NPA - 251 (Alabama)
The 251 area code is part of geographic numbering plan area that includes Alabama.
There are a few special area codes with the last two digits 422 match, these are known as easily recognizable codes (ERCs). The 8xx set of numbers are reserved for toll-free services and communication.
Alabama has an Area of 135,765 sq.km, 30th largest in the USA. The Top 3 biggest cities are Birmingham, Montgomery & Huntsville.
From the American Civil War until World War II, Alabama, like many states in the southern U.S.A, suffered economic hardship. Despite the growth of major industries and urban centers, white rural interests dominated the state legislature from 1901 to the 1960s. Alabama grew as the state's economy changed from one primarily based on agriculture to one with diversified interests.
You can learn more about Alabama history and goverment here.
Tourism is a major part of the economy for the state, an estimated 26 million tourists visited the state in 2018. Over 100,000 of these are from other countries, including from Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan. Alabama's beaches are one of the state's major tourist destinations. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville followed by the Birmingham Zoo are the top attraction as measured by attendance.
The other big attraction to Alabama is The University of Alabama. It was founded in 1831 as the state's flagship university. Find out more. The university is home of the Crimson Tide Football team.