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Census Data for Griffins ...

So far, we have found very little information about Griffins. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Griffins to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Griffins, please Contact Us.




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

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Demopolis7,148   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Livingston3,414   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Uniontown2,415   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

Marengo County ...

Griffins is located in Marengo County.

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

Population Rings for Griffins ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]2124-4.62%
10 mi [16 km]52,573-4.6%
15 mi [24 km]69,721-4.51%
20 mi [32 km]910,415-4.51%
25 mi [40 km]1619,547-4.44%
30 mi [48 km]2022,633-1.33%

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 Griffins.

A Census QuickFact is available for Marengo County (QF-01091).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Marengo County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
ChoctawQF-0102313,170-4.97%   SW  
ClarkeQF-0102524,675-4.48%   S  
DallasQF-0104741,131-6.14%   E  
GreeneQF-010638,479-6.26%   N  
HaleQF-0106515,068-4.39%   N  
PerryQF-011059,652-8.87%   NE  
SumterQF-0111913,103-4.8%   NW  
WilcoxQF-0113111,059-5.24%   SE  

Miscellaneous Information for Griffins ...

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 Marengo County or the community of Griffins:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Griffins: 1730249

GNIS ID for Marengo County: 161572

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Griffins would have been 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 Griffins.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Marengo 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)


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







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Griffins, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Griffins. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Griffins

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Griffins. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3318, Longitude: -87.9561     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Griffins 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 Griffins.



 
 
 

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