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Census Data for Elkwood ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Huntsville193,079   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Madison47,959   S   18 miles [29 km]
 Athens25,393   SW   18 miles [29 km]

Madison County ...

Elkwood is located in Madison County.

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

Population Rings for Elkwood ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]32,598+7.94%
15 mi   [24 km]610,660+4.04%
20 mi   [32 km]9277,091+8.58%
25 mi   [40 km]14286,091+8.24%
30 mi   [48 km]20346,428+6.64%

Miscellaneous Information for Elkwood ...

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 Madison County or the community of Elkwood:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Elkwood: 117936

GNIS ID for Madison County: 161570

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: 089 (Madison County)

Place Code: 23536 (Elkwood)

State & County Code: 01/089 (Alabama / Madison County)

State & Place Code: 01/23536 (Alabama / Elkwood)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Elkwood 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 Elkwood.

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Elkwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elkwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9776, Longitude: -86.7236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elkwood 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 Elkwood.