Choctaw County, Alabama

county in Alabama, United States

Choctaw County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. It was formed on December 29, 1847 and named for the Choctaw tribe of American Indians.[2] As of 2020 the population was 12,665.[1] The county seat is Butler.

Choctaw County
Choctaw County Courthouse and Confederate monument in Butler
Choctaw County Courthouse and Confederate monument in Butler
Map of Alabama highlighting Choctaw 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°01′13″N 88°15′47″W / 32.0203°N 88.2631°W / 32.0203; -88.2631
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 29, 1847
Named forChoctaw tribe
Largest townButler
 • Total921 sq mi (2,390 km2)
 • Land914 sq mi (2,370 km2)
 • Water7.4 sq mi (19 km2)  0.8%
 • Total12,665
 • Density14/sq mi (5.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Geography change

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 921 square miles (2,390 km2), of which 914 square miles (2,370 km2) is land and 7.4 square miles (19 km2) (0.8%) is water.[3]

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References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Choctaw County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Alabama Counties: Choctaw County". Alabama Department of Archives and History. Retrieved June 21, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  3. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2015.