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Census Data for Friendship ...

Although we found mention of Friendship 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, Friendship 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 Friendship, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Huntsville193,079   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Madison47,959   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Albertville21,525   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Cullman15,496   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Scottsboro14,677   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Marshall County ...

Friendship is located in Marshall County.

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

Population Rings for Friendship ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]38,419+3.59%
10 mi   [16 km]416,856+3.26%
15 mi   [24 km]1043,937+2.2%
20 mi   [32 km]1859,874+2.44%
25 mi   [40 km]31278,214+5.77%
30 mi   [48 km]49377,274+6.01%

Miscellaneous Information for Friendship ...

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 Marshall County or the community of Friendship:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Friendship: 156383

GNIS ID for Marshall County: 161574

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: 095 (Marshall County)

Place Code: 28295 (Friendship)

State & County Code: 01/095 (Alabama / Marshall County)

State & Place Code: 01/28295 (Alabama / Friendship)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Friendship 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 Friendship.

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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 Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Friendship and then turned west". While Friendship could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Friendship 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 Friendship 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.

Just in case there has been confusion between counties, we found that there are 6 Alabama communities also named Friendship. While this community is located in Marshall County, the others are located in the following counties: Calhoun, Covington, Elmore, Montgomery, Pike and Randolph. For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Friendship.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Friendship. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Friendship

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friendship. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3712, Longitude: -86.4542     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Friendship 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 Friendship.