Coosa County, Alabama

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Coosa County, Alabama
Coosa County Alabama Courthouse.JPG
County courthouse in Rockford
Location within Alabama
Location within Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 18, 1832
SeatRockford
Largest cityGoodwater
Area
 • Total666.36 sq mi (1,726 km2)
 • Land652.44 sq mi (1,690 km2)
 • Water13.91 sq mi (36 km2), 2.09%
Population
 • (2010)11,539
 • Density18/sq mi (6.8/km2)

Coosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of 2010, 11,539 people lived there. Its county seat is Rockford.

History[change | change source]

It was formed on December 18, 1832. Its name is from a town of the Creek tribe.

Geography[change | change source]

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 666.36 square miles (1,725.9 km2). 652.44 square miles (1,689.8 km2) (or 97.91%) is land and 13.91 square miles (36.0 km2) (or 2.09%) is water.[1]

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Cities and towns[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.