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Mountain Valley, Alabama

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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>

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Our information shows that the community of Mountain Valley is historic. The information below applies to the area where Mountain Valley would have been located.

Typical Abbreviation: Mountain Vly.

Time Zone: The area where Mountain Valley was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code for surrounding area: (205)

Elevation: 440 feet [134.11 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 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).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   33° 44' 30"
Lon:   -87° 23' 35"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Oakman

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Mountain Valley

GNIS ID:   157379
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Mountain Valley)

About Walker County

The community of Jasper is the County Seat for Walker County.

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


2016:<5>     64,967   (3.07% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     67,023   (5.22% decrease since 2000)
2000:     70,713

Total Area:<6>   805 sq. miles [2,085.4 km²]   - of which 1.74% is water (14 sq. miles [36.3 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   30,816

Official Website:   www.walkercounty.com/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Walker

GNIS ID:   161589
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Mountain Valley)

About Alabama

From the US Census


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 Mountain Valley)

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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 Mountain Valley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Valley - 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 Mountain Valley, 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 Mountain Valley.

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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 Mountain Valley. 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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