Autauga County

Autauga County, Alabama

134 N Court St Rm 106
Prattville, AL 36067
Phone: (334) 361-3701
Fax: (334) 361-3724

In central AL, northwest of Montgomery; organized Nov 30, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Autauga Creek, probably from Creek Indian atigi 'border.'

Area (sq mi):: 604.45 (land 595.97; water 8.48) Population per square mile: 81.60
Population 2005: 48,612 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 11.30%; 1990-2000 27.60% Population 2000: 43,671 (White 79.70%; Black or African American 17.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,518; median household $42,013; Population below poverty level: 10.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,018-$25,664
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Prattville County seat (27,500)

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    GROWING UP IN RURAL Autauga County, Alabama, William Sims had barely seen an airplane, let alone flown in one.
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    The employee was placed on leave pending the results of the investigation under way by the Autauga County Sheriff's Department in Prattville, DJ Markwell, senior vice president of marketing at Max CU, said.
    Chief Deputy Joe Sedinger of the Autauga County Sheriff's Office told the Montgomery Advertiser that the investigation is ongoing, but they don't believe that the homeowner will face any charges.
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    According to a 2006 report, the drop out rate for Autauga county was 37.87%.
    "We're treating Autauga County just like we would any other community that needs our help."
    Soon, she'll also feel like Autauga County, Alabama's newest school board member.
    married Ann Froelich, and with their children, including Louisa, Francis Ferdinand, and Warren Louis, plus several of Henry T.'s brothers and sisters, left Orangeburg in 1824 and went to Autauga County, Alabama, settling near the north shore of Dutch Bend on the Alabama River.