Government

50 States and Capitals - general information on the fifty United States.

CIA World Factbook

Census Historical Data

FirstGov.com - search engine for U.S. government information.

Government Documents in the News - links to government sites of all levels.

Internet Resources for Government (U.S.) Documents - links to access documents from the three branches of government, government periodicals, electronic publications and information, GPO Access documents, federal agencies, GILS, GovtBot database, and more. 

National Archives and Records Administration

Rulers of the World  This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1700 in most cases.

State and Local Government on the Net - links to all 50 states, counties, and local government sites.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

 

United States

U.S. Congress

Thomas - Full Text to both houses of congress Federal Documents and Information

Code of Federal Regulations

Federal Register

Federal Agencies & Information

U.S. Federal Government Agencies Page

FedWorld Information Network - links to government databases, U.S. government reports, and more.

Agencies

Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS 

Official Freedom of Information Act- Web site of the US Central Intelligence Agency

CIA Publications and Handbooks - Factbooks, Maps, Economic Statistics, Intelligence, etc

Census Bureau

Census Historical Data: In addition to 1990 and 2000, you can now look at many past decennials. The display of data will continue as historical census records become available.

You may also access these data from the Publications (pdf) link on the left side of the Census Bureau home page.

Government Printing Office, GPO - GPO Access to government documents online.

Internal Revenue Service, IRS

National Center for Education Statistics, NCES

State Department - Includes Bureau of Regional Affairs and Country Commercial Affairs 
United States Patent and Trademark Office

 
State Governments

50 States.com 

 

International

EUROPA - Gateway to the European Union

United Nations Environment Program

The Globalization Website @ Emory University - Web guide to International programs and their web sites.

United Nations Documentation Research Guide

United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN)

 

Alabama

Alabama Web The State of Alabama's Official Web Site

Code of Alabama

The Alabama Legislature

The Alabama Legislature -- The Alabama Legislative Information System

Alabama Maps

 

Statistics

Assessing the New Federalism State - research and data on "income security, health, child well-being, demographic, fiscal and political conditions, and social services. " 

Census Bureau

Fed Stats - from the Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy. This site provided web links to US government agencies, as well as, several sites providing statistics. 

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

Statistical Abstract of the United States