Cherokee County , Alabama

Cherokee County: County in Alabama, United States

Cherokee County locator map
Location of Cherokee County on Alabama map.

About

Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,989 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 26,294 inhabitants. Its county seat is Centre. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Cherokee County Courthouse in Centre  Ala image
Cherokee County Courthouse in Centre Ala
Cherokee County Courthouse in Centre  Ala image

Geography

Cherokee County is located at 34°10'33"N 85°36'14"W (34.1759600, -85.6037900). It has 6 neighbors: Calhoun County, Cleburne County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Chattooga County and Polk County.

Cherokee County map

The largest city of Cherokee County is Centre with a population of 3,616. Other cities include and Sand Rock population 674. See all Cherokee County cities & populated places.

Weather

Cherokee County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Cherokee County Quick Facts

Population : 26,294 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Different from : Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County
Twitter username : cherokeecoal
Plate code : 13
Area : 1554 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.7%
Land as percent of area : 92.3%
Named for : Cherokee Nation
Altitude : 564 feet / 172 meters
Capital : Centre
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:16:50 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.16% (2010-2020)
Weather : 73℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Cherokee County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Cherokee County increased by 1.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,989 - census
2011 25,989 0% estimation process
2012 25,958 -0.12% estimation process
2013 26,017 0.23% estimation process
2014 25,895 -0.47% estimation process
2015 25,732 -0.63% estimation process
2016 25,768 0.14% estimation process
2017 25,805 0.14% estimation process
2018 26,014 0.8% estimation process
2019 26,196 0.69% estimation process
2020 26,294 0.37% estimation process

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People born in Cherokee County (1)

American blues harmonica player Palmer McAbee was born in Cherokee County

Other places with the same name (8)

Cherokee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Centre 3,616 City in Alabama, United States of America
Cedar Bluff 1,829 Town of the United States
Leesburg 1,016 Town in Alabama, United States
Sand Rock 674 Human settlement
Gaylesville 200 Town

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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
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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