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Census Data for Watts Mill ...

Although we found mention of Watts Mill during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Watts Mill. If you can help us locate Watts Mill, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, Watts Mill<2> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

Clay County ...

Watts Mill is located in Clay County.

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

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 Watts Mill.

A Census QuickFact is available for Clay County (QF-01027).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Clay County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
CleburneQF-0102915,018+0.31%   NE  
CoosaQF-0103710,724-7.06%   SW  
RandolphQF-0111122,696-0.95%   E  
TalladegaQF-0112180,862-1.74%   W  
TallapoosaQF-0112340,844-1.86%   S  

Miscellaneous Information for Watts Mill ...

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 Clay County or the community of Watts Mill:

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 027 (Clay County)

Place Code: 80184 (Watts Mill)

State & County Code: 01/027 (Alabama / Clay County)

State & Place Code: 01/80184 (Alabama / Watts Mill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Watts Mill 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 Watts Mill.

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Watts Mill and then turned west". While Watts Mill could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Watts Mill as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Watts Mill could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Watts Mill.

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<2>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Watts Mill may originally have been Watt's Mill. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Watts Mill might be written as Watt Mill. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Watts Mill.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Watts Mill.



 
 
 

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