Dale County, Alabama

Dale County: County in Alabama, United States


Dale County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 50,251 and a population density of 34 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 48,959 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ozark. The county was created 197 years ago in 1824.

Quick Facts about Dale County

Population : 48,959 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Plate code : 26
Area : 1457 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Samuel Dale
Altitude : 404 feet / 123 meters
Capital : Ozark
Establishment : December 12, 1824
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:31:40 (14th August 2022)
Density : 34 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.64% (2010-2020)
Dale County locator map
Location of Dale County on Alabama map.
Daleville historical marker image
Daleville historical marker
Daleville historical marker image


Dale County is located at 31°25'55"N 85°36'40"W (31.4318200, -85.6110300). It has 5 neighbors: Coffee County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County and Pike County.

Dale County map

The largest city of Dale County is Ozark with a population of 14,139. Other cities include, Daleville population 5,095 and Napier Field population 344. See all Dale County cities & populated places.

Dale County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Ozark 14,139 City in Alabama
Daleville 5,095 City in Alabama
Midland City 2,377 Town in Alabama
Level Plains 1,952 Town
Newton 1,451 Town in Dale County, Alabama, United States
Ariton 736 Town in Dale County, Alabama, USA
Pinckard 628 Town
Clayhatchee 580 Town of the United States
Grimes 556 Town in Alabama, United States
Napier Field 344 Human settlement in Dale County, Alabama, United States of America

Dale County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Dale County decreased by 2.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 50,251 - census
2011 50,122 -0.26% estimation process
2012 50,289 0.33% estimation process
2013 49,771 -1.04% estimation process
2014 49,414 -0.72% estimation process
2015 49,365 -0.1% estimation process
2016 49,362 -0.01% estimation process
2017 49,342 -0.04% estimation process
2018 49,143 -0.4% estimation process
2019 49,172 0.06% estimation process
2020 48,959 -0.44% estimation process

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People born in Dale County (4)

People born in Dale County, including politician Henry B. Steagall, evangelist, religious broadcaster and the founder and first president of Bob Jones University Bob Jones, United States general Henry Gene Skeen, .


  • Steve Clouse (American politician) he was born in 07/02/1956

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