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Census Data for Caro ...

Although we found mention of Caro during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Huntsville193,079   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Decatur55,072   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Madison47,959   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Athens25,393   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Limestone County ...

Caro is located in Limestone County.

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

Population Rings for Caro ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]32,598+7.94%
10 mi   [16 km]53,609+5.56%
15 mi   [24 km]629,002+14.56%
20 mi   [32 km]10277,213+8.58%
25 mi   [40 km]15341,149+6.63%
30 mi   [48 km]23351,199+6.64%

Miscellaneous Information for Caro ...

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 Limestone County or the community of Caro:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Caro: 137809

GNIS ID for Limestone County: 161567

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Caro 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 Caro.

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

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The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Caro and then turned east". While Caro could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Caro as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Caro could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Caro.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Caro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Caro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9395, Longitude: -86.8117     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Caro 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 Caro.