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Dog Town, Alabama

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Census Data for Dog Town ...

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

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Gadsden36,084   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Albertville21,462   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Scottsboro14,722   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Fort Payne14,150   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

DeKalb County ...

Dog Town is located in DeKalb County.

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

Population Rings for Dog Town ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
10 mi [16 km]516,964+0.75%
15 mi [24 km]1836,014+0.77%
20 mi [32 km]2440,585+0.63%
25 mi [40 km]3259,564+0.52%
30 mi [48 km]43158,424-0.18%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
Fort PayneQF-012761614,150+0.98%   N  
BoazQF-01079129,688+1.43%   SW  
ScottsboroQF-016873614,722-0.32%   NW  
AlbertvilleQF-010098821,462+1.43%   W  
GadsdenQF-012869636,084-2.09%   SW  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for DeKalb County (QF-01049).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border DeKalb County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
CherokeeQF-0101925,859-0.5%   SE  
EtowahQF-01055103,057-1.31%   SW  
JacksonQF-0107152,419-1.52%   NW  
MarshallQF-0109594,725+1.83%   W  
Chattooga (GA)QF-1305524,922-4.2%   E  
Dade (GA)QF-1308316,264-2.22%   NE  
Walker (GA)QF-1329568,066-1%   NE  

Miscellaneous Information for Dog Town ...

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 DeKalb County or the community of Dog Town:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Dog Town: 157935

GNIS ID for DeKalb County: 161550

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: 049 (DeKalb County)

Place Code: 20960 (Dog Town)

State & County Code: 01/049 (Alabama / DeKalb County)

State & Place Code: 01/20960 (Alabama / Dog Town)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Dog Town 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 Dog Town.

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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 Dog Town. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Dog Town. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dog Town) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dog Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3529, Longitude: -85.7369     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dog Town 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 Dog Town.



 
 
 

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