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Brides Hill, Alabama

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Census Data for Brides Hill ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Decatur55,072   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Madison47,959   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Florence39,959   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Athens25,393   NE   18 miles [29 km]
 Hartselle14,471   SE   23 miles [37 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,831   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

Lawrence County ...

Brides Hill is located in Lawrence County.

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

Population Rings for Brides Hill ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]41,734-3.29%
10 mi   [16 km]64,967-0.42%
15 mi   [24 km]964,602-1.22%
20 mi   [32 km]1492,013+2.84%
25 mi   [40 km]23127,012+3.46%
30 mi   [48 km]33247,244+4.19%

Miscellaneous Information for Brides Hill ...

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 Lawrence County or the community of Brides Hill:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Brides Hill: 114891

GNIS ID for Lawrence County: 161565

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: 079 (Lawrence County)

Place Code: 09290 (Brides Hill)

State & County Code: 01/079 (Alabama / Lawrence County)

State & Place Code: 01/09290 (Alabama / Brides Hill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Brides Hill 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 Brides Hill.

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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 Brides Hill may originally have been Bride's Hill. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Brides Hill might be written as Bride Hill. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Brides Hill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brides Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6704, Longitude: -87.2442     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brides Hill 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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