Choctaw County, Alabama
|Choctaw County, Alabama|
Choctaw County Courthouse and Confederate monument in Butler
Location within Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 29, 1847|
|Named for||Choctaw tribe|
|• Total||921 sq mi (2,385 km2)|
|• Land||914 sq mi (2,367 km2)|
|• Water||7.4 sq mi (19 km2), 0.8%|
|• Density||15/sq mi (6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
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. 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.
Major highways[change | change source]
Border counties[change | change source]
- Sumter County (north)
- Marengo County (northeast)
- Clarke County (southeast)
- Washington County (south)
- Wayne County, Mississippi (southwest)
- Clarke County, Mississippi (west)
- Lauderdale County, Mississippi (northwest)