Montgomery County, Alabama

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Montgomery County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2020 census, its population was 228,954, making it the fifth-most populous county in Alabama.[1] Its county seat is Montgomery, the state capital.[2]

Montgomery County was founded on December 6, 1816. It is named in honor of Lemuel P. Montgomery, a U.S. Army military officer killed at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in the War of 1812.[3]

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  1. "QuickFacts: Montgomery County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Hardy, Michael C. (2015-04-20). The Capitals of the Confederacy: A History. Arcadia Publishing Incorporated. p. 11. ISBN 9781625854322. Retrieved 26 September 2017.