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The location of Fairfax

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Census Data for Fairfax ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Columbus (GA)197,485   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Auburn63,118   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Phenix City37,132   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 LaGrange (GA)30,771   NE   18 miles [29 km]
 Opelika29,869   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
 Valley9,377   NE   Less than 2 miles

Chambers County ...

Fairfax is located in Chambers County.

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

Population Rings for Fairfax ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]315,770-1.39%
10 mi   [16 km]415,893-1.38%
15 mi   [24 km]648,730+6.88%
20 mi   [32 km]1187,433+5.89%
25 mi   [40 km]15385,316+7.39%
30 mi   [48 km]22397,233+7.15%

Miscellaneous Information for Fairfax ...

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 Chambers County or the community of Fairfax:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Fairfax: 118111

GNIS ID for Chambers County: 161534

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: 017 (Chambers County)

Place Code: 25072 (Fairfax)

State & County Code: 01/017 (Alabama / Chambers County)

State & Place Code: 01/25072 (Alabama / Fairfax)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Fairfax 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 Fairfax.

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

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfax. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7962, Longitude: -85.1838     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairfax 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 Fairfax.



 
 
 

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