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Harpers Ferry, Alabama

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Census Data for Harpers Ferry ...

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

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Enterprise27,978   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Troy18,853   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Ozark14,719   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Andalusia9,063   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Opp6,658   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

Coffee County ...

Harpers Ferry is located in Coffee County.

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

Population Rings for Harpers Ferry ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]23,903-0.94%
10 mi [16 km]35,062-0.47%
15 mi [24 km]433,040+4.4%
20 mi [32 km]1450,234+2.34%
25 mi [40 km]2593,599+1.82%
30 mi [48 km]36113,220+1.67%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
EnterpriseQF-012418427,978+5.33%   SE  
OppQF-01571206,658---   SW  
DalevilleQF-01193605,141-2.91%   SE  
OzarkQF-015764814,719-1.26%   E  
TroyQF-017692018,853+4.55%   N  
AndalusiaQF-01017089,063+0.53%   W  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Coffee County (QF-01031).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Coffee County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
CovingtonQF-0103937,835+0.19%   W  
CrenshawQF-0104113,963+0.41%   NW  
DaleQF-0104549,565-1.37%   E  
GenevaQF-0106126,777---   SE  
PikeQF-0110933,046+0.45%   N  

Miscellaneous Information for Harpers 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 Coffee County or the community of Harpers Ferry:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Harpers Ferry: 135349

GNIS ID for Coffee County: 161541

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Harpers 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 Harpers Ferry.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Harpers Ferry may originally have been Harper's Ferry. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Harpers Ferry might be written as Harper Ferry. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Harpers 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 'point-to-point' distance from Harpers Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harpers Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harpers Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4393, Longitude: -86.0133     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harpers 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 Harpers Ferry.



 
 
 

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