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Census Data for Mehama ...

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

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




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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Florence39,959   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,831   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Lawrence County ...

Mehama is located in Lawrence County.

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

Population Rings for Mehama ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]42,757-2.92%
15 mi   [24 km]1039,393+1.13%
20 mi   [32 km]1591,148+1.14%
25 mi   [40 km]20100,238+1.12%
30 mi   [48 km]26105,053+0.94%

Miscellaneous Information for Mehama ...

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 Lawrence County or the community of Mehama:

The FIPS Codes ...

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

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 079 (Lawrence County)

Place Code: 47872 (Mehama)

State & County Code: 01/079 (Alabama / Lawrence County)

State & Place Code: 01/47872 (Alabama / Mehama)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Mehama 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 Mehama.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mehama. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mehama

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mehama. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5661, Longitude: -87.5298     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mehama have been estimated.

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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 Mehama.