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Flatwood, Alabama
(Choctaw County)

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Census Data for Flatwood ...

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

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Waynesboro (MS)4,975   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Jackson4,967   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Choctaw County ...

Flatwood is located in Choctaw County.

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

Population Rings for Flatwood ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]2432-4.42%
10 mi [16 km]51,106-4.33%
15 mi [24 km]71,721-4.18%
20 mi [32 km]83,519-4.63%
25 mi [40 km]109,731-2.89%
30 mi [48 km]1922,443-3.78%

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 Flatwood.

A Census QuickFact is available for Choctaw County (QF-01023).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Choctaw County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
ClarkeQF-0102524,675-4.48%   SE  
MarengoQF-0109120,028-4.75%   NE  
SumterQF-0111913,103-4.8%   N  
WashingtonQF-0112916,804-4.42%   S  
Clarke (MS)QF-2802316,006-4.34%   W  
Lauderdale (MS)QF-2807578,524-2.16%   NW  
Wayne (MS)QF-2815320,566-0.87%   SW  

Miscellaneous Information for Flatwood ...

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 Choctaw County or the community of Flatwood:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Flatwood: 140001

GNIS ID for Choctaw County: 161537

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Flatwood 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 Flatwood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7968, Longitude: -88.2375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flatwood 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 Flatwood.



 
 
 

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