Bullock County, Alabama

Coordinates: 32°05′52″N 85°43′02″W / 32.09778°N 85.71722°W / 32.09778; -85.71722
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Bullock County
Bullock County courthouse in Union Springs
Bullock County courthouse in Union Springs
Map of Alabama highlighting Bullock County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°05′52″N 85°43′02″W / 32.0978°N 85.7172°W / 32.0978; -85.7172
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 5 (created), 1866
Named forEdward Bullock
SeatUnion Springs
Largest cityUnion Springs
 • Total625 sq mi (1,620 km2)
 • Land623 sq mi (1,610 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  0.4%
 • Total10,357
 • Density17/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Bullock County, Alabama is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of Colonel Edward C. Bullock of Barbour County. As of 2020 the population was 10,357.[1]

History[change | change source]

Bullock County was formed on December 5, 1866. The boundaries were changed in February 1867. In 1867, Union Springs was chosen as the county seat.

Geography[change | change source]

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 626.06 square miles (1,621.5 km2). 625.01 square miles (1,618.8 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 1.04 square miles (2.7 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[2] The county is in the southeastern section of the state, in the prairie region. The Chunnennuggee Ridge runs through the center of the county.

Incorporated cities and towns[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Adjacent counties[change | change source]

Transportation[change | change source]

Major highways[change | change source]

Airport[change | change source]

Franklin Field is a county-owned public-use airport. It is located five nautical miles (9 km) west of the central business district of Union Springs, Alabama.[3]

Places of interest[change | change source]

Bullock County is home to several historic homes including the McCaslan-Garner House and Bonus-Foster-Chapman House.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Bullock County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
  3. FAA Airport Master Record for 07A (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  • Owen, Thomas McAdory. History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1921.

32°05′52″N 85°43′02″W / 32.09778°N 85.71722°W / 32.09778; -85.71722