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Located in: Fayette County (see below)

Time Zone: Bankston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (205)

ZIP Code: 35542<1>

Elevation: 350 feet [106.68 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Bankston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6715, Longitude: -87.6714     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bankston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   33° 40' 17"
Lon:   -87° 40' 17"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Bankston

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Bankston

GNIS ID:   157884
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 03964

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Bankston)


About Fayette County

The community of Fayette is the County Seat for Fayette County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Fayette)

Population

2015:<5>     16,759   (2.8% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     17,241   (6.78% decrease since 2000)
2000:     18,495

Total Area:<6>   629 sq. miles [1,630 km²]

Housing Units:<7>   8,437

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Fayette

GNIS ID:   161554
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 057

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Bankston)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2015:     4,846,411   (1.39% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Bankston)

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Footnotes ...

<1>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Bankston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bankston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bankston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Bankston, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Bankston.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Bankston. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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