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Homer, Alabama

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Census Data for Homer ...

So far, we have found very little information about Homer. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Homer to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Homer, please Contact Us.

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Gadsden35,837   S   18 miles [29 km]
 Albertville21,525   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Scottsboro14,677   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Fort Payne14,099   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

DeKalb County ...

Homer is located in DeKalb County.

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

Population Rings for Homer ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]33,804-1.07%
10 mi   [16 km]76,408-0.97%
15 mi   [24 km]1423,645+0.87%
20 mi   [32 km]23107,390-0.32%
25 mi   [40 km]34149,576-0.14%
30 mi   [48 km]47178,115-0.29%

Miscellaneous Information for Homer ...

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 Homer:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Homer: 150701

GNIS ID for DeKalb County: 161550

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Homer would have been 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 Homer.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

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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)

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Homer, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Homer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2634, Longitude: -85.9072     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Homer 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 Homer.