Choctaw County, Alabama

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Choctaw County, Alabama
Choctaw County Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Choctaw County Courthouse and Confederate monument in Butler
Map of Alabama highlighting Choctaw County
Location in the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.
FoundedDecember 29, 1847
Named forChoctaw tribe
SeatButler
Largest townButler
Area
 • Total921 sq mi (2,385 km2)
 • Land914 sq mi (2,367 km2)
 • Water7.4 sq mi (19 km2), 0.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)12,945
 • Density15/sq mi (6/km2)
Congressional district7th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Footnotes:  
  • County Number 15 on Alabama Licence Plates

Choctaw County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. It was formed on December 29, 1847 and named for the Choctaw tribe of American Indians.[1] As of 2010 the population was 13,859. The county seat is Butler.

Geography[change | change source]

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 920.85 square miles (2,385.0 km2). 913.51 square miles (2,366.0 km2) (or 99.20%) is land and 7.34 square miles (19.0 km2) (or 0.80%) is water.[2]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Alabama Counties: Choctaw County". Alabama Department of Archives and History. Retrieved June 21, 2011.
  2. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.