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.
|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).