listings of best sites, and was awarded the Alabama Historical Association’s inaugural Digital History Award.