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Census Data for Arnot ...

Although we found mention of Arnot 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.




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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Florence39,959   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,831   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

Lauderdale County ...

Arnot is located in Lauderdale County.

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

Population Rings for Arnot ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]31,568+3.09%
10 mi   [16 km]542,314+1.66%
15 mi   [24 km]1176,781+1.82%
20 mi   [32 km]1580,311+1.62%
25 mi   [40 km]2184,155+1.42%
30 mi   [48 km]26107,782+1.26%

Miscellaneous Information for Arnot ...

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 Lauderdale County or the community of Arnot:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Arnot: 166169

GNIS ID for Lauderdale County: 161564

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Arnot 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 Arnot.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lauderdale 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 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 Arnot and then turned west". While Arnot could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Arnot 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 Arnot 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 Arnot.

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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 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Arnot. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arnot) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arnot. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arnot

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arnot. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9193, Longitude: -87.5709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arnot 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 Arnot.