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Bird, Alabama

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Census Data for Bird ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Gadsden35,837   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Albertville21,525   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

Blount County ...

Bird is located in Blount County.

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

Population Rings for Bird ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]42,529---
10 mi   [16 km]1012,726+1.23%
15 mi   [24 km]1624,617+0.38%
20 mi   [32 km]2883,610+1.32%
25 mi   [40 km]41156,820+1.46%
30 mi   [48 km]56233,517+2.62%

Miscellaneous Information for Bird ...

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 Blount County or the community of Bird:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Bird: 163164

GNIS ID for Blount County: 161530

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Bird 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 Bird.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bird. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0298, Longitude: -86.3892     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bird 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 Bird.