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Brents Cross Roads, Alabama

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Census Data for Brents Cross Roads ...

As far as we can tell, Brents Cross Roads<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 Brents Cross Roads, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Birmingham212,157   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Hoover84,978   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Bessemer26,511   S   23 miles [37 km]
 Homewood25,613   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]

Jefferson County ...

Brents Cross Roads is located in Jefferson County.

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

Population Rings for Brents Cross Roads ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]56,514-3.71%
10 mi   [16 km]1127,557-2.12%
15 mi   [24 km]2165,696+0.37%
20 mi   [32 km]32356,532---
25 mi   [40 km]43560,271+0.83%
30 mi   [48 km]56649,295+1.64%

Miscellaneous Information for Brents Cross Roads ...

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 Brents Cross Roads:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Brents Cross Roads: 144027

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 161562

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Brents Cross Roads 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 Brents Cross Roads.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brents Cross Roads. 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 Brents Cross Roads may originally have been Brent's Cross Roads. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Brents Cross Roads might be written as Brent Cross Roads. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Brents Cross Roads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brents Cross Roads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7112, Longitude: -86.9931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brents Cross Roads 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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