Ala. counties lead nation in number of bankruptcy filings – WSFA 12 News Montgomery, AL |

The nation’s highest filing rate for a county was in Baldwin County, Alabama, home to such resort towns as Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, which were hard hit by last year’s Gulf oil spill. It recorded 3,876 bankruptcy filings per million adults in December, more than seven times the national average.

Ala. counties lead nation in number of bankruptcy filings