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Sand Spring, Alabama

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Census Data for Sand Spring ...

So far, we have found very little information about Sand Spring. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sand Spring to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sand Spring, please Contact Us.




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

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Huntsville190,582   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Decatur55,437   S   23 miles [37 km]
 Madison46,962   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Athens24,966   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

Limestone County ...

Sand Spring is located in Limestone County.

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

Population Rings for Sand Spring ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]21,357+13.65%
10 mi [16 km]31,823+11.98%
15 mi [24 km]573,751+10.97%
20 mi [32 km]8264,512+7.21%
25 mi [40 km]12322,909+5.77%
30 mi [48 km]17329,349+5.8%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
AthensQF-010295624,966+14.02%   SW  
MadisonQF-014578446,962+9.37%   S  
HuntsvilleQF-0137000190,582+5.82%   SE  
DecaturQF-012010455,437-0.44%   S  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Limestone County (QF-01083).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Limestone County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
LauderdaleQF-0107792,596-0.12%   W  
LawrenceQF-0107933,115-3.56%   SW  
MadisonQF-01089353,089+5.46%   E  
MorganQF-01103119,565---   S  
Giles (TN)QF-4705528,946-1.83%   N  
Lincoln (TN)QF-4710333,743+1.15%   NE  

Miscellaneous Information for Sand Spring ...

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 Limestone County or the community of Sand Spring:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Sand Spring: 137901

GNIS ID for Limestone County: 161567

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Sand Spring would have been 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 Sand Spring.

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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)


The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sand Spring, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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 Sand Spring. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sand Spring) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9195, Longitude: -86.8447     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sand Spring 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 Sand Spring.



 
 
 

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