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

The community of Abbeville is the Seat for Henry County.

Henry County was founded in 1819 and was created by taking area from ConecuhCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Henry had a population of 16,647 people. This is an increase of 2.07% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,310 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Henry represented 0.37% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 54th 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
201017,302+6.08%+3.93% since 2009
200916,647+2.07%+0.14% since 2008
200816,623+1.92%-0.18% since 2007
200016,310The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Headland   3,9973,52313.45% increase  
Abbeville   2,9302,9871.91% decrease  
Newville   5435531.81% decrease  
Haleburg   1091080.93% 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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