Coosa County, Alabama

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Coosa County
County courthouse in Rockford
County courthouse in Rockford
Map of Alabama highlighting Coosa County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°56′11″N 86°14′47″W / 32.936388888889°N 86.246388888889°W / 32.936388888889; -86.246388888889
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 18, 1832
Largest cityGoodwater
 • Total666 sq mi (1,720 km2)
 • Land651 sq mi (1,690 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (40 km2)  2.3%
 • Total10,387
 • Density16/sq mi (6.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Coosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of 2020, 10,387 people lived there.[1] 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 United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 666 square miles (1,720 km2), of which 651 square miles (1,690 km2) is land and 15 square miles (39 km2) (2.3%) is water.[2]

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Cities and towns[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Coosa County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2015.