Barbour County, Alabama

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Barbour County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Barbour County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the USA highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded December 18, 1832
Seat Clayton
Largest City Eufaula
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

905 sq mi (2,344 km²)
885 sq mi (2,292 km²)
20 sq mi (52 km²), 2.17%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

29,038
34/sq mi (13/km²)

Barbour County, Alabama is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of James Barbour, who served as Governor of Virginia. As of 2000 the population is 29,038. Its county seat is Clayton.

History[change | edit source]

Barbour County was created on December 18, 1832 from former Creek Indian territory and a portion of Pike County. Its borders were altered in 1866 and 1868.[1] The Election Riot of 1874 occurred near Comer.

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