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Boyles Highlands, Alabama

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Census Data for Boyles Highlands ...

As far as we can tell, Boyles Highlands<1> 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 Boyles Highlands, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Birmingham212,157   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
 Hoover84,978   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
 Alabaster32,948   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Bessemer26,511   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Homewood25,613   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
 Pelham23,050   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

Jefferson County ...

Boyles Highlands is located in Jefferson County.

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

Population Rings for Boyles Highlands ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]5248,099+0.27%
10 mi   [16 km]12346,726+0.38%
15 mi   [24 km]27501,990+1.26%
20 mi   [32 km]41620,064+1.66%
25 mi   [40 km]49663,914+2.12%
30 mi   [48 km]58702,813+2.51%

Miscellaneous Information for Boyles Highlands ...

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 Jefferson County or the community of Boyles Highlands:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Boyles Highlands: 114798

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 161562

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: 073 (Jefferson County)

Place Code: 08715 (Boyles Highlands)

State & County Code: 01/073 (Alabama / Jefferson County)

State & Place Code: 01/08715 (Alabama / Boyles Highlands)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Boyles Highlands 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 Boyles Highlands.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Boyles Highlands. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Boyles Highlands may originally have been Boyle's Highlands. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Boyles Highlands might be written as Boyle Highlands. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Boyles Highlands.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boyles Highlands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5676, Longitude: -86.7744     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Boyles Highlands 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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