Calhoun County , Alabama

Calhoun County: County in Alabama, United States


Calhoun County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 118,572 and a population density of 75 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 113,469 inhabitants. Its county seat is Anniston. The county was created 189 years ago in 1832.

Calhoun County Quick Facts

Population : 113,469 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Different from : Calhoun County, Calhoun County, Calhoun County, Calhoun County, Calhoun County, Calhoun County, Calhoun County, Calhoun County, Calhoun County, Calhoun County
Plate code : 11
Area : 1586 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Thomas Hart Benton, John C. Calhoun
Altitude : 732 feet / 223 meters
Capital : Anniston
Establishment : December 12, 1832
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:35:57 (2nd October 2022)
Density : 72 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.5% (2010-2020)
Calhoun County locator map
Location of Calhoun County on Alabama map.
Calhoun County  Alabama Courthouse image
Calhoun County Alabama Courthouse
Calhoun County  Alabama Courthouse image


Calhoun County is located at 33°46'17"N 85°49'34"W (33.7714300, -85.8260300). It has 5 neighbors: Cherokee County, Cleburne County, Etowah County, Saint Clair County and Talladega County.

Calhoun County map

The largest city of Calhoun County is Oxford with a population of 21,216. Other cities include, Anniston population 21,090, Jacksonville population 12,972, Saks population 10,744 and Piedmont population 4,470. See all Calhoun County cities & populated places.

Calhoun County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Oxford 21,216 City in Calhoun and Talladega counties, Alabama, USA
Anniston 21,090 County seat of Calhoun County, Alabama, USA
Jacksonville 12,972 City in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States
Saks 10,744 Unincorporated community in Alabama
Piedmont 4,470 City in Calhoun and Cherokee counties in the U.
Weaver 3,030 City in Alabama
Trinity 2,467 Town in Morgan County, Alabama
Bynum 1,795 Unincorporated community
Ohatchee 1,148 Town in Calhoun County, Alabama
Hobson City 749 Town
Union 207 Town in Alabama, USA

Calhoun County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Calhoun County decreased by 4.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 118,572 - census
2011 117,744 -0.7% estimation process
2012 117,190 -0.47% estimation process
2013 116,471 -0.62% estimation process
2014 115,917 -0.48% estimation process
2015 115,469 -0.39% estimation process
2016 114,973 -0.43% estimation process
2017 114,710 -0.23% estimation process
2018 114,331 -0.33% estimation process
2019 113,605 -0.64% estimation process
2020 113,469 -0.12% estimation process

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People born in Calhoun County (5)

People born in Calhoun County, including politician Henry B. Gray, composer and musician John Craton, academic Booker T. Whatley, .


  • Teresa Cheatham (American beauty pageant contestant) she was born in 01/01/1958
  • William Benton Boggs (American businessman, mayor, and state senator) he was born in 08/10/1854

Other places with the same name (11)

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
Houston County 106,580 County in Alabama, United States
Tuscaloosa 102,819 County seat of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States
Etowah County 102,371 County in Alabama, United States