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Blue Lock, Alabama

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Census Data for Blue Lock ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Demopolis7,019   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
 Thomasville4,002   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Livingston3,454   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Uniontown2,388   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]

Marengo County ...

Blue Lock is located in Marengo County.

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

Population Rings for Blue Lock ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]32,110-6.35%
10 mi   [16 km]42,320-6.3%
15 mi   [24 km]910,228-6.23%
20 mi   [32 km]1010,320-6.22%
25 mi   [40 km]1415,576-1.8%
30 mi   [48 km]2026,812-2.86%

Miscellaneous Information for Blue Lock ...

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 Marengo County or the community of Blue Lock:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Blue Lock: 1730243

GNIS ID for Marengo County: 161572

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Blue Lock 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 Blue Lock.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Lock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2885, Longitude: -87.8897     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Lock 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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