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Encyclopedia > Bibb County, Alabama
Bibb County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Bibb County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the USA highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1818
Seat Centreville
Largest City Brent
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water
 
626 sq mi (1622 km²)
623 sq mi (1614 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.5
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density
 
20,826
33/sq mi (13/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Named for: William W. Bibb

Bibb County, Alabama is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of William W. Bibb, a Governor of Alabama. As of 2000 the population is 20,826. Its county seat is Centreville and it's a "prohibition" or dry county. Image File history File links Map_of_Alabama_highlighting_Bibb_County. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_AL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Alabama ... Year 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Centreville is a city located in Bibb County, Alabama. ... Brent is a city located in Bibb County, Alabama. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... “UTC” redirects here. ... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. State. ... William Wyatt Bibb (October 2, 1781 – July 10, 1820) was the first governor of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... The following is a list of the territorial and state governors of Alabama. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Centreville is a city located in Bibb County, Alabama. ... This article is about alcohol-free counties in the U.S. For the Bon Jovi song, see Dry County (song). ...

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History

Cahawba County was established on February 7, 1818, named for the Cahawba River, (now more commonly "Cahaba River"), ultimately from the Choctaw for "water above." In 1820, it was renamed Bibb County. is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Cahaba River is the longest free-flowing river in Alabama and is among the most scenic and biologically diverse rivers in the United States. ... For other uses, see Choctaw (disambiguation). ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,622 km² (626 mi²). 1,614 km² (623 mi²) of it is land and 8 km² (3 mi²) of it (0.50%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Major Highways

Image File history File links US_82. ... United States Highway 82 is an east-west United States highway. ... Image File history File links Alabama_5. ... Alabama State Route 5 is a 205 mile long route that extends from Thomasville in Clarke County to Natural Bridge in Winston County. ... Image File history File links Alabama_25. ... State Route 25, a state highway in Alabama, is a long yet relatively insignificant state route. ... Image File history File links Alabama_58. ... Alabama State Route 58 is a short route in Centreville in Bibb County. ... Image File history File links Alabama_219. ... State Route 219 or SR-219 is a 45 mile long route that serves as a connector route between Selma in Dallas County and Centreville in Bibb County. ...

Rail

Norfolk Southern Headquarters Norfolk, Virginia. ...

Adjacent counties

Location in the state of Alabama Formed December 13, 1819 Seat Birmingham Area  - Total  - Water 2,911 km² (1,124 mi²) 29 km² (11 mi²) 1. ... Shelby County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama and is named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky. ... Chilton County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Perry County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Hale County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 20,826 people, 7,421 households, and 5,580 families residing in the county. The population density was 13/km² (33/mi²). There were 8,345 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 76.66% White, 22.20% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 1.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 7,421 households out of which 34.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% were married couples living together, 12.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.80% were non-families. 22.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.08. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 30.90% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 106.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $31,420, and the median income for a family was $37,230. Males had a median income of $30,413 versus $21,070 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,105. About 14.90% of families and 20.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.60% of those under age 18 and 18.80% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Brent is a city located in Bibb County, Alabama. ... Centreville is a city located in Bibb County, Alabama. ... Woodstock, Alabama, is the current name of an incorporated town formerly known as North Bibb, Alabama, as of the 2000 census. ... Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Vance is a town located in Bibb County, Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... West Blocton is a town located in Bibb County, Alabama. ...

See also

A dry county is a county in the United States whose government forbids the sale of alcoholic beverages. ...

External Links

  • Official site

Coordinates: 32°59′52″N, 87°07′35″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Bibb County, Alabama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (433 words)
Bibb County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 30.90% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $31,420, and the median income for a family is $37,230.
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