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The location of Jericho

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Census Data for Jericho ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Selma18,983   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]

Perry County ...

Jericho is located in Perry County.

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

Population Rings for Jericho ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]23,432-6.89%
15 mi   [24 km]411,059-3.08%
20 mi   [32 km]613,602-3.49%
25 mi   [40 km]918,004-2.52%
30 mi   [48 km]1745,195-3.34%

Miscellaneous Information for Jericho ...

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 Perry County or the community of Jericho:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Jericho: 159860

GNIS ID for Perry County: 161579

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: 105 (Perry County)

Place Code: 38680 (Jericho)

State & County Code: 01/105 (Alabama / Perry County)

State & Place Code: 01/38680 (Alabama / Jericho)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Jericho 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 Jericho.

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

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jericho. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7740, Longitude: -87.2753     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jericho 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 Jericho.