Perry County, Alabama

county in Alabama, United States

Perry County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2020 census, the population was 8,511.[1] The county seat is Marion.[2] The county was founded on December 13, 1819 and is named in honor of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry of Rhode Island and the United States Navy.[3]

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Perry County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Owen, Thomas McAdory; Owen, Marie Bankhead (1921). History of Alabama and dictionary of Alabama biography. Vol. 2. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 1108.