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Gate City, Alabama

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Census Data for Gate City ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
 Birmingham212,157   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
 Hoover84,978   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
 Alabaster32,948   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Bessemer26,511   SW   18 miles [29 km]
 Homewood25,613   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
 Pelham23,050   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

Jefferson County ...

Gate City is located in Jefferson County.

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

Population Rings for Gate City ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]5251,374---
10 mi   [16 km]11367,904+0.91%
15 mi   [24 km]26510,340+1.42%
20 mi   [32 km]40617,657+1.68%
25 mi   [40 km]52685,490+2.3%
30 mi   [48 km]62716,962+2.51%

Miscellaneous Information for Gate City ...

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 Jefferson County or the community of Gate City:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Gate City: 118867

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 161562

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: 073 (Jefferson County)

Place Code: 29272 (Gate City)

State & County Code: 01/073 (Alabama / Jefferson County)

State & Place Code: 01/29272 (Alabama / Gate City)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Gate City 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 Gate City.

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 'straight-line' distance that starts in Gate City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gate City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gate City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gate City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gate City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5479, Longitude: -86.7267     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gate City 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 Gate City.