Baldwin County, AL
Baldwin County county was established in 1809, ten years before Alabama become a state. It's located along the Gulf Coast in southwestern Alabama and covers an area of 2,027 mi². The fifth most populous county in the state, the 2018 census reported a population of 218,022. The county seat is currently located in Bay Minette, though the largest city is Daphne.
Jefferson County, AL
Jefferson County, Alabama was established in 1819. It's located in central Alabama, covering an area of 1,124 mi². As of 2018, the population was 659,300, making it is the most populous county in the state. The county seat is currently located in Birmingham and the area experiences an average of 56 inches of rain, 1 inch of snow and 210 days of sunshine per year.
Madison County, AL
Madison County is the third most populous county in Alabama, with a 2018 population of 366,519. Located in the northern part of the state, Madison County covers an area of 813 mi². The area experiences an average of 55 inches of rain, 2 inches of snow, and 202 days of sunshine per year. Madison County was established in 1808 and the county seat is currently located in Huntsville.
Mobile County, AL
Mobile Count is located in southwestern Alabama and covers approximately 1,644 mi². It's the second most populous county in the state with a population of 413,757. Etablished in 1812, the county seat is currently located in the city of Mobile. Home to a deepwater port on the Mobile River, Mobile County provides vital inland access to the Gulf of Mexico.
Montgomery County, AL
Montgomery County covers an area of 800 mi² and, with a population of 225,763, is the fourth most populous county in the state. The county was established in 1816 and the county seat is currently located in Montgomery, which is also the state capital. Cotton and cattle are two of the biggest producers of wealth in the county.