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Census Data for Jink ...

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

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




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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Gadsden35,837   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Albertville21,525   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Scottsboro14,677   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Fort Payne14,099   E   24 miles [38.6 km]

Marshall County ...

Jink is located in Marshall County.

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

Population Rings for Jink ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]733,108+1.78%
15 mi   [24 km]1448,495+1.68%
20 mi   [32 km]2375,113+1%
25 mi   [40 km]37107,365+1.26%
30 mi   [48 km]49169,461---

Miscellaneous Information for Jink ...

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 Marshall County or the community of Jink:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Jink: 139408

GNIS ID for Marshall County: 161574

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Jink 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 Jink.

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The Communities of Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

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 Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jink. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3909, Longitude: -86.1116     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jink 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 Jink.