Largest Counties in Alabama

Rank County Name Population Change County Seat Established Area (km²) Density
1 Jefferson 659,289 +0.01%/year Birmingham 1819 2,878 229.1/km²
2 Mobile 413,746 +0.02%/year Mobile 1812 3,184 129.9/km²
3 Madison 366,508 +1.10%/year Huntsville 1808 2,076 176.5/km²
4 Montgomery 225,752 -0.19%/year Montgomery 1816 2,031 111.1/km²
5 Baldwin 218,011 +2.20%/year Bay Minette 1809 4,118 52.95/km²
6 Shelby 215,696 +1.21%/year Columbiana 1818 2,034 106.0/km²
7 Tuscaloosa 208,900 +0.86%/year Tuscaloosa 1818 3,423 61.03/km²
8 Lee 163,930 +1.91%/year Opelika 1866 1,574 104.2/km²
9 Morgan 119,078 -0.04%/year Decatur 1818 1,501 79.36/km²
10 Calhoun 114,266 -0.45%/year Anniston 1832 1,569 72.82/km²
11 Houston 104,711 +0.37%/year Dothan 1903 1,502 69.73/km²
12 Etowah 102,490 -0.23%/year Gadsden 1866 1,386 73.93/km²
13 Limestone 96,163 +1.83%/year Athens 1818 1,450 66.32/km²
14 Marshall 96,098 +0.40%/year Guntersville 1836 1,466 65.58/km²
15 Lauderdale 92,376 -0.04%/year Florence 1818 1,729 53.42/km²
16 St. Clair 88,679 +0.76%/year Ashville and Pell City 1818 1,637 54.19/km²
17 Cullman 83,431 +0.45%/year Cullman 1877 1,903 43.84/km²
18 Elmore 81,876 +0.39%/year Wetumpka 1866 1,602 51.12/km²
19 Talladega 79,817 -0.37%/year Talladega 1832 1,908 41.83/km²
20 DeKalb 71,374 +0.05%/year Fort Payne 1836 2,013 35.47/km²
21 Walker 63,700 -0.61%/year Jasper 1823 2,049 31.09/km²
22 Blount 57,829 +0.11%/year Oneonta 1818 1,670 34.63/km²
23 Russell 57,770 +1.06%/year Phenix City 1832 1,661 34.80/km²
24 Autauga 55,590 +0.23%/year Prattville 1818 1,540 36.11/km²
25 Colbert 54,751 +0.07%/year Tuscumbia 1867 1,535 35.68/km²
26 Coffee 51,898 +0.47%/year Elba 1841 1,759 29.52/km²
27 Jackson 51,725 -0.34%/year Scottsboro 1819 2,792 18.53/km²
28 Dale 48,945 -0.32%/year Ozark 1824 1,453 33.68/km²
29 Chilton 44,142 +0.14%/year Clanton 1868 1,794 24.60/km²
30 Tallapoosa 40,486 -0.33%/year Dadeville 1832 1,856 21.82/km²
31 Dallas 38,299 -1.62%/year Selma 1818 2,535 15.11/km²
32 Covington 36,975 -0.25%/year Andalusia 1821 2,669 13.86/km²
33 Escambia 36,737 -0.51%/year Brewton 1868 2,448 15.01/km²
34 Chambers 33,604 -0.20%/year LaFayette 1832 1,545 21.76/km²
35 Pike 33,327 +0.16%/year Troy 1821 1,741 19.15/km²
36 Lawrence 32,946 -0.50%/year Moulton 1818 1,789 18.42/km²
37 Franklin 31,352 -0.13%/year Russellville 1818 1,642 19.11/km²
38 Marion 29,752 -0.40%/year Hamilton 1818 1,923 15.48/km²
39 Geneva 26,303 -0.22%/year Geneva 1868 1,488 17.69/km²
40 Cherokee 26,021 +0.02%/year Centre 1836 1,434 18.15/km²
41 Barbour 24,870 -1.19%/year Clayton 1832 2,292 10.86/km²
42 Clarke 23,909 -0.93%/year Grove Hill 1812 3,208 7.457/km²
43 Winston 23,649 -0.42%/year Double Springs 1850 1,588 14.90/km²
44 Randolph 22,714 -0.10%/year Wedowee 1832 1,504 15.11/km²
45 Bibb 22,389 -0.28%/year Centreville 1818 1,612 13.89/km²
46 Monroe 21,056 -1.09%/year Monroeville 1815 2,657 7.930/km²
47 Pickens 19,927 +0.12%/year Carrollton 1820 2,283 8.734/km²
48 Butler 19,669 -0.75%/year Greenville 1819 2,012 9.781/km²
49 Marengo 19,055 -1.19%/year Linden 1818 2,530 7.536/km²
50 Macon 18,428 -1.82%/year Tuskegee 1832 1,577 11.69/km²
51 Henry 17,198 -0.06%/year Abbeville 1819 1,455 11.83/km²
52 Fayette 16,422 -0.57%/year Fayette 1824 1,626 10.11/km²
53 Washington 16,367 -0.86%/year Chatom 1800 2,798 5.854/km²
54 Cleburne 14,976 +0.01%/year Heflin 1866 1,451 10.33/km²
55 Hale 14,715 -0.82%/year Greensboro 1867 1,668 8.830/km²
56 Lamar 13,833 -0.61%/year Vernon 1867 1,567 8.837/km²
57 Crenshaw 13,813 -0.06%/year Luverne 1866 1,577 8.767/km²
58 Clay 13,264 -0.58%/year Ashland 1866 1,564 8.486/km²
59 Choctaw 12,830 -0.92%/year Butler 1847 2,366 5.427/km²
60 Sumter 12,680 -0.98%/year Livingston 1832 2,341 5.421/km²
61 Conecuh 12,266 -0.90%/year Evergreen 1818 2,202 5.576/km²
62 Coosa 10,704 -1.12%/year Rockford 1832 1,686 6.356/km²
63 Wilcox 10,616 -1.13%/year Camden 1819 2,301 4.618/km²
64 Bullock 10,127 -0.89%/year Union Springs 1866 1,613 6.285/km²
65 Lowndes 9,963 -1.50%/year Hayneville 1830 1,854 5.379/km²
66 Perry 9,129 -1.76%/year Marion 1819 1,864 4.904/km²
67 Greene 8,222 -1.13%/year Eutaw 1819 1,676 4.912/km²

Map of Counties in Alabama

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