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Fosters Mill, Alabama

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Census Data for Fosters Mill ...

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

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Decatur55,437   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Florence40,026   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
 Athens24,966   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,706   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Russellville9,847   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Colbert County ...

Fosters Mill is located in Colbert County.

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

Population Rings for Fosters Mill ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
10 mi [16 km]75,199-4.34%
15 mi [24 km]1360,915+1.73%
20 mi [32 km]1782,824+1.22%
25 mi [40 km]2094,949+1.16%
30 mi [48 km]23175,818+2.29%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Although they haven't created a QuickFact for Fosters Mill, there are QuickFacts available for the following nearby communities:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
Muscle ShoalsQF-015301613,706+4.26%   W  
FlorenceQF-012689640,026+1.8%   W  
SheffieldQF-01696489,108+0.76%   W  
TuscumbiaQF-01772808,474+0.61%   W  
Liberty Grove (TN)QF-4742260   N  
RussellvilleQF-01670569,847+0.17%   SW  
AthensQF-010295624,966+14.02%   E  
DecaturQF-012010455,437-0.44%   SE  

For more about neighboring communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Fosters Mill. For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Fosters Mill, see our County-by-County Page for Fosters Mill.

A Census QuickFact is available for Colbert County (QF-01033).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Colbert County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
FranklinQF-0105931,696---   S  
LauderdaleQF-0107792,596-0.12%   NE  
LawrenceQF-0107933,115-3.56%   SE  
Tishomingo (MS)QF-2814119,552-0.21%   W  

Miscellaneous Information for Fosters Mill ...

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 Colbert County or the community of Fosters Mill:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Fosters Mill: 156373

GNIS ID for Colbert County: 161542

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: 033 (Colbert County)

Place Code: 27725 (Fosters Mill)

State & County Code: 01/033 (Alabama / Colbert County)

State & Place Code: 01/27725 (Alabama / Fosters Mill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Fosters Mill 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 Mill.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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 Mill may originally have been Foster's Mill. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Fosters Mill might be written as Foster Mill. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Fosters Mill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fosters Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7673, Longitude: -87.4181     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fosters Mill 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 Mill.



 
 
 

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