Coosa County, Alabama

county in Alabama, United States

Coosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of 2010, 11,539 people lived there. Its county seat is Rockford.

Coosa County
County courthouse in Rockford
County courthouse in Rockford
Map of Alabama highlighting Coosa 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°56′11″N 86°14′47″W / 32.936388888889°N 86.246388888889°W / 32.936388888889; -86.246388888889
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 18, 1832
Largest cityGoodwater
 • Total666.36 sq mi (1,725.9 km2)
 • Land652.44 sq mi (1,689.8 km2)
 • Water13.91 sq mi (36.0 km2)  2.09%%
 • Total11,539
 • Density18/sq mi (6.8/km2)


It was formed on December 18, 1832. Its name is from a town of the Creek tribe.


According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 666.36 square miles (1,725.9 km2). 652.44 square miles (1,689.8 km2) (or 97.91%) is land and 13.91 square miles (36.0 km2) (or 2.09%) is water.[1]

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