Houston County, Alabama

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Houston County is a county of the State of Alabama. As of 2009 the population was 100,085. Its county seat is Dothan.

Houston County is part of the Dothan Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

Houston County was established on February 9, 1903, from parts of Dale County, Geneva County and Henry County. It was named after George Smith Houston, a Governor of Alabama.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 582 square miles (1,507.4 km2), of which 580 square miles (1,502.2 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.22%) is water.

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