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

The community of Elba is the Seat for Coffee County.

Coffee County was founded in 1841 and was created by taking area from DaleCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Coffee had a population of 48,635 people. This is an increase of 11.51% since the last Census (which gave a population of 43,615 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Coffee represented 0.98% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 29th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201049,948+14.52%+2.7% since 2009
200948,635+11.51%+1.8% since 2008
200847,773+9.53%+2.07% since 2007
200043,615The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Enterprise   25,88521,17822.23% increase  
Elba   4,2134,1850.67% increase  
New Brockton   1,2471,2500.24% decrease  
Kinston   6226023.32% increase  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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