Coosa County, Alabama
|Coosa County, Alabama|
Location in the state of Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.
|Founded||December 18, 1832|
666.36 sq mi (1,726 km²)
652.44 sq mi (1,690 km²)
13.91 sq mi (36 km²), 2.09%
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. http://www.census.gov/tiger/tms/gazetteer/county2k.txt. Retrieved 2011-02-13.