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Virginia Shores, Alabama

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Census Data for Virginia Shores ...

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

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Florence40,026   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,706   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
 Russellville9,847   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]

Colbert County ...

Virginia Shores is located in Colbert County.

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

Population Rings for Virginia Shores ...

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

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]2982-11.37%
10 mi [16 km]873,472+1.79%
15 mi [24 km]1478,690+1.51%
20 mi [32 km]1578,968+1.5%
25 mi [40 km]1890,348+1.25%
30 mi [48 km]2296,163+1.1%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Although they haven't created a QuickFact for Virginia 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%   SW  
FlorenceQF-012689640,026+1.8%   W  
SheffieldQF-01696489,108+0.76%   W  
TuscumbiaQF-01772808,474+0.61%   SW  
Liberty Grove (TN)QF-4742260   NE  
RussellvilleQF-01670569,847+0.17%   SW  

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

A Census QuickFact is available for Colbert County (QF-01033).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Colbert County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
FranklinQF-0105931,696---   S  
LauderdaleQF-0107792,596-0.12%   NE  
LawrenceQF-0107933,115-3.56%   SE  
Tishomingo (MS)QF-2814119,552-0.21%   W  

Miscellaneous Information for Virginia 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 Colbert County or the community of Virginia Shores:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Virginia Shores: 128474

GNIS ID for Colbert County: 161542

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: 033 (Colbert County)

Place Code: 79200 (Virginia Shores)

State & County Code: 01/033 (Alabama / Colbert County)

State & Place Code: 01/79200 (Alabama / Virginia Shores)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Virginia 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 Virginia Shores.

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

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.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 'straight-line' distance beginning in Virginia Shores. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Virginia Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Virginia Shores. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7937, Longitude: -87.5467     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Virginia Shores 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 Virginia Shores.



 
 
 

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