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Browns Crossroad, Alabama
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Census Data for Browns Crossroad ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Dothan68,468   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
 Enterprise28,024   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Ozark14,610   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
 Daleville5,101   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Dale County ...

Browns Crossroad is located in Dale County.

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

Population Rings for Browns Crossroad ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]719,948-1.84%
15 mi   [24 km]12100,962+2.65%
20 mi   [32 km]23142,779+3.02%
25 mi   [40 km]31152,491+2.76%
30 mi   [48 km]39157,315+2.56%

Miscellaneous Information for Browns Crossroad ...

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 Dale County or the community of Browns Crossroad:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Browns Crossroad: 149938

GNIS ID for Dale County: 161548

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: 045 (Dale County)

Place Code: 10024 (Browns Crossroad)

State & County Code: 01/045 (Alabama / Dale County)

State & Place Code: 01/10024 (Alabama / Browns Crossroad)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Browns Crossroad 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 Browns Crossroad.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

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About Alabama

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)

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

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4163, Longitude: -85.5274     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Crossroad 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Browns Crossroad.