Bibb County, Alabama

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Bibb County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of William W. Bibb, the first Governor of Alabama. As of 2000 the population was 20,826. Its county seat is Centreville,[1], and it is a "prohibition" or dry county.

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History

Cahawba County was established on February 7, 1818, named for the Cahawba River, (now more commonly "Cahaba River"), ultimately from the Choctaw for "water above." In 1820, it was renamed Bibb County.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 626 square miles (1,621.3 km2), of which 623 square miles (1,613.6 km2) is land and 3 square miles (7.8 km2) (0.50%) is water.

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