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Snow Hill, Alabama
(Wilcox County)

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Census Data for Snow Hill ...

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

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Selma19,519   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Greenville7,845   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]

Wilcox County ...

Snow Hill is located in Wilcox County.

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

Population Rings for Snow Hill ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
15 mi [24 km]3151-4.43%
20 mi [32 km]52,386-4.71%
25 mi [40 km]1213,242-4.58%
30 mi [48 km]1836,385-5.41%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Unfortunately, the Census Bureau has not created a QuickFact that is specific to Snow Hill.

A Census QuickFact is available for Wilcox County (QF-01131).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Wilcox County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
ButlerQF-0101320,154-3.79%   SE  
ClarkeQF-0102524,675-4.48%   SW  
DallasQF-0104741,131-6.14%   NE  
LowndesQF-0108510,458-7.44%   E  
MarengoQF-0109120,028-4.75%   NW  
MonroeQF-0109921,673-6.05%   S  

Miscellaneous Information for Snow Hill ...

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 Wilcox County or the community of Snow Hill:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Snow Hill: 155244

GNIS ID for Wilcox County: 161591

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: 131 (Wilcox County)

Place Code: 71352 (Snow Hill)

State & County Code: 01/131 (Alabama / Wilcox County)

State & Place Code: 01/71352 (Alabama / Snow Hill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Snow Hill is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

The US Postal Service ZIP Code ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Snow Hill, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Snow Hill. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Snow Hill: 36778<4>

Census ZCTA Codes ...

The US Census Bureau created statistical entities that they call ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and these ZCTAs are frequently confused with the ZIP codes that come from the US Postal Service (USPS).

ZCTAs were first created for the 2000 Census and at that time, they were based upon the USPS ZIP codes. While largely covering the same areas, the boundaries of a ZCTA do not necessarily match the boundaries of a postal ZIP code with the same number. For example, while a postal ZIP code can cross a county or state line, a Census ZCTA can not. They should be treated as separate entities with no correlation between them.

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Snow Hill.

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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 Snow Hill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Snow Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Snow Hill) 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 Snow Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Snow Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snow Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0046, Longitude: -87.0072     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Snow Hill 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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<4>When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Snow Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Snow Hill.



 
 
 

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