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Merritts Crossroads, Alabama

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Census Data for Merritts Crossroads ...

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

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Dothan68,567   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Enterprise27,978   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Ozark14,719   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Marianna (FL)9,100   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Daleville5,141   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

Houston County ...

Merritts Crossroads is located in Houston County.

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

Population Rings for Merritts Crossroads ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]45,297+3.46%
10 mi [16 km]910,255+0.85%
15 mi [24 km]1989,128+3.8%
20 mi [32 km]29108,564+3.07%
25 mi [40 km]39125,334+2.52%
30 mi [48 km]48179,141+4.14%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
DothanQF-012118468,567+4.69%   NE  
DalevilleQF-01193605,141-2.91%   NW  
OzarkQF-015764814,719-1.26%   N  
Marianna (FL)QF-12431759,100+49.13%   SE  
EnterpriseQF-012418427,978+5.33%   NW  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Houston County (QF-01069).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Houston County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
DaleQF-0104549,565-1.37%   NW  
GenevaQF-0106126,777---   W  
HenryQF-0106717,221-0.47%   N  
Jackson (FL)QF-1206348,599-2.31%   S  
Early (GA)QF-1309910,575-3.93%   E  
Seminole (GA)QF-132538,647-0.94%   SE  

Miscellaneous Information for Merritts Crossroads ...

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 Houston County or the community of Merritts Crossroads:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Merritts Crossroads: 156701

GNIS ID for Houston County: 161560

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: 069 (Houston County)

Place Code: 48170 (Merritts Crossroads)

State & County Code: 01/069 (Alabama / Houston County)

State & Place Code: 01/48170 (Alabama / Merritts Crossroads)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Merritts Crossroads 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 Merritts Crossroads.

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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 Merritts Crossroads. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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 Merritts Crossroads may originally have been Merritt's Crossroads. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Merritts Crossroads might be written as Merritt Crossroads. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Merritts Crossroads.

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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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Merritts Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Merritts Crossroads) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Merritts Crossroads. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Merritts Crossroads

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merritts Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0872, Longitude: -85.4844     [Map].

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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 Merritts Crossroads.



 
 
 

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