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Smyrna, Alabama
(Houston County)

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Census Data for Smyrna ...

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

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Dothan68,567   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
 Ozark14,719   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Daleville5,141   W   23 miles [37 km]
 Blakely (GA)4,871   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]

Houston County ...

Smyrna is located in Houston County.

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

Population Rings for Smyrna ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]674,695+4.41%
10 mi [16 km]1286,333+4.29%
15 mi [24 km]2093,985+3.89%
20 mi [32 km]2497,751+3.67%
25 mi [40 km]37133,764+2.16%
30 mi [48 km]43141,356+1.99%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
DothanQF-012118468,567+4.69%   W  
DalevilleQF-01193605,141-2.91%   W  
OzarkQF-015764814,719-1.26%   NW  
Blakely (GA)QF-13085364,871-3.89%   NE  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Houston County (QF-13069).

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 Smyrna ...

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 Smyrna:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Smyrna: 127058

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: 71256 (Smyrna)

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

State & Place Code: 01/71256 (Alabama / Smyrna)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Smyrna 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 Smyrna.

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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 Smyrna. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyrna. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2352, Longitude: -85.3255     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smyrna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Smyrna.



 
 
 

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