Houston County , Alabama

Houston County: County in Alabama, United States

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

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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 105,882 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dothan. The county was created 118 years ago in 1903.

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 Courthouse image
Houston County Courthouse

The largest city of Houston County is Dothan with a population of 68,941. Other cities include, Kinsey population 2,267, Gordon population 325 and Madrid population 290. See all Houston County cities & populated places.

Weather

Houston County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

Houston County Courthouse image

Houston County map

Houston County Quick Facts

Population : 105,882 (2019)
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 : 06:13:23 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 70 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.09% (2010-2019)
Weather : 91℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Houston County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Houston County increased by 4.09% in 9 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

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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, you can see a list of people who born in Houston County.

Other places with the same name (4)

Houston County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Dothan 68,941 County seat of Houston County, Alabama, United States
Taylor 2,428 Town in Alabama, United States
Kinsey 2,267 Human settlement in Houston County, Alabama, United States of America
Ashford 2,181 Town in Houston County, Alabama, USA
Cowarts 2,079 Town of the United States
Rehobeth 1,657 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Webb 1,477 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Cottonwood 1,255 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Columbia 737 Town in Alabama, United States
Avon 510 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Gordon 325 Place in Alabama, United States of America
Madrid 290 City in Alabama, United States
Memphis 26 Town in Alabama

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Montgomery 198,525 City in and county seat of Montgomery County, Alabama, United States and Alabama federated state capital
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