Chambers County, Alabama

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Chambers County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Chambers 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 Lafayette
Largest City Valley
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

603.11 sq mi (1,562 km²)
597.17 sq mi (1,547 km²)
5.94 sq mi (15 km²), (0.98%)
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

34,215
57/sq mi (22/km²)

Chambers County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of 2010 the population was 34,215. Its county seat is Lafayette. Chambers County is included in the Valley, Alabama, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[change | edit source]

Chambers County was formed on December 18, 1832. Its name is in honor of Henry H. Chambers. He was a United States Senator from Alabama.

Geography[change | edit source]

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 603.11 square miles (1,562.0 km2). 597.17 square miles (1,546.7 km2) (or 99.02%) is land and 5.94 square miles (15.4 km2) (or 0.98%) is water.[1]

Major highways[change | edit source]

Adjacent counties[change | edit source]

Cities and towns[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/tiger/tms/gazetteer/county2k.txt. Retrieved 2011-02-13.

Coordinates: 32°54′40″N 85°23′38″W / 32.91111°N 85.39389°W / 32.91111; -85.39389