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Census Data for Dovertown ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Birmingham212,157   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Bessemer26,511   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Homewood25,613   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Walker County ...

Dovertown is located in Walker County.

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

Population Rings for Dovertown ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]33,960-3.88%
10 mi   [16 km]822,085-2.92%
15 mi   [24 km]1329,731-3.05%
20 mi   [32 km]2165,434-1.09%
25 mi   [40 km]37334,558-0.2%
30 mi   [48 km]47458,937---

Miscellaneous Information for Dovertown ...

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 Walker County or the community of Dovertown:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Dovertown: 117442

GNIS ID for Walker County: 161589

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: 127 (Walker County)

Place Code: 21365 (Dovertown)

State & County Code: 01/127 (Alabama / Walker County)

State & Place Code: 01/21365 (Alabama / Dovertown)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Dovertown 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 Dovertown.

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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)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dovertown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dovertown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7379, Longitude: -87.1536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dovertown 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 Dovertown.