Henry County, Alabama

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Henry County is a county on the southeastern border of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,302.[1] The county seat is Abbeville.[2] The county was named for Patrick Henry (1736–1799), famous orator and Governor of Virginia.[3]

Henry County was founded on December 13, 1819.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved May 16, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 155.