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The location of Banner

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Census Data for Banner ...

Although we found mention of Banner 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, Banner 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 Banner, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Gadsden35,837   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Anniston22,112   S   23 miles [37 km]
 Oxford21,120   S   28 miles [45.1 km]

Etowah County ...

Banner is located in Etowah County.

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

Population Rings for Banner ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]24,277-0.21%
10 mi   [16 km]414,078-1.72%
15 mi   [24 km]1077,294-1.54%
20 mi   [32 km]18100,386-1.24%
25 mi   [40 km]26138,405-1.46%
30 mi   [48 km]39202,259-0.88%

Miscellaneous Information for Banner ...

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 Etowah County or the community of Banner:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Banner: 166203

GNIS ID for Etowah County: 161553

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Banner 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 Banner.

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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)


The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.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 south past Banner and then turned east". While Banner could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Banner 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 Banner 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 Banner.

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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 from Banner. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Banner) 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 Banner. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Banner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Banner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0084, Longitude: -85.7764     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Banner 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 Banner.