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Located in: Washington County (see below)

Time Zone: Cortelyou lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (251)

Elevation: 50 feet [15.24 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Cortelyou. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4235, Longitude: -88.0083     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cortelyou have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   31° 25' 24"
Lon:   -88° 0' 29"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Wagarville

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Cortelyou

GNIS ID:   157925
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 17584

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Cortelyou)


About Washington County

The community of Chatom is the County Seat for Washington County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Washington)

Population

2016:<4>     16,756   (4.69% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     17,581   (2.85% decrease since 2000)
2000:     18,097

Total Area:<5>   1,088 sq. miles [2,819.4 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   8,407

Official Website:   www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Washington

GNIS ID:   161590
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 129

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Cortelyou)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Cortelyou)

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<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cortelyou - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Cortelyou, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Cortelyou.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Cortelyou. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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