Russell County, Alabama

Russell County: County in Virginia, United States


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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 58,237 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lebanon. The county was created 238 years ago in 1785.

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

Quick Facts about Russell County

Population : 58,237 (2020)
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 : 06:34:44 (18th June 2024)
Density : 47 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.08% (2010-2020)
Russell County Courthouse image
Russell County Courthouse
Russell County Courthouse image


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 map

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

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 597 Town in Alabama, USA

Russell County has 6 neighbours.

  • Lebanon


The population of Russell County increased by 9.08% in 10 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
2020 58,237 0.47% 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, .


Other places with the same name (4)

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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
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 The most populous city in Alabama.
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.
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 The most populous city in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.