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Census Data for Pilgrims Rest ...

As far as we can tell, Pilgrims Rest<1> 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 Pilgrims Rest, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Gadsden35,837   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
 Anniston22,112   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Albertville21,525   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Oxford21,120   S   23 miles [37 km]

Etowah County ...

Pilgrims Rest is located in Etowah County.

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

Population Rings for Pilgrims Rest ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]423,266+0.4%
10 mi   [16 km]1072,097-1.55%
15 mi   [24 km]1479,250-1.22%
20 mi   [32 km]19117,390-1.53%
25 mi   [40 km]33173,617-0.99%
30 mi   [48 km]43230,660+0.17%

Miscellaneous Information for Pilgrims Rest ...

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 Etowah County or the community of Pilgrims Rest:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Pilgrims Rest: 149102

GNIS ID for Etowah County: 161553

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: 055 (Etowah County)

Place Code: 59808 (Pilgrims Rest)

State & County Code: 01/055 (Alabama / Etowah County)

State & Place Code: 01/59808 (Alabama / Pilgrims Rest)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Pilgrims Rest 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 Pilgrims Rest.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pilgrims Rest. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Pilgrims Rest may originally have been Pilgrim's Rest. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Pilgrims Rest might be written as Pilgrim Rest. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Pilgrims Rest.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pilgrims Rest. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pilgrims Rest

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pilgrims Rest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9165, Longitude: -86.0130     [Map].

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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 Pilgrims Rest.