Russell County , Alabama

Russell County: County in Virginia, United States

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


Russell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,947 and a population density of 43 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 57,961 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lebanon. The county was created 235 years ago in 1785.


Russell County is located at 32°17'18"N 85°11'6"W (32.2883800, -85.1849600). It has 6 neighbors: Buchanan County, Dickenson County, Scott County, Smyth County, Tazewell County and Washington County.

Russell County Courthouse image
Russell County Courthouse

The largest city of Russell County is Phenix City with a population of 36,487. . See all Russell County cities & populated places.


Russell County forecast: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 99. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Russell County Courthouse image

Russell County map

Russell County Quick Facts

Population : 57,961 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Different from : Russell County, Russell County, Russell County
Area : 1235 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : William Russell
Altitude : 459 feet / 140 meters
Capital : Lebanon
Establishment : January 01, 1786
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:17:29 (31st July 2021)
Density : 47 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.65% (2010-2019)
Weather : 99℉ Sunny then Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Russell County has 6 neighbours.

  • Lebanon


The population of Russell County increased by 8.65% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 52,947 - census
2011 54,852 3.47% estimation process
2012 57,500 4.61% estimation process
2013 59,149 2.79% estimation process
2014 59,224 0.13% estimation process
2015 58,844 -0.65% estimation process
2016 58,185 -1.13% estimation process
2017 56,985 -2.11% estimation process
2018 57,784 1.38% estimation process
2019 57,961 0.31% estimation process

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People born in Russell County (7)

People born in Russell County, including politician Robert M. Patton, sociologist William Isaac Thomas, Confederate Army soldier, posse member of Earp Vendetta Ride Texas Jack Vermillion, you can see a list of people who born in Russell County.

Other places with the same name (3)

Russell County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Phenix City 36,487 City in Alabama
Ladonia 3,142 Census designated place
Hurtsboro 589 Town in Alabama, USA

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County Name Population Title
Alabama 4,903,185 One of the 50 states that make up the United States of America is Alabama.
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Madison County 372,909 County in Alabama, United States
Montgomery County 226,486 County in Alabama, United States
Baldwin County 223,234 County in Alabama, United States
Shelby County 217,702 County in Alabama, United States
Birmingham 209,403 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Tuscaloosa County 209,355 County in Alabama, United States
Huntsville 200,574 County seat of Madison County, Alabama, United States
Montgomery 198,525 City in and county seat of Montgomery County, Alabama, United States and Alabama federated state capital
Mobile 188,720 County seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Lee County 164,542 County in Alabama, United States
Morgan County 119,679 County in Alabama, United States
Calhoun County 113,605 County in Alabama, United States
Houston County 105,882 County in Alabama, United States

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