When you think of Alabama, what comes to mind? I’m sure whatever you’re thinking, many others are thinking the exact same thing. Here are 13 of the most common things that come to everyone’s mind when they think of Alabama.
1. Sweet Home Alabama
TURN IT UP!!!
2. Alabama Crimson Tide
Whenever you say "Alabama" in the South, people instantly assume you're talking about the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.
Or the award-winning country music band, ALABAMA.
Rednecks instantly come to most people's mind when they think of Alabama. Yes, there are rednecks here, but for the most part, it's just a huge stereotype.
5. Fried Foods
Alabama may have a high obesity ranking, but it's because our food is just that good!
Family is really important here in Alabama.
Because Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, it's the area that comes to most people's mind when they think of this state.
Ever since the devastating 2011 tornado outbreak, we take tornado warnings much more seriously now than ever before.
In Alabama, you can't drive 30 minutes down the road without passing something farm related, whether it be livestock, a crop, or an annoying tractor holding up traffic.
10. Hot Summers
You'll need lots of sunscreen and water to survive our summers here in Alabama. The combination of heat and humidity is awful! ABSOLUTELY AWFUL!!!
11. Rocket City
Huntsville received the nickname "Rocket City" because of its many contributions to the U.S. space program.
Alabama is home to many famous fishing tournaments on rivers and lakes across the state.
13. Talladega Superspeedway
Located north of Talladega, Talladega Superspeedway is the longest track in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series - 2.66 miles in length. It's also NASCAR's largest oval track.