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Encyclopedia > St. Clair County, Alabama

St. Clair County is a county of the State of Alabama. Its name is in honor of General Arthur St. Clair, of Pennsylvania. As of 2000 the population was 64,742. Its county seat is Pell City, Alabama Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 84,360 mi²/135,765 km² (30th)  - Land 81,664 mi²/131,426 km²  - Water 2,696 mi²/4,338 km² (3. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat, in the United States, is a town which forms the seat of government of a county. ... Pell City is a city located in St. ...

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History =

St. Clair County was established on November 20, 1818. November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,693 km² (654 mi²). 1,641 km² (634 mi²) of it is land and 51 km² (20 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.04% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 64,742 people, 24,143 households, and 18,445 families residing in the county. The population density is 39/km² (102/mi²). There are 27,303 housing units at an average density of 17/km² (43/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 90.03% White, 8.13% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 1.06% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 24,143 households out of which 35.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.80% are married couples living together, 10.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.60% are non-families. 20.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.01. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 101.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $37,285, and the median income for a family is $43,152. Males have a median income of $33,914 versus $24,433 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,960. 12.10% of the population and 9.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.20% of those under the age of 18 and 12.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... 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


Argo is a town located in Jefferson County, Alabama. ... Jefferson County is the most densely populated county in the State of Alabama the county seat being Birmingham. ... Ashville is a town located in St. ... Branchville is a town located in St. ... Leeds is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama. ... Jefferson County is the most densely populated county in the State of Alabama the county seat being Birmingham. ... Shelby County is a county of the State of Alabama and is named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky. ... Margaret is a town located in St. ... Moody is a town located in St. ... Odenville is a town located in St. ... Pell City is a city located in St. ... Ragland is a town located in St. ... Riverside is a town located in St. ... Springville is a town located in St. ... Steele is a town located in St. ... Trussville is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama. ... Jefferson County is the most densely populated county in the State of Alabama the county seat being Birmingham. ... Vincent is a town located in Shelby County, Alabama. ... Shelby County is a county of the State of Alabama and is named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky. ...

Flag of Alabama

State of Alabama
File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 84,360 mi²/135,765 km² (30th)  - Land 81,664 mi²/131,426 km²  - Water 2,696 mi²/4,338 km² (3. ...

Capital:

Montgomery Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama. ...

Largest Metro:

Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area The Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area also known as Greater Birmingham, is made up of 8 counties in Central Alabama. ...

Regions:

Greater Birmingham | Black Belt | Central Alabama | Lower Alabama | Mobile Bay | North Alabama | South Alabama Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area The Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area also known as Greater Birmingham, is made up of 8 counties in Central Alabama. ... Alabamas Black Belt is a region of the state encompassing part of the larger Black Belt Region of the Southern United States, which stretches from Texas to Virginia. ... Central Alabama is the region in the state of Alabama that stretches approximately 170 miles from the western border with Mississippi to eastern border with Georgia and 136 miles from the northern border of Cullman County to the Alabama River in southern Autauga County. ... Lower Alabama is a term used to describe the southernmost part of Alabama. ... Mobile Bay - Landsat photo Mobile Bay is an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, lying within the state of Alabama in the United States. ... North Alabama is a region of the U.S. state of Alabama, generally thought to include these 16 counties: Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston. ...

Largest cities:

Birmingham | Huntsville | Mobile | Montgomery Nickname: The Magic City, Pittsburgh of the South Location in Alabama Founded  -Incorporated 1871 1871  County Jefferson County Mayor Bernard Kincaid Area  - Total  - Water 393. ... Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County, Alabama. ... Mobile and Mobile Bay from space, June 1991 Mobile (pronounced mo-BEEL) is a city located in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. ... Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama. ...

Major cities:

Anniston | Auburn | Decatur | Dothan | Florence | Gadsden | Hoover | Tuscaloosa Anniston is a city located in Calhoun County in Alabama, a state of the United States of America. ... Auburn is a city in east central Alabama, near the Georgia border. ... Decatur is a city located in Morgan County, Alabama on the shore of the Tennessee River. ... Dothan is a city located in extreme southeastern Alabama. ... Florence is a city in Lauderdale County which is situated in the northwest corner of Alabama. ... Gadsden is a city located in northeastern Alabama. ... Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby counties in middle central Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa is a city in west central Alabama, on the Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa County. ...

All cities:

List of cities in Alabama This list of current cities, towns, and unincorporated communities in the U.S. State of Alabama also includes a list of the principal counties in which each place is located. ...

Counties:

Autauga | Baldwin | Barbour | Bibb | Blount | Bullock | Butler | Calhoun | Chambers | Cherokee | Chilton | Choctaw | Clarke | Clay | Cleburne | Coffee | Colbert | Conecuh | Coosa | Covington | Crenshaw | Cullman | Dale | Dallas | DeKalb | Elmore | Escambia | Etowah | Fayette | Franklin | Geneva | Greene | Hale | Henry | Houston | Jackson | Jefferson | Lamar | Lauderdale | Lawrence | Lee | Limestone | Lowndes | Macon | Madison | Marengo | Marion | Marshall | Mobile | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Perry | Pickens | Pike | Randolph | Russell | Shelby | St. Clair | Sumter | Talladega | Tallapoosa | Tuscaloosa | Walker | Washington | Wilcox | Winston List of 67 counties in the U.S. state of Alabama: Autauga County Baldwin County Barbour County Bibb County Blount County Bullock County Butler County Calhoun County Chambers County Cherokee County Chilton County Choctaw County Clarke County Clay County Cleburne County Coffee County Colbert County Conecuh County Coosa County Covington... Autauga County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Location in the state of Alabama Formed December 21, 1809 Seat Bay Minette Area  - Total  - Water 5,250 km² (2,027 mi²) 1,115 km² (431 mi²) 21. ... Barbour County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Bibb County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Blount County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Bullock County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Butler County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Calhoun County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Chambers County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Cherokee County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Chilton County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Choctaw County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Clarke County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Clay County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Cleburne County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Coffee County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Colbert County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Conecuh County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Coosa County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Covington County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Crenshaw County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Location in the state of Alabama Formed January 24, 1877 Seat Cullman Area  - Total  - Water 1,955 km² (755 mi²) 42 km² (16 mi²) 2. ... Dale County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Dallas County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... DeKalb County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Elmore County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Escambia County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Etowah County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Fayette County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Franklin County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Geneva County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Greene County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Hale County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Henry County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Houston County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Jackson County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Jefferson County is the most densely populated county in the State of Alabama the county seat being Birmingham. ... Lamar County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Lauderdale County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Lawrence County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Lee County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Limestone County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Lowndes County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Macon County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Madison County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Marengo County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Marion County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Marshall County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Mobile County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Monroe County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Montgomery County is a county in the State of Alabama. ... Morgan County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Perry County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Pickens County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Pike County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Randolph County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Russell County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Shelby County is a county of the State of Alabama and is named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky. ... Sumter County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Talladega County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Tallapoosa County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Walker County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Washington County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Wilcox County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Winston County is a county of the State of Alabama. ...


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St. Clair County, Alabama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (425 words)
Clair County is a county of the State of Alabama.
Clair County was established on November 20, 1818.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
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