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Census Data for James ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Auburn63,118   SE   5 miles [8 km]
 Opelika29,869   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Alexander City14,773   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]

Lee County ...

James is located in Lee County.

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

Population Rings for James ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]363,317+18.22%
10 mi   [16 km]564,315+17.64%
15 mi   [24 km]795,159+15.82%
20 mi   [32 km]13114,991+11.26%
25 mi   [40 km]15125,169+10.09%
30 mi   [48 km]24154,825+8.17%

Miscellaneous Information for James ...

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 Lee County or the community of James:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for James: 156522

GNIS ID for Lee County: 161566

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: 081 (Lee County)

Place Code: 38340 (James)

State & County Code: 01/081 (Alabama / Lee County)

State & Place Code: 01/38340 (Alabama / James)

Misc. Census Codes ...

James 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 James.

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So James may originally have been Jame's.. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for James.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in James. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6449, Longitude: -85.5730     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for James 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 James.