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Choctaw County, Alabama
|Choctaw County, Alabama|
Location in the state of Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.
|Founded||December 29, 1847|
920.85 sq mi (2,385 km²)
913.51 sq mi (2,366 km²)
7.34 sq mi (19 km²), (0.80%)
15/sq mi (6/km²)
Choctaw County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. It was formed on December 29, 1847 and named for the Choctaw tribe of American Indians. As of 2010 the population was 13,859. The county seat is Butler.
According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 920.85 square miles (2,385.0 km2). 913.51 square miles (2,366.0 km2) (or 99.20%) is land and 7.34 square miles (19.0 km2) (or 0.80%) is water.
- Sumter County (north)
- Marengo County (northeast)
- Clarke County (southeast)
- Washington County (south)
- Wayne County, Mississippi (southwest)
- Clarke County, Mississippi (west)
- Lauderdale County, Mississippi (northwest)
National protected area
Cities and towns
- "Alabama Counties: Choctaw County". Alabama Department of Archives and History. http://www.archives.state.al.us/counties/choctaw.html. Retrieved June 21, 2011.
- "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/tiger/tms/gazetteer/county2k.txt. Retrieved 2011-02-13.