Houston County, Alabama

Houston County: County in Alabama, United States

About

Houston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 101,547 and a population density of 67 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 106,580 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dothan. The county was created 121 years ago in 1903.

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

Quick Facts about Houston County

Population : 106,580 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Different from : Houston County, Houston County, Houston County, Houston County
Twitter username : houstoncntycom
Plate code : 38
Area : 1506 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : George S. Houston
Capital : Dothan
Establishment : February 02, 1903
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:05:26 (20th April 2024)
Density : 71 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.72% (2010-2020)
Houston County Courthouse image
Houston County Courthouse
Houston County Courthouse image

Geography

Houston County is located at 31°9'11"N 85°18'9"W (31.1531800, -85.3025200). It has 6 neighbors: Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Jackson County, Early County and Seminole County.

Houston County map

The largest city of Houston County is Dothan with a population of 69,414. Other cities include, Kinsey population 2,293, Gordon population 328 and Madrid population 293. See all Houston County cities & populated places.

Houston County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Houston County.

City Name Population Title
Dothan 69,414 The most populous city in Houston County, Alabama.
Taylor 2,440 Town in Alabama, United States
Kinsey 2,293 Human settlement in Houston County, Alabama, United States of America
Ashford 2,202 Town in Houston County, Alabama, USA
Cowarts 2,097 Town of the United States
Rehobeth 1,699 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Webb 1,479 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Cottonwood 1,247 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Columbia 743 Town in Alabama, United States
Avon 510 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Gordon 328 Place in Alabama, United States of America
Madrid 293 City in Alabama, United States
Memphis 26 Town in Alabama

Houston County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Houston County increased by 4.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 101,547 - census
2011 102,488 0.92% estimation process
2012 103,371 0.85% estimation process
2013 103,643 0.26% estimation process
2014 104,158 0.49% estimation process
2015 104,260 0.1% estimation process
2016 104,218 -0.04% estimation process
2017 104,378 0.15% estimation process
2018 104,770 0.37% estimation process
2019 105,882 1.05% estimation process
2020 106,580 0.65% estimation process

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People born in Houston County (3)

People born in Houston County, including politician Harri Anne Smith, Alabama politician Lucy Baxley, teacher Ruby G. Woodson, .

List

Other places with the same name (5)

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Huntsville 202,964 The second most populous city in Alabama.
Montgomery 196,268 The capital of Alabama.
Mobile 187,746 The second most populous city in Alabama.
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