Coffee County, Alabama

county in Alabama, United States

Coffee County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of General John Coffee. As of 2007 the population was 46,793. Its county seats are Elba and Enterprise.

Coffee County
Coffee County Courthouse
Coffee County Courthouse
Map of Alabama highlighting Coffee County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°24′12″N 85°59′12″W / 31.403333333333°N 85.986666666667°W / 31.403333333333; -85.986666666667
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 29, 1841
Named forJohn Coffee
Largest cityEnterprise
 • Total680 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land679 sq mi (1,760 km2)
 • Water1.5 sq mi (4 km2)  0.2%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density74/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
  • County Number 19 on Alabama Licence Plates


According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 680.48 square miles (1,762.4 km2). 678.99 square miles (1,758.6 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 1.49 square miles (3.9 km2) (or 0.22%) is water.[1]

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  1. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.