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Fosters Ferry, Alabama

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Census Data for Fosters Ferry ...

As far as we can tell, Fosters Ferry<1> 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 Fosters Ferry, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Tuscaloosa98,332   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
 Northport24,772   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

Tuscaloosa County ...

Fosters Ferry is located in Tuscaloosa County.

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

Population Rings for Fosters Ferry ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
10 mi [16 km]399,980+8.53%
20 mi [32 km]8131,525+7.62%
25 mi [40 km]15144,609+7%
30 mi [48 km]19151,591+6.4%

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 Fosters Ferry.

A Census QuickFact is available for Tuscaloosa County (QF-01125).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Tuscaloosa County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
BibbQF-0100722,583-1.45%   SE  
FayetteQF-0105716,759-2.8%   N  
GreeneQF-010638,479-6.26%   SW  
HaleQF-0106515,068-4.39%   S  
JeffersonQF-01073660,367+0.29%   NE  
PickensQF-0110720,864+5.66%   W  

Miscellaneous Information for Fosters Ferry ...

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 Tuscaloosa County or the community of Fosters Ferry:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Fosters Ferry: 148163

GNIS ID for Tuscaloosa County: 161588

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Fosters Ferry 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 Fosters Ferry.

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Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa 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)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fosters Ferry. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Fosters Ferry may originally have been Foster's Ferry. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Fosters Ferry might be written as Foster Ferry. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Fosters Ferry.

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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 that stretches from Fosters Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fosters Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fosters Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1185, Longitude: -87.4958     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fosters Ferry 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 Fosters Ferry.



 
 
 

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