Lamar County, Alabama

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Lamar County (formerly Jones County and Sanford County) is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,564.[1] The county seat is Vernon.[2] The name is in honor of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, member of the United States Senate from Mississippi.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Government Printing Office. p. 180.