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Jones Bluff Dam, Alabama

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Although we found mention of Jones Bluff Dam during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




About Jones Bluff Dam (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Primarily Autauga County (see below). A portion of Jones Bluff Dam extends into Lowndes County.

Typical Abbreviation: Jones Blf. Dam

Time Zone: Jones Bluff Dam lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (334)

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Jones Bluff Dam. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3265, Longitude: -86.7863     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jones Bluff Dam have been estimated.

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   32° 19' 35"
Lon:   -86° 47' 10"

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Jones Bluff Dam

GNIS ID:   None
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 38884

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Jones Bluff Dam)


About Autauga County

The community of Prattville is the County Seat for Autauga County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Autauga)

Population

2015:<3>     55,347   (1.42% increase since 2010)  
2010:     54,571   (24.96% increase since 2000)
2000:     43,671

Total Area:<4>   604 sq. miles [1,565.4 km²]   - of which 1.65% is water (9.95 sq. miles [25.8 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   22,135

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Autauga

GNIS ID:   161526
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 001

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Jones Bluff Dam)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2015:     4,846,411   (1.39% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Jones Bluff Dam)

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Jones Bluff Dam and then turned east". While Jones Bluff Dam could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Jones Bluff Dam as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Jones Bluff Dam could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Jones Bluff Dam.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Jones Bluff Dam, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Jones Bluff Dam. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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