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Census Data for Milford ...

Although we found mention of Milford 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.

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Milford. If you can help us locate Milford, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, Milford has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

Geneva County ...

Milford is located in Geneva County.

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

Miscellaneous Information for Milford ...

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 Geneva County or the community of Milford:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Milford: 439138

GNIS ID for Geneva County: 161556

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: 061 (Geneva County)

Place Code: 49302 (Milford)

State & County Code: 01/061 (Alabama / Geneva County)

State & Place Code: 01/49302 (Alabama / Milford)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Milford 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 Milford.

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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 north past Milford and then turned west". While Milford could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Milford 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 Milford 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 Milford.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Milford.