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Sharps Shores, Alabama

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Census Data for Sharps Shores ...

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

 Community 2015<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Decatur55,437   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Florence40,026   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Athens24,966   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,706   W   18 miles [29 km]

Lauderdale County ...

Sharps Shores is located in Lauderdale County.

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

Population Rings for Sharps Shores ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]21,231-2.07%
10 mi [16 km]63,783-2.5%
15 mi [24 km]106,719-4.07%
20 mi [32 km]1791,496+4.62%
25 mi [40 km]22165,971+2.42%
30 mi [48 km]26180,412+2.63%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
Muscle ShoalsQF-015301613,706+4.26%   W  
Liberty Grove (TN)QF-4742260   N  
AthensQF-010295624,966+14.02%   E  
FlorenceQF-012689640,026+1.8%   W  
DecaturQF-012010455,437-0.44%   SE  
SheffieldQF-01696489,108+0.76%   W  
TuscumbiaQF-01772808,474+0.61%   W  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Lauderdale County (QF-01077).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Lauderdale County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
ColbertQF-0103354,354-0.14%   SW  
LawrenceQF-0107933,115-3.56%   SE  
LimestoneQF-0108391,663+10.73%   E  
Tishomingo (MS)QF-2814119,552-0.21%   W  
Giles (TN)QF-4705528,946-1.83%   NE  
Hardin (TN)QF-4707125,756-1.04%   NW  
Lawrence (TN)QF-4709942,564+1.66%   NE  
Wayne (TN)QF-4718116,748-1.6%   NW  

Miscellaneous Information for Sharps Shores ...

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 Lauderdale County or the community of Sharps Shores:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Sharps Shores: 148834

GNIS ID for Lauderdale County: 161564

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Sharps Shores 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 Sharps Shores.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Lauderdale County

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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 Sharps Shores. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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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' distance that starts in Sharps Shores. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sharps Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharps Shores. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7806, Longitude: -87.3111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sharps Shores 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 Sharps Shores.



 
 
 

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