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Jackson County, Alabama

Jackson County Alabama
US county information
NameJackson County
Largest cityScottsboro
US Area
Total Area1126.77 sq mi (2918.3 km2)
Land Area1078.74 sq mi (2793.9 km2)
Water Area48.02 sq mi (124.4 km2)
Population53227 (2010)
Density18.9/km2 (49/sq mi)
FoundedDecember 13, 1819

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Jackson County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of Andrew Jackson, general in the United States Army and President of the United States of America. As of 2010, the population was 53,227. The county seat is Scottsboro. Jackson County is a prohibition or dry county, however three cities within the county (Bridgeport, Scottsboro, and Stevenson) are wet. Jackson County covers parts of former Decatur County.

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