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Arrington, Alabama

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Census Data for Arrington ...

Although we found mention of Arrington during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




As far as we can tell, Arrington has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Arrington, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Demopolis7,148   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Livingston3,414   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
 Eutaw2,766   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Sumter County ...

Arrington is located in Sumter County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Sumter County.

Population Rings for Arrington ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Arrington and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Arrington. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Arrington, so its people haven't been included.

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
10 mi [16 km]35,813-3.49%
15 mi [24 km]56,317-3.72%
20 mi [32 km]1114,759-4.32%
25 mi [40 km]1517,700-4.42%
30 mi [48 km]2122,815-4.64%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Unfortunately, the Census Bureau has not created a QuickFact that is specific to Arrington.

A Census QuickFact is available for Sumter County (QF-01119).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Sumter County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
ChoctawQF-0102313,170-4.97%   S  
GreeneQF-010638,479-6.26%   NE  
MarengoQF-0109120,028-4.75%   SE  
PickensQF-0110720,864+5.66%   N  
Kemper (MS)QF-280699,969-4.66%   NW  
Lauderdale (MS)QF-2807578,524-2.16%   SW  
Noxubee (MS)QF-2810311,043-4.35%   NW  

Miscellaneous Information for Arrington ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Sumter County or the community of Arrington:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Arrington:

GNIS ID for Arrington: 134076

GNIS ID for Sumter County: 161585

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Arrington is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Arrington.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Sumter County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Arrington and then turned east". While Arrington could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Arrington as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Arrington could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Arrington.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Arrington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arrington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arrington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arrington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arrington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4846, Longitude: -88.1192     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arrington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arrington.



 
 
 

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