Washington County is located in southwest Alabama and enclosed by the Mississippi state line. The county is about 60 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, and exceeds 682,000 acres and about 1,065 covers 1,081 sq. mi. with a population of 18,097. Its known for its rich history, industrial, and its recreational activities. Washington County is home to the St. Stephens Historical Park. Victors can go fishing, swimming, camping, biking, birdwatching, horseback riding, hiking and have a picnic with family and friends. In addition to recreational activities, Washington County has job opportunities and resources for employment. Manufacturing and educational services are the leading industries for employment in Washington County, according to Alabama Department of Labor. Job seekers interested in employment opportunities are encouraged to visit the Alabama Joblink website and your nearest Career Center located at 3090 US-43, Jackson, AL 36545.