Sumter County, Alabama

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Sumter County
Sumter County Courthouse in Livingston
Sumter County Courthouse in Livingston
Map of Alabama highlighting Sumter County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°35′30″N 88°12′15″W / 32.591666666667°N 88.204166666667°W / 32.591666666667; -88.204166666667
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 18, 1832[1]
Named forThomas Sumter
Largest cityLivingston
 • Total913 sq mi (2,360 km2)
 • Land904 sq mi (2,340 km2)
 • Water9.4 sq mi (24 km2)  1.0%
 • Total12,345
 • Density14/sq mi (5.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Sumter County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama.[1] As of the 2020 census, the population was 12,345.[2] The county seat is Livingston.[3] The name is in honor of General Thomas Sumter of South Carolina.[1]

Sumter County was founded on December 18, 1832.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "ACES Winston County Office" (links/history), Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), 2007, webpage: ACES-Sumter.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Sumter County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.