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County Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in Chilton County are Calera, Clanton, Isabella, Jemison, Jumbo, Maplesville, Mountain Creek, Mulberry, Pletcher, Shelby County, Stanton, Thorsby, Verbena

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Chilton County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,643. The county seat is Clanton. Its name is in honor of William Parish Chilton, Sr. (1810–1871), a lawyer who became Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and later represented Montgomery County in the Congress of the Confederate States of America. Chilton County is included in the Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 2010, the center of population of Alabama was located in Chilton County, near the city of Jemison, an area known as Jemison Division.The county is known for its peaches and its unique landscape. It is home to swamps, prairies, and mountains due to the foothills of the Appalachians which end in the county, the Coosa River basin, and its proximity to the Black Belt Prairie that was long a center of cotton production.