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Located in: Colbert County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Ligon Spgs.

Time Zone: Ligon Springs lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (256), (938)<1>

Elevation: 680 feet [207.26 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Ligon Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5904, Longitude: -87.7161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ligon Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   34° 35' 25"
Lon:   -87° 42' 57"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Russellville

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Ligon Springs

GNIS ID:   156608
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 42880

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Ligon Springs)


About Colbert County

The community of Tuscumbia is the County Seat for Colbert County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Colbert)

Population

2016:<5>     54,216   (0.39% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     54,428   (1.01% decrease since 2000)
2000:     54,984

Total Area:<6>   622 sq. miles [1,611.3 km²]   - of which 4.74% is water (29.51 sq. miles [76.4 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   25,758

Official Website:   www.colbertcounty.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Colbert

GNIS ID:   161542
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 033

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Ligon Springs)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Ligon Springs)

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The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ligon Springs.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ligon Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Ligon Springs, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Ligon Springs.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Ligon Springs. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ligon Springs.