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Forest Park, Alabama
(Mobile County)

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The location of Forest Park

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Census Data for Forest Park ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Mobile192,904   NE   5 miles [8 km]
 Daphne25,913   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Prichard22,185   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Fairhope19,421   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
 Foley17,607   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Mobile County ...

Forest Park is located in Mobile County.

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

Population Rings for Forest Park ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2192,904-1.13%
10 mi   [16 km]4220,997-1.29%
15 mi   [24 km]9290,621+2.41%
20 mi   [32 km]13297,914+2.52%
25 mi   [40 km]18316,523+3.19%
30 mi   [48 km]20347,700+3.77%

Miscellaneous Information for Forest Park ...

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 Mobile County or the community of Forest Park:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Forest Park: 118497

GNIS ID for Mobile County: 161575

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: 097 (Mobile County)

Place Code: 27352 (Forest Park)

State & County Code: 01/097 (Alabama / Mobile County)

State & Place Code: 01/27352 (Alabama / Forest Park)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Forest Park 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 Forest Park.

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

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6288, Longitude: -88.0889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forest Park 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 Forest Park.



 
 
 

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