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Allens Crossroads, Alabama

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Census Data for Allens Crossroads ...

As far as we can tell, Allens Crossroads<1> 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 Allens Crossroads, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Huntsville193,079   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Decatur55,072   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Madison47,959   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Albertville21,525   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Cullman15,496   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]

Marshall County ...

Allens Crossroads is located in Marshall County.

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

Population Rings for Allens Crossroads ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Allens Crossroads and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Allens Crossroads. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Allens Crossroads, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]279+2.6%
10 mi   [16 km]38,419+3.59%
15 mi   [24 km]1015,908+4.29%
20 mi   [32 km]17223,378+6.95%
25 mi   [40 km]29329,756+6.75%
30 mi   [48 km]42406,885+5.38%

Miscellaneous Information for Allens Crossroads ...

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 Marshall County or the community of Allens Crossroads:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Allens Crossroads: 155986

GNIS ID for Marshall County: 161574

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: 095 (Marshall County)

Place Code: 01276 (Allens Crossroads)

State & County Code: 01/095 (Alabama / Marshall County)

State & Place Code: 01/01276 (Alabama / Allens Crossroads)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Allens Crossroads 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 Allens Crossroads.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Allens Crossroads. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Allens Crossroads may originally have been Allen's Crossroads. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Allens Crossroads might be written as Allen Crossroads. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Allens Crossroads.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Allens Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allens Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allens Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4279, Longitude: -86.5419     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allens Crossroads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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 Allens Crossroads.