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Valley Forge, Alabama

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 The location of Valley Forge 

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Census Data for Valley Forge ...

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

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Birmingham212,461   N   18 miles [29 km]
 Hoover84,848   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,174   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
 Alabaster32,707   SW   Less than 2 miles
 Bessemer26,730   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Homewood25,708   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

Shelby County ...

Valley Forge is located in Shelby County.

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

Population Rings for Valley Forge ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]350,971+8.12%
10 mi [16 km]8181,088+6.26%
15 mi [24 km]19321,470+3.74%
20 mi [32 km]28573,399+2.3%
25 mi [40 km]41628,153+2.21%
30 mi [48 km]56714,302+2.12%

US Census QuickFacts ...

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
AlabasterQF-010082032,707+7.76%   SW  
HelenaQF-013402418,264+8.76%   NW  
PelhamQF-015884822,885+7.18%   NE  
HooverQF-013589684,848+3.96%   N  
MontevalloQF-01503126,648+5.14%   S  
CaleraQF-011141613,213+13.71%   SE  
BessemerQF-010598026,730-2.64%   NW  
ChelseaQF-011410412,059+18.42%   NE  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Shelby County (QF-01117).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Shelby County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
BibbQF-0100722,583-1.45%   SW  
ChiltonQF-0102143,943+0.69%   S  
CoosaQF-0103710,724-7.06%   SE  
JeffersonQF-01073660,367+0.29%   NW  
Saint ClairQF-0111587,074+4.16%   NE  
TalladegaQF-0112180,862-1.74%   E  

Miscellaneous Information for Valley Forge ...

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 Shelby County or the community of Valley Forge:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Valley Forge: 146603

GNIS ID for Shelby County: 161584

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Valley Forge 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 Valley Forge.

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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 Valley Forge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Valley Forge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valley Forge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley Forge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2548, Longitude: -86.8353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valley Forge 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 Valley Forge.



 
 
 

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