Russell County, Alabama

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Russell County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,947.[1] The county seat is Phenix City.[2] The name is in honor of Colonel Gilbert C. Russell, who fought in the wars against the Creek Indians.

Russell County was founded on December 18, 1832.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 17, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.