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

The community of Mobile is the Seat for Mobile County.

Mobile County was founded in 1812.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mobile had a population of 411,721 people. This is an increase of 2.97% since the last Census (which gave a population of 399,843 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mobile represented 8.99% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 2nd 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
2010412,992+3.29%+0.31% since 2009
2009411,721+2.97%+0.63% since 2008
2008409,132+2.32%+0.96% since 2007
2000399,843The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Mobile   193,205198,9152.87% decrease  
Prichard   27,57628,6333.69% decrease  
Saraland   13,04312,2886.14% increase  
Satsuma   6,0325,6876.07% increase  
Chickasaw   5,9346,3646.76% decrease  

Websites for Mobile County

Official Website:   www.mobilecounty.org/

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

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