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Cotton Valley, Alabama

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 The location of Cotton Valley 

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Census Data for Cotton Valley ...

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

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Auburn62,059   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]

Macon County ...

Cotton Valley is located in Macon County.

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

Population Rings for Cotton Valley ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
10 mi [16 km]312,736-8.01%
15 mi [24 km]412,868-8.05%
20 mi [32 km]920,019-6.03%
30 mi [48 km]1290,542+12.8%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
TuskegeeQF-01773048,817-10.62%   N  
AuburnQF-010307662,059+16.26%   NE  
Pike RoadQF-01597608,274+53.05%   W  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Macon County (QF-01087).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Macon County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
BullockQF-0101110,696-2%   S  
ElmoreQF-0105181,468+2.73%   NW  
LeeQF-01081156,993+11.94%   NE  
MontgomeryQF-01101226,519-1.24%   W  
RussellQF-0111359,660+12.68%   E  
TallapoosaQF-0112340,844-1.86%   N  

Miscellaneous Information for Cotton Valley ...

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 Macon County or the community of Cotton Valley:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Cotton Valley: 116689

GNIS ID for Macon County: 161569

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 087 (Macon County)

Place Code: 17776 (Cotton Valley)

State & County Code: 01/087 (Alabama / Macon County)

State & Place Code: 01/17776 (Alabama / Cotton Valley)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Cotton Valley 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 Cotton Valley.

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Communities in Alabama

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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 Cotton Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 that stretches from Cotton Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cotton Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cotton Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2929, Longitude: -85.6922     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cotton Valley 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 Cotton Valley.



 
 
 

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