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Big Eddy, Alabama

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Census Data for Big Eddy ...

So far, we have found very little information about Big Eddy. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Big Eddy to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Big Eddy, please Contact Us.

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Eufaula12,404   S   5 miles [8 km]

Barbour County ...

Big Eddy is located in Barbour County.

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

Population Rings for Big Eddy ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]212,404-5.58%
15 mi   [24 km]212,404-5.58%
20 mi   [32 km]516,660-13.07%
25 mi   [40 km]821,393-11.2%
30 mi   [48 km]1226,930-9.86%

Miscellaneous Information for Big Eddy ...

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 Barbour County or the community of Big Eddy:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Big Eddy: 1805313

GNIS ID for Barbour County: 161528

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Big Eddy would have been 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 Big Eddy.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Big Eddy, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Eddy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9904, Longitude: -85.1374     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Big Eddy 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 Big Eddy.