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Echols Crossroads, Alabama

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Census Data for Echols Crossroads ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Huntsville193,079   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Decatur55,072   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Madison47,959   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Athens25,393   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Cullman15,496   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Hartselle14,471   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

Morgan County ...

Echols Crossroads is located in Morgan County.

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

Population Rings for Echols Crossroads ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]44,538+17.02%
10 mi   [16 km]619,067+4.84%
15 mi   [24 km]11316,945+6.1%
20 mi   [32 km]16347,570+6.81%
25 mi   [40 km]23376,032+6.56%
30 mi   [48 km]31385,575+6.37%

Miscellaneous Information for Echols Crossroads ...

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 Morgan County or the community of Echols Crossroads:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Echols Crossroads: 156295

GNIS ID for Morgan County: 161578

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: 103 (Morgan County)

Place Code: 22768 (Echols Crossroads)

State & County Code: 01/103 (Alabama / Morgan County)

State & Place Code: 01/22768 (Alabama / Echols Crossroads)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Echols Crossroads 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 Echols Crossroads.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.al.us/

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 Echols Crossroads may originally have been Echol's Crossroads. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Echols Crossroads might be written as Echol Crossroads. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Echols Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Echols Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5268, Longitude: -86.7892     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Echols Crossroads 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Echols Crossroads.