Coffee County, Alabama

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Coffee County
Original Coffee County Courthouse (Elba)
Original Coffee County Courthouse (Elba)
Map of Alabama highlighting Coffee County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°24′12″N 85°59′12″W / 31.403333333333°N 85.986666666667°W / 31.403333333333; -85.986666666667
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 29, 1841
Named forJohn Coffee
SeatElba (de facto)
Enterprise (annex)[1]
Largest cityEnterprise
 • Total680 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land679 sq mi (1,760 km2)
 • Water1.5 sq mi (4 km2)  0.2%
 • Total53,465
 • Density79/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Coffee County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of General John Coffee. As of 2020 the population was 53,465.[2] Its county seats are Elba and Enterprise.

Geography[change | change source]

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 680.48 square miles (1,762.4 km2). 678.99 square miles (1,758.6 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 1.49 square miles (3.9 km2) (or 0.22%) is water.[3]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Coffee County, Alabama. "History of Coffee County". Archived from the original on October 27, 2011. Retrieved August 19, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Coffee County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  3. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.