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Census Data for Browns Ferry ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Huntsville193,079   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Decatur55,072   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Madison47,959   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Athens25,393   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Hartselle14,471   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,831   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Lawrence County ...

Browns Ferry is located in Lawrence County.

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

Population Rings for Browns Ferry ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2521-5.62%
10 mi   [16 km]43,299+0.61%
15 mi   [24 km]985,641+3.46%
20 mi   [32 km]16108,688+3.42%
25 mi   [40 km]26164,667+5.53%
30 mi   [48 km]30372,710+6.4%

Miscellaneous Information for Browns Ferry ...

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 Browns Ferry:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Browns Ferry: 136735

GNIS ID for Lawrence County: 161565

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Browns Ferry 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 Ferry.

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

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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 from Browns Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Browns Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7009, Longitude: -87.1242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Ferry 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 Ferry.