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Bluff City, Alabama

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Census Data for Bluff City ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Huntsville193,079   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Decatur55,072   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Madison47,959   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Athens25,393   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Cullman15,496   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Hartselle14,471   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

Morgan County ...

Bluff City is located in Morgan County.

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

Population Rings for Bluff City ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]31,241+1.72%
10 mi   [16 km]54,596+16.92%
15 mi   [24 km]11316,945+6.1%
20 mi   [32 km]14346,354+6.83%
25 mi   [40 km]24376,818+6.54%
30 mi   [48 km]32386,957+6.4%

Miscellaneous Information for Bluff City ...

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 Morgan County or the community of Bluff City:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Bluff City: 156084

GNIS ID for Morgan County: 161578

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 103 (Morgan County)

Place Code: 07768 (Bluff City)

State & County Code: 01/103 (Alabama / Morgan County)

State & Place Code: 01/07768 (Alabama / Bluff City)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Bluff City 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 Bluff City.

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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 Morgan County: www.co.morgan.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5456, Longitude: -86.7814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bluff City 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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