RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Lou, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

 The location of Lou 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(Location provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Lou
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alabama
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Census Data for Lou ...

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

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Waynesboro (MS)4,975   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Thomasville4,051   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

Choctaw County ...

Lou is located in Choctaw County.

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

Population Rings for Lou ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]2131-4.38%
10 mi [16 km]4427-4.26%
15 mi [24 km]72,995-4.74%
20 mi [32 km]83,500-4.97%
25 mi [40 km]114,480-4.84%
30 mi [48 km]1818,016-3.64%

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 Lou.

A Census QuickFact is available for Choctaw County (QF-01023).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Choctaw County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
ClarkeQF-0102524,675-4.48%   SE  
MarengoQF-0109120,028-4.75%   NE  
SumterQF-0111913,103-4.8%   N  
WashingtonQF-0112916,804-4.42%   S  
Clarke (MS)QF-2802316,006-4.34%   W  
Lauderdale (MS)QF-2807578,524-2.16%   NW  
Wayne (MS)QF-2815320,566-0.87%   SW  

Miscellaneous Information for Lou ...

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 Choctaw County or the community of Lou:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Lou: 156630

GNIS ID for Choctaw County: 161537

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: 023 (Choctaw County)

Place Code: 44310 (Lou)

State & County Code: 01/023 (Alabama / Choctaw County)

State & Place Code: 01/44310 (Alabama / Lou)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Lou 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 Lou.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Choctaw 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)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lou. 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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Lou. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lou) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lou. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9190, Longitude: -88.2111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lou have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lou.



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall