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The location of Five Forks

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Census Data for Five Forks ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Gadsden35,837   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Albertville21,525   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Scottsboro14,677   N   18 miles [29 km]

DeKalb County ...

Five Forks is located in DeKalb County.

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

Population Rings for Five Forks ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]31,041+0.19%
10 mi   [16 km]632,844+1.82%
15 mi   [24 km]1655,473+1.55%
20 mi   [32 km]2374,534+1.01%
25 mi   [40 km]36140,939---
30 mi   [48 km]52180,432---

Miscellaneous Information for Five Forks ...

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 DeKalb County or the community of Five Forks:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Five Forks: 158829

GNIS ID for DeKalb County: 161550

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: 049 (DeKalb County)

Place Code: 26160 (Five Forks)

State & County Code: 01/049 (Alabama / DeKalb County)

State & Place Code: 01/26160 (Alabama / Five Forks)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Five Forks 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 Five Forks.

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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 Five Forks. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Five Forks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Forks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3698, Longitude: -86.0758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Five Forks 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 Five Forks.