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Black Creek, Alabama
(Etowah County)

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 The location of Black Creek 

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Census Data for Black Creek ...

As far as we can tell, Black Creek 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 Black Creek, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Gadsden36,084   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Albertville21,462   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Fort Payne14,150   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Etowah County ...

Black Creek is located in Etowah County.

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

Population Rings for Black Creek ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Black Creek and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Black Creek. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Black Creek, so its people haven't been included.

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]21,014-1.27%
10 mi [16 km]55,393-0.72%
15 mi [24 km]1462,573-0.87%
20 mi [32 km]24116,766-0.24%
25 mi [40 km]32152,524---
30 mi [48 km]43174,976-0.17%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Although they haven't created a QuickFact for Black Creek, there are QuickFacts available for the following nearby communities:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
GadsdenQF-012869636,084-2.09%   SW  
BoazQF-01079129,688+1.43%   W  
GlencoeQF-01299925,153-0.14%   S  
Rainbow CityQF-01632889,580-0.23%   SW  
AlbertvilleQF-010098821,462+1.43%   W  
AttallaQF-01030285,899-2.46%   SW  
SouthsideQF-01718328,572+1.9%   SW  
Fort PayneQF-012761614,150+0.98%   NE  

For more about neighboring communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Black Creek. For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Black Creek, see our County-by-County Page for Black Creek.

A Census QuickFact is available for Etowah County (QF-01055).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Etowah County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
BlountQF-0100957,673+0.61%   W  
CalhounQF-01015115,620-2.49%   SE  
CherokeeQF-0101925,859-0.5%   NE  
DeKalbQF-0104971,130---   NE  
MarshallQF-0109594,725+1.83%   NW  
Saint ClairQF-0111587,074+4.16%   SW  

Miscellaneous Information for Black Creek ...

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 Etowah County or the community of Black Creek:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Black Creek: 149024

GNIS ID for Etowah County: 161553

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Black Creek 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 Black Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Etowah 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)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Black Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Black Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Black Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1759, Longitude: -85.8777     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Black Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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 Black Creek.



 
 
 

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