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 2020 census, the population was 17,146.[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. "QuickFacts: Henry County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 155.