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 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, 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 CSA in the state.
Mobile began as the first capital of colonial French Louisiana in 1702, and during its first 100 years, Mobile was a colony for France, then Britain, and lastly Spain. The city gained its name from the Native American Mobilian tribe that the French colonists found in the area of Mobile Bay. Mobile first became a part of the United States of America in 1813, left the United States with Alabama in 1861 to become a part of the Confederate States of America, and then returned to the United States in 1865.
Resident Against New Jobs?
Mobile, Alamaba residents are split in their opinion about the $14.4 million project created by Plains Mobile Piping Company. Ultimately, it may impact the unemployment rate in the local area. This project is said to open up approximately 40 construction jobs. The stimulation of the local economy is long over due and this company seems to keeping an eye on doing just that. Jeremy Oden, one of three commissioners had stated that he approved this decision due to job retention and creation, enhancement of local taxes and revenues, and lastly the continuation of the operation of petroleum.
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