Category: Walker County Alabama

Walker County Alabama

As of the 2010 census, the population of Walker County was 67,023. Its county seat is Jasper Alabama.

Map of Alabama highlighting Walker County – Public Domain

Walker County was established on December 26, 1823, and formed from sections of Marion and Tuscaloosa counties. It was named after Senator John Walker, who represented Alabama in the U.S. Senate from 1819 to 1822.

The county was greatly reduced in size on February 12, 1850, when its northern half became the county Winston. Jasper is the county seat, named after William Jasper, a Revolutionary War hero from South Carolina.

As of the 2010 census, the population was 67,023.

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