Mobile County, Alabama
Mobile County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. It is named after a tribe of Indians, the Maubila tribe. As of 2003, 399,747 people lived there. Its county seat is Mobile. The entire county is included in the Mobile metropolitan statistical area.
Mobile Government Plaza in Mobile
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 18, 1812|
|• Total||1,644 sq mi (4,260 km2)|
|• Land||1,229 sq mi (3,180 km2)|
|• Water||415 sq mi (1,070 km2) 25.2%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||338/sq mi (131/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
The county-wide government is a 3 member district county commission which represents both the unincorporated residents and the residents of other municipalities.
- Mobile (197,833), the county seat
- Prichard (27,963)
- Saraland (12,288)
- Chickasaw (6,364)
- Satsuma (5,687)
- Citronelle (3,659)
- Bayou La Batre (2,313)
All of the public schools in Mobile County are operated by the Mobile County Public School System.
- Information on Mobile metropolitan area
- Mobile County map of roads/towns (map © 2007 Univ. of Alabama).