;
  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Etowahton, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

The location of Etowahton

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Etowahton
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alabama
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Census Data for Etowahton ...

Although we found mention of Etowahton during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Gadsden35,837   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
 Anniston22,112   SE   23 miles [37 km]
 Albertville21,525   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Oxford21,120   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]

Etowah County ...

Etowahton is located in Etowah County.

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

Population Rings for Etowahton ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]423,996-0.27%
10 mi   [16 km]967,297-1.62%
15 mi   [24 km]1577,774-1.33%
20 mi   [32 km]1992,756-0.83%
25 mi   [40 km]37214,390+0.17%
30 mi   [48 km]47238,224+0.23%

Miscellaneous Information for Etowahton ...

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 Etowah County or the community of Etowahton:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Etowahton: 166205

GNIS ID for Etowah County: 161553

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Etowahton 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 Etowahton.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

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)


The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Etowahton and then turned east". While Etowahton could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Etowahton as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Etowahton could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Etowahton.

- Return to Citation

<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Etowahton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Etowahton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Etowahton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9209, Longitude: -86.0972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Etowahton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Etowahton.