Barbour County, Alabama

Barbour County: County in West Virginia, United States


Barbour County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,457 and a population density of 31 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 24,589 inhabitants. Its county seat is Philippi. The county was created 179 years ago in 1843.

Quick Facts about Barbour County

Population : 24,589 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Different from : Barbour County
Area : 888 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Philip Pendleton Barbour
Altitude : 584 feet / 178 meters
Capital : Philippi
Establishment : March 03, 1843
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:36:16 (26th November 2022)
Density : 28 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.66% (2010-2020)
Barbour County locator map
Location of Barbour County on Alabama map.
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Barbour County is located at 31°52'11"N 85°23'36"W (31.8696000, -85.3932000). It has 6 neighbors: Randolph County, Harrison County, Preston County, Taylor County, Tucker County and Upshur County.

Barbour County map

The largest city of Barbour County is Eufaula with a population of 11,621. Other cities include and Clio population 1,268. See all Barbour County cities & populated places.

Barbour County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Barbour County.

City Name Population Title
Eufaula 11,621 City in Alabama
Clayton 2,829 Town in Alabama, United States of America
Clio 1,268 City in Barbour County, Alabama, United States
Louisville 457 Town in Barbour County, Alabama, United States
Baker Hill 252 Town in Barbour County, Alabama, USA
Blue Springs 86 Town of the United States

Barbour County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Barbour County decreased by 11.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,457 - census
2011 27,341 -0.42% estimation process
2012 27,169 -0.63% estimation process
2013 26,937 -0.86% estimation process
2014 26,755 -0.68% estimation process
2015 26,283 -1.8% estimation process
2016 25,806 -1.85% estimation process
2017 25,157 -2.58% estimation process
2018 24,872 -1.15% estimation process
2019 24,686 -0.75% estimation process
2020 24,589 -0.39% estimation process

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People born in Barbour County (1)

American politician Mary Poling was born in Barbour County

Other places with the same name (2)

Alabama Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Jefferson County 655,342 County in Alabama, United States
Mobile County 412,716 County in Alabama, United States
Madison County 379,453 County in Alabama, United States
Baldwin County 229,287 County in Alabama, United States
Montgomery County 224,639 County in Alabama, United States
Shelby County 221,428 County in Alabama, United States
Tuscaloosa County 210,758 County in Alabama, United States
Birmingham 206,950 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Huntsville 202,964 County seat of Madison County, Alabama, United States
Montgomery 196,268 City in and county seat of Montgomery County, Alabama, United States and Alabama federated state capital
Mobile 187,746 County seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Lee County 166,831 County in Alabama, United States
Morgan County 119,883 County in Alabama, United States
Calhoun County 113,469 County in Alabama, United States
Houston County 106,580 County in Alabama, United States
Tuscaloosa 102,819 County seat of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States