Coosa County, Alabama
|Coosa County, Alabama|
County courthouse in Rockford
Location within Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 18, 1832|
|• Total||666.36 sq mi (1,726 km2)|
|• Land||652.44 sq mi (1,690 km2)|
|• Water||13.91 sq mi (36 km2), 2.09%|
|• Density||18/sq mi (6.8/km2)|
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.
Major Highways[change | change source]
Border Counties[change | change source]
- Talladega County (north)
- Clay County (northeast)
- Tallapoosa County (east)
- Elmore County (south)
- Chilton County (west)
- Shelby County (northwest)
Cities and towns[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.