Place:Bullock, Alabama, United States

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Bullock County, Alabama is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of Colonel Edward C. Bullock of Barbour County. Living descendants of Colonel Bullock include prominent American cinema film actress, Sandra Bullock. As of the 2010 census the population was 10,914. In 1867, Union Springs was chosen as the county seat. A National Center for Education Statistics report released in January 2009 showed that Bullock County had the highest illiteracy rate in Alabama at 34 percent.

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History

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Bullock County was established on December 5, 1866. The boundaries were changed in February 1867.

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Date Event Source
1866 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 24,474
1880 29,066
1890 27,063
1900 31,944
1910 30,196
1920 25,333
1930 20,016
1940 19,810
1950 16,054
1960 13,462
1970 11,824
1980 10,596
1990 11,042

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