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Clarke County, Alabama

Clarke County Alabama
US county information
NameClarke County
SeatGrove Hill
Largest cityJackson
US Area
Total Area1252.51 sq mi (3244 km2)
Land Area1238.38 sq mi (3207.4 km2)
Water Area14.13 sq mi (36.6 km2)
Population25833 (2010)
Density8/km2 (20.7/sq mi)
FoundedDecember 10, 1812

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Clarke County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. The county was created by the legislature of the Mississippi Territory in 1812. It is named in honor of General John Clarke of Georgia, who was later elected governor of that state. As of 2010, the population was 25,833. The county seat is Grove Hill. The county museum is housed in the Alston-Cobb House in Grove Hill.

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