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Gap of the Mountain, Alabama

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Census Data for Gap of the Mountain ...

As far as we can tell, Gap of the Mountain 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 Gap of the Mountain, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Alabaster32,707   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]

Chilton County ...

Gap of the Mountain is located in Chilton County.

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

Population Rings for Gap of the Mountain ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]28,844+2.61%
15 mi [24 km]413,507+2.45%
20 mi [32 km]1139,231+5.95%
25 mi [40 km]1442,817+5.75%
30 mi [48 km]25152,722+6.49%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
ClantonQF-01151368,844+2.61%   S  
CaleraQF-011141613,213+13.71%   NW  
MontevalloQF-01503126,648+5.14%   NW  
AlabasterQF-010082032,707+7.76%   NW  
SylacaugaQF-017435212,657-0.72%   NE  
ChelseaQF-011410412,059+18.42%   N  
PelhamQF-015884822,885+7.18%   N  
ChildersburgQF-01144645,046-2.49%   NE  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Chilton County (QF-01021).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Chilton County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
AutaugaQF-0100155,347+1.42%   S  
BibbQF-0100722,583-1.45%   NW  
CoosaQF-0103710,724-7.06%   E  
DallasQF-0104741,131-6.14%   SW  
ElmoreQF-0105181,468+2.73%   SE  
ShelbyQF-01117208,713+6.99%   N  

Miscellaneous Information for Gap of the Mountain ...

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 Chilton County or the community of Gap of the Mountain:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Gap of the Mountain: 118816

GNIS ID for Chilton County: 161536

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: 021 (Chilton County)

Place Code: 28995 (Gap of the Mountain)

State & County Code: 01/021 (Alabama / Chilton County)

State & Place Code: 01/28995 (Alabama / Gap of the Mountain)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Gap of the Mountain 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 Gap of the Mountain.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gap of the Mountain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9112, Longitude: -86.6075     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gap of the Mountain 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 Gap of the Mountain.



 
 
 

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