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Mountain Valley, Alabama

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Census Data for Mountain Valley ...

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

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

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

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Walker County ...

Mountain Valley is located in Walker County.

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

Population Rings for Mountain Valley ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2754-4.44%
10 mi   [16 km]415,717-2.52%
15 mi   [24 km]821,013-2.78%
20 mi   [32 km]1426,459-3.02%
25 mi   [40 km]2140,347-3.15%
30 mi   [48 km]3275,293-2.71%

Miscellaneous Information for Mountain Valley ...

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 Walker County or the community of Mountain Valley:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Mountain Valley: 157379

GNIS ID for Walker County: 161589

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Mountain Valley 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 Mountain Valley.

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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)

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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 Mountain Valley, 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Mountain Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mountain Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7418, Longitude: -87.3931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Mountain Valley.