Pike County, Alabama

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Pike County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,899.[1] The county seat is Troy.[2] The name is in honor of General Zebulon Pike, of New Jersey, an explorer who led an expedition to southern Colorado and discovered Pikes Peak in 1806.

Pike County was one of the oldest in the state, founded on December 17, 1821.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved May 17, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.