Barbour County, Alabama

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Barbour County, Alabama
Barbour County Alabama Courthouse.JPG
Barbour County courthouse in Clayton
Location within Alabama
Location within Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 18, 1832
Largest cityEufaula
 • Total905 sq mi (2,344 km2)
 • Land885 sq mi (2,292 km2)
 • Water20 sq mi (52 km2), 2.2%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)25,270
 • Density31/sq mi (11.9/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
  • County Number 06 on Alabama Licence Plates

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

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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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