Welcome to Mobile County

As the second most populous county in Alabama, Mobile County is home to more than 415,000 residents. Mobile County is home to several islands, including Dauphin Island, and the state’s only port.
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Census Data

  • Population in 2014: 415,123
  • Housing units in 2014: 181,611
  • Median Household income 2010-14: $43,844
  • Land area in square miles in 2010: 1229
  • Total number of firms in 2007: 34,836

Core Services

Business Licenses

Access a comprehensive guide to obtaining and maintaining your Mobile County business license, find answers to questions regarding sales tax collection, and gather information on city and state business licensing.

Sales Tax

Mobile County Special Tax Board collects all of its own local taxes. All entities that currently conduct business in Mobile County should contact this office to determine any potential tax liability.

Online Services

Search databases, pay your property taxes, access census data, connect with Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and view various county maps.

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Access a directory of County services.

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