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Newsome Springs, Alabama

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Located in: Colbert County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Newsome Spgs.

Time Zone: Newsome Springs lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (256), (938)<1>

Elevation: 740 feet [225.55 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Newsome Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6479, Longitude: -87.9056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newsome Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   34° 38' 52"
Lon:   -87° 54' 20"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Barton

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Newsome Springs

GNIS ID:   166024
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Newsome Springs)


About Colbert County

The community of Tuscumbia is the County Seat for Colbert County.

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

Population

2015:<5>     54,354   (0.14% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     54,428   (1.01% decrease since 2000)
2000:     54,984

Total Area:<6>   622 sq. miles [1,611.3 km²]   - of which 4.74% is water (29.51 sq. miles [76.4 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   25,758

Official Website:   www.colbertcounty.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Colbert

GNIS ID:   161542
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Newsome Springs)


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 Newsome Springs)

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The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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







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<1>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Newsome Springs.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newsome Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Newsome Springs, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Newsome Springs.

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<5>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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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Newsome Springs. 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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<7>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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Newsome Springs.



 
 
 

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