Montgomery, strategically located at the intersection of Interstate 65 and Interstate 85, is the capital city of Alabama. The metropolitan area, comprised of Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes and Montgomery counties, has a population of more than 374,000. A region of vast economic diversity, Montgomery is home to state and regional governments, a major military installation including the USAF Air University, an extensive service industry, tourism, and an industrial base that includes Hyundai Motor Company’s only North American manufacturing facility, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. This unique diversity provides a well-balanced economic environment. Moody’s Economy ranks Montgomery 32nd out of 387 U.S. metro areas in Employment Growth Rank projected for 2010-2015. Montgomery’s LAMP High School is the number one high school in the state and 32nd in the country.
Contact: Ellen McNair, CED
Sr. Vice President, Economic Development, Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce