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Chigger Ridge, Alabama

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Census Data for Chigger Ridge ...

So far, we have found very little information about Chigger Ridge. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Chigger Ridge to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Chigger Ridge, please Contact Us.

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Gadsden35,837   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Anniston22,112   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Oxford21,120   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

Calhoun County ...

Chigger Ridge is located in Calhoun County.

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

Population Rings for Chigger Ridge ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]21,138-2.74%
10 mi   [16 km]412,814+1.54%
15 mi   [24 km]13125,941-1.56%
20 mi   [32 km]20144,707-1.21%
25 mi   [40 km]25182,294-0.61%
30 mi   [48 km]36203,836-0.24%

Miscellaneous Information for Chigger Ridge ...

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 Calhoun County or the community of Chigger Ridge:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Chigger Ridge: 140833

GNIS ID for Calhoun County: 161533

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Chigger Ridge would have been 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 Chigger Ridge.

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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)

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Chigger Ridge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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' distance that stretches from Chigger Ridge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chigger Ridge) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chigger Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7843, Longitude: -85.9519     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chigger Ridge 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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