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

The community of Phenix City is the Seat for Russell County.

Russell County was founded in 1832. Russell was created by taking area from Montgomery and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Russell had a population of 50,846 people. This is an increase of 2.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 49,756 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Russell represented 1.12% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 25th 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
201052,947+6.41%+4.13% since 2009
200950,846+2.19%+1.12% since 2008
200850,285+1.06%+0.12% since 2007
200049,756The Last Census

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


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<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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