Crenshaw County, Alabama

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Crenshaw County, Alabama
Map of Alabama highlighting Crenshaw County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the USA highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.
Founded November 30, 1866
Seat Luverne
Largest City Luverne
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

610.88 sq mi (1,582 km²)
609.58 sq mi (1,579 km²)
1.30 sq mi (3 km²), 0.21%
 - (2010)
 - Density

23/sq mi (8.8/km²)

Crenshaw County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of 2010, 13,906 people lived there. Its county seat is Luverne.

History[change | change source]

Crenshaw County was formed from Butler, Coffee, Covington, Lowndes and Pike counties on November 30, 1866. Its name is in honor of a judge, Anderson Crenshaw.

Geography[change | change source]

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 610.88 square miles (1,582.2 km2). 609.58 square miles (1,578.8 km2) (or 99.79%) is land and 1.30 square miles (3.4 km2) (or 0.21%) is water.[1] Much of the land is covered by forests that are used for logging.

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References[change | change source]

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