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Census Data for Lay Springs ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Gadsden35,837   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
 Albertville21,525   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Fort Payne14,099   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Etowah County ...

Lay Springs is located in Etowah County.

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

Population Rings for Lay Springs ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]21,008-1.85%
10 mi   [16 km]57,081+0.31%
15 mi   [24 km]1254,123-1.84%
20 mi   [32 km]2394,928-0.99%
25 mi   [40 km]31155,611-0.33%
30 mi   [48 km]46177,144-0.2%

Miscellaneous Information for Lay Springs ...

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 Etowah County or the community of Lay Springs:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Lay Springs: 156590

GNIS ID for Etowah County: 161553

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: 055 (Etowah County)

Place Code: 41865 (Lay Springs)

State & County Code: 01/055 (Alabama / Etowah County)

State & Place Code: 01/41865 (Alabama / Lay Springs)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Lay Springs 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 Lay Springs.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Etowah 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)


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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.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 Lay Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lay Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lay Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1684, Longitude: -85.8566     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lay Springs 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 Lay Springs.