The Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Council represents Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Marengo, Monroe, Perry, Sumter, Washington, and Wilcox Counties.
Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission
ATRC Region 6: Serving Southwestern Alabama
Sumter County was established on December 18, 1832. From 1797 to 1832, Sumter County was part of the Choctaw Nation, which was made up of four main villages. The first settlers in Sumter County were French explorers who had come north from Mobile.