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Howells Crossroads, Alabama

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Census Data for Howells Crossroads (aka 'Howells Cross Roads') ...

As far as we can tell, Howells Crossroads<1> 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 Howells Crossroads, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Rome (GA)36,407   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Gadsden35,837   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]

Cherokee County ...

Howells Crossroads is located in Cherokee County.

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

Population Rings for Howells Crossroads ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]21,790-1.65%
10 mi   [16 km]45,488+0.64%
15 mi   [24 km]78,205-0.42%
20 mi   [32 km]1125,161-0.91%
25 mi   [40 km]1785,054-0.27%
30 mi   [48 km]34159,071-0.68%

Miscellaneous Information for Howells Crossroads ...

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 Cherokee County or the community of Howells Crossroads:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Howells Crossroads: 155109

GNIS ID for Cherokee County: 161535

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: 019 (Cherokee County)

Place Code: 36328 (Howells Crossroads)

State & County Code: 01/019 (Alabama / Cherokee County)

State & Place Code: 01/36328 (Alabama / Howells Crossroads)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Howells Crossroads 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 Howells Crossroads.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Howells Crossroads. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>During our research we found these variations to Howells Crossroads:
  • It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Howells Crossroads may originally have been Howell's Crossroads. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Howells Crossroads might be written as Howell Crossroads.
  • Howells Crossroads is also known as Howells Cross Roads.
  • For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Howells Crossroads.

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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 starting from Howells Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Howells Crossroads) 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 Howells Crossroads. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Howells Crossroads

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howells Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1783, Longitude: -85.5449     [Map].

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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 Howells Crossroads.