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Census Data for Chehaw ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Auburn63,118   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Opelika29,869   NE   23 miles [37 km]

Macon County ...

Chehaw is located in Macon County.

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

Population Rings for Chehaw ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Chehaw and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Chehaw. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Chehaw, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]38,854-11.58%
10 mi   [16 km]514,463-8.45%
15 mi   [24 km]715,089-8.28%
20 mi   [32 km]978,355+11.97%
25 mi   [40 km]15117,695+10.79%
30 mi   [48 km]19135,968+13.79%

Miscellaneous Information for Chehaw ...

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 Macon County or the community of Chehaw:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Chehaw: 115989

GNIS ID for Macon County: 161569

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: 087 (Macon County)

Place Code: 14056 (Chehaw)

State & County Code: 01/087 (Alabama / Macon County)

State & Place Code: 01/14056 (Alabama / Chehaw)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Chehaw 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 Chehaw.

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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 Chehaw. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Chehaw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chehaw) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chehaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4801, Longitude: -85.7188     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chehaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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 Chehaw.