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Time Zone: Choctaw County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Butler is the Seat for Choctaw County.

Choctaw County was founded in 1847. Choctaw was created by taking area from Sumter and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Choctaw had a population of 13,990 people. This is a decrease of 12.13% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,922 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Choctaw represented 0.36% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 55th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,859-12.96%-0.94% since 2009
200913,990-12.13%-0.66% since 2008
200814,083-11.55%-0.67% since 2007
200714,178-10.95% 
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200015,922The Last Census

More information can be found on the Choctaw County Census Page for Choctaw County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Choctaw County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Choctaw County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Butler   1,6891,95213.47% decrease  
Lisman   56965312.86% decrease  
Silas   47352910.59% decrease  
Pennington   3193539.63% decrease  
Gilbertown   16618711.23% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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