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Friendship, Alabama
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Located in: Elmore County (see below)

Time Zone: Friendship lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Telephone Area Code: (334)

Elevation: 480 feet [146.3 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Friendship. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5371, Longitude: -85.9747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Friendship have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   32° 32' 13"
Lon:   -85° 58' 28"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Tallassee

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Friendship

GNIS ID:   118650
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 28288

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About Elmore County

The community of Wetumpka is the County Seat for Elmore County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Elmore)


2016:<5>     81,799   (3.15% increase since 2010)  
2010:     79,303   (20.39% increase since 2000)
2000:     65,874

Total Area:<6>   657 sq. miles [1,701.7 km²]   - of which 5.87% is water (38.56 sq. miles [99.9 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   32,657

Official Website:   www.elmoreco.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Elmore

GNIS ID:   161551
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 051

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About Alabama

From the US Census


2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

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The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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Footnotes ...

<1>While Friendship is in the Central Time Zone, the area to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Friendship - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Friendship, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Friendship.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Friendship. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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