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Dykes Crossroad, Alabama

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Census Data for Dykes Crossroad ...

As far as we can tell, Dykes Crossroad<1> 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 Dykes Crossroad, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Dothan68,468   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Enterprise28,024   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Troy19,191   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Ozark14,610   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Daleville5,101   S   23 miles [37 km]
 Headland4,741   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Dale County ...

Dykes Crossroad is located in Dale County.

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

Population Rings for Dykes Crossroad ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]291-5.21%
10 mi   [16 km]42,302+1.9%
15 mi   [24 km]617,389-1.67%
20 mi   [32 km]1530,442-2.21%
25 mi   [40 km]2273,216+0.96%
30 mi   [48 km]29165,148+2.95%

Miscellaneous Information for Dykes Crossroad ...

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 Dale County or the community of Dykes Crossroad:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Dykes Crossroad: 156291

GNIS ID for Dale County: 161548

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: 045 (Dale County)

Place Code: 22060 (Dykes Crossroad)

State & County Code: 01/045 (Alabama / Dale County)

State & Place Code: 01/22060 (Alabama / Dykes Crossroad)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Dykes Crossroad 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 Dykes Crossroad.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Dykes Crossroad may originally have been Dyke's Crossroad. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Dykes Crossroad might be written as Dyke Crossroad. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Dykes Crossroad.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dykes Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6002, Longitude: -85.5610     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dykes Crossroad 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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