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Farriss, Alabama

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Census Data for Farriss ...

Although we found mention of Farriss during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




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

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Jasper14,071   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Winston County ...

Farriss is located in Winston County.

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

Population Rings for Farriss ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Farriss and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Farriss. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Farriss, so its people haven't been included.

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]3677-2.73%
10 mi [16 km]94,596-2.3%
15 mi [24 km]1314,699-2.5%
20 mi [32 km]1618,241-2.44%
25 mi [40 km]2548,707-2.02%
30 mi [48 km]2952,724-2.07%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Unfortunately, the Census Bureau has not created a QuickFact that is specific to Farriss.

A Census QuickFact is available for Winston County (QF-01133).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Winston County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
CullmanQF-0104382,005+1.99%   E  
FranklinQF-0105931,696---   NW  
LawrenceQF-0107933,115-3.56%   N  
MarionQF-0109330,168-1.98%   W  
WalkerQF-0112765,294-2.58%   S  

Miscellaneous Information for Farriss ...

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 Winston County or the community of Farriss:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Farriss: 1730477

GNIS ID for Winston County: 161592

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Farriss 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 Farriss.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Winston 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)


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







Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Farriss and then turned west". While Farriss could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Farriss as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Farriss could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Farriss.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Farriss. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Farriss) 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 Farriss. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Farriss

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farriss. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0120, Longitude: -87.5931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Farriss have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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 Farriss.



 
 
 

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