Place:Coosa, Alabama, United States

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NameCoosa
Alt namesCoosasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.933°N 86.233°W
Located inAlabama, United States     (1832 - )
See alsoElmore, Alabama, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Coosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name derives from a town of the Creek tribe. As of the 2010 census the population was 11,539, but since that time it has lost the most population by percentage of any Alabama county. Its county seat is Rockford.

Coosa is part of the Alexander City micropolitan area.

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History

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It was established on December 18, 1832. The county was formed from parts of Montgomery County and Shelby County. It gained a small snippet from Montgomery County in 1837, and lost a portion to the south upon the creation of Elmore County.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1832 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1832 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1834 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1834 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 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
1878 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 6,995
1850 14,543
1860 19,273
1870 11,945
1880 15,113
1890 15,906
1900 16,144
1910 16,634
1920 14,839
1930 12,460
1940 13,460
1950 11,766
1960 10,726
1970 10,662
1980 11,377
1990 11,063

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