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Crenshaw County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Crenshaw County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the USA highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded November 30, 1866
Seat Luverne
Largest City Luverne
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

610.88 sq mi (1,582 km²)
609.58 sq mi (1,579 km²)
1.30 sq mi (3 km²), 0.21%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

13,906
23/sq mi (8.8/km²)

Crenshaw County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of 2010, 13,906 people lived there. Its county seat is Luverne.

History

Crenshaw County was formed on November 30, 1866. Its name is in honor of a judge, Anderson Crenshaw.

Geography

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 610.88 square miles (1,582.2 km2). 609.58 square miles (1,578.8 km2) (or 99.79%) is land and 1.30 square miles (3.4 km2) (or 0.21%) is water.[1] Much of the land is covered by forests that are used for logging.

Major highways

Border counties

Cities and towns

References

  1. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/tiger/tms/gazetteer/county2k.txt. Retrieved 2011-02-13.