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Census Data for Jones Bluff Dam ...

Although we found mention of Jones Bluff Dam during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




As far as we can tell, Jones Bluff Dam<2> 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 Jones Bluff Dam, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance<4>
 Prattville35,606   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Selma18,983   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Millbrook15,413   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Autauga County ...

Jones Bluff Dam is primarily located in Autauga County. A portion of Jones Bluff Dam extends into Lowndes County.

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

Population Rings for Jones Bluff Dam ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Jones Bluff Dam and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Jones Bluff Dam. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<5> We don't have the population of Jones Bluff Dam, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]3850-6.28%
10 mi   [16 km]51,811-4.28%
20 mi   [32 km]922,894-8.19%
25 mi   [40 km]1158,641-0.67%
30 mi   [48 km]18279,198-1.91%

Miscellaneous Information for Jones Bluff Dam ...

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 Autauga County or the community of Jones Bluff Dam:

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 001 (Autauga County)

Place Code: 38884 (Jones Bluff Dam)

State & County Code: 01/001 (Alabama / Autauga County)

State & Place Code: 01/38884 (Alabama / Jones Bluff Dam)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Jones Bluff Dam 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 Jones Bluff Dam.

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



Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Jones Bluff Dam and then turned east". While Jones Bluff Dam could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Jones Bluff Dam as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Jones Bluff Dam could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Jones Bluff Dam.

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<2>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Jones Bluff Dam may originally have been Jone's Bluff Dam. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Jones Bluff Dam might be written as Jone Bluff Dam. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Jones Bluff Dam.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Jones Bluff Dam. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jones Bluff Dam) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jones Bluff Dam. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3265, Longitude: -86.7863     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jones Bluff Dam have been estimated.

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<5>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 Jones Bluff Dam.