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West End, Alabama
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Census Data for West End ...

Although we found mention of West End 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 West End. If you can help us locate West End, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, West End has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

Calhoun County ...

West End is located in Calhoun County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Calhoun 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 West End.

A Census QuickFact is available for Calhoun County (QF-01015).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Calhoun County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
CherokeeQF-0101925,859-0.5%   N  
CleburneQF-0102915,018+0.31%   E  
EtowahQF-01055103,057-1.31%   NW  
Saint ClairQF-0111587,074+4.16%   W  
TalladegaQF-0112180,862-1.74%   SW  

Miscellaneous Information for West End ...

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 Calhoun County or the community of West End:

The FIPS Codes ...

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

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 015 (Calhoun County)

Place Code: 81000 (West End)

State & County Code: 01/015 (Alabama / Calhoun County)

State & Place Code: 01/81000 (Alabama / West End)

Misc. Census Codes ...

West End 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 West End.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

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)


The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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 north past West End and then turned east". While West End could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added West End 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 West End 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.

Just in case there has been confusion between counties, we found that there are 2 Alabama communities also named West End. While this community is located in Calhoun County, the others are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Montgomery. For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West End.

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